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  • sri lanka s prime minister sworn in as 2 parties sign deal

    Sri Lanka's prime minister sworn in as 2 parties sign deal

    World | August 21, 2015 12:31 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's new prime minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, was sworn in Friday and the island nation's two major political parties — formerly bitter rivals — signed an agreement to work together in the new parliament.Their

  • sirisena should respect public mandate rajapaksa

    Sirisena should respect public mandate: Rajapaksa

    World | August 14, 2015 14:53 IST

    Colombo: Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today said President Maithripala Sirisena should respect public mandate, a day after the SLFP chief vowed not to make him Prime Minister even if his coalition wins the

  • won t take revenge will promote buddhism sirisena

    Won't take revenge, will promote Buddhism: Sirisena

    World | January 09, 2015 13:13 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's president-elect Maithripala Sirisena Friday pledged not to take revenge against political foes, after defeating incumbent Mahinda Rajapaksa in the presidential election.As he left his home in Polonnaruwa province for Colombo after Rajapaksa

  • pm modi congratulates sri lankan president elect sirisena

    PM Modi congratulates Sri Lankan President elect Sirisena on poll victory

    Politics | January 09, 2015 10:24 IST

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today called up Maithripala Sirisena to congratulate him on his victory in the Sri Lankan polls and assured him of India's continued solidarity and support to the country's peace

  • us looks forward to working with sri lankan president elect

    US looks forward to working with Sri Lankan President-elect

    World | January 09, 2015 10:30 IST

    Washington: The US looks forward to working with Sri Lankan president-elect Maithripala Sirisena, Secretary of State John Kerry today said, as he commended outgoing President Mahinda Rajapaksa for accepting the election results.“I look forward to

  • rajapaksa calls for robust cooperation among saarc nations

    Rajapaksa calls for robust cooperation among SAARC nations

    World | December 09, 2014 6:29 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday commemorated the 30th anniversary of the SAARC Charter Day by calling for more robust cooperation among the eight member states, that would result in tangible benefits to

  • s lankan ruling coalition legislator vows to defeat

    S Lankan ruling coalition legislator vows to defeat Rajapaksa

    World | October 15, 2014 19:56 IST

    Colombo: A Sri Lankan ruling coalition legislator has said that he would do everything to defeat President Mahinda Rajapaksa if he tried to hold Presidential election without amending the constitution.  “What we see today is

  • pm modi talks strong saarc with rajapaksa hasina and koirala

    PM Modi talks 'strong SAARC' with Rajapaksa, Hasina and Koirala

    World | September 28, 2014 13:03 IST

    New York: Furthering his ‘neighbourhood first' policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Bangladesh and Nepal and Sri Lankan President and discussed matters of common concern, including terrorism, while affirming

  • human rights being used as tool for motivated agenda sri

    Human rights being used as tool for motivated agenda: Sri Lankan President

    World | September 25, 2014 10:48 IST

    United Nations: Under pressure to allow an international probe, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said Wednesday that "human rights are used as a tool to implement motivated agendas" and criticised what he characterised as double

  • rajapaksa orders release of 29 indian fishermen

    Rajapaksa orders release of 29 Indian fishermen

    World | June 03, 2014 10:20 IST

    Colombo: President Mahinda Rajapaksa has ordered the release of 29 Indian fishermen arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were fishing near Katchatheevu.The fishermen had been produced before the magistrate in the northeastern town

  • rajapaksa jaffna mayor to attend modi oath taking

    Rajapaksa, Jaffna Mayor to attend Modi oath taking

    India | May 25, 2014 22:27 IST

    New Delhi: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will be accompanied by Jaffna's Tamil Mayor Yogeshwari Pathkunarajah at the oath taking ceremony of Narendra Modi as India's prime minister Monday.A Sri Lankan High Commission statement said

  • rajapaksa karzai ramgoolam koirala to attend modi swearing

    Rajapaksa, Karzai, Ramgoolam, Koirala to attend Modi swearing-in

    World | May 22, 2014 21:07 IST

    New Delhi:  Along with many SAARC Heads of Governments and States, Mauritius Prime Minister Navin Ramgoolam will be attending the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi as Prime Minister on May 26.India has received a confirmation

  • rajapaksa congratulates modi invites him on state visit

    Rajapaksa congratulates Modi, invites him on state visit

    World | May 16, 2014 16:03 IST

    Colombo: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today congratulated Narendra Modi on his party's massive victory in the Indian general election and invited him on a state visit.Rajapaksa telephoned Modi to congratulate him on his resounding

  • rights abuse charges haunt rajapaksa cameron gives ultimatum

    Rights abuse charges haunt Rajapaksa, Cameron gives ultimatum

    World | November 16, 2013 21:08 IST

    Colombo: Human rights abuses allegedly perpetrated in the war against LTTE haunted President Mahinda Rajapaksa on the sidelines of the CHOGM summit with UK Prime Minister David Cameron today giving Sri Lanka an ultimatum to

  • don t make commonwealth punitive body president rajapaksa

    Don't make Commonwealth 'punitive' body: President Rajapaksa

    World | November 15, 2013 21:53 IST

    Colombo: British Prime Minister David Cameron today made a historic visit to the former war zone of Jaffna to “shine a light on the chilling events” during the last phase of the war against the

  • salman khurshid meets rajapaksa visits northern province

    Salman Khurshid meets Rajapaksa, visits Northern Province

    World | October 08, 2013 23:13 IST

    Colombo: India's External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid, on a two-day visit to Sri Lanka, Tuesday met President Mahinda Rajapaksa and later visited the Tamil-majority Northern Province where he said that India is committed to implementation

  • rajapaksa sibling as special envoy to india on lanka 13a

    Rajapaksa sibling as special envoy to India on Lanka 13A

    World | June 30, 2013 16:16 IST

    Colombo, Jun 30: Sri Lanka will send President Mahinda Rajapaksa's younger brother Basil Rajapaksa to Delhi to hold talks with Indian leadership over its controversial plan to tinker with the India-moved thirteenth amendment (13A), government

  • rajapaksa says no violation of 1987 indo lanka accord

    Rajapaksa says no violation of 1987 Indo-Lanka Accord

    World | June 21, 2013 17:36 IST

    Colombo, Jun 21: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today dismissed reports that his government had flouted agreements reached in the 1987 Indo-Lanka Accord which created devolved administrative units, saying there had been no violation.“We have

  • rajapaksa begins china visit

    Rajapaksa begins China visit

    World | May 27, 2013 11:42 IST

    Beijing, May 27: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived here Monday hoping to enhance cooperation between the two countries in areas of trade, investment, science and technology and defence.Rajapaksa is here on a four-day state

  • rajapaksa warns of attempts to scuttle peace

    Rajapaksa warns of attempts to scuttle peace

    World | March 27, 2013 15:37 IST

    Colombo, Mar 27: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapapaksa Wednesday warned of local and internationally attempts to scuttle peace in the island nation.Addressing a Sri Lanka Freedom Party ceremony here, Rajapaksa said it was the right

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