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  • 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

  • rajapaksa orders fonseka s release

    Rajapaksa orders Fonseka's release

    World | May 20, 2012 9:43 IST

    Colombo, May 20: Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa today ordered the release of his former Army Chief turned political rival Sarath Fonseka, paving the way for him to walk out of prison after two years.Rajapaksa

  • no one has to tell us what to do says rajapaksa

    No One Has To Tell Us What To Do, Says Rajapaksa

    World | March 28, 2012 17:57 IST

    Colombo, Mar 28: Sri Lanka is ready to walk an extra mile to establish permanent peace in the country through reconciliation and does not need any external guidance, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said today.  Addressing the

  • kumaratunga asks rajapaksa to share power with tamils

    Kumaratunga Asks Rajapaksa To Share Power With Tamils

    World | July 25, 2011 18:52 IST

    Colombo, Jul 25: Former Sri Lankan President Chandrika Kumaratunga has warned that the country may move towards renewed “anarchy” unless the leaders opt for reconciliation and reconstruction through dialogue.  Kumaratunga, who was the President of

  • powerful lankan prez rajapaksa sworn in for second term

    Powerful Lankan Prez Rajapaksa Sworn In For Second Term

    World | November 19, 2010 22:08 IST

    Colombo, Nov 19: Sri Lanka's charismatic President Mahinda Rajapaksa was today sworn in for an unprecedented second six-year term amid a boycott by opposition parties, as he vowed to turn the war-torn country into an