Sunday, 23 January, 2022
TopicIndia-Sri lanka

Topic: India-Sri lanka

Jaishankar holds talks with Sri Lankan Finance Minister on Indian investments

During the virtual meeting, Jaishankar also raised the issue of Indian fishermen in Sri Lankan custody and urged for their early release as a humanitarian gesture.

Trincomalee oil tank project will boost bilateral energy ties with Sri Lanka: MEA

While briefing the media, MEA spokesmen Arindam Bagchi stressed that energy security is an 'important area' in India-Sri Lanka ties.

India, Sri Lanka ties complicated from Ramayana times but our tensions are low: Envoy Moragoda

In an exclusive interview, Sri Lankan High Commissioner Asoka Milinda Moragoda said that, despite complications, India & Sri Lanka’s leaders have always had ‘open, direct dialogue’

India working on urgent economic package to aid Sri Lanka, report says

The plan is to extend credit lines for Sri Lanka to import food, medicine, fuel and other essential items from India, the Economic Times newspaper reported Saturday.

Military exercise with Sri Lanka will promote synergy, strengthen bilateral ties: Indian Army

The 8th edition of Exercise #MitraShakti21 between Indian & Sri Lankan armies culminated at the island nation's Ampara district with a focus on enhancing counter-terror cooperation.

FS Shringla, Lankan President Gotabaya meet focuses on ‘comprehensive ties at all levels’

Shringla, who is on a 4-day visit to Lanka, also had a 'productive discussion' with PM Mahinda Rajapaksa Monday on further consolidating the multifaceted bilateral partnership.

Stalled Indian projects, Tamil cause take centrestage on Shringla’s Sri Lanka trip

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, on four-day visit to Lanka, meets PM Mahinda Rajapaksa & Finance Minister Basil Rajapaksa, discusses post-pandemic economic recovery.

FS Shringla will ask Sri Lanka about slowing Indian projects while Chinese are moving fast

During the four-day visit, which began on 2 October, the Foreign Secretary is expected to take stock of every infrastructure project India is running across the island nation & assess reasons for delay.

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.


Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.