NEW DELHI India said on Tuesday it expected Sri Lanka to honour its agreement to allow it to operate a major port terminal following Colombo's decision to pull out of the deal.
NEW DELHI India sent half a million free doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Sri Lanka on Thursday, officials said, part of diplomatic efforts by Delhi to deepen ties with its neighbours.
NEW DELHI, Jan 28 India sent half a million free
doses of COVID-19 vaccine to Sri Lanka on Thursday, officials
said, part of diplomatic efforts by Delhi to deepen ties with
GENEVA/COLOMBO The U.N. human rights chief urged states on Wednesday to impose "targeted sanctions" on former Sri Lankan military commanders, including the current army chief, linked to alleged atrocities during the last years of a 26-year civil war that ended in 2009.
COLOMBO The Burevi tropical cyclone is headed towards southern India, authorities said on Thursday, after it slammed Sri Lanka's east coast earlier this week but caused little damage.
COLOMBO Tropical cyclone Burevi slammed into Sri Lanka's eastern coast on Wednesday night and was expected to damage coastal buildings and power lines, as well as unleash flash floods, officials at the meteorological department said.
COLOMBO, Dec 2 Sri Lanka evacuated 75,000 people
from homes on the east coast, where tropical cyclone Burevi,
packing winds of 80 kph to 90 kph (50 mph to 56 mph) is expected
to hit the island nation late on Wednesday.
COLOMBO A former Sri Lankan fisheries minister bit into a raw fish at a news conference in Colombo on Tuesday to encourage sales following a slump during the coronavirus pandemic. | Video
COLOMBO Sri Lanka's navy said on Tuesday more than 100 whales had been rescued after becoming stranded on a beach on the island's southwest coast.
COLOMBO Sri Lankan lawmakers approved amendments to the constitution that strengthened the powers of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and took away parliament's role in making key appointments such as judges and the police chief.