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Watch: India, Sri Lanka's joint naval exercise amid China tension
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Watch: Bilateral maritime exercise between Sri Lankan, Indian Navies
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NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever
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Watch: Anurag Kashyap denies charges, Payal Ghosh demands lie-detector test
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Eco Shame: The Garbage-Eating Elephants Of Sri Lanka
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PM Modi holds virtual bilateral Summit with Sri Lankan counterpart
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UN must intervene to protect minorities from persecution in Pakistan, asks woman activist
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India-Sri Lanka virtual bilateral summit to be held on September 26th: MEA
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Hard to fill Malinga's boots: Rohit Sharma
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Sri Lanka to sue owner of leaking supertanker
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Fresh fire hits oil supertanker off Sri Lanka
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From junk to shining jewel: How this 60-year old Peugeot 203 was given a new life
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Oil tanker MT New Diamond fire brought under control
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Fire on oil tanker off Sri Lanka under control, ship towed to safety
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Sri Lanka tanker: Navy says 'no real risk' of oil spill
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Tanker fire off Sri Lanka now under control, says navy
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Supertanker ablaze off Sri Lanka, cargo area intact
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Indian Coast Guard escorts immobile oil tanker MT New Diamond to Fujairah Port in UAEDue to the efforts of Indian Coast Guard ships and their Sri Lankan counterparts, the oil slick (diesel from the explosion) to the rear of the ship has also started disintegrating.
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PMK leader S Ramadoss urges Centre to take firm stand to empower Sri Lankan TamilsPMK leader S Ramadoss on Monday said the Sri Lankan government’s non-committal in implementing the 13th Amendment of the island nation was a ‘planned insult’ towards the Indian government.
PM Modi to hold virtual summit with Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen on MondayThis is the fourth virtual summit of PM Modi with any global Leader during the COVID-19 crisis after he virtually met with leaders of Australia, EU & Sri Lanka.
India to support Sri Lanka boost its defence, securityKicking off the first virtual bilateral summit in the neighbourhood, India and Sri Lanka sought to advance defence and security cooperation, while India promised to consider Colombo’s request for..
India announces $15 million grant for Sri Lanka to strengthening Buddhist tiesIn a major push to strengthen Buddhist cultural link between India and Sri Lanka, New Delhi has announced $15 million grant to Colombo. The development is the key outcome of Indian Prime Minister Modi..
PM Modi holds talks with Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa
Sri Lanka a priority, says Modi during virtual summit with PM MahindaSri Lankan PM, recalling the close ties and while talking about the COVID-19 crisis, thanked New Delhi for extending support, especially financial support to deal with the economic impact.
India has always given priority to Sri Lanka under its Neighbourhood First Policy, SAGAR doctrine: PM ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India has always given priority to Sri Lanka under its Neighbourhood First Policy and Security and Growth for All in the Region (SAGAR) doctrine, adding..
PM Modi to hold discussions with his Sri Lankan counterpart today
India offers $100 million Line of Credit to Lanka for solar projectsIndia has offered a Line of Credit worth $100 million to Sri Lanka for three solar projects in the country, according to an official statement here.
Looking forward to jointly reviewing our bilateral ties: PM Modi to Mahinda RajapaksaAhead of his virtual talks with Sri Lankan counterpart Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said he looked forward to jointly reviewing their bilateral relations comprehensively,..
PM Narendra Modi to hold virtual bilateral summit with Sri Lankan PM on Saturday
Indian citizenship granted to 2,120 Pakistanis, 188 Afghans, 99 Bangladeshis in last 4 yearsApart from 2,120 Pakistani, 188 Afghanistan and 99 Bangladeshi nationals, as many as 60 American, 58 Sri Lankan, 31 Nepali, 20 British, 19 Malaysian, 14 Canadian and 13 Singapore nationals were also..
Neighbourhood in focus: PM to hold e-summit with RajapaksaIndia’s immediate neighbourhood is coming into focus again with Prime Minister Narendra Modi expected to have his first virtual summit with Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa on September 26, his first..
PM Modi holds telephonic talks with Bhutan's King, Lankan president, prime minister
India's ties with China and 5 other countries have not deteriorated: MoS MEA"No", said Minister of state for external affairs V Muraleedharan in Lok Sabha in response to a written question on whether India's bilateral ties with neighbouring countries like Nepal, China,..
Fresh fire on-board MT New Diamond rose up to 50 m; doused, under control: Indian Coast GuardThe fire which had re-ignited Monday, on-board Very large crude carrier (VLCC) MT New Diamond off the Sri Lanka coast, has been doused and boundary cooling is being done to prevent re-ignition.
Fire onboard oil tanker off Sri Lanka's coast completely extinguished : Navy
Sri Lanka thanks India for helping douse fire on board oil tankerIt was carrying 270,000 metric tonnes of crude oil from Kuwait to India. "We are receiving support from India and thankful to them," Sri Lanka's Army chief Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva told..
Indian Coast Guard ships en route Sri Lankan coast for firefightingIndia's coast guard, also known as Sentinels of the Sea, has mobilised vessels - Shaurya, Sarang and Samudra Pehredar to assist in fighting the fire.
Pranab Mukherjee was close friend of Sri Lanka: Mahinda RajapaksaRajapaksa visited the India House here and wrote about Mukherjee in the condolence book. In a tweet, the High Commission of India in Colombo thanked Rajapaksa for being the first to offer his..
As China factor looms, India hopes to work with Lanka's Rajapaksas for developmentWhile China may be in pole position in Sri Lanka, with the Rajapaksas firmly in saddle again, India seems confident its own outreach to PM Mahinda Rajapaksa when he was in opposition will ensure the..
PM Modi speaks to Sri Lankan counterpart, congratulates him on successful conduct of polls
India agrees for $400 million currency swap with Sri LankaThe development comes as a relief to Sri Lanka amidst COVID-19 and will help in its post-pandemic economic recovery. A currency swap is a transaction in which two parties exchange principal and..
Indian Coast Guard coordinates rescue operation of six Sri Lankan fishermenThe details of the rescue operation prove to be quite riveting and show the swift response of the Indian Coast Guard in coordinating rescue measures.
From Pagodas in Myanmar to Shiva temple in Lao, how India is helping countries restore cultural heritagePlaying an important role in the restoration of cultural heritage in several countries across the region from Sri Lanka to Myanmar to Vietnam to Bhutan, India is playing an important role in heritage..
India, Sri Lanka hold talks on Colombo's debt repaymentThe matter was raised at the leadership level during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's telephonic conversation with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on May 23.
China's goal in South Asia is to limit 'defiance' from India and 'hinder' India-US ties: ReportThe report titled 'A Global Survey of US-China Competition in the Coronavirus Era' by the Hudson Institute also noted that China's deep partnership with Pakistan and close relationship with Sri Lanka..
Cricket: India postpone Sri Lanka tour over COVID-19 fearsIndia have postponed their limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka scheduled later this month over COVID-19 fears, cricket boards of both the countries said on Thursday.
Sri Lanka delays general election for second time, sets August 5 as new dateSri Lanka will hold its general election on Aug. 5, the head of the nation's election commission said at a news briefing on Wednesday, delaying the parliamentary vote for a second time as the country..
INS Jalashwa brings back nearly 700 stranded Indians from MaleWith this voyage, INS Jalashwa alone has so far repatriated around 2,700 Indians from the Maldives and Sri Lanka under Operation 'Samudra Setu'. On June 1, the vessel repatriated approximately 700..
Naval ship carrying 685 stranded Indians leaves Sri LankaA total of 685 Indian nationals stranded in Sri Lanka due to the COVID-19 linked international travel restrictions were evacuated on Monday from the island nation onboard an Indian Navy warship.
Sri Lanka to reopen some tourism in August with restrictions - officialSri Lanka plans to reopen its tourism sector on Aug. 1 by allowing only small groups of visitors to begin with, a tourism official said on Sunday.
Covid-19: 176 Indians evacuated from Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan PM Mahinda Rajapaksa calls for better economic cooperation with IndiaSri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa on Wednesday called for closer economic ties with India, saying the bilateral relationship would become further stronger with the addition of new areas of..
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India delay call on Sri Lanka tour amid travel restrictionsIndia's cricket board (BCCI) will wait for more clarity on international travel restrictions before making a call on the limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka in July, a top board official told Reuters.
Air India flight to bring back Indians stranded in Sri Lanka on May 29Air India will operate a special flight later this month to repatriate Indian nationals stranded in Sri Lanka, Indian High Commission said on Monday. This is the first flight from Sri Lanka since the..
Stranded in Sri Lanka for 2 months, over 2400 Indians waiting for update on evacuation flightStranded for over two months in a foreign land, over 2,400 Indians in Sri Lanka are still making rounds to the high commission in Colombo with no announcement yet about their possible evacuation from..
India's new High Commissioner to Sri Lanka presents credential through video conferencingGopal Baglay, the new High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, on Thursday presented his credentials to President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa during a ceremony held here through video-conferencing, a first of..
Covid-19: Sri Lanka extends curfew in high risk districts till May 4Sri Lanka on Saturday extended the nationwide curfew in four high risk districts, including Colombo, till May 4 to stem the spread of the deadly coronavirus in the country, President Gotabaya..
Pan-Pan! Facebook plea gets Sri Lankan chef off Italy-bound cruiseA Sri Lankan chef stuck aboard a cruise ship headed to Europe managed to get ashore in Colombo this week after issuing a social media plea for help from his government.
India despatches 10-tonne consignment of medicines to Sri Lanka by special flight
COVID-19 crisis: India's navy ships, medical teams on standby for neighboursThey are on standby for deployment in the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan & Afghanistan if the situation worsens.