Gotabaya Rajapaksa
World  /  Published 21.06.22

Australia to provide aid to Sri Lanka

Australia has announced that it will provide 50 million dollars to crisis-hit Sri Lanka to meet urgent food and health care needs and support the economic recovery. Visiting Australian Minister of Ho...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 21.06.22

President’s powers cut

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team began bailout talks in Sri Lanka on Monday, as the country’s cabinet cleared a constitutional amendment to dilute presidential powers that could assuage...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 20.06.22

Protest intensifies in Sri Lanka

A group of protesters in Sri Lanka demanding the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapksa for the mismanagement of the economy blocked all entrances of the presidential secretariat here, forcing the...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.22

Their master’s voice

Media culpability can damage a country’s interests. Two recent instances will suffice to illustrate the point. The media’s role in recent events triggered by a Bharatiya Janata Party spoke...
By Sevanti Ninan

World  /  Published 18.06.22

Lanka realisation

Sri Lanka could have averted the current economic turmoil if it had gone to the IMF for a bailout sooner, the debt-ridden country’s central bank governor said, acknowledging that the delay in se...
By PTI in Colombo


World  /  Published 15.06.22

Lanka clears four-day week

Sri Lanka has approved a four-day work week for public sector workers to help them cope with a chronic fuel shortage and encourage them to grow food, the government said on Tuesday, as it struggles wi...
By Reuters in Colombo

India  /  Published 14.06.22

Sri Lanka exit: finger at Modi

This is not the first time that entities within the Sri Lankan government had indicated a pro-Adani nudge from the Modi government. On March 2 last year, while awarding the project to develop the Wes...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

World  /  Published 13.06.22

Adani row: Lanka electricity chief quits

A top Sri Lankan official, who claimed before a parliamentary panel that Prime Minister Narendra Modi allegedly influenced President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to award a wind power project to the Adani Group...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 11.06.22

Lankan tycoon set for plum job

One of Sri Lanka’s richest businessmen will replace the President’s brother in parliament, a ruling party official said on Friday, as the cash-strapped country moves forward on talks for a...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 10.06.22

Gotabaya’s brother quits parliament

The brother of Sri Lanka’s President and the country’s former finance minister, Basil Rajapaksa, said on Thursday he had resigned from parliament, the second from the influential family to...
By Reuters in Colombo


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