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Gotabaya Rajapaksa
World  /  Published 06.04.22

Sri Lanka: Prez won't quit

Sri Lankan Government on Wednesday said that President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will not resign under any circumstances and will face the current issues, as it defended the embattled leader's decision t...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 06.04.22

Lanka: Emergency revoked

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa late Tuesday night revoked the state of emergency he had declared on April 1 with immediate effect. In a gazette notification no 2274/10 issued late Tuesday ni...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 06.04.22

Lanka govt loses majority in House

Dozens of Sri Lankan lawmakers walked out of the ruling coalition on Tuesday, leaving President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s government in a minority in parliament as it struggled to quell protests amid...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 05.04.22

Lanka: Coalition loses majority

Sri Lanka has temporarily shut down three foreign embassies in Norway, Iraq and Australia. Earlier in the day, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's ruling coalition lost its majority in parliament on Tu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Colombo

World  /  Published 05.04.22

Lanka: Finance minister resigns

The parliamentary majority of Sri Lanka's ruling coalition headed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has come under threat with dissident lawmakers, led by former president Maithripala Sirisena, plan...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

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World  /  Published 05.04.22

Opp rejects offer to join unity govt

Sri Lanka’s Opposition parties on Monday rejected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s invitation to join the proposed unity government as a “sham” after he fired his brother and fin...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 04.04.22

Lanka: Opp to join unity govt

In the context of all Cabinet ministers resigning, I have today submitted my resignation as Governor, Cabraal said. He was blamed for his rigid stance on Sri Lanka seeking an economic bailout through...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 04.04.22

Sri Lankan central bank governor resigns

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa would be meeting his younger brother and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday, he said. "We discussed the situation in the country at length. There will be...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 04.04.22

Tear gas for protesting students

Protesters in Sri Lanka’s largest city Colombo held numerous small, peaceful demonstrations over a severe economic crisis on Sunday, defying a nationwide curfew, while police used tear gas to di...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 04.04.22

Amid economic turmoil, Lanka cabinet resigns

Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers resigned with immediate effect late on Sunday night, as the country experiences its worst economic crisis of all time. Speaking to reporters, Education Minister a...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo


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