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Indian shipment of rice, milk powder, medicines worth 2bn arrive in Sri Lanka

9,000 metric tonnes of rice, 200 metric tonnes of milk powder and 24 metric tonnes of essential medicines arrived.

May 22, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka President’s shaman had 250-man army guard

She did not see the attack coming, but believed its was due to a “sin” she had committed in a previous life

May 22, 2022 3 min read

Indian shipment of rice, milk powder, medicines worth Rs 2bn en route to Sri Lanka

It is scheduled to arrive in Colombo on Sunday (22) as part of Indian aid to cash-strapped Sri Lanka.

May 21, 2022 1 min read

Japan to provide $1.5mln essential food grant to Sri Lanka

Grant aims to provide three-months worth of essential foods to 15,000 affected families

May 20, 2022 1 min read
Sri Lanka’s ex-minister assumed police chief’s powers

What happened on May 9 was the result of political meddling in the police department

Krishantha Cooray writes to Sri Lanka Prime Minister

If you are to succeed, you can only do so by unifying and integrating, not by dividing and conquering

May 17, 2022 8 min read

Sri Lanka's main opposition decides to conditionally support to new government

New PM needs parliament majority sweeping reforms to deal with an IMF loan for economic recovery

May 16, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka police shake up after mob violence

Some 230 people have been arrested in connection with the arson attacks

May 15, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka curfew lifted at 0500am on May 15

Curfew is imposed under emergency law

May 15, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka President calls legislators to work together in Vesak message

When the country is in dire straits, all the people's representatives must work together immediately for a solution

May 15, 2022 3 min read

Fireworks at post-mortem on Sri Lanka mob violence

Many SLPP members lost their homes after Rajapaksa loyalists attacked a peaceful protest

May 14, 2022 4 min read
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Sri Lanka prime minister meets US, Japan, China envoys

Prime Minister Wickremesinghe also met Indian High Commissioner Gopal Bagley Friday morning.

May 13, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka PM meets India envoy, UK calls for stability

UK calls for inclusive govt

May 13, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka MP's death not a suicide, but brutal murder - Police

Violent clashes across the country started after Rajapaksa supporters unleashed violence against unarmed protesters

Chanka Jayasinghe
May 13, 2022 2 min read
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Ranil Wickremesinghe made Sri Lanka Prime Minister amid economic crisis

Wickremesinghe made PM for the 6th time

May 12, 2022 2 min read
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Sri Lanka searches for Prime Minister

Ranil, three nominees from SLFP/independents, Sarath Fonseka possible candidates if Sajith Premadasa declines

May 12, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka president promises PM, cabinet in week

Calls for calm

May 11, 2022 4 min read

Sri Lanka ex-PM Rajapaksa protected in Trinco dockyard: Defence Secy

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May 11, 2022 2 min read

Sri Lanka curfew extended till May 12

The military has been given shooting orders

May 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka Bar Association calls for end to violence, immediate arrest of instigators

Eight people died in the violence and over 230 were injured, according to police.

May 10, 2022 3 min read

Sri Lanka violence kills 08, 102 properties damaged

Violent mobs attacked a property during the nigh of May 09 despite a curfew being imposed

May 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka speaker asks President to recall Parliament: report

President also due to meet party leaders

May 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka violence leaves 5 dead, 219 hospitalized

Of the 219 hospitalized in Colombo 5 are in intensive care

May 10, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka military chief appeals for calm

Please give the first place to humanity

May 9, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka President invites all parties for unity government after PM resigns

President asks all citizens to maintain peace

May 9, 2022 1 min read
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