‘We don’t want to do anything to jeopardise the security of India’:Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Padma Rao Sundarji
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2020 05:36 PM IST
Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says the island nation and India should put behind them the misunderstandings of the past and move ahead.
Reuters | By Reuters
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2019 03:04 PM IST
Karunaratne also pointed to players who have spent the last few months on the sidelines.
Wellington | By ANI
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2019 12:49 PM IST
Since retiring from international cricket in 2013, the 42-year-old has coached extensively around the world, including stints as the batting coach of Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
ICC World Cup 2019, Australia vs Sri Lanka Live Streaming: When and Where to Watch Live Telecast on TV and Online
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 08:24 PM IST
Sri Lanka have not played a match at the World Cup since June 4, forced to split points with Bangladesh and Pakistan following two washed out games
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 10:11 AM IST
After the attacks, Indian agencies informed their Sri Lankan counterparts of the arrest of the key plotter of the bombing at Shangri La hotel by Saudi police, the officials cited above said.
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 11:56 PM IST
All 80 lawmakers present in Parliament voted in favour of the resolution inviting PM Modi to deliver a speech in the House.
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2019 05:37 PM IST
The island nation, who were world champions in 1996 and reached consecutive finals in 2007 and 2011, are ranked ninth among the 10 teams at this year’s tournament and have not won a bilateral series against a top-10 nation since 2015.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2019 05:12 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the only head of state invited to attend Maldives President Ibrahim Solih’s inauguration in November.
COLOMBO | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2019 02:05 PM IST
Sri Lankan security forces also said they were maintaining a high level of alert amid intelligence reports that the militants were likely to strike before the start of the holy Islamic month of Ramadan.
Dubai | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON APR 28, 2019 03:26 PM IST
Abhinav Chari and his wife, Navroop K. Chari were in the island nation for a business trip and were staying at the Cinnamon Grand where a bomb had gone off while the Easter Sunday breakfast buffet was being served, reports Gulf News.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2019 08:42 PM IST
The IS has owned up the terror attacks in the island nation that killed more than 250 people.
New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2019 08:16 AM IST
The official, however, said the Tamil Nadu-based organisation doesn’t seem to be involved in Sri Lanka attacks but it was in touch with radical elements, an angle which needs to be probed further.
Colombo | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 04:02 PM IST
In the wake of bombings, the military has been given a wider berth to detain and arrest suspects — powers that were used during the civil war but withdrawn when it ended.
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 09:59 PM IST
The Lankan blasts exposes the dysfunction within the government
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2019 01:29 PM IST
The Sri Lankan authorities have arrested 24 people from the minority Muslim community in connection with the multiple blasts that rocked the island nation on Sunday.
AFP, London | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2019 07:40 PM IST
The number of British children taking foreign language classes has nearly halved since 2000, a BBC analysis showed on Wednesday, with those learning French and German down nearly two-thirds.
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2018 08:54 AM IST
Ranil Wickremesinghe has made a triumphant return as Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister after President Maithripala Sirisena backed down in a nearly two-month-long power struggle. But the crisis in the island nation may be far from over.
Associated Press | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 04:34 PM IST
Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih spoke Sunday in New Delhi, on his first overseas trip since his election. In September he defeated strongman Yameen Abdul Gayoom, who had forged increasingly closer ties to China during his five years in office.
New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2018 04:33 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held wide-ranging talks with Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih with an aim to begin a new chapter in bilateral ties which came under strain under the previous regime in Male.
Bloomberg | By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2018 05:34 PM IST
Maldives is reportedly planning to pull out of a free trade agreement with China as the island nation moves closer to India.
Bloomberg | By Archana Chaudhary and Iain Marlow
UPDATED ON NOV 17, 2018 12:56 PM IST
The Saturday visit of PM Modi, the first by an Indian head of state since 2011, is expected to reset strained ties with the Maldives as Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, a veteran opposition politician, takes over after successfully ousting former pro-China president Abdulla Yameen.
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 05:34 PM IST
New Delhi must help the island nation to strengthen its democratic institutions
Chennai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2018 08:41 PM IST
Tamil Nadu political parties, including the main opposition DMK Saturday termed the dissolution of the Sri Lankan Parliament as “murder of democracy”. They also sought the Central government’s intervention to ensure that the security of India and the welfare of the Tamil people in the island nation are protected.
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2018 02:43 PM IST
The need of the hour is to make climate and the environment an election issue; and only vote to power those who grasp the gravity of the situation, and the need for urgency in climate adaptation policies
Hindustan Times | By Rashid Irani
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2018 05:43 PM IST
A New-York based Chinese professor discovers that her boyfriend is the scion of one of the Singapore’s wealthiest families. And that’s when the fun begins.
Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 11, 2018 10:37 AM IST
Sri Lanka has seen a record number of Indian tourists visit the island nation. Last year, it clocked in 3.84 lakh Indian travellers. This year, they are looking to lure even more visitors. This is what tourists can expect.
Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUL 08, 2018 08:56 AM IST
Direct flight to Iceland: Come December and direct flights will commence between Delhi and Reykjavik. A world of natural wonders and unique experiences await you. Here’s a check list of the top 10 things to do.
Press Trust of India, Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2018 05:08 PM IST
A Maldivian opposition leader alleged the Chinese land grabbing activities in the island nation with the potential of developing them into a military outpost.
Hindustan Times | By Yashika Mathur, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2018 05:41 PM IST
Filmmaker Omung Kumar was recently invited by Mauritian government officials to discuss the future possibilities of shooting films in the beautiful island nation.