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Newly-elected Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will arrive here on Thursday(REUTERS)

Newly-elected Sri Lanka President to arrive in India for visit on Thursday

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 28, 2019 12:41 AM IST
Rajapaksa will arrive in India on Thursday evening and a ceremonial reception will be held in Rashtrapati Bhawan in his honour on Friday.
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Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is considering dropping an attempt to dissolve parliament, sources close to the president said.(HT File Photo)
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is considering dropping an attempt to dissolve parliament, sources close to the president said.(HT File Photo)

Sri Lanka president weighs backing down in crisis over parliament: Reports

By Reuters | Colombo
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2018 11:08 AM IST
The country has been in a crisis since Sirisena replaced Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with Mahinda Rajapaksa last month, and then issued an order dissolving parliament and called for a general election.
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