February 05, 2020 9:35 am
The previous Maithripala Sirisena government would sing the anthem in both Sinhala and Tamil, to boost ethnic harmony in the country. On February 4, the Gotabaya Rajapaksa regime changed the practice.
January 21, 2020 3:18 pm
Gotabaya Rajapaksa has said that after the necessary investigations are completed steps would be taken to issue death certificates to these missing persons, the Colombo Gazette reported.
January 20, 2020 12:20 am
At the centre of these “core issues” are New Delhi’s actions on the constitutional status of Kashmir as well as the clampdown on communications, politics and alleged human rights violations in the state.
January 14, 2020 10:42 am
Gotabaya government panders to majoritarian galleries, takes a misstep on the national anthem issue
December 02, 2019 4:41 am
As Delhi and Colombo renew ties, they must proceed with wisdom, resist being pushed back to square one.
December 02, 2019 1:31 am
The Sri Lankan President, who had served as Defence Secretary during his brother and Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s presidency between 2005 and 2015, said that they reminisced their days together.
December 02, 2019 5:13 am
The November 29 editorial in The Daily Mirror seems to place great stock in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Rajapaksa’s personalities, and their effect on bilateral ties.
November 30, 2019 7:30 am
This is Gotabaya’s first overseas visit after he took charge of the country as President less than two weeks ago. He invited Modi to visit Sri Lanka as the first head of government after he assumed office.
November 29, 2019 3:05 pm
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in New Delhi on Friday and has extended a $400 million line of credit to the country to help strengthen its infrastructure and economy.
November 29, 2019 7:12 am
Rajapaksa, brother of Sri Lankan Prime Minister and ex-President Mahinda Rajapaksa, said that he was looking forward to strengthening bilateral relations with Modi and the Indian government.
November 18, 2019 10:59 am
Gotabaya’s win marks the return to the helm of the powerful Rajapaksa family — known for its pro-China tilt — amid turmoil in the country following the Easter Sunday terror attacks that killed 269 people.
November 17, 2019 8:45 am
Sri Lanka Presidential Elections 2019: The elections come seven months after the deadly Easter Sunday bombings left more than 250 people dead in the country.