Monday, Feb 06, 2023

President Mahinda Rajapaksa


Sri Lanka's ex-president Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as prime minister amid political drama

October 26, 2018 10:23 pm

The abrupt political development surfaced in the wake of President Sirisena's United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) declaration that it has called off the coalition with former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's United National Party (UNP).

Inviting Pakistan, why not Lanka: DMDK

May 25, 2014 2:18 am

Tamil Nadu CM and AIADMK general secretary J Jayalalithaa has threatened to boycott the function.

Partying Lanka sighs for missing Manmohan Singh at CHOGM

November 18, 2013 12:36 am

It may all be a put-on but Sri Lanka,it seems,is having a grand public relations party.

Don't turn Commonwealth into 'punitive,judgemental' body: Sri Lanka

November 15, 2013 12:10 pm

Rajapaksa appealed for a constructive engagement in the Commonwealth on issues like economic growth.

Lanka invites TN fishermen for talks

July 06, 2013 5:08 am

The Sri Lankan government on Friday reached out to fishermen community of Tamil Nadu

Sri Lanka: Elections to take place in Tamil-dominated north

July 05, 2013 4:27 pm

It is for the first time in 25 years that elections will take place in Sri Lankan north.

Succeeded in introducing element of balance in UN resolution,PM to Lanka

March 24, 2012 7:58 pm

India has supported resolution censuring SL for alleged rights violations during war against LTTE.

Key political risks to watch in Sri Lanka

September 01, 2011 1:53 pm

US and India are backing island's main Tamil party and is pressurising Rajapaksa's govt for reconciliation.

Tamils still suffer 2 years after Sri Lanka war

August 10, 2011 12:25 pm

For ethnic Tamils,Lanka is still a hell of haunted memories,military occupation and missing loved ones.

Shimla gives a homely feeling,says Sri Lanka’s First Lady

June 11, 2010 11:03 pm

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa and his wife Shiranthi arrived in Shimla on a one-and-a-half-day vacation on Thursday.