Sri Lanka anti-govt protestors recover millions of rupees from Gotabaya mansion, says media report

The anti-government protesters in Sri Lanka who took over President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's official residence have claimed to have recovered millions of rupees inside his mansion. A video is being shared on social media showing the protesters counting the currency notes. The recovered money was said to be handed over to the security units, the Daily Mirror newspaper reported.

published on : 11th July 2022

How Sri Lanka's economic crisis affects Indian businesses

The uncertainty due to the geopolitical crisis in eastern Europe is already taking a toll on exporters, travel and tourism industry and all other businesses in general, and now with the Sri Lankan economy floundering in the neighbourhood, things can’t get bleaker. The island nation is smaller in size but is of significant interest for India, both strategically and economically. Several Indian companies have a presence in the country.

published on : 10th April 2022

Sri Lanka crisis: Protest at president Rajapaksa's home turns violent, police arrests 45 people

At least 45 people were arrested and a curfew briefly imposed in most parts of Colombo city after hundreds of protesters gathered outside the residence of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa demanding his resignation for failing to address the worst economic crisis in the island nation. A foreign exchange crunch in Sri Lanka has led to a shortage of essential goods such as fuel,cooking gas, and power cuts that last up to 13 hours a day.

published on : 1st April 2022

Sri Lanka terror attack: Chilling CCTV footage of suspected bomber emerges

The CCTV footage emerging from Sri Lanka, shows the suspected suicide bomber walking into St Sebastian Church in Colombo after going past a young girl on Easter Sunday.

published on : 25th April 2019

Sri Lanka Blasts: Kin of Indian victims seek special flights to bring back bodies

Sri Lanka experienced a series of 8 blasts on Easter Sunday, April 21. Over 300 people have died and many others have been injured. 8 of these victims were Indians. 

published on : 23rd April 2019

Sri Lanka Terror Attack: National Tawheed Jamath likely to be behind serial blasts

President Sirisena said a state of emergency will be declared from midnight today and 23rd April will be considered as the Day of National Mourning for the victims of the multiple blasts.

published on : 22nd April 2019

Sri Lanka Easter bloodbath: 207 killed, over 450 injured in multiple blasts across Colombo

Over 200 people were killed and hundreds more injured in simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka's capital Colombo on Easter Sunday.

published on : 21st April 2019

Indian cricket team's practice session in Colombo

Ahead of the upcoming Test series against Sri Lanka, the Indian cricket team was seen attending a practice session in Sri Lanka's Colombo.

published on : 23rd July 2017
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