Sri Lanka

Island country in South Asia

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Sri Lanka, officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. The island is geographically separated from the Indian subcontinent by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait. The legislative capital, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, is a suburb of the commercial capital and largest city, Colombo.

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Two of the nine Sri Lankan Muslim ministers, who had resigned in the wake of growing anti-minority sentiments following the Easter Sunday bombings, returned to..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 11 hours ago

The Sri Lanka Free Media Movement (SLFMM) has said police were trying to prosecute Kusal Perera, a senior journalist who wrote a column in Sri Lanka's Daily..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 3 days ago

Arriving in Bishkek for the SCO summit, Modi was extended a ceremonial welcome by the Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov when the rains came down...
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

Earlier on Thursday, NIA had arrested Mohammad Azarudheen, leader of the 10-member module and a Facebook friend of Sri Lankan suicide bomber Zahran Hashim.
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

Five suspects linked to the Easter sunday bombings in Sri Lanka have been repatriated from Saudi Arabia, police said. The suspects also include Mohamed Milhan, a..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 5 days ago

India's strategic autonomy in Sri Lanka will seriously be tested by the United States and - to a lesser extent - Japan.
Credit: Firstpost - Published 6 days ago

Five Sri Lankans suspected of having links to Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people were brought home in police custody on Friday after being..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

The NIA on Wednesday raided seven locations in Coimbatore in connection with a new IS module whose leader Mohammad Azarudeen is a 'Facebook friend' of Zahran..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

The NIA has alleged that Azarudeen has been a Facebook friend of Sri Lankan suicide bomber Zahran Hashim.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday conducted raids in seven locations in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore in connection with an Islamic State module case. The..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

To put it simply, India needs to project power in its traditional areas of influence and restore a sense of balance in the greater Indian Ocean Region for smooth..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said he would visit India this month to forge relations with re-elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A State Department..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

The head of Colombo's Catholic church in Sri Lanka Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has expressed dissatisfaction over the ongoing probe in the April 21 Easter Sunday..
Credit: Firstpost - Published 1 week ago

Sri Lanka's battered tourism industry is trying to woo visitors back to beaches deserted after deadly Easter bombings, slashing hotel rates and pushing..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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