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P.K. Balachandran

P.K. Balachandran

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Sri Lanka is expected to lose the UNHRC vote but the resol...

Colombo: On October 6, when there is voting in the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on a resolution on the human rights situation Sri Lanka, the island...

Simmering strains in India-US relations are now out in the...

Colombo: It was not very long ago that many thought that India had totally abandoned its traditional non-aligned foreign policy and was squarely in th...

Sino-Indian conflict in the Bay of Bengal is both economic...

Chinese research ship Yuan Wang 5.  Colombo: Indian strategic experts worry that increased Chinese presence in the Bay of Bengal is aimed at...

Sheikh Hasina finds a way out of the Teesta waters logjam...

Colombo: The joint communique issued at the end of the visit of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to New Delhi on September 7 was quite impressi...

Loopholes in Sri Lanka’s security architecture

Colombo: The recent Sri Lanka-India-China triangular controversy over the docking of the Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 at Hambantota port, once...

After reunification Taiwan will enjoy a high degree of aut...

BEIJING:  China on Wednesday released a White Paper to expound on the position and policies of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and the Chinese...

For Sri Lanka, nuclear energy may be the best bet in the l...

Colombo: In his recent address to the Advocata Institute in Colombo, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe said: “I think we need to serious...

Similarities and differences between the Taiwan and Ukrain...

Colombo: The US-China standoff over House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s provocative visit to Taiwan can be compared with the conflic...

American Civil Liberties Union is clear on protesters’ leg...

Pro Trump protesters capture Capitol Januar 6, 2021 Colombo: In his interaction with foreign diplomats last week, Sri Lankan President Ranil Wick...

US bid to rope Sri Lanka into Quad using economic crisis

Colombo: The United States is using the economic crisis in Sri Lanka to rope the Indian Ocean island nation into the anti-China Indo-Pacific alliance...

Nepal Backs Away From US State Partnership Program

In this file photo, a 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) Officer and his classmates learn route clearance operations from a Counter Insurgency Ju...

Tamil Nadu’s demand for Kachchativu island will spoil Indo...

M.K.Stalin and Narendra Modi. Colombo: The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister rendered a disservice to India and its relations with Sri Lanka by raising t...

Lankan President announces crash plan to meet food crisis

Colombo: The Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa came out of his political shell on Monday, and using his Executive authority, announced a crash p...

Lankan PM proposes sweeping changes in Lanka’s governance...

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe Colombo: The Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Sunday proposed sweeping changes in the countr...

Sri Lanka rescued from becoming a failed state

Buses being burnt in Colombo Colombo: When Sri Lanka was teetering at the edge of a politico-economic abyss, many wondered if it was on the w...

Wickremesinghe consolidates his position in parliament

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, who has been the butt of criticism and derision for the way he was catapulted to...

New Lankan PM Wickremesinghe gets international backing

Colombo: Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has secured the support of key countries in the world such as India, the US, Japa...

Road to Sri Lanka-China free trade agreement is hard but w...

Colombo market. Colombo: In the early phase of the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, China had refused to reschedule the repayment of loans it had gi...

United National Party leader Ranil Wickremesinghe is the n...

Colombo: The leader of the United National Party (UNP), Ranil Wickremesinghe, is Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister. He took his oaths before Presid...

After violence rocked Lanka, unions bring economy to a hal...

Colombo: After violence rocked Sri Lanka on Monday, with thugs and arsonists having a field day destroying and burning government and private property...

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns

Colombo: The Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa, resigned on Monday following violence indulged in by his followers against protestors deman...