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P.K. Balachandran

P.K. Balachandran

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Buddhist monks and security issues set to derail Lanka pol...

Gotabaya and Mahinda honor Buddhist monks While there is pressure on Sri Lanka from India and the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to hold the lon...

Regime of the Rajapaksas comes under multiple pressures

The Rajapaksas: Mahinda, Gotabaya and Basil The regime of the Rajapaksa brothers, comprising President Gotabaya, Prime Minister Mahinda and rulin...

US State Department report slams India on media curbs

In a wide ranging report on human rights violations in India in the year 2020, the US State Department has, among other things, detailed attacks on pr...

Human-elephant conflict exacts a heavy toll in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has the highest casualty rate in the human-elephant conflict in the world according to Dr. Sumith Pilapitiya, former Director General of the...

Lanka can harvest a lot from an economic tie-up with Bangl...

Prime minister Sheikh Hasina greets Sri Lankan prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa upon his arrival in Dhaka. Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport, D...

Adanis and partners will hold 85% in Colombo port’s West C...

The Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA), Maj. Gen (Rtd) Daya Ratnayake has said that the Indian company Adani Ports and Special Economic...

Pakistan to give Sri Lanka US$ 50 million as credit for de...

The Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has pledged a US$ 50 million credit line for Sri Lankan defense projects, the Joint Communique issued on Wednes...

Pakistan and Sri Lanka affirm mutual support in multilater...

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa held a one-on-one meeting at the Presidential Secretariat here on Wedne...

Lanka refutes OHCHR charges, says it is a scapegoat in Big...

In its observations on the report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) communicated to the 46th session of the UN Human Rig...

Jaishankar’s visit to Male enhances India’s economic engag...

Jaishankar gets enthusiastic reception in Male from Foreign Minister Shaheed. Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar’s current foray into th...

India refutes claim that 2017 Indo-Lanka MoU on Trincomale...

The Indian High Commission said here on Thursday, that the Sri Lankan Minister for Energy, Udaya Gammanpila, had not said that the 2017 MoU on the oil...

No defense agreement during Imran Khan’s Lanka visit

PNS Zulfiqar in Colombo. Sri Lanka and Pakistan will not be signing any defense agreement during the visit of the Pakistan Prime Minister Imran K...

Sri Lanka may ask UNHRC to set up data base on war time de...

Dr. Rohan Gunaratna, Honorary Professor at the Sir John Kotelawala Defense University and Senior Advisor to its Department of Defense and Strategic...

Tripura Chief Minister Deb’s thoughtless remark triggers w...

Biplab Kumar Deb and Amit Shah. Tripura Chief Minister Biplap Kumar Deb has claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) honcho and current Indi...

India reasserts itself in Sri Lanka after failing to swing...

Though India failed to get the East Container Terminal (ECT) project in Colombo port, it is now well on the way to bagging the West Container Terminal...

Tamils up the ante to put Lankan government in a spot

Tamil rally in Sri Lanka Due to the high profile majority supremacist policies of the Gotabaya Rajapaksa government, disparate and mutually antag...

India-Lanka standoff over Chinese power projects in Jaffna...

Indian sources acknowledged on Sunday that India has expressed its “strong” concern about the location of three Chinese renewal energy pro...

Sri Lanka has offered India and Japan 85% stake in West Co...

The Sri Lankan government has offered India and Japan 85% stake in the yet to-be-constructed West Container Terminal (WCT) in the Colombo port, Chairm...

India-Lanka relations under strain over denial of East Con...

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa with Indian Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar India-Sri Lanka relations have come under strain following Sri Lanka&rsqu...

Consequences of the military coup in Myanmar

Myanmar is seeing its fourth military coup since independence from the British in 1948. On February 1, the Myanmar military called the “Tatmadaw...

Sri Lanka approaches India and other countries for support...

Sri Lanka is in discussion with India and other countries for support in the March session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva when Weste...