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Sri Lanka crisis ends as Rajapaksa withdraws-and gone too are Constitutional reforms!

Colombo, Dec. 15 -- As Sri Lanka's purported PM Rajapaksa steps down today 15 December, the longest political crisis that the country faced too comes to an end. And with it, the much debated Constitut... Read More


Sri Lanka Supreme Court says Mahinda Rajapaksa is still prevented from acting as PM

Colombo, Dec. 14 -- Dealing another blow to Lankan President Sirisena and his PM appointee Rajapaksa, Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has allowed the stay order that prevents Mahinda Rajapaksa from function... Read More


Sri Lanka President and ousted PM Ranil in first face to face meet

Colombo, Dec. 14 -- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has reportedly accepted that his appointed PM Mahinda Rajapaksa has no majority in the Parliament. During a closed door meeting between t... Read More


Sri Lanka President to be taken to courts on constitutional violation

Sweden, Dec. 14 -- The Supreme Court judges declared that the President had "violated the Constitution and exceeded his legal limits." The Judgement held that the President had violated the rights of ... Read More


Now Music Comes with Political Colours

Colombo, Dec. 13 -- Delhi responded heartily to a concert by the renowned Carnatic singer and 'social activist' T.M. Krishnan at the Garden of Five Senses--a very apt name for the occasion-- after a p... Read More


In historic verdict Supreme Court nullifies Sri Lankan Parliament dissolution - illegal

Sweden, Dec. 13 -- In the biggest setback for the Sri Lankan President since the beginning of the political turmoil, the apex court in Sri Lanka has today unanimously dismissed his dissolution of Parl... Read More


Complacency kills: Prevention cannot take a backseat while we scale up treatment coverage to #endAIDS

Colombo, Dec. 13 -- "The global health system is only as strong as its weakest parts" had said UNDP's Mandeep Dhaliwal in her article around last year's World AIDS Day. The context has only deepened o... Read More


BJP's New Weapon .?

Colombo, Dec. 12 -- Unsure of the public reaction to the performance of Narendra Modi as prime minister, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party seems to have discovered that 'gutter language' goes down as ... Read More


Sri Lanka MPs including the opposition align with deposed PM Ranil

Colombo, Dec. 12 -- Dealing a heavy blow on Sri Lankan President Sirisena's plan to do away with his coalition partner deposed PM Ranil Wcikremesinghe, Sri Lanka MPS -including the opposition TNA - to... Read More


Lanka President Sirisena wants Commission to investigate deposed government

Sweden, Dec. 12 -- Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has called for a commission to investigate bribery and corruption under the deposed Ranil Wickremesinghe government. President Sirisena ca... Read More