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India Overtakes China To Become Sri Lanka's Largest Lender

India emerged as Sri Lanka's largest bilateral lender by disbursing a total of USD 968 million in loans in four months of 2022, whereas, China has loaned more than USD 947 million from 2017 to 2021

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Sri Lanka's Crisis Pushes War-shattered Tamils To The Brink

That was during the last stages of a 26-year civil war between the Sri Lankan government and a militant group, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

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India Plans To Stop Financial Aid To Sri Lanka After IMF Bailout: Report

Sri Lanka Economic Crisis: India has been the biggest provider of aid this year to its southern neighbour, which is fighting its worst economic crisis in more than seven decades and struggling to pay for imports

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Lanka All Set To Reduce Heavy Debt Burden To Emerge From Bankruptcy: Wickremesinghe

He said, "We must not only fulfil goals set forth but also surpass them. Let us orient ourselves to a new export economy enabling us to sustain our social services without fail"

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Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka Strikes Staff-Level Pact With IMF On Loan-Report

The island nation, struggling with its worst economic crisis in more than seven decades, had sought up to USD three billion from the IMF

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Children Left With No Option But To Stay Hungry In Sri Lanka

A severe economic crisis in Sri Lanka has left children hungry, the UN said on Friday, predicting similar shortages in other South Asian countries

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Indian Citizens To Evaluate Factors Before Travelling To Sri Lanka

As part of its effort to ensure its nationals are careful when visiting Sri Lanka, the Indian government on Thursday called for them to consider factors such as the conversability of the currency and the fuel shortage issue in the country before making any important travel plans

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IMF Team To Holds Talks With Crisis-hit Sri Lanka On Debt Restructuring

The second such IMF visit in three months comes as the Indian Ocean island scrambles to lock down a staff-level pact with the global lender for a possible $3 billion programme to pave its way out of the crisis

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Sri Lanka's Ousted President Rajapaksa May Return Home By Early September: Sources

Rajapaksa fled Sri Lanka in the early hours of July 13 after massive protests engulfed Colombo and demonstrators angry with the country's economic devastation stormed his official residence and office. He resigned as president after reaching Singapore, from where he later flew to Thailand

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa to Return To Sri Lank On August 24, Says His Cousin

The United Nations has warned that 5.7 million people require immediate humanitarian assistance, with Sri Lankans experiencing extreme shortages of essentials including food, fuel and medicines

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India To Hand Over Dornier Maritime Surveillance Aircraft To Sri Lanka Navy

India will hand over a Dornier maritime surveillance aircraft to Sri Lanka Navy on Monday at a ceremony here which will be attended by President Ranil Wickremesinghe

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India Well-Equipped To Handle Challenges: Union Minister On Colombo Allowing Chinese Ship To Dock

Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday asserted that India is well equipped to handle any kind of challenges that may arise in the wake of Sri Lanka allowing a high-tech Chinese 'research' ship to dock in its waters

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Sri Lanka To Hold Crucial Talks On Formation Of All-Party Govt To Combat Economic Meltdown

The crucial talks on the possibility of forming an all-party government to tackle Sri Lanka's economic meltdown will take place on Friday evening, officials and political leaders here said

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A Looming Crisis Threatens Sri Lanka

President Ranil Wickremesinghe alerted on Wednesday that it seems that Sri Lanka's unprecedented economic crisis will continue until at least the end of the year, causing fuel shortages

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Rajapaksa Not Accorded Any Privileges, Immunity By Singapore Govt: Minister

Former Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who fled his country amid massive protests against his government last month, was not being provided any privileges, immunity or hospitality, Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said

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