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Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe Sworn In As Acting President

Rajapaksa arrived in Singapore on Thursday and his resignation became official on that date. The prime minister’s office said Wickremesinghe was sworn in Friday as interim president before Chief Justice Jayantha Jayasuriya

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Sri Lanka: Protesters To Hand Back Govt Buildings To Authorities

Protesters have been coming under pressure as the protests took a violent turn. The lawyers' body had asked them to vacate the buildings

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HCL Has Business Continuity Plan For Sri Lanka Operations

The Indian IT services company has about 1,500 employees in Sri Lanka

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Sri Lanka: Prez Rajapaksa Will Resign Today As Promised, Says Speaker

Speaker Abeywardena said President Rajapaksa has telephoned him to confirm that he would be sending his resignation today as pledged

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Sri Lanka Declares State Of Emergency After Prez Rajapaksa Flees: PM Office

The Prime Minister's office informed the media organisations that the state of emergency in the country and a curfew in the Western province had been imposed

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Maldivian Parliament Speaker Negotiated Lankan Prez's Escape: Report

Rajapaksa is likely to send his resignation letter only after reaching his final destination on Wednesday evening, Sri Lanka's The Morning news portal reported, citing highly placed government sources

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Sri Lankan Cabinet To Resign Once All-party Govt Is Formed: PMO

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa announced on Saturday that he will resign on Wednesday. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe also said that he will step down after a new government is formed. Opposition parties on Sunday held talks and decided to form an all-party interim government after President Rajapaksa and Prime Minister Wickremesinghe agreed to resign

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India Dismisses Reports About Sending Troops To Sri Lanka

President Rajapaksa on Saturday announced that he will resign. Prime Minister Wickremesinghe also said that he will step down after a new government is formed

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Sri Lanka Opposition Parties Agree To Form All-party Interim Govt

The embassy also suggested that Chinese nationals be vigilant, stay safe, avoid going out, keep communication open and keep updated with the embassy's notices and reminders, it said

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Unprecedented Developments In Sri Lanka Were Inevitable: Experts

On India's reaction to the developments in Sri Lanka, Ambassador Kantha described it as "balanced and carefully-crafted"

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Sri Lanka Protesters, Angered By Economic Meltdown, Storm President's House

Some protesters, holding Sri Lankan flags and helmets, broke into the president's residence, video footage from local TV news NewsFirst channel showed

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Protestors Storm President's Residence After Clash With Police In Colombo

Some protesters, holding Sri Lankan flags and helmets, broke into the president's residence, video footage from local TV news showed

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Sri Lanka’s Catastrophe Is An Alarm For All Of Us: UNDP

The United Nations on Thursday said that in the midst of the Ukraine war, countries already affected by the Covid-19 pandemic might be facing a similar economic crisis to Sri Lanka

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India To Supply Fuel To Sri Lanka Only After Advance Payment

The sources have claimed that India has agreed to provide Sri Lanka with the fuel only if they are ready to pay in advance.

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Lankan Govt Announces Shut Down Of Schools Amid Fuel Shortage

The Sri Lankan Education Minister announced that the school will cover the curriculum during the next vacation term. It was also announced earlier on 18 June that schools across Sri Lanka would be closed for a week

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