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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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Silly To Compare Lanka's Situation With India: Arvind Panagariya

That is, the central banks must keep raising the interest rates until economic activity sees a decline and forces a break in high inflation-high wage-high inflation cycle, he said

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Sri Lanka's Inflation Surges Over 60 % In July

Sri Lanka’s inflation surged to 60.8 per cent in July, up from 54.6 per cent in June, the crisis-hit country’s statistics department said on 30 July , as food and fuel remained scarce amid depleted foreign exchange reserves

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Bare-ly Travelled In Last 2 Years

Before the outbreak of the pandemic, the Indian government had halted all travel in March 2020, and the Indian government had suspended all travel in March 2020. After a long span of two years, the ban has been uplifted

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Sri Lanka Inflation Jumps To Record 60.8% In July

Sri Lanka's inflation surged to a record 60.8 per cent in July, the crisis-struck country's statistics department said on Friday, compared to a 54.6 per cent rise in June

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World Bank Has No New Financing Plans For Crisis-Hit Sri Lanka

The World Bank does not plan to offer new financing to Sri Lanka, which is battling its worst economic crisis in decades, until the Indian Ocean nation has an adequate macroeconomic policy framework in place, the lender said on Thursday

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Economic Collapse Looms For Pakistan

Pakistan is on the verge of economic collapse due to depleting foreign currency reserves and rising inflation, eerily similar to Sri Lanka's economic collapse

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SL Foreign Trade Up Despite Economic Crisis; Exports To India Grow 21%

Having declared an international debt default in April the island nation is currently negotiating with the International Monetary Fund for a possible bailout

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'Will Safeguard Interests': MEA On Chinese Vessel's Planned Visit To Lanka

"We are aware of reports of a proposed visit by this vessel to Hambantota in August," External affairs ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said when asked about the reports

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Sri Lankan Prez Prorogues Parliament With Effect From Midnight

During the prorogation, the Speaker continues to function and the lawmakers retain their membership even though they do not attend meetings of Parliament

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