Tag: Sri Lanka

US condemns Islamic radical terror bloodshed and resolves to confront terrorism together with Sri Lanka

Newsroom24x7 network Washington DC: The US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo was quick in describing this week’s coordinated terror blasts in Sri Lanka as a horrific wave of Islamic radical terror bloodshed, on a day that was supposed to be a joyful Easter Sunday Pompeo was briefing media on 22 April 2019. He remarked:

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Easter Sunday terror attack in Sri Lanka; 250 dead so far

Newsroom24x7 Network Colombo: Suicide attacks and a series of terror blasts on ripped through churches and top grade hotels in Sri Lanka, killing 215 people and wounding hundreds of others in Sunday Easter. The casualty figure could go up. The blasts targeted St Anthony’s Church in Colombo, Zion Church in Batticalo, in eastern Sri Lanka,

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Modi inaugurates hospital in Dickoya, addresses Vesak Day ceremony and Indian Origin Tamil community

Newsroom24x7 Staff Colombo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated a hospital in Dickoya in Central Province of Sri Lanka, built with Indian assistance. A large number of people lined the roadside, to welcome Prime Minister Modi, who later addressed a large gathering of Indian Origin Tamils at Norwood, in the presence of the Sri Lankan

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Modi arrives in Colombo, visits Seema Malaka Temple

Newsroom24x7 Network Colombo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, arrived in Colombo Thursday evening on atwo day visit. He was received at the airport by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramsinghe, and other senior Ministers. Both Prime Ministers later arrived at the Seema Malaka Temple, where they were received by the Chief Monk of the Temple, among

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US to focus on Human Rights in Sri Lanka and Cambodia

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: The US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Tom Malinowski will visit Sri Lanka and Cambodia from July 12 to 20, where he will engage with government officials and local civil society representatives. In Sri Lanka, Assistant Secretary Malinowski will focus on Sri Lanka’s continued progress in

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Swaraj in Sri Lanka – bilaterals, fishermen issues top agenda

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has begun her two-day visit to Sri Lanka, during which she is expected to co-chair the 9th Joint Commission meeting in Columbo, and rake up matters concerning fishermen issues and overall bilateral ties, and focus on strengthening of regional co-existence between India and Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lankan navy arrests 24 TN fishermen

Newsroom24x7 Desk Rameshwaram : Boats venturing across the water territory again caught attention of Navy vigilance, but this time Indian fishermen got stuck on the other side of water fence. The Sri Lankan navy today arrested 24 fishermen from Rameshwaram waters and also chased away at gun point several others for allegedly fishing in Lankan

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India talks to Sri Lanka at Modi-Wickremesinghe meet

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : Indi and Sri Lanka spoke with each other today on topics close to each country’s heart of matters – fisherman disputes, justice to Tamils, trade agreements, defence issues, terror and neighborhood intricacies. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe during the delegation meet in the formal round

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Prime Minister Modi arrives in Sri Lanka

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: On his first visit abroad in 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is now on the final leg of his tour to Seychelles, Mauritius and Sri Lanka that started on March 10. On March 11, in Seychelles, the Prime Minister had bilateral discussions with President James Alexis Michel to strengthen maritime ties

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50 countries do not meet fiscal transparency requirements: US Report

Newsroom24x7 Flash The US department of State has concluded that, of the 140 governments that were potential beneficiaries of foreign assistance and were evaluated 50 did not meet the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. Of these, eleven governments made significant progress toward meeting the minimum requirements of fiscal transparency. On January 14, US Secretary of

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