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My election proves poor Indians can not just dream but also fulfil aspirations: President Murmu

New Delhi, Jul 25 (PTI) President Droupadi Murmu on Monday said her election to the top constitutional post proves that in India, the poor can not only dream but also…

Sri Lankan lawmakers elect Ranil Wickremesinghe as new president

Colombo, Jul 20 (PTI) Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe was on Wednesday elected as Sri Lanka’s new President by Parliament, following a high-voltage political drama which saw his predecessor Gotabaya Rajapaksa…

Irrespective of who becomes next Sri Lankan President, India should keep helping Lanka: Opposition leader Premadasa

Colombo, Jul 19 (PTI) Irrespective of who becomes Sri Lanka's next president, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, all political parties and the people of India should keep helping the island nation…

State of emergency declared in Sri Lanka ahead of July 20 presidential election

Colombo, Jul 18 (PTI) Sri Lanka's acting president Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday declared a state of emergency in the country with immediate effect, ahead of the July 20 election for the…

Sri Lanka’s Parliament to elect next president for the first time since 1978

Colombo, Jul 15 (PTI) For the first time since 1978, Sri Lanka will elect the crisis-hit country's next president through a secret vote by the MPs and not through a popular…

Ranil Wickremesinghe sworn in as Sri Lanka’s interim president

Colombo, Jul 15 (PTI) Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was on Friday sworn in as Sri Lanka's interim president until Parliament elects a successor to Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who resigned after protests against…

Prez Rajapaksa sends resignation letter to Speaker through email from Singapore; formal announcement on Friday

Colombo/Singapore, Jul 14 (PTI) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday emailed his resignation letter to the Speaker, soon after he was allowed by Singapore to enter the city-state on…

Maldivian Parliament Speaker Nasheed says Sri Lankan Prez Rajapaksa resigns

Male, Jul 14 (PTI) In an unusual move, Maldivian Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Mohamed Nasheed on Thursday announced that Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has resigned and hoped that the crisis-hit country…

Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya leaves for Singapore

Colombo, Jul 14 (PTI) Sri Lanka's embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Thursday left the Maldives for Singapore after fleeing his country amid an economic crisis, sources said. Rajapaksa has departed…

Sri Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe appointed as acting President: Speaker

Colombo, Jul 13 (PTI) Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was appointed as the country's acting President after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled to the Maldives on a military jet on…

Maldivian Parliament Speaker Nasheed negotiated President Rajapaksa’s escape from Sri Lanka: Sources

Colombo/Male, Jul 13 (PTI) Sri Lanka's embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's escape from the country to the Maldives was negotiated by the Maldivian Parliament Speaker and former president Mohamed Nasheed, sources said…

‘Friend of India’ rises in UAE, Indians welcome appointment of Sheikh Mohammed as new President

Dubai, May 14 (PTI) The appointment of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan as the president of the UAE will give a big fillip to the India-UAE strategic ties and…