Sri Lanka

Ministry of Crab and Other Spicy Delicacies

Jaffna’s beaches are charming and clean. Standing on Palk Strait with the Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal leaking into each other seemed like a Mary Poppins’ moment.

Sri Lanka’s Cannabis Problem and its Roots in India

The demand for cannabis from Kerala in Sri Lanka has given rise to a robust supply chain that starts from states like Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Karnataka, passes through Tamil Nadu and Kerala, through the Palk Straits into the Sri Lankan waters and its landmass

Sri Lanka lifts State of Emergency

Curfews and social media bans were brought in to try and quell tension.

Curfew in Sri Lankan tourist town of Kandy to be temporarily lifted

“The situation is improving and there have been no major incidents of violence reported in the last 12 hours,” said Major General Rukman Dias,

Sri Lanka imposes emergency for 10 days to stop communal violence

The measure comes after a local curfew was imposed on Monday in the central city of Kandy after days of unrest between the two communities during which a Buddhist man was killed and Muslim businesses were set ablaze.

Within the arc of Chinese influence

Despite best efforts by SLFP-UNP government to renegotiate port deals and avoid debt trap, Sri Lanka’s sovereignty could still be challenged by Chinese enlargement

‘The Hambantota deal is ruinous for us’

The recent Hambantota port deal struck between Sri Lanka and China has raised eyebrows in the neighbourhood. While India has expressed concerns over the island nation’s decision, the agreement has found detractors within the government in Colombo as well. In this interview, former minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshe, who was sacked recently for criticising the deal, refuses to mince his words and lashes out against the government for mortgaging the future of the next generation with this de

Hambantota: One Step towards One Belt

The clearing of the Hambantota Port is not a good […]

Sri Lanka Cabinet Reshuffle in the aftermath of One Belt One Road.

Sri Lankan President, Maithripala Sirisena, in a much awaited cabinet […]

Sri Lanka Cabinet Reshuffle in the aftermath of One Belt One Road

Sri Lankan President, Maithripala Sirisena, in a much awaited cabinet […]