India-Sri Lanka Current Affairs - 2020

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the restored North-South Rail link of Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 14 March 2015 flagged off the first train from Thalaimannar to Madhu Road in North Sri Lanka. It marks the completion and restoration of the prestigious project of Indian Railways to restore the North-South Rail link of Sri Lanka after decades of civil war. The North-South Rail link was completely destroyed by Read More…

India, Sri Lanka ink four agreements

India and Sri Lanka on 13 March 2015 signed four agreements. These agreements were signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the island nation as part of three-nation of Indian Ocean tour of Mauritius, Seychelles and Sri Lanka. The four agreements signed are Agreement on visa. Agreement on customs. Agreement on youth development. Read More…

India, Sri Lanka inks agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, Cultural cooperation

India and Sri Lanka have signed an agreement on civil nuclear cooperation, Cultural cooperation during Sri Lanka’s newly elected President Maithripala Sirisen four-day visit to India. Sri Lanka has signed first such bilateral agreement on civil nuclear cooperation. Following agreements were signed between India and Sri Lanka Agreement on Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Read More…

Sri Lanka frees fishermen on death row

Sri Lanka has released five Indian fishermen, who were sentenced to death on charges of drug trafficking. The release was secured after  diplomatic intervention by India’s Prime Minister, Ministry Of External Affairs (MEA), Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka. Background Five fishermen from Rameswaram were arrested in November 2011 on charges of smuggling narcotics from Read More…