India-Sri Lanka Current Affairs - 2020

Mitra Shakti VI

India and Sri Lanka will conduct joint military exercise Mitra Shakti VI from 26 March to 8 April at Sri Lanka. Features of Mitra Shakti 2018-19 At the Military Exercise Mitra Shakti VI India would be represented by the Bihar Regiment. Gemunu Watch Battalion of Sri Lankan Army will be representing the Sri Lankan side. Read More…

Houses built under Indian Housing Project handed over to Beneficiaries

Over 150 houses, built by India under the Indian Housing Project in Sri Lanka were handed over to beneficiaries. The houses were handed over in a special ceremony at Bridwell Estate in Bogawantalawa, Hatton. The ceremony was attended by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and  Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanks Taranjit Singh Sandhu. Indian Read More…

SLINEX-2018: India and Sri Lanka conducts joint naval exercise at Trincomalee

India, Sri Lanka joint naval exercise SLINEX-2018 was held at Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from September 7 to 13, 2018. SLINEX exercise started in 2005 was previously held once in two years and now it has been converted to annual event this year onwards. SLINEX-2018 The exercise was conducted in two phases, namely Harbour and Sea Read More…

Indian Housing Project in Plantation Areas: India hands over 1st lot of houses built in Sri Lanka

India has handed over 404 houses built for Indian-origin people in Sri Lanka’s tea plantation areas at Dunsinane Estate in Nuwara Eliya city. This is first lot of houses built under Indian Housing Project in Plantation Areas in Sri Lanka. Indian Housing Project in Plantation Areas Under this project close to 47,000 houses so far Read More…

PM Narendra Modi launches India-assisted emergency ambulance service in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India-assisted emergency ambulance service through video conferencing from New Delhi. The inaugural function of emergency ambulance service was held in Jaffna, Northern Province, of Sri Lankan. The project is another milestone in wide-ranging development partnership between India and Sri Lanka. Key Facts Jaffna is third province in Sri Lanka, were Read More…