Srilanka Current Affairs - 2019

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‘Project Mausam’ – India’s answer to China’s ‘Maritime Silk Road’

India will soon launch “Project Mausam”, a PM Narendra Modi government’s utmost noteworthy foreign policy project for answering China’s rising impact in the Indian Ocean region. After the astonishing triumph of China’s “Maritime Silk Road” scheme, India plans to soon takeoff its own Project Mausam, a transnational program aimed to restore its ancient maritime routes Read More…

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PM not to attend CHOGM; Salman Khurshid to represent India

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has given up to the opposition’s pressure against his participation in the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) to be held in Sri Lanka. He has decided not to attend the meeting. In the absence of PM, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will lead the Indian delegation at the meet. Why there is Read More…

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Sri Lanka to set up National Inquiry on Torture: Commonwealth Secretariat

Ahead of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) which is scheduled to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka this month (November 2013), Sri Lanka will set up a National Inquiry on Torture and the Commonwealth Secretariat will assist in its establishment and functioning. Why would Sri Lanka set up National Inquiry on Torture?    Sri Lanka Read More…

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SAFF U-16 football title: India defeats Nepal

India beat Nepal 1-0 to in the final match lift the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-16 Championships title played at the Dasharath Stadium in Nepal. India returned unbeaten in the biennial tournament. SAFF U-16 Championship Annual international football competition First edition: Nepal (August 2011) Contestants: National teams of the members of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Member Read More…

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Rajat Gupta fined $13.9 million for Insider Trading

Rajat Gupta fined $13.9 million for Insider Trading. The former Goldman Sachs Director Rajat Gupta has been fined a penalty of $13.9 million for one of the biggest insider trading case and has been eternally expelled from acting as an officer or director of a public company for leaking out boardroom secrets. He has been permanently Read More…

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India, Maldives and Sri Lanka ink Indian Ocean security agreement

India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives have signed a tripartite pact on maritime cooperation to secure sea routes in the Indian Ocean region. The three nations will share capacities and information to address threats to maritime security — such as piracy, terrorism and gunrunning —in the Indian Ocean and to pursue sustainable development of maritime Read More…

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India clarifies views to Sri Lanka on 13th Amendment

Indian National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon has clearly voiced India’s view on the 13th Amendment of Sri Lanka’s Constitution emphasizing on the need for Colombo to fulfill its commitment to India and the international community regarding the same. Sri Lanka has also shared the development being taking place towards the implementation of the 13th Amendment. Read More…

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