Sri Lankan PM leaves for talks to India

Sri Lankan PM leaves for talks to India

Colombo, Oct 18 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lankan Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Thursday left the island on a three day official visit to India, his office said in a statement. During his visit, Wickremesinghe will hold discussions with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi in New Delhi, on a wide range of topics, including housing projects […]

Foreign Exchange Rates in Sri Lanka

Foreign Exchange Rates in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Oct 18 (newsin.asia) – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Sri Lankan rupee released by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on Thursday. Buying       Selling Australian Dollar 119.17    124.38 Canadian Dollar 128.63   133.58 Chinese Yuan (Renminbi) 24.05     25.22 Euro 192.91      199.93 Japanese Yen 1.4911     1.5478 Singapore […]

Lankan President denies he said Indian intelligence service is involved in alleged plot to assassinate him

Lankan President denies he said Indian intelligence service is involved in alleged plot to assassinate him

Denying reports that he had told the Sri Lankan cabinet about RAW’s hand in the alleged plot to assassinate it him, President Maithripala Sirisena said in a press release that some vested interests had resorted to “such venomous manipulations” which are detrimental to the existing good relations between Sri Lanka and India.

Maldives President calls for peace and prosperity in final days in office

Maldives President calls for peace and prosperity in final days in office

Colombo, Oct 17 (newsin.asia) – Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen, on Wednesday, in a second farewell speech to the nation, called upon all Maldivians to maintain peace and prosperity within the nation and urged the country’s new leadership to put the interests of the country above their own. Days after filing a legal challenge in the island’s […]

Foreign Exchange Rates in Sri Lanka

Foreign Exchange Rates in Sri Lanka

Colombo, Oct 17 (newsin.asia) – The following are the foreign exchange rates against the Sri Lankan rupee released by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Buying       Selling Australian Dollar 119.19    124.41 Canadian Dollar 129.41   134.39 Chinese Yuan (Renminbi) 24.08     25.26 Euro 193.92      200.97 Japanese Yen 1.4924     1.5491 Singapore […]

Lankan President’s Advisor denies Sirisena mentioned RAW in remarks on assassination plot

Lankan President’s Advisor denies Sirisena mentioned RAW in remarks on assassination plot

“The President had spoken in general terms about secret services of countries attempting to assassinate leaders. This happens even in America, the President said, and added that the Prime Minister of India might not be aware of it. There was no mention of RAW at all,” said Shiral Lakthilaka, Advisor and Coordinating Secretary to President Sirisena.

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