Many issues divide India and China preventing fruitful cooperation, and yet they need to pretend to have good relations
The reactivation of US Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and the Taliban's wish to resume talks offer hope of peace.
For the first time, the SLFP is not contesting a Presidential election, nor is the current President, the PM and the Opposition Leader.
While Sajith Premadasa faced inner-party political issues, Gotabaya Rajapaksa faced legal hurdles.
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The court accepted the argument that under Article 44 (2) of the Constitution, which was in existed in 2005, the President had all the executive powers until the new Cabinet was appointed.
With Gotabaya Rajapaksa now firmly in the field, the Lankan Presidential election will gain momentum.
President could function with all the executive powers as the head of the executive until the new Cabinet was appointed, government counsel Pulle pointed out.
If the Court of Appeal rules against Gotabaya, it will be a cakewalk for his nearest rival, Sajith Premadasa, of the ruling United National Party.
Gandhiji had a close and deep connect with Sri Lanka which is highlighted by his extensive travels all over the Island in 1927.