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CHOGM summit: PM writes to Rajapaksa, expresses regret

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 09:29

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday wrote to Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa expressing his regret for not attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Summit being held in the island nation on November 15-16, reports said.

CHOGM Summit: PM to skip meet, Salman Khurshid to represent India

Last Updated: Saturday, November 09, 2013, 20:05

Prime Ministe Manmohan Singh on Saturday finally fixed the India`s Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) quandary by announcing that the External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid will head the November 15-17 CHOGM in Colombo.

Lanka Prez Rajapaksa congratulates Nawaz Sharif on poll win

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 21:44

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has congratulated Pakistan`s PML-N party chief Nawaz Sharif on his election victory.

Protests in India as Rajapaksa prays for peace

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 17:48

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived here on Friday after praying at Buddhism`s holiest shrine at Bodh Gaya amid protests against his two-day Indian pilgrimage.

Sri Lankan President to visit Bodh Gaya

Last Updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013, 13:03

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa will visit Bodh Gaya in Bihar February 8.

Lankan President to act soon on top judge impeachment

Last Updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013, 16:17

Rajapaksa has to ratify the impeachment of Shirani Bandaranayake following yesterday`s approval by parliament of the proceedings with an overwhelming vote.

SL nationalist allies pitch against 13th amendment

Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 22:52

The 13A, as it is called, was enacted in 1987 as part of Indian intervention to try and broker a solution to the Tamil demand for political autonomy.

Sri Lanka commissions new hydro power project

Last Updated: Saturday, July 14, 2012, 22:11

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday unveiled a 150-MW hydropower station, funded by the Japan Bank.

Human rights: C`wealth ready to help Lanka?

Last Updated: Thursday, June 07, 2012, 20:01

Rajapaksa`s scheduled speech at the Commonwealth Business Council was cancelled, while he was jeered by Tamil groups protesting against human rights violations.

Tamil protests against Rajapaksa in UK; speech cancelled

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 18:30

The two groups of demonstrators had gathered near Rajapaksa`s hotel at Park Lane in London.

War crimes charges filed against Lankan Prez

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 25, 2011, 08:57

Ahead of Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Perth, a Sri Lankan man has filed war crimes charges against Mahinda Rajapaksa in a city court.

Sri Lankan President ends Shimla visit

Last Updated: Friday, June 11, 2010, 13:03

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Friday left for New Delhi after a one-and-a-half-day private visit to this Himachal Pradesh state capital.