Mahinda Rajapaksa alleges Norway funded LTTE

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Saturday demanded that the Norwegian government must probe the funding of the LTTE during the island's three-decade civil war, alleging that Norway financed the ethnic Tamil militant group.

CHOGM summit: PM writes to Rajapaksa, expresses regret

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

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.

War crimes charges filed against Lankan Prez

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.

Election set to strengthen Sri Lanka President

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, accused by critics of stifling dissent and persecuting the opposition, looks set to consolidate his hold on power in Parliamentary Elections this week.

Sri Lanka monks back arrested ex-Army chief

Leaders of Sri Lanka`s influential Buddhist clergy backed opposition demands on Sunday for the immediate release of former Army chief and defeated presidential candidate Sarath Fonseka.

New plan for Tamils soon: Rajapaksa

Triumphant Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday declared that emergency provisions in the country would be scrapped but not hastily, saying he would soon unveil a political plan for the estranged Tamils.

Lankan Prez visits Lumbini, meets Nepal`s President

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, whose last visit here was abruptly cut short due to the terror attack on Lankan players in Pakistan, on Friday visited Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha in western Nepal.

Lankan Prez on Nepal visit, meets Prachanda

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on a three-day pilgrimage-cum-official tour to Nepal, met Maoist supremo Prachanda on Thursday.

Lankan President orders probe into death threats to scribes

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday ordered the police to investigate the death threats received by the editor and another journalist of a newspaper, known for taking anti-government stances.

Lankan Prez says de-mining needs to be done carefully

Describing as challenging the task of removing mines for speedy resettlement of Tamil refugees, Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday said these explosives would have to be cleared from the North.