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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.