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Sri Lanka’s inflation spikes to 70.2%

Sri Lanka recorded 70.2 per cent inflation rate for August 2022. Key facts Sri Lanka’s inflation has increased to 70.2 per cent in August. In July, the country recorded 66.7 per cent. The National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) has increased 2.5 per cent in August, as the food prices increased 1.7 per cent and prices ..




Sri Lanka withdraws from UN resolution on post-war accountability and reconciliation

Sri Lanka recently notified the UN Human Right Council that it is to withdraw from the UN resolution on post-war accountability and reconciliation. The UNHRC adopted a consensus resolution, asking Sri Lanka to probe allegations of human rights abuses in 2015, six years after the civil war with the Tamil separatists. The resolution was co-sponsored by ..


INS Jamuna to conduct hydrographic surveys in Sri Lanka

Hydrographic Survey Ship, INS Jamuna of Indian Navy is set to conduct detailed hydrographic surveys in Sri Lanka for next two months. The ship has arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka in this regard. Several shore-based survey activities are also set to be carried out over the deployment period of 2 months. The personnel of Sri ..


Rajnath Singh committee of Union Government approves financial assistance to several flood affected states

The high-level committee for Central Assistance Chaired by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has approved financial assistance of Rs 1711 crore for Bihar which was affected by floods in 2017. The committee also approved assistance of Rs 1055 crore for Gujarat which was also affected by floods. Apart from this, Rs 838 crore have been ..