India-Sri Lanka: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Houses built under Indian Housing Project handed over to Beneficiaries

Published: February 26, 2019

Over 150 houses, built by India under the Indian Housing Project in Sri Lanka were handed over to beneficiaries. The houses were handed over in a special ceremony at Bridwell Estate in Bogawantalawa, Hatton. The ceremony was attended by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and  Indian High Commissioner to Sri Lanks Taranjit Singh Sandhu. Indian ..

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SLINEX-2018: India and Sri Lanka conducts joint naval exercise at Trincomalee

Published: September 7, 2018

India, Sri Lanka joint naval exercise SLINEX-2018 was held at Trincomalee, Sri Lanka from September 7 to 13, 2018. SLINEX exercise started in 2005 was previously held once in two years and now it has been converted to annual event this year onwards. SLINEX-2018 The exercise was conducted in two phases, namely Harbour and Sea ..

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Indian Housing Project in Plantation Areas: India hands over 1st lot of houses built in Sri Lanka

Published: August 13, 2018

India has handed over 404 houses built for Indian-origin people in Sri Lanka’s tea plantation areas at Dunsinane Estate in Nuwara Eliya city. This is first lot of houses built under Indian Housing Project in Plantation Areas in Sri Lanka. Indian Housing Project in Plantation Areas Under this project close to 47,000 houses so far ..

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PM Narendra Modi launches India-assisted emergency ambulance service in Sri Lanka

Published: July 23, 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched India-assisted emergency ambulance service through video conferencing from New Delhi. The inaugural function of emergency ambulance service was held in Jaffna, Northern Province, of Sri Lankan. The project is another milestone in wide-ranging development partnership between India and Sri Lanka. Key Facts Jaffna is third province in Sri Lanka, were ..

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GSL delivers second AOPV to Sri Lankan Navy Ahead of Schedule

Published: March 24, 2018

The Goa Shipyard Ltd (GSL) has delivered second Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) to Sri Lanka Navy. This was overall the fourth Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) delivered in the current financial year. Key Facts The vessel is the largest and most advanced ship in Sri Lankan Navy fleet. This is the fourth Offshore Patrol Vessel ..

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