India-Sri Lanka: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Mitra Shakti 2017: India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise held in Pune
Published: October 13, 2017
The 5th India-Sri Lanka joint training exercise “Mitra Shakti 2017” was held Aundh Military Station in Pune, Maharshtra. The two weeks exercise (October 13 and 25) is based on Counter Terrorist Operations (CTO) and Infantry company from both countries are participating in it. Mitra Shakti 2017 The aim of joint training is to exchange best ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
India signs Agreement to provide $318 million Line of Credit to Sri Lanka
Published: June 7, 2017
India has signed an agreement with Sri Lanka to provide USD 318 million as line of credit for developing Sri Lanka’s railway sector. The agreement was signed between Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Finance and Mass media, and Managing Director of India’s Export Import Bank in Colombo. Background In 2015, during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2017
Prime Minister to attend UN Vesak Day Celebrations in Sri Lanka
Published: May 10, 2017
Prime Minister Modi will travel to Sri Lanka to attend the Buddhist festival ‘Vesak Day’ (Buddha Jayanti) that commemorates birth, enlighten and death of Buddha. This will be Prime Minister Modi’s second visit to Sri Lanka since becoming the Prime Minister. ‘International Day of Vesak’ celebrations will be held in Colombo from May 12 to 14. As a part of the ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2017
India, Sri Lanka signs MoU to construct new multi-ethnic tri-lingual secondary school
Published: February 3, 2017
India and Sri Lanka have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to construct a new multi-ethnic tri-lingual secondary school in Polonnaruwa District of Sri Lanka. The MoU was signed by of India’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Taranjit Singh Sandhu and Secretary to the Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Education Sunil Hettiarachchi. Key Facts The School will ..
India ink MoU with Sri Lanka to construct 3,000 rain water harvesting systems
Published: January 14, 2017
India has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sri Lanka to construct 3000 rain water harvesting systems in Rin Jaffna District at a cost of 300 million Rupees (Sri Lankan). The rain water project envisages construction of 3000 rainwater harvesting systems for 3000 households in selected divisions of Jaffna District. Key Facts The project aims ..