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

PM Narendra Modi, Sri Lankan President inaugurate Duraiappah stadium in Jaffna

Published: June 20, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena inaugurated Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna which was renovated by India. Sri Lankan President Sirisena was present at the stadium in Jaffna while PM Narendra Modi joined the event through video-conferencing from New Delhi. Key facts The newly renovated Duraiappah Stadium has been named in ..

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4th edition India, Sri Lanka bilateral naval exercise SLINEX 15 begins in Sri Lanka

Published: October 27, 2015

The fourth edition of Sri Lanka-India bilateral naval exercise SLINEX 2015 began off Trincomalee coast, Sri Lanka. The six days exercise seeks to reinforce the strong neighbourly ties underscored by extensive maritime interaction and improved understanding between neighbouring both countries. Key facts SLINEX 15 seeks to enhance the capability of both navies to work together ..

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3rd India-Sri Lanka joint training exercise Mitra Shakti-2015 concludes

Published: October 13, 2015

The third edition of India- Sri Lanka Joint Training Exercise Mitra Shakti-2015 concluded at Aundh Military Camp in Pune, Maharashtra. 14 days of joint training had started on 29 September 2015 and included understanding of transnational terrorism, developing interoperability and conduct of joint tactical operations. The exercise demonstrated the determination of both countries to work ..

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India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise MITRA SHAKTI 2015 begins in Pune

Published: September 29, 2015

India-Sri Lanka joint military exercise MITRA SHAKTI 2015 has begun at Aundh Military Station in Pune, Maharashtra. It is third edition of the joint training exercise between both countries that seeks to build Military to Military co-operation and interoperability. Key facts Aim of MITRA SHAKTI 2015 Exercise is to share the best military practices between ..

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India gifts former Indian Coast Guard Ship Varaha to Sri Lanka

Published: August 28, 2015

India has gifted its former Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Ship Varaha to Sri Lanka. The ceremonial of handing over of the ship took place at the port of Colombo in keeping with naval customs and traditions. The patrol ship had been in service with Sri Lanka Navy as Sri Lanka Naval Ship Sagara since 2006. ..

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