Mahinda Rajapaksa Current Affairs, GK & News

20th Amendment of Sri Lankan Constitution: Key Facts

The Sri Lankan Parliament recently passed the 20th Amendment of Sri Lankan constitution. Highlights The 20th amendment of the Sri Lankan Constitution has expanded the powers of the President and also have increased the immunity of the President. Under the 20th amendment, the President gets the power to dissolve the parliament after two years and ..

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Cabinet Approves amendment of Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement with Sri Lanka

On February 12, 2020 the Union Cabinet approved the protocol to amend the DTAA (Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement) that was signed between India and Sri Lanka. The DTAA with respect to prevention of fiscal evasion is to be amended. Highlights Under the amendment, an anti-abuse provision is to be included. Also, the amendment will include ..

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Sri Lankan Prime Minister visits India: Terrorism and Trade discussed

On February 8, 2020, the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa held high level talks with PM Modi during his five-day visit to India. The leaders held talks about terrorism, trade and economic projects in New Delhi Highlights The meet will enhance mutual economic trade and investment. The leaders also discussed improving tourism and connectivity. ..

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List of Important Appointments from November 2019

Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde            47th Chief Justice of India Justice Dr.Ravi Ranjan             Chief Justice of the Jharkhand High Court Justice Mohammad Rafiq        Chief Justice of Meghalaya High Court Justice Sanjay Karol                 Chief Justice of Patna ..

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Mahinda Rajapaksa takes oath as Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister

Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday, 21st November took oath as 23rd Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. Mahinda will function as the Prime Minister of the caretaker cabinet as the general election in Srilanka is due in August next year. Mahinda Rajapaksa, a former President of Sri Lanka (2005-2015) is the elder brother of newly elected President ..

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