Maithripala Sirisena: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Churches silent in Sri Lanka one week after attacks

Published: April 28, 2019

Churches in the island nation of Sri Lanka have suspended the Sunday mass as the Archbishop of Colombo had delivered a special address from a chapel at his home, as the fears of impending attacks remain after the suicide bombers had killed over 250 people on Easter in churches and hotels. The entire nation has ..


Sri Lanka: Local Terrorist Outfit behind the attacks

Published: April 22, 2019

The Health Minister of Sri Lanka, Rajitha Senaratne, has said that a local terrorist organisation is linked to a series of bombings which has claimed the lives of nearly 300 people and left around 500 others. The Minister has held the President Maithripala Sirisena for his failure to act on the intelligence input which had ..


Current Affairs: December 4, 2018

Published: December 4, 2018

Main current events of December 4, 2018 are as follows: National Current Events UGC directs universities across the country to observe December 7 as the Armed Forces Flag Day The Indian Armed Forces Flag Day is observed every year on December 7 since 1949 to honour the soldiers, airmen and sailors of the country. The ..


Sri Lankan PM leaves Presidents Party, joins newly-formed Sri Lanka People's Party

Published: November 12, 2018

Newly appointed Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa ended his five-decade-long association with Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) and joined newly-formed Sri Lanka People’s Party (SLPP). SLFP was founded by his father Don Alwin Rajapaksa in 1951. Rajapaksa’s joining SLPP signals that he will contest snap polls, under his own party banner and not that ..



8th Conference of Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians started in Colombo

Published: October 5, 2017

The 8th Conference of the Association of SAARC Speakers and Parliamentarians has started in Colombo, Sri Lanka from October 4, 2017, which is inaugurated by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. In the 3-day conference, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan is leading the Indian delegation. She delivered the lead speech on the topic Association of the ..