Sri lanka Current Affairs, GK & News

Ranil Wickremesinghe- Sri Lanka’s New PM

On 12th May 2022, Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as the 26th prime minister of Sri Lanka. He was sworn in as the PM to steady the nation’s economy which is debt-ridden and to end the ongoing political turmoil. His appointment has been welcomed by India. Who did Wickremesinghe replace as the country’s PM? Wickremesinghe ..

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Resignation of Sri Lankan PM

Recently, the Sri Lankan Prime Minister (PM) Mahinda Rajapaksa tendered his resignation as Prime Minister to the Sri Lankan President. Why did the Sri Lankan Prime Minister resign? Amid the economic crisis and intensified protests and violence, Sri Lankan citizens have been demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister. Also, Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa ..

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Cyclone Asani

On May 9th the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the severe cyclonic storm ‘Asani’ is likely to weaken in the next 48 hours. Asani is the first cyclonic storm of the season. Which country gave the name Asani? Sri Lanka. What is the meaning of Asani? Asani means ‘wrath’ in Sinhalese (Srilankan language). Where ..

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Public Emergency in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s president Gotabaya Rajapaksa has declared a state of emergency in the country which gives sweeping powers to the country’s security forces. This was declared after hundreds of citizens of the county tried to storm his house seething with anger over the economic crisis Sri Lanka is facing. Overview: The tough laws that were ..

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BIMSTEC Charter

At the 5th BIMSTEC Summit which will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka on 30th March, six documents which also include the BIMSTEC Charter, is likely to be adopted and signed. Overview: The heads of government of the BIMSTEC countries will be joining this Summit via virtual mode while foreign secretaries and minister-level delegations will ..

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