Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

  • ISIS claims Sri Lanka blasts that killed more than 320

    The Islamic State group on Tuesday said it was behind a devastating string of suicide attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka that killed more than 320 people on Easter Sunday. ...

  • Blasts at Sri Lanka hotels and churches kill nearly 210

    A series of eight devastating bomb blasts ripped through high-end hotels and churches holding Easter services in Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing nearly 210 people, including many foreigners. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Sri Lanka’s historic mistake to “gift” Hambantota Port to China

    The Sri Lanka government’s decision to hand over the Hambantota port to China is a classic instance of a government taking decision without viewing the long-term implications. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Asian countries should not fall into China’s debt trap

    While China is showing military muscle power to India, Japan, and a few other Asian countries, with small Asian countries it is using economic muscle power to bring them to heel. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Dalai Lama’s visit to Mongolia: The shape of things to come

    Tibetans should use this opening given by Mongolia of receiving the Dalai Lama, and inject more dynamism and impetus to the campaign for freedom of Tibet. ...

  • Saint and freedom fighter of Sri Lanka

    A Tibetan became a Theravada monk, was a much-adulated freedom fighter of Sri Lanka, officially declared a National Hero, and given a state funeral upon his death. ...

  • Laden Tshering Samdup China One Belt One Road: Disaster for Sri Lanka

    The monster that swallowed Tibet is beginning to swallow other neighbouring countries. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Sri Lanka’s hostile attitude towards Dalai Lama

    The admirers of the Dalai Lama in Sri Lanka and other parts of the world are very unhappy about the Sri Lankan government adopting what looks like a hostile attitude towards the holy man. ...

  • Sri Lanka government unlikely to allow Dalai Lama visit: Official

    Sri Lankan Buddhist monks have invited exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to make his first visit to the island, after a strongly pro-China government was voted out in January. ...

  • Myanmar, Sri Lanka Buddhist hard-liners join hands

    A hard-line Buddhist monk from Myanmar known for his anti-Muslim stance said his movement would join hands with a like-minded Sri Lankan group to "protect" Buddhists. ...