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sri lanka news: Sri Lanka’s inflation jumps to 70.2% amidst worst-ever economic crisis – Blue Barrows

Sri Lanka’s inflation surged to 70.2 per cent in August from 66.7 per cent a month ago as the island nation is grappling with the worst economic crisis, according to official data released on Thursday. The National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) which determines how much people spend on a selected basket of goods and services […]

sri lanka: India holds debt restructuring talks with Sri Lanka – Blue Barrows

India and Sri Lanka held the first round of talks here last week on restructuring the bilateral official debt of the island nation facing economic crisis, according to an official statement on Tuesday. The discussions symbolise India’s support to early conclusion and approval of a suitable IMF Programme for Sri Lanka, for which financing assurances […]

Mahinda Rajapaksa News: Mahinda Rajapaksa, Basil won’t leave Sri Lanka until SC hears petition, their lawyers say – Blue Barrows

Sri Lanka’s former prime minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and ex-finance minister Basil Rajapaksa on Thursday gave an undertaking to the Supreme Court through their lawyers that they will not leave the crisis-hit country until the Fundamental Rights petition filed against them is heard on Friday, a media report said on Thursday. A five-judge bench of Lankan […]