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China Defends Military Ties With Sri Lanka After Rejection of Dock Request

China Defends Military Ties With Sri Lanka After Rejection of Dock Request

China defended its military relationship with Sri Lanka as good for regional peace and stability after Sri Lanka rejected a request from China to dock one of its submarines in Colombo this month

India woos Sri Lanka, seeks to check China with Colombo-Kashi flight

India woos Sri Lanka, seeks to check China with Colombo-Kashi flight

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to announce a direct flight between Colombo and Varanasi is intended to leverage an ancient cultural connection and tap India’s soft power potential in boosting ties with Sri Lanka and checking China’s influence in the island nation.

Jet Airways starts second route to Sri Lanka

Jet Airways starts second route to Sri Lanka

Jet Airways has launched only its second route to Sri Lanka. On 5 January the Indian carrier began four times weekly flights on the 710-kilometre route between Bengaluru (BLR) and Colombo (CMB).