Worldview with Suhasini Haidar | India-Sri Lanka ties after port deal (video )

https://youtu.be/YQeLf7ZRBxs In this week’s episode of Worldview, our Diplomatic Affairs Editor Suhasini Haidar tries to unravel one of India’s most…

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Worldview with Suhasini Haidar | India-Sri Lanka ties after port deal (video )

West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20: Hasaranga shines, Sri Lanka wins 2nd T20 by 43 runs

Sri Lanka has won the 2nd T20 against West Indies by 43 runs. Sri Lanka set a target of 161…

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West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20: Hasaranga shines, Sri Lanka wins 2nd T20 by 43 runs

China NPC: China set to overhaul HK electoral system

Beijing plans to overhaul Hong Kong’s electoral system to ensure “patriots” are in charge, a senior official said. A draft…

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China NPC: China set to overhaul HK electoral system

Colombo city faces poor oxygen percentage threat

Scientific surveys have found out the oxygen percentage in the atmosphere of the Colombo city is gradually declining in proportion…

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Colombo city faces poor oxygen percentage threat

Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starship Lands, Then Explodes

Space Exploration Technologies Corp.’s newest and biggest rocket pulled off its first successful landing, then exploded a brief time later…

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starship Lands, Then Explodes

Circular on burial of COVID-19 victims issued

The circular containing the guidelines with regard to the burial of COVID-19 victims has been issued, the Health Ministry said….

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Circular on burial of COVID-19 victims issued

Meghan ‘saddened’ by allegations of bullying at Kensington Palace

The Duchess of Sussex is “saddened” by a report that claims she faced a bullying complaint during her time at…

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Meghan ‘saddened’ by allegations of bullying at Kensington Palace

India, Japan back in another Sri Lanka port project

Sri Lanka on Tuesday said it will develop the West Container Terminal (WCT) at the Colombo Port along with India…

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India, Japan back in another Sri Lanka port project

Iranaitivu isle chosen to bury COVID-19 victims

The Government has decided to facilitate the burial of COVID-19 victims in the Iranaitivu island in the Northern Province, Cabinet…

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Iranaitivu isle chosen to bury COVID-19 victims

U.S. imposes sanctions, visa bans on Saudis for journalist Khashoggi’s killing

Biden administration officials say the decisions on sanctions and visa bans will send a clear message about how the United…

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U.S. imposes sanctions, visa bans on Saudis for journalist Khashoggi’s killing

China commends SL for promoting and protecting human rights

China has commended the government of Sri Lanka for its efforts to actively promote and protect human rights, advance sustainable…

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China commends SL for promoting and protecting human rights

AIIB approves USD 180 mn loan to Sri Lanka

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved Sri Lanka’s request for USD 180 million loan for the Covid-19 emergency…

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AIIB approves USD 180 mn loan to Sri Lanka

Technical committee gives clearance; ban on COVID-19 burial revoked

The government decided today to allow the burial of Muslim COVID-19 victims after the technical committee appointed in this regard…

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Technical committee gives clearance; ban on COVID-19 burial revoked

India calls upon Sri Lanka to fully implement 13A to address aspirations of Tamil community

While advocating that delivering on the legitimate aspirations of the Tamil community is in the best interests of Sri Lanka,…

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India calls upon Sri Lanka to fully implement 13A to address aspirations of Tamil community

World’s biggest cricket stadium renamed after India’s Modi

The world’s biggest cricket stadium has been renamed after India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a surprise move, hours before…

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World’s biggest cricket stadium renamed after India’s Modi

Coronavirus: Large real world study confirms Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 94% effective

The study finds out that people who received their second dose of the vaccine had a 92% lower chance of…

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Coronavirus: Large real world study confirms Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 94% effective

Saliya Pieris elected new BASL President

President’s Counsel Saliya Pieris has been elected as the new President of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) for…

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Saliya Pieris elected new BASL President

Imran Khan in Sri Lanka: Multiple facets of a relationship India is watching

The Colombo trip is only Imran Khan’s second foray in the neighbourhood since becoming Prime Minister. His first was to…

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Imran Khan in Sri Lanka: Multiple facets of a relationship India is watching

18 countries pledge to speak on behalf of SL at UNHRC

Eighteen countries have pledged to speak on behalf of Sri Lanka during the ongoing session of the United Nations Human…

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18 countries pledge to speak on behalf of SL at UNHRC

SL, PM said, Pakistan is our close and genuine friend

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa who called Pakistan a close and genuine friend said he discussed with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran…

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SL, PM said, Pakistan is our close and genuine friend

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SL, PM said, Pakistan is our close and genuine friend

Pakistan Prime Minister arrives(pic)

Easter Sunday terror attacks: Cardinal, seeking an impartial investigation into a consignment of swords.

USJ researchers detected rapidly transmissible SARS-CoV2 UK variant in Sri Lanka by genome sequencing studies

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

China NPC: China set to overhaul HK electoral system

Beijing plans to overhaul Hong Kong’s electoral system to ensure “patriots” are in charge, a senior official said. A draft decision on the reforms will be discussed at China’s biggest political meeting of the year, which began on Friday in Beijing. The gathering of lawmakers is called the National People’s Congress (NPC) and runs for […]

U.S. imposes sanctions, visa bans on Saudis for journalist Khashoggi’s killing

China commends SL for promoting and protecting human rights

Coronavirus: Large real world study confirms Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine 94% effective

Prince Philip has infection and is set to stay in hospital ‘for several days’

U.S. reaches 500,000 deaths from the coronavirus

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