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SOME 10,000 RUSSIAN TROOPS IN UKRAINE'S LUHANSK REGION

A satellite image shows damaged buildings and a tank on a road, in Lyman, Ukraine May 25, 2022. Picture taken May 25, 2022. Satellite...

JAPAN TO ALLOW LETHAL DEFENCE EQUIPMENT EXPORTS TO INDIA,...

Japan’s decision comes days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida agreed to enhance bil...

GOTA GO GAMA AT GALLE FACE MARKS 50 DAYS

The Gota Go Gama protest site at Galle Face marks 50 days today (Saturday). The protest began on 9th April after Sri Lanka suffered a...

RUSSIA AND CHINA BLOCK UN STATEMENT ON MYANMAR CRISIS

China and Russia blocked the UN Security Council from issuing a statement Friday expressing concern at the violence and serious humanit...

FORTY-FIVE ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS DETAINED BY THE SRI LANKA NA...

Forty-five illegal immigrants have been detained by the Sri Lanka Navy in the southern and western seas. The immigrants were detained...

GAFFAR CHOWDHURY’S BODY BROUGHT BACK HOME FROM LONDON

The body of the noted journalist and columnist Abdul Gaffar Chowdhury has been brought to Bangladesh from London. Remains of the "Amar...

INDIA AND JAPAN TO COOPERATE TO ADDRESS CRISIS IN SRI LANK...

India and Japan have decided to cooperate to address the crisis in Sri Lanka, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said. The agreement was re...

SEVEN INDIAN TROOPS KILLED IN ACCIDENT NEAR DISPUTED BORDE...

At least seven Indian soldiers were killed and 19 others injured in a road accident in the remote Ladakh region, close to the country's...

UNHCR WORRIED OVER FUNDS FOR ROHINGYA

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi expressed his deep concern over funds for the Rohingyas. He f...

GERMANY, US ENERGY PARTNERSHIP INCLUDES AGREEMENTS ON OFF-...

An energy partnership between Germany and the United States includes expanding off-shore wind power generation and co-operation on usin...

INDIAN NOVEL 'TOMB OF SAND', TRANSLATED FROM HINDI, WINS B...

Geetanjali Shree has become the first Indian writer to win the International Booker Prize. Her novel Tomb of Sand, a family saga set i...

PUTIN READY TO HELP OVERCOME FOOD CRISIS IF WEST LIFTS SAN...

Moscow is ready to make a "significant contribution" to averting a looming food crisis if the West lifts sanctions over Ukraine, Presid...

ZELENSKY TO WEST: STOP PLAYING WITH RUSSIA, END WAR

President Volodymyr Zelensky has urged the West to stop playing around with Russia and impose tougher sanctions on Moscow to end its "s...

MYANMAR SITUATION CONTINUES TO REMAIN UNSAFE FOR CIVILIANS...

Bangladesh is concerned that the situation in Myanmar continues to remain unsafe for civilians, especially for the ethnic and religious...

MAJOR GENERAL VIKUM LIYANAGE TO BE NEW ARMY CHIEF

Major General Vikum Liyanage is to be appointed as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Army. The incumbent Chief of Staff will be appoi...

PROTEST STAGED NEAR RANIL’S RESIDENCE AND OFFICE

A protest was staged near the residence and office of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, disrupting traffic along Flower Road. The p...

INDIA AND SRI LANKA DISCUSS A RANGE OF ISSUES

India and Sri Lanka have had talks on a range of issues pertaining to the bilateral relationship, with special focus on the current eco...

IMF TO RELEASE $900 MILLION WHEN PAKISTAN REMOVES FUEL PRI...

Pakistan and the IMF have worked out the outlines for the release of over $900 million in funds that would come through once Pakistan r...

CID GRILLS MAHINDA OVER ATTACK ON PEACEFUL DEMONSTRATORS

The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) has recorded a statement from former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa over the attack on p...

INDIA TO CONTINUE WHEAT EXPORT TO NEIGHBOURING COUNTRIES

Indian commerce minister Piyush Goyal said his country will continue to allow wheat export to vulnerable and neighbouri...

PAK GOVT FILES CONTEMPT OF COURT PETITION AGAINST IMRAN KH...

The federal government of Pakistan has filed a contempt of court petition against PTI Chairman Imran Khan at the Supreme Court for viol...