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Sri Lanka name squad for Australia Tests, Vandersay included

Galle [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): Spinner Jeffrey Vandersay has been rewarded for his impressive performances during the ODI series ...


SL vs Ind: Top knocks by Mandhana, Harmanpreet guide India to T20I series win against hosts

Dambulla [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): Opener Smriti Mandhanas' 39 and captain Harmanpreet Kaur's unbeaten 31 helped India beat Sri ...


IndW vs SLW: Tight bowling from India restricts Lankans to 125/7

Dambulla [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): An 87-run stand between Vishmi Gunaratne (45) and Chamari Athapaththu (43) went in vain ...


Sri Lanka to use USD 70 million from Indian credit line to import food

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): Sri Lankan government had given its approval to make the use of another USD ...


Sri Lanka reduces amount of holding foreign currency to USD 10K

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): Amid the looming economic crisis, Sri Lanka on Saturday limited the amount of foreign ...


High-level US delegation to visit Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): The team of high delegations representing the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the ...


IndW vs SLW: Sri Lanka wins toss, opts to bat first against India

Dambulla [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): Sri Lanka captain Chamari Athapaththu won the toss against India and chose to bat ...


Australian skipper Aaron Finch lauds Sri Lanka for their performances following 3-2 series loss

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): Following his side's four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in a dead rubber, Australian captain ...


Momentum from last T20I win set the tone: SL captain Dasun Shanaka after series win over Aus

Colombo [Sri Lanka], June 25 (ANI): Following his side's ODI series win over Australia, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka said ...


USD2.3 bn Chinese loan credited to State Bank of Pakistan: Finance Minister Miftah Ismail

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 25 (ANI): Pakistani Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said on Friday that a loan of USD 2.3 billion ...


England skipper Ben Stokes becomes third batter to smash 100 sixes in Test cricket

Leeds [UK], June 24 (ANI): England Test captain Ben Stokes on Friday became the third batter to hit 100 sixes ...


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One-third of car sales might be electric by 2028, says analysts

NEW YORK CITY, New York: Electric vehicle (EV) sales could reach 33 percent globally by 2028, and 54 percent by ...

G-7 meeting to hear bids to stop biofuel to reduce food prices

BERLIN, Germany: To prevent large increases in food prices, officials from G7 countries, including Germany and the UK, will push ...

Announcement expected this week to ban Juul e-cigarettes in US

WASHINGTON D.C.: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is preparing to order Juul Labs to stop selling its e-cigarettes ...

As US average home price reaches $400,000, sales fall

WASHINGTON D.C.: As average home prices surged to a record high, reaching the $400,000 mark for the first time, and ...

Russian rouble stronger, consumer prices falling

MOSCOW, Russia: Russia's consumer price index has fallen by 0.12 percent for the third consecutive week.This drop in the consumer ...

US businesses raise possible US-Taiwan free trade agreement

TAIPEI, Taiwan: The American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan has recommended that the United States "urgently" initiate talks with Taiwan ...

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Ryanair cabin staff in Belgium, Spain, Portugal stop work demanding pay increase

BRUSSELS, Belgium - Some Ryanair cabin crew went on strike Friday in Belgium, Spain, and Portugal over pay and working ...

Cathay Pacific adds planes to Hong Kong, seeks to reopen after Covid

HONG KONG: Impacted by strict quarantine rules that caused a 98 percent drop in passengers, executives from Hong Kong carrier ...

In major expansion, Air India weighs purchase of 300 jets

NEW DELHI, India: Industry sources have said that Air India is in talks with Airbus and Boeing for the possible ...

Airlines association demands withdrawal from European Commission's air safety list

KATHMANDU, Nepal - The Airlines Operators Association Nepal, an umbrella organization for private airlines, threatened to halt all services beginning ...

China's Macau reports Covid cases, begins mass testing

MACAU: After discovering 12 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases, Macau's government began mass COVID-19 testing for all residents this week. The ...

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UK's Telegraph news block in Russia due to war coverage

MOSCOW, Russia: The UK newspaper, the Telegraph, has been blocked in Russia, following a request from the Russian prosecutor-general.The TASS ...


Airbus captain tries to land at Lahore runway closed two years ago

LAHORE, Pakistan - An Airbus 320 carrying 171 passengers narrowly avoided an accident at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Pakistan's second-largest ...


Biden vows to combat effects of Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday vowed to "do all in my power" to protect a woman's ...


Myanmar junta minister discusses nuclear cooperation with Russia

YANGON, Myanmar - According to military-run media, a junta delegation discussed nuclear technology collaboration with a Russian state-owned atomic energy ...


U.S. to provide Tk2.3 crore as emergency funding for northern Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing more than Tk2.3 crore in emergency funding ...


661 pound freshwater fish caught in Cambodia river

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: Cambodian villagers on the Mekong River have caught a stingray fish weighing 661 pounds, which is the ...


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