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Women's Asia Cup 2022: Sri Lanka wins toss, opts to field first against India

Sylhet [Bangladesh], October 1 (ANI): Sri Lankan skipper Chamari Athapaththu won the toss and opted to field against India in ...

President's Bodyguards undergo training in Agra as regiment completes 250 years

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], September 30 (ANI): The President's Bodyguards (PBG) carried out training at Malpura drop zone in Agra ...

Pakistan not requested for 'debt swap' with China, says Bilawal

Islamabad [Pakistan], September 30 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Thursday denied requesting any debt restructuring owed to ...

It's just a matter of time: Harmanpreet backs Shafali to turn her form around during Asia Cup

Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 30 (ANI): India opener Shafali Verma received solid backing from skipper Harmanpreet Kaur ahead of the T20 ...

Whatever we have done is within the rules: Harmanpreet Kaur on Charlotte Dean's dismissal

Dhaka [Bangladesh], September 30 (ANI): It's been a week since Indian women's team's all-rounder Deepti Sharma's dismissal of Charlotte Dean ...

FS Kwatra interacts with media from Seychelles, Sri Lanka

New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): To forge closer ties with neighbours in the Indian Ocean region, Foreign Secretary Vinay ...

'Bridgerton' star Charithra Chandran to lead Olivia Hetreed drama 'Song Of The Sun God'

Washington [US], September 29 (ANI): Actor Charithra Chandran, who starred in season two of 'Bridgerton,' has been cast as the ...

WHO calls to unite efforts to reduce premature mortality from cardiovascular diseases

New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI): The World Health Organization on Thursday called for united efforts to reduce premature mortality ...

Melbourne Renegades sign Sri Lanka's uncapped spinner Ruwantha Kellapotha for BBL

Melbourne [Australia], September 29 (ANI): Melbourne Renegades have signed Sri Lankan leg-spinner Ruwantha Kellapotha for Big Bash League's forthcoming season. ...

Nine Indian fishermen recused from Sri Lankan Navy

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 29 (ANI): Nine Indian fishermen were recused from Srilankan waters by the India Coast Guard ...

Despite Chinese pressure, Sri Lanka wary of entering into FTA

Colombo [Sri Lanka], September 28 (ANI): The ongoing economic crisis and challenges of penetrating the Chinese market are making Sri ...

Dinkar Asthana appointed as Indian envoy to Senegal

New Delhi [India], September 28 (ANI): Indian envoy to the Lao, Dinkar Asthana has been appointed as the next ambassador ...

ECB offers to host India-Pakistan Test series in attempt to revive bilateral cricket between arch-rivals

Karachi [Pakistan], September 28 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has made an offer to host a Test series ...

Abu Dhabi T10 franchises assemble explosive squads ahead of Season 6

Abu Dhabi [UAE], September 27 (ANI): The eight franchises have put their best foot forward, assembling strong and competitive squads, ...

Manipal Tigers clinch thriller to outsmart Bhilwara Kings

Cuttack (Odisha)[India], September 27 (ANI): The eighth match of the Legends League Cricket (LLC) on Monday saw a nail-biting finish ...

Sri Lankan fishermen oppose Chinese exploitation of their maritime resources

Colombo [Sri Lanka], September 27 (ANI): Local Sri Lankan fishermen in the northern part of the island nation come forward ...

"Cricket is loading" at iconic MCG ahead of India-Pakistan clash at ICC T20 World Cup 2022

Melbourne [Australia], September 27 (ANI): Preparations have started at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for a blockbuster ICC T20 World Cup ...

Legends League Cricket: Manipal Tigers clinch thrilling three-run win against Bhilwara Tigers

Cuttack (Odisha) [India], September 27 (ANI): The eighth match of the Legends League Cricket (LLC) on Monday saw a nail-biting ...

Leading Indian professionals excited to tee it up at inaugural Grant Thornton Invitational

Gurugram (Haryana)[India], September 26 (ANI): Leading Indian professional golfers are excited to tee it up at the inaugural Kapil Dev-Grant ...

LLC: Dilshan holds key as Gujarat Giants hope to make comeback against Bhilwara Kings

Cuttack (Odisha) [India], September 26 (ANI): After losing their last match against India Capitals, Gujarat Giants will be looking to ...

Asia Cup stars Hasaranga, Gurbaz to compete in Int'l League T20

Dubai [UAE], September 26 (ANI): The recently-concluded Asia Cup, which was played between India, Pakistan, Hong Kong, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka ...

Mohamed bin Zayed makes phone call to Sri Lankan President

ABU DHABI, 2nd August, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has made a phone ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Sept. 30

KABUL -- At least 19 people were killed and 27 others wounded on Friday in a suicide explosion that rocked ...

Sri Lanka's inflation rises to 69.8 pct in September

COLOMBO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's inflation, as measured by the year-on-year change in the Colombo Consumer Price Index, ...

Sri Lankan president proposes to set up int'l university on climate change

COLOMBO, Sept. 30 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday proposed to establish an international university on climate ...

Sri Lanka to act on climate change through national program: official

COLOMBO, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka will launch a national program in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change, ...

Sri Lanka issues regulations on registering business at Colombo Port City

COLOMBO, Sept. 29 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe has issued regulations on registering businesses who wish to operate ...

Sri Lanka to raise age of persons considered children

COLOMBO, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's Parliamentary Select Committee (PSC) to ensure gender equality has decided to propose amendments ...

Fire in Sri Lankan capital destroys at least 80 houses

COLOMBO, Sept. 28 (Xinhua) -- At least 80 houses were destroyed due to a fire that broke out in a ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Sept. 27

JAKARTA -- Landslides struck a traditional gold mine in Indonesia's South Kalimantan province, killing six miners and leaving three others ...

Sri Lanka's merchandise export earnings increase by 10 pct in August

COLOMBO, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's merchandise export earnings increased by 10.24 percent in August, the country's Export Development ...

Sri Lanka's private airline to start int'l passenger flights in October

COLOMBO, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's privately-owned airline FitsAir will launch in October its international passenger flights, a move ...

Sri Lankan president says to prioritize implementing FTA with Singapore

COLOMBO, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Tuesday pledged to prioritize implementing the Free Trade Agreement ...

UAE President receives written letter from Sri Lankan President

ABU DHABI, 12th September, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received a written ...

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Abortion regardless of marital status legalized by India's top court

NEW DELHI, India: In a decision widely hailed by women's rights activists, India's top court upheld the right of a ...

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