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Angelo Mathews, Litton Das move up in ICC Men's Test Player Rankings

Dubai [UAE], May 25 (ANI): Sri Lankan all-rounder Angelo Mathews and Bangladesh batter Litton Das have made great advances in ...

ICC unveils format of third Women's Championship, Bangladesh and Ireland to make their debuts

Dubai [UAE], May 25 (ANI): The International Cricket Council announced on Wednesday that Bangladesh and Ireland will make their debuts ...

Hardik Pandya's good form in IPL 2022 positive for India ahead of SA T20I series, reckons Mohammad Kaif

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 25 (ANI): Former India cricketer Mohammad Kaif believes Hardik Pandya's sublime form with the bat and ...

Sri Lanka PM Wickremesinghe appointed as new Finance Minister

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 25 (ANI): Sri Lanka Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has been sworn in as new Minister of ...

Fruits and vegetables plays key role in ADHD symptoms in children

Colombo (Ohio) [US], May 24 (ANI): According to a new study, eating fruits and vegetables can help children reduce inattention ...

Immigration attempt thwarted by Sri Lankan Navy

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 24 (ANI): The Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has thwarted an illegal migration attempt by making an ...

India's assistance to crisis-hit Sri Lanka to go down in history

New Delhi [India], May 24 (ANI): India's benevolent humanitarian and monetary assistance to economically-ridden Sri Lanka has brought in praise ...

Daniel Vettori, Andre Borovec named as Australia men's assistant coaches

Sydney [Australia], May 24 (ANI): Former New Zealand skipper Daniel Vettori has been appointed as an assistant coach of the ...

Sri Lanka PM discusses new budget, economic plans with stakeholders

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 24 (ANI): Amid the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe discussed new budgets ...

Sri Lanka increases fuel prices again amid shortage

© Provided by Xinhua Petrol and diesel prices rise further amid continued fuel shortage in Sri Lanka.COLOMBO, May 24 (Xinhua) ...

Sri Lanka: 21st Amendment presented in cabinet meeting

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 24 (ANI): Following a meeting of the Constitution Amendment drafting committee held on Monday evening at ...

Pakistani Generals push for early election to appoint new Army Chief

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 24 (ANI): In recent months, the call for the general election in Pakistan has grown louder and ...

Eight new cabinet ministers takes oath in Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 23 (ANI): Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday administered the oath to eight new cabinet ...

Atheists in Pakistan fearful as crackdowns on digital blasphemy continue

Islamabad [Pakistan], May 23 (ANI): Blasphemy arrests and mob violence continue to escalate in Pakistan as blasphemy laws are leading ...

Chennai Air Customs seizes 2.9 kg gold, assorted foreign currency

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], May 23 (ANI): Chennai Air Customs has seized 2.9 kilograms of gold worth over Rs 1.34 ...

Sri Lankan economy may take time to revive, vicious trap called 'Chinese Loans' holds it tight

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 23 (ANI): The failure of Sri Lanka's economy due to faulty economic planning bore fruit for ...

Kusal Mendis out of second Test against Bangladesh due to severe chest pain

Mirpur [Bangladesh], May 23 (ANI): Sri Lanka batter Kusal Mendis on Monday abruptly left the field after he complained of ...

Conflicts over language stretch far beyond Russia and Ukraine

One key element of the war between Russia and Ukraine is Russian President Vladimir Putin's claim that the two countries ...

Nitish Rana shares optimistic tweet after missing out on T20 spot against SA

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 23 (ANI): Indian team selectors on Sunday announced a maiden call for pace sensation Umran Malik ...

'India big brother to Sri Lanka': Namal Rajapaksa thanks India for humanitarian aid

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 23 (ANI): Former Sri Lankan cabinet Minister Namal Rajapaksa on Monday extended gratitude to India for ...

As economic crisis spreads to South Asian countries, India among the nations that came to their rescue

New Delhi [India], May 22 (ANI): As the economic crisis grapples with various South Asian countries including Nepal, Sri Lanka, ...

Sri Lanka PM express gratitude to 'people of India' over Rs 2 billion humanitarian assistance

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 22 (ANI): Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed his gratitude to the "people of India" ...

India deliver over 2 billion humanitarian assistance consignment to Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 22 (ANI): As Sri Lanka grapples with a massive economic crisis, India handed over a large ...

India delivers another 40,000 MT diesel consignment to Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 22 (ANI): India on Saturday supplied another 40,000 MT consignment of diesel to Sri Lanka to ...

Bangladesh's Mushfiqur Rahim to miss West Indies tour

Dhaka [Bangladesh], May 21 (ANI): Bangladesh wicket-keeper batter Mushfiqur Rahim is all set to miss the West Indies tour starting ...

Sri Lanka: 10-hour-long water cut imposed in Colombo amid food, fuel shortage

Colombo [Sri Lanka], May 21 (ANI): Several parts of the Colombo city will undergo a 10-hour- long water cut on ...

Sri Lanka declares emergency after violent protests over economic crisis

COLOMBO, 2nd April, 2022 (WAM) -- Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared a nationwide public emergency late on Friday following ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, May 25

PHNOM PENH -- Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has called on investors and tourists to visit the Southeast ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, May 24

COLOMBO -- Sri Lanka has hired two international financial and legal advisors to help restructure the external debt of the ...

Sri Lanka chooses 2 int'l firms to advise on debt restructuring

COLOMBO, May 24 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka has hired two international financial and legal advisors to help restructure the external ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, May 24

SYDNEY -- Australian national airline Qantas has announced the purchase of a majority stake in the Australian-owned online holiday and ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, May 23

KABUL -- Unidentified people blew up three power pylons in the northern Samangan province, the state-run Bakhtar news agency reported ...

8 more ministers sworn into Sri Lanka's new cabinet

COLOMBO, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Eight more cabinet ministers were sworn in before Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday ...

Sri Lanka witnesses significant drop in workers' remittances

COLOMBO, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka received 248.9 million U.S. dollars in workers' remittances in April, a drop of ...

Sri Lanka starts nationwide raid on those hoarding fuel

COLOMBO, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan police on Sunday started a nationwide raid on those hoarding diesel or petrol ...

Mohamed bin Zayed receives condolence calls from Prime Ministers of Albania, Sri Lanka

ABU DHABI, 20th May, 2022 (WAM) -- President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan today received two phone ...

Canada concerned with violence over protestors in Sri Lanka

May 11, 2022- Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Global Affairs Canada today issued the following statement: "Canada strongly condemns ...

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Britain says arm Moldova to prepare for Russian invasion

LONDON, England: The UK's Telegraph newspaper has reported that Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has proposed that Britain send modern weaponry ...

More lockdowns in Shanghai for mandatory Covid testing

SHANGHAI, China: The central Shanghai district of Jingan, a key commercial area in China's financial hub, has announced that it ...

Polish president: Ukraine must decide its own future

KYIV, Ukraine: Andrzej Duda, President of Poland, told lawmakers in Kyiv this week that Ukraine has the right to decide ...

Nineteen kids, 2 adults confirmed dead in Texas school massacre

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (ANI/Big News Network): The death toll in the mass shooting incident at a school in Texas now ...

US, Japan, Australia, India join to limit illegal fishing by China

LONDON, England: Citing a U.S. official, the Financial Times reported this week that during the Quad summit in Tokyo, the ...

Agreement reached to return Parthenon sculpture to Greece

ATHENS, Greece: In a significant move for Greece, which has intensified its campaign to bring back sculptures from its most ...

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