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India sends massive aid package to Türkiye and Syria

Over 100 tonnes of equipment and 200 personnel have been sent to areas affected by the devastating earthquakesIndia has dispatched ...

PM Modi's neighbourhood first policy has stood the test of time: EAM Jaishankar

By Payal MehtaNew Delhi [India], February 8 (ANI): The Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has its special ...

Rahul Gandhi attacks Modi government over rise in Adani group fortunes, says 'magic' started in 2014; BJP hits back

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday launched a strong attack on the government in ...

ICC Women's T20I Rankings: Deepti drops to third, Sneh Rana climbs to sixth spot

Dubai [UAE], February 7 (ANI): Indian all-rounder Deepti Sharma dropped down to the third spot while another all-rounder Sneh Rana ...

Shubman Gill, Mohammed Siraj among players nominated for ICC Player of the Month Award for January 2023

Dubai [UAE], February 7 (ANI): Star India batter Shubman Gill and pacer Mohammed Siraj, New Zealand batter Devon Conway have ...

5-day training of Colombo Security Conclave countries by NCB begins in New Delhi

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): The five-day training of Colombo Security Conclave countries by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) ...

"Will be pleased if venue moved to..." R Ashwin wants this country to host Asia Cup 2023

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], February 7 (ANI): India's star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin suggested that the Asia Cup 2023 should be shifted ...

On this day in 1999: Anil Kumble became second bowler to take all ten wickets in Test innings

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): It was on this day, 24 years ago, when former India spinner Anil Kumble ...

Congress MP Manish Tewari slams power ministry over instructing Punjab Govt tio mport coal by rail-ship-rail mode

New Delhi [India], February 7 (ANI): Congress MP Manish Tewari on Tuesday slammed the Ministry of Power for instructing the ...

ACC raises Afghanistan's share as part of revised financial distribution model

Manama [Bahrain], February 6 (ANI): The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has increased Afghanistan's share from Asia Cup earnings as a ...

Timeline: Major Deadly Earthquakes in the Past Two Decades

Some of the world's most deadly earthquakes in the past two decades are listed below, after a 7.8 magnitude quake ...

"Probably 2-1 win for..." Mahela Jayawardena's bold prediction ahead of BGT

Dubai [UAE], February 6 (ANI): Legendary Sri Lanka batter Mahela Jayawardene feels Australia have a chance of defeating India in ...

India's Aircraft Carriers Key to Indo-Pacific Strategy

New Delhi - India is preparing to relaunch its INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier after a major refit, a critical step ...

Pakistan batter Iftikhar Ahmed smashes six sixes in one over in PSL exhibition match

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 5 (ANI): Pakistan batter Iftikhar Ahmed made history and smashed six sixes in an over on Sunday. ...

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's Former Military Ruler, Dies

ISLAMABAD - Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding ...

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's Former Military Ruler Dies

ISLAMABAD - Gen. Pervez Musharraf, who seized power in a bloodless coup and later led a reluctant Pakistan into aiding ...

Maldives President Solih reopens newly upgraded Olympus building renovated with Indian assistance

Male [Maldives], February 5 (ANI): Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih on Saturday officially reopened the Olympus building funded by the ...

Sri Lanka celebrates 75th Independence Day

© Provided by Xinhua The military and cultural parade included armored vehicles of the military, and parades with the participation ...

Sri Lanka: MoS Muraleedharan, Bangladesh Foreign Minister discuss areas of mutual interest

Colombo [Sri Lanka], February 5 (ANI): Union Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Saturday held a ...

Sri Lanka Marks Independence Anniversary Amid Economic Woes

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka marked its 75th independence anniversary Saturday as a bankrupt nation, with many citizens angry, ...

India leads internationally in canvassing support for Sri Lanka, says Lankan envoy

By Ayushi AgarwalNew Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): Lauding India's support for Sri Lanka during its worst economic crisis, Sri ...

Expanding trade using Indian Rupee part of nation's recovery strategy with India: Sri Lanka Envoy

Colombo [Sri Lanka], February 4 (ANI): Sri Lanka High Commissioner to India, Milinda Moragoda on Saturday said that the island ...

Have never been this confident, we are finding right combinations: SL skipper Chamari Athapaththu ahead of T20 WC

Johannesburg [South Africa], February 4 (ANI): Making their eighth appearance at the ICC Women's T20 World Cup, Sri Lanka feel ...

UAE President, VP congratulate Sri Lankan President on Independence Day

ABU DHABI, 4th February, 2023 (WAM) - President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message ...

Carey highlights reverse-swing challenge in India amid spin threat

Bengaluru (Karnataka)[India], February 4 (ANI): Australia wicket-keeper Alex Carey spoke on the numerous challenges for batters and opened up on ...

MoS Muraleedharan participates in Sri Lanka's 75th Independence Day celebrations

Colombo [Sri Lanka], February 4 (ANI): Union Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Saturday participated in ...

World Cancer Day: WHO calls for intensified action for prevention, early detection of cancer

New Delhi [India], February 4 (ANI): World Health Organisation has called for intensified action across the South-East Asia Region to ...

Tamil Nadu: Schools, colleges shut in Thanjavur, Pudukottai districts amid heavy rainfall

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], February 4 (ANI): In the wake of continuous heavy rainfalls in the isolated places of Tamil ...

MoS Muraleedharan reaches Colombo to attend 75th Independence Day celebrations of Sri Lanka

Colombo [Sri Lanka], February 4 (ANI): Union Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs V Muraleedharan on Saturday arrived in ...

Sri Lankan president confident about recovery from bankruptcy

COLOMBO, Feb. 8 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday expressed confidence that his country will recover from ...

Sri Lanka signs agreement with Global Green Growth Institute

COLOMBO, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka on Tuesday signed a host country agreement with the Global Green Growth Institute ...

South Korea increases Sri Lanka's annual job quota to 6,500: minister

COLOMBO, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- South Korea has increased Sri Lanka's annual job quota to 6,500 in 2023, a Sri ...

Sri Lankan coal company requests over 12 million USD amid power cuts fear

COLOMBO, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- The Lanka Coal Company, incorporated to procure and supply coal for coal-fired thermal plants of ...

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Feb. 4

KABUL -- Two civilians were injured as a blast rocked Police District 2 of Afghan capital Kabul city on Saturday, ...

Sri Lanka celebrates 75 years of independence from British rule

COLOMBO, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka celebrated 75 years of independence from British rule on Saturday by holding a ...

MoFAIC receives credentials copy from new Ambassador of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka

ABU DHABI, 12th January, 2023 (WAM) -- Abdulla Mohamed Alblooki, Acting Assistant Under-Secretary for Protocol Affairs at the UAE Ministry ...

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Rail traffic halted in Ohio after train with chemicals catches fire

EAST PALESTINE, Ohio: After a freight train carrying hazardous chemicals derailed in Ohio near the Pennsylvania state line on February ...

Thousands more bodies found following Turkish-Syrian quake

Rescue teams in Turkey and Syria continue the search for survivors of the catastrophic earthquake that hit the region on ...

US weighs ending protection of bears at Yellowstone, Glacier Park

WASHINGTON D.C.: The Biden administration has indicated that it could end federal protection for grizzly bears in the northern Rocky ...

Philippines hands over four more military bases to US

MANILA, Philippines: The Philippines has granted the United States four more locations to open military bases, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd ...

While friends and foes rush to Syria's aid, U.S. refuses to help

WASHINGTON, DC - The global community has extended aid to Turkey and Syria following the devastating earthquakes that hit the ...

US Congress wants information on Russians hacking nuclear computers

WASHINGTON D.C.: US lawmakers have called on the Department of Energy to release documents detailing attempts by Russian hackers to ...

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