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Over 1.2m people died from drug-resistant infections in 2019

More than 1.2 million people died in 2019 from infections caused by bacteria resistant to multiple antibiotics, higher than HIV/AIDS or malaria, according to...

Death of mother seeking son: Continuing grief

A mother who was searching for her son who was enforced disappeared died in Vavuniya yesterday (21) due to illness. The mother has been identified...

Sinhala Govt. is trying to re-write history – Wigneswaran

Immediately halt all actions and activities that are being systematically undertaken by the Archaeological department, Forest department and Wild Life department and some other...

Need progress on UNHRC resolution – Tariq Ahmad

Sri Lanka's programme to empower human rights is making great strides’ United Kingdom's State Minister for South Asia, United Nations and the Commonwealth, Lord...

JVP protests against India

The Sri Lankan extreme political party Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) yesterday (19) staged a protest from the Maradana to the Colombo Fort Railway Station...

UK asked to probe Indian officials over Kashmir ‘war crimes’

A London-based law firm has filed an application with British police seeking the arrest of India’s army chief and a senior Indian government official...

Sri Lanka gets free rice from China for 5 months

As Sri Lankan government requests the Chinese government has decided to supply 10 metric tonnes of rice to Sri Lanka for free. This has been...

Visiting UK minister gets wakeup call from Tamil mothers

Tamil mothers in Sri Lanka’s north and east have chided a visiting British minister for ignoring the victims of war in an apparent bid...

TNA strongly condemns Sri Lankan president’s speech

TNA leader R Sampanthan has expressed his strong opposition to Basil Rajapaksa in parliament, outraged by President Gotabhaya Rajapakse's failure to address a political...

Sri Lanka has high probability to go default in the coming months – Fitch Ratings

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Sri Lanka’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to ‘CC’, from ‘CCC’. Fitch typically does not assign Outlooks or apply...

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