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Head of ‘world’s largest family’ dies leaving behind 38 wives, 89 children and 36...

A 76-year-old man believed to be the head of the world's largest family has died in India's Mizoram state.

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Purchase ambulances for Suwa Seriya instead of SUVs for MPs: Harsha

Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Dr. Harsha de Silva said if the letter of credit (LC) opened for the import of luxury...

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India

Head of ‘world’s largest family’ dies leaving behind 38 wives, 89...

A 76-year-old man believed to be the head of the world's largest family has died in India's Mizoram state.

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Eastern Asia

South Korea ready to cooperate with North Korea on COVID-19 vaccine: Moon

South Korean President Moon Jae In said on Monday that if North Korea agrees, the South will "push pro-actively" to help it...

Japan, Australia express strong opposition to “economic coercion”

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison on Sunday (June 13) expressed their strong opposition to "economic coercion,"...

China’s IT spending to top 2.21 trillion yuan in 2021: Report

China's spending on information technology (IT) will grow 10 percent year on year to reach over 2.21 trillion yuan (about 346.1 billion...

New Beijing digital museum to visualize global heritage

Leveraging technologies such as 5G, 8K, and artificial intelligence, the new digital museum will be able to free historic sites from time...

China’s coastal regions lay emphasis on marine economy

China's coastal regions have laid great emphasis on the marine economy, as it has become a new driving force of economic development.

South Asia

Head of ‘world’s largest family’ dies leaving behind 38 wives, 89 children and 36...

A 76-year-old man believed to be the head of the world's largest family has died in India's Mizoram state.

Nepali PM inaugurates country’s first liquid oxygen plant

Nepali Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli on Sunday (June 13) laid a foundation stone virtually for the construction of his country's first...

India to start first medical drone delivery trials from June 18

India’s first out-of-sight official (BVLOS) medical drone delivery test is set to begin this week in Gaurividanur, about 80 km from Bangalore.

Indian Cricket Team to arrive in Sri Lanka for ODI & T20 series

The National Team of India is scheduled to arrive on the island on the 28th of June for a white-ball series, Sri...

11 dead in Mumbai building collapse

At least 11 people, including eight children, were killed when heavy monsoon rains caused a residential building to collapse in a Mumbai...

Tech

South Eastern Asia

Sri Lanka seeks US$40 million in damages over Singapore-registered ship fire

Sri Lanka is seeking US$40 million in damages from the operator of a ship that left massive pollution when it caught fire...

Man falls 40m to his death at Tuas warehouse construction site...

A man was found dead at the building site of an upcoming warehouse on Thursday (June 10) after falling some 40m, the...

Rare Javan rhino calves caught on video in Indonesia

Two Javan rhino calves were caught on video in an Indonesian jungle in March, the Ministry of Forestry and Environment said Saturday...

BUSINESS

Port City – emerging Financial City of Asia

Port City will be established in Sri Lanka including several key features for convenience of business and Foreign Direct Investments. Accordingly Colombo...

Characteristics of effective negotiators.

To be a good negotiator there must be an individual with specific traits, which will be discussed in this article today. Firstly...

Sport

Sangakkara inducted to the ICC Hall of Fame

It was reported on Sunday that Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka along with Andy Flower of Zimbabwe were among 10 new inductees...

Eco-friendly Tokyo Olympic medal podium unveiled, with 50 days to go

The organizing body of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday unveiled an environmentally friendly medal podium and newly composed music that will be...

Organizers unveil Paralympic symbol to mark 100 days to go

The Paralympic symbol was unveiled at the Tokyo metropolitan government building on Sunday to mark 100 days until the opening of the...

Hamilton beats Verstappen to take 100th career pole in Spain

Lewis Hamilton has become the first driver in the history of Formula 1 to make it to 100 pole positions, triumphing over...