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Sri Lanka: 10 districts at high risk of dengue – National Dengue Eradication Unit

The risk of Dengue has intensified in 10 districts, due to the South-West monsoon season, according to the National Dengue Eradication Unit...

Sri Lanka: Inter-provincial bus services to recommence operations from May 26, Tuesday

Inter-provincial commuting will be allowed on the island from Colombo and Gampaha districts from May 26, Tuesday. Thereby, inter-provincial...

Sri Lankan Islamic brotherhood exemplary to the world – President

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa says that the Islamic brotherhood existed in the Sri Lankan society since ancient times should never be harmed due...

Qatar Interior Ministry donates over 1,900 dry ration parcels to SL Embassy

Qatar’s Ministry of Interior has made a donation of dry ration parcels worth more than SAR 5 million (approximately over Rs. 246...

Sri Lanka: PM Modi commends President Rajapaksa’s efforts to combat COVID-19

Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have engaged in a 20-minute telephone conversation this morning (23 May). ...

India

President of India’s Greetings on the eve of Id-ul-Fitr

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind has greeted fellow citizens on the eve of Id-ul-Fitr. In his...

JioMart, the e-commerce venture from India’s richest man, launches in 200 cities and towns

The rationale behind the deluge of dollars flooding into billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s  Reliance Jio Platforms is beginning to become more clear as his e-commerce...

Migrants among most affected patients in Rajasthan

It is reported that Half of the active coronavirus cases in Rajasthan are migrants who have arrived in the state from other...

Rapid increase of Covid19 cases in India

A sudden increase of 6,767 new coronavirus positive cases have been reported from india in the past 24 hours. With the new...

Ranveer Singh wants Indian Sign Language to be 23rd official language

Bollywood superstar Ranveer Singh is campaigning for Indian Sign Language (ISL) to be declared the official language of India.

Eastern Asia

Boat found abandoned in the western coastal city of Taean, illegal entry suspected

A small boat presumed to have been used by illegal immigrants from China was found abandoned on a beach on the west...

Economic woes take toll on Chinese football clubs

Economic woes are taking a toll on China's professional football clubs, with 11 being disqualified for failing to pay wages and five...

Toothpick manufacturer releases button-pressing sticks amid virus fears

An Osaka Prefecture-based toothpick manufacturer has released a new product to help people reduce the risk of contracting the novel Corona virus...

Japan military holds live fire drills at Mt Fuji

Japan's Ground Self Defense Forces on Saturday (May 23) held a live-fire drill at training grounds in Gotemba, Shizuoka Prefecture.

Japan Amusement Park partly reopens, delighting panda lovers

The Adventure World amusement park in Western Japan town partly reopened to prefectural residents on May 21 after closing temporarily due to...

World

Six men and two women arrested for illegal racing along KPE during circuit breaker...

Six men and two women have have been arrested for dangerous driving and illegal racing along Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE) during the...

Qatar Interior Ministry donates over 1,900 dry ration parcels to SL Embassy

Qatar’s Ministry of Interior has made a donation of dry ration parcels worth more than SAR 5 million (approximately over Rs. 246...

COVID19 and it’s Impact on other vaccine preventable diseases

It is reported that around 80 million infants could be at risk of vaccine-preventable diseases like diphtheria, measles and polio due to...

South America in trouble as per WHO reports

As per World Health Organization South America has become an 'epicentre' of the COVID-19 pandemic with Brazil the hardest hit country.

A virology institute to be built in Philippines

Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato dela Peña on Friday (May 22) announced that his agency submitted a proposal for the possible legislation...

Tech

South Eastern Asia

Plastic piles up in Thailand

Thailand began the year with a ban on single-use plastic bags that Bangkok office worker Nicha Singhanoi hoped would cut back the...

COVID-19 spoils Eid festivities in Indonesia

Millions of Muslims in Indonesia are marking a muted and gloomy holiday of Eid al-Fitr, the end of the fasting month of...

Thailand begins Corona virus vaccine trials on monkeys

Thailand on Saturday (May 23) began testing a vaccine against the Corona virus on monkeys after positive trials in mice, an official...

BUSINESS

JioMart, the e-commerce venture from India’s richest man, launches in 200...

The rationale behind the deluge of dollars flooding into billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s  Reliance Jio Platforms is beginning to become more clear as his e-commerce...

Amazon to hire 50,000 temporary workers in India

Amazon.com Inc's India unit said it would hire 50,000 temporary workers to meet a surge in online shopping in the country, where...

Sport

Economic woes take toll on Chinese football clubs

Economic woes are taking a toll on China's professional football clubs, with 11 being disqualified for failing to pay wages and five...

Anthony Joshua sees Tyson Fury as ‘just another opponent’

Anthony Joshua is patiently waiting for boxing to resume so he can step back into the ring and put his WBA (Super),...

Badminton World Federation revamps 2020 schedule

Badminton World Federation (BWF) announced the revised list of events to signal the restart of competitive badminton suspended following the outbreak of...

Largest scale amateur sport event in Japan, Summer Koshien Baseball Tournament canceled due to...

The Japan High School Baseball Federation decided on Wednesday (May 20) to cancel this summer's national tournament due to the Corona virus...

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