UN offers support to Sri Lanka as 500,000 affected by flash floods, deadly landslides

UN offers support to Sri Lanka as 500,000 affected by flash floods, deadly landslides

Colombo, May 26 (NIA) – The United Nations on Friday said it stood ready to support Sri Lanka as the death toll from severe floods and landslides reached over 25. UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Sri Lanka Resident Representative, Una McCauley said in an official twitter message, “Rising death toll is very saddening, hope rescue efforts […]…

Sri Lanka: A country trapped in debt

Sri Lanka: A country trapped in debt

Colombo, May 26 – China is investing billions of dollars in infrastructure and developments in Sri Lanka, but many local citizens feel the country is being sold to the Chinese. Normally the roads leading to Asian ports are bustling. Trucks loaded with cargo. Small shops where lorry drivers and workers take a tea break. Hambantota port […]…

The Kashmir human shield issue: Why Maj. Nitin Gogoi is wrong

The Kashmir human shield issue: Why Maj. Nitin Gogoi is wrong

By Omar Abdullah Srinagar, May 25/Indian Express On April 9, the day of the election to the vacant Srinagar parliamentary seat, a cornered paramilitary unit in Budgam district called the army for assistance to secure a polling booth they were afraid would be run over by a mob. The army unit that responded to this […]…

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Sri Lanka: A country trapped in debt

Sri Lanka: A country trapped in debt

Colombo, May 26 – China is investing billions of dollars in infrastructure and developments in Sri Lanka, but many local citizens feel the country is being sold to the Chinese. Normally the roads leading to Asian ports are bustling. Trucks loaded…

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Cricket legend Aravinda De Silva resigns from Sri Lanka cricket commitee

Cricket legend Aravinda De Silva resigns from Sri Lanka cricket commitee

Colombo, May 5 (NIA) – Sri Lanka’s former cricket maestro and present Chairman of the National Cricket Committee, Aravinda De Silva, on Friday handed in his resignation to the Cricket Board. De Silva cited personal…

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