Gitanjali Marcelline writes on the dimensions of the global problem with particular reference to Sri Lanka
With verdant villages becoming concrete jungles, ancient heritage of great contemporary relevance is being obliterated, says Surya Vishwa
India deployed hundreds of police and paramilitary forces at a New Delhi border on Saturday as thousands of farmers from neighbouring states blocked major roads into the capital, in protest against recent agricultural deregulation.
The sectarian LTTE did not regard others as fallen heroes. Only LTTE cadres were given that recognition. Families of dead cadres belonging to other movements were not allowed to mourn their loved ones publicly. They could only mourn in secret, says DBS Jeyaraj in Daily Mirror
Students were given a choice of five Hindi movies from which they could pick the dialogues: Mohabbatein, Bajrangi Bhaijan, 3 Idiots, Secret Superstar and Dangal.
The discussions were meant to advance the “valuable” bilateral cooperation for peace and security
Five patients were killed in India on Friday in a fire that broke out in a COVID-19 ward, the fourth blaze in a novel coronavirus hospital since the outbreak began, which drew angry questions from the Supreme Court.
Indian pharmaceutical company Hetero will manufacture over 100 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine per year under the terms of a deal unveiled on Friday between it and Russia’s RDIF sovereign wealth fund.
The Government will facilitate the first round of COVID-19 Vaccines, once released to the market, to be received by 4.2 million Sri Lankans, Health Minister Pavithra Waniarachchi informed Parliament yesterday.
The Lanka Premier League (LPL) T20 Cricket Tournament began at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Hambantota yesterday sans any pomp and pageant and all the fanfare due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation in the country.