According to the central government body "Niti Aayog", 21 Indian cities, including Bengaluru, New Delhi and Hyderabad, will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting 100 million people.
Over the past six years, Xi and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, have met each other nearly 30 times. Such frequent meetings between two Heads of State are rare in international diplomacy.
US companies are investing with the thought that China will rise and continue to rise.
President Maithripala Sirisena also said that those who file petitions against the death penalty irrespective of their positions are the dupes of the drug kingpins.
India is to help build 100 model villages consisting of a total of 2400 houses all across Sri Lanka with a grant of SLR. 1200 million.
Finance Minister Nirmal Sitharaman's speech was in generalities. The devil could be in the details given in government notifications and the difference could be in the implementation.
Colombo, July 4 (newsin.asia) - January started off with an elegant start for the Rajapaksa family when the youngest son of Mahinda Rajapaksa, Rohitha Rajapaksa wedded his long time girlfriend, Tatyana Lee Jayaratne. Rohitha, although the youngest among the Rajapaksa sons, was the first to settle, raising many a suspicion as to when his elder two brothers would also take...
Colombo, July 4 (Xinhua) - Sri Lanka's Health Ministry on Thursday said a majority of those injured in the Easter Sunday terror explosions have been discharged from hospital. Director General of Health Services of the Health Ministry, Dr. Anil Jasinghe told Xinhua that over 400 people had been injured in the nine suicide attacks on April 21 and to date...
Sovereignty and other concerns are blocking US attempts to get Sri Lanka to accept the Status of Forces Agreement, and the Millennium Challenge Corporation scheme in toto.
Colombo, July 2 (newsin.asia) - A team of Sri Lankan criminal police have arrested former Defense Secretary Hemasiri Fenando and former Inspector General of Police, Pujith Jayasundara, following instructions made by the Attorney General to charge them over 'grave crimes against humanity' over their negligence to prevent the Easter Sunday terror attacks. Police Spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said the two officials...