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Skeletal elephant dies in Sri Lanka weeks after parade outcry

An emaciated 70-year-old elephant that caused a social media outcry after being forced to take part in an annual Buddhist pageant in Sri Lanka...

Sri Lanka orders fresh probe into Easter suicide bombings

A fresh inquiry into the Easter suicide bombings that hit Sri Lanka, killing at least 258 people, was ordered by president Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday (22),...

New star kid on the block – Karan Deol

KARAN DEOL ON STEPPING INTO FILMS AND WORKING WITH HIS DIRECTOR DAD by MOHNISH SINGH Newcomer Karan Deol being surrounded by acting greats from his birth led him...

Lord Jeffrey Archer: I’m not surprised to see Indians doing well here

by AMIT ROY LORD Jeffrey Archer’s 25 published titles have sold 250 million copies in nearly 100 countries and been translated into 37 languages. In India,...

Sri Lanka unveils South Asia’s tallest tower, funded by China

Sri Lanka on Monday (16) unveiled South Asia's tallest tower, costing over $100 million, 80 per cent of which has been funded by China...

Court blocks Australia from deporting Tamil toddlers

Australia’s conservative government had ordered the Tamil family to be taken from immigration detention in Melbourne, put on a plane and deported to Sri...

Rotherham child sex scandal: Six men convicted

SIX MEN from Rotherham were on Wednesday (28) found guilty of grooming and abusing vulnerable girls more than a decade ago. Masaued Malik, 35, Aftab...

Gina Miller apply to challenge Boris Johnson plan to prorogue parliament

ANTI-BREXIT campaigner Gina Miller's lawyers have filed an urgent application for a legal challenge to stop prime minister Boris Johnson's plan to prorogue parliament. Miller...

Actress Preeya Kalidas on fame, music and role in new ‘explosive gig-theatre’

by LAUREN CODLING A LEADING actress has revealed the highs and lows of fame, as she stars in a new “explosive gig-theatre event” in west...

Newly-appointed Lankan Army chief denies allegations of war crimes

The newly-appointed chief of the Sri Lankan Army has dismissed the allegations of human rights abuses during the brutal civil war with the LTTE,...