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Rights group demands trial of new Sri Lanka army chief for alleged war crimes

A global rights group has demanded the international prosecution of Sri Lanka's new Army Chief Major General Shavendra Silva over allegations of war crimes...

Half of UK citizenship applications come from children from Commonwealth background

Nearly half of citizenship applications made for children last year came from those whose parents are from Commonwealth backgrounds, figures show. Data obtained following a...

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...

Death toll from India floods rises to 95

THE death toll from floods in India's states of Karnataka, Kerala, and Maharashtra rose to 95, official figures showed on Saturday (10), as heavy...

Sri Lanka cricket rated most corrupt by ICC: minister

Sri Lanka has been rated as the most corrupt cricket nation by the world governing body, the country's sports minister said Monday. The International Cricket...

Accused Sri Lanka war criminal named army’s second-in-command

Sri Lanka's president has appointed a general accused by the United Nations of war crimes to the country's second-highest army ranking, evoking outcry from...

Sri Lanka banks on RBI swaps to boost its reserves

Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday (10) said that the SAARC swap arrangement with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is part...

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...

Protests in UK over Kashmir as British MPs urge Boris Johnson to take a...

British Kashmiri groups staged protests in the UK against the Indian government's decision to withdraw the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, even as...

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,...