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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...

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...

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...

Coronavirus: Sri Lanka awaits Chinese response for evacuating stranded students

Sri Lanka foreign ministry said Tuesday it is waiting for a response from the Chinese authorities to operate a Sri Lankan airlines charter flight to Wuhan...

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...

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...

Software giant SAP shuts India offices after swine flu scare

German software giant SAP on Thursday (20) shut down their offices in India for an “extensive sanitation” after two employees tested positive for H1N1...

Facebook apologises for role in 2018 Sri Lanka unrest

Facebook has apologised for its role in the deadly communal unrest that shook Sri Lanka two years ago after an investigation found that hate...

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,...

Four generic drug makers sign licensing pact with Gilead for remdesivir

Four pharma firms - Cipla, Jubilant Life Sciences, Hetero and Mylan - have entered into non-exclusive licensing agreements with drug major Gilead Sciences for...