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OCSAE protected 100 children from online abuse during UK lockdown

THE Online Child Abuse and Exploitation Unit (OCSAE) has arrested 45 suspected offenders and protected almost 100 children during the four weeks of lockdown...

India beat Pakistan to maintain perfect World Cup record

India extended their unblemished World Cup record against Pakistan after Rohit Sharma's century and tidy bowling secured their 89-run victory via the Duckworth-Lewis method...

Four million girls at risk of child marriage due to COVID-19, says a global...

FOUR million girls are at risk of child marriage in the next two years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a global charity said on...

Vijay Mallya unlikely to be extradited any time soon due to ‘legal issue’

VIJAY MALLYA is unlikely to be extradited anytime soon, with the UK government on Thursday (4) saying that there is a legal issue that...

Ethnicity of COVID-19 patients should be published: Sadiq Khan

London mayor Sadiq Khan has said that the ethnicity of COVID-19 patients should be collected and published in real-time. There should be a commitment from...

Sri Lanka ‘sold’ 2011 cricket World Cup final, claims former sports minister

Sri Lanka “sold” the 2011 World Cup final to India, the country’s former sports minister said on Thursday (18), reviving one of cricket’s most...

India’s former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passes away

INDIA’S former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj passed away in New Delhi on Tuesday night (6). She was 67. The senior Bharatiya Janata Party politician was...

Sri Lanka makes cremations compulsory for coronavirus deaths

Sri Lanka has made cremations compulsory for coronavirus victims, ignoring protests from the country's Muslim population which says the rule goes against Islamic tradition. Three...

Sri Lanka records 100 coronavirus cases as curfew continues

The number of COVID-19 infections in Sri Lanka touched 100 as the government identified three districts, including Colombo, as high-risk areas. Four more patients tested positive on...

As many as 500,000 could be left jobless in Sri Lanka due to COVID-19:...

Sri Lanka''s former prime minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Monday said that as many as 500,000 people could be left unemployed in the country due...