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Ethnic Sri Lankan Tamil women appeal for information about their family members who have disappeared

Sri Lanka approves setting up Office of Missing Persons

The parliament in Sri Lanka last Thursday (11) passed a law to establish an office to trace people who disappeared during a 26-year war...
SPIRITUALITY: His Holiness Mahant Swami (Swami Keshavjivandas)

Mahant Swami takes charge

His Holiness (HH) Mahant Swami (Swami Keshavjivandas), the sixth spiritual guru of the BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha, was named as the successor of His Holiness...
Police claim to have shot dead the ‘operational commander’ behind the attack on the Holey Artisan cafe in Dhaka

Dhaka siege ‘mastermind’ Nurul Islam Marzan killed

Bangladeshi police shot dead an Islamist extremist accused of being one of the masterminds of last year’s deadly siege at a cafe during a...
Narendra Modi enjoyed a warm relationship with Barack Obama

Modi vows to work closely with US after Trump invite

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi pledged on Wednesday (25) to work closely with Donald Trump after the new US president invited him to Washington,...

Sri Lanka president relents on war crimes probe

Sri Lanka's president backed down Wednesday from a refusal to ask the UN rights body for more time to probe war crimes during the...
Indian IT professionals accounted for the largest skilled work force

Indians largest group of foreign skilled workers in UK

Indians were the largest group of skilled workers granted visas to live and work in the UK last year at 57 per cent, according...

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced

THE death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday (14), with dozens missing...

PM faces tight confidence vote as key ally plans to defect

Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe faces a no- confidence motion on Wednesday that could go down to the wire and lead to political instability...

Sri Lankan PM wins no-confidence motion in Parliament

Sri Lanka's embattled Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (4) comfortably won the no-trust motion moved by the Joint Opposition against him, securing the majority support of 46...

Facebook ends six-country test that split News Feed in two

Facebook Inc on Thursday put an end to a test of splitting its signature News Feed into two, an idea that roiled how people...