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A second patient succumbs to coronavirus in Sri Lanka

A second patient who had tested positive for Covid–19 has died in Sri Lanka, officials said on Monday. The Kochchikade resident was receiving treatment at the...

Sri Lanka records first death due to coronavirus

Sri Lanka has recorded its first death due to coronavirus, a 65-year-old diabetic man. The man, who was being treated for the deadly viral infection...

Key suspect in Easter Sunday bombings arrested in Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan police on Sunday arrested a key suspect in the last year''s devastating Easter Sunday terror attack that killed over 250 people. The...

Asia virus latest: Modi apologises, Australia limits gatherings

Here are the latest developments from Asia related to the novel coronavirus pandemic: – Modi asks Indians for forgiveness – India’s prime minister Narendra Modi apologised...

Mosques remain open in Pakistan despite virus threats

Worshippers crowded into mosques in Pakistan on Friday (27), defying warnings about the fast-spreading coronavirus and fuelling fears of a public health crisis in...

Over 2,000 Indians stranded in Sri Lanka due to coronavirus lockdown

Over 2,000 Indian nationals are among the 16,900 foreign tourists stranded in Sri Lanka due to the lockdown imposed by the government after the...

Covid-19: Asians are at higher risk

LOCKDOWN measures set out by the British government are rules, not advice, and will be enforced, health minister Matt Hancock said on Tuesday (24). On...

Asian mothers at higher risk in maternity units in UK, says report

by LAUREN CODLING MOTHERS and babies are at risk in maternity units across the country, a report warned earlier this month. Published by the Care Quality...

Sri Lanka pardons death row military man convicted for killing people in civil war

Sri Lankan President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa has pardoned a death row soldier convicted of killing eight people, including a child in the country''s Tamil-dominated Northern...

Sri Lanka to allow foreign chartered flight to flyout stranded citizens

Sri Lanka will allow chartered flights from any country to land here and fly out their citizens stranded in the island nation on a...