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Pak envoy ends week-long visit to Lanka’s Northern Province

Colombo, November 26 (newsin.asia): The Pakistan High Commissioner, Major General (R) Umar Farooq Burki, inaugurated fifteen community wells in Mannar during his visit to the…

Reunion of National Defense College Alumni in Sri Lanka

Colombo, November 25 (newsin.asia): The High Commission of India in Sri Lanka commemorated 50 years of association between the National Defence College (NDC), India, and…

Sri Lankan parliament green lights high defense expenditure

By P.K. Balachandran Colombo, November 25 (Counterpoint): Despite criticisms both inside and outside the House, the Sri Lankan parliament on Thursday passed a high defense…

Import ban relaxed on several items in Sri Lanka, List announced

Colombo, Nov 25 (NewsWire) – A Gazette has been issued relaxing the import ban on several items with effect from November 23, 2022. The imported…

Anwar Ibrahim sworn in as Malaysian PM, ending decades-long wait

Nov 25 (Reuters) – Malaysia’s Anwar Ibrahim was sworn in as prime minister on Thursday, capping a three-decade political journey from a protege of veteran…

New “Avatar” film gets rare China release

Nov 25 (Reuters) – The long-awaited sequel to director James Cameron’s blockbuster “Avatar” will be released in mainland Chinese cinemas on Dec. 16, 20th Century…

Sri Lanka raises visa, other fees from December 1

Colombo, Nov 25 (DailyMirror) – As per the 2023 budget proposal, the Immigration and Emigration Department has decided to increase the fees of visas, and…

The ‘One Love’ LGBTQ Rights Armband Is Causing a Stir at the Qatar World Cup

Nov 25 (Time) – The soccer captains of seven European teams were set to wear rainbow armbands during Qatar’s World Cup to promote a message of LGBTQ inclusion in…

Gavi becomes youngest World Cup scorer since Pele as Spain crush Costa Rica

Doha, Nov 24 – Spain thrashed Costa Rica 7-0 on Wednesday (Nov 23), their biggest ever winning margin at a World Cup, helped by two…

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