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Skeleton sacks baffle India police

Skeleton sacks baffle India police

Dozens of skeletons and decayed body parts have been discovered in a disused room of an Indian police building. Sacks containing the human remains were reportedly uncovered by workers at…

James Packer’s Crown pulls plug on $400m Sri Lanka casino plan after Colombo scraps tax concessions

James Packer’s Crown pulls plug on $400m Sri Lanka casino plan after Colombo scraps tax concessions

James Packer’s Crown Group says it will not go ahead with a proposed plan to develop a multi-million dollar luxury hotel and resort in Sri Lanka, following a decision by…

Jaishankar made “Significant Contributions” to India-Lanka relations

Jaishankar made “Significant Contributions” to India-Lanka relations

India’s new Foreign Secretary Dr.S.Jaishankar is admiringly remembered in Sri Lanka for his sterling performance as a young Political Officer in the High Commission at a time when India had…

Foreign minister concludes Brussels visits

Foreign minister concludes  Brussels visits

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Mangala Samaraweera, concluded a two day official visit to Brussels today. Foreign Minister Samaraweera met Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr.…

Morgan eyes final to build momentum

Morgan eyes final to build momentum

Captain Eoin Morgan hopes England can reach the final of the one-day tri-series to aid their preparations for the upcoming World Cup. The winners of Friday’s game with India in…

Deadly attacks hit Egypt’s Sinai

Deadly attacks hit Egypt’s Sinai

At least 26 people have been killed in a series of attacks by Islamist militants in the north of Egypt’s Sinai peninsula. A car bomb and mortars hit military targets…

President Sirisena Assumes Duties as Minister of Defence

President Sirisena Assumes Duties as Minister of Defence

The President and the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Maithripala Sirisena in his capacity as theDefence Minister assumed duties yesterday (Jan. 28) at the Defence Ministry in Colombo. The State…

Facebook earnings beat expectations

Facebook earnings beat expectations

Advertising revenue grew by 53% to $3.59bn, with nearly 70% of that coming from mobile ad sales. The social networking giant said it now has 1.39 billion active users each…

Spurs reach League Cup final

Spurs reach League Cup final

Tottenham survived a strong fightback from League One side Sheffield United to set up a League Cup final with Chelsea after another late goal from Christian Eriksen. Eriksen’s magnificent first-half…

Inquest hears of Sydney siege deaths

Inquest hears of Sydney siege deaths

The start of an inquest into the Sydney cafe siege has heard that hostage Katrina Dawson was killed by fragments from a police bullet or bullets. The inquest heard that…

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