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    Sri Lankan authorities launch inquiry into Pakistani ‘sex racket’

    Sri Lankan authorities launch inquiry into Pakistani ‘sex racket’

    Sri Lankan authorities claimed to have launched an inquiry into a Pakistani sex racket through which young girls are forced to work as sex workers in Sri Lanka. According to…

    Ex-army chief becomes Sri Lanka’s first field marshal

    Ex-army chief becomes Sri Lanka’s first field marshal

    Sri Lanka’s new government Sunday conferred the highest military rank of field marshal on retired army chief Sarath Fonseka, who had been jailed for alleged treason by the previous regime.…

    Maritime security key dimension of bilateral ties: Swaraj

    Maritime security key dimension of bilateral ties: Swaraj

    Describing maritime security as a key dimension of its bilateral ties with Indian Ocean rim countries, India today said it values its trilateral maritime security cooperation with Sri Lanka and…

    Afghan president orders inquiry into woman’s killing

    Afghan president orders inquiry into woman’s killing

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called for an investigation after a mob beat a woman to death in the capital, Kabul, and then set her body on fire. The woman…

    Sri Lankan girl, Eliza Foneska, refused visa because she has Down syndrome, says family

    Sri Lankan girl, Eliza Foneska, refused visa because she has Down syndrome, says family

    A Sri Lankan family who want to work in a Christian crisis centre in remote Australia say their daughter was refused a temporary visa because she has Down syndrome. The…

    India train accident kills at least 34 in Uttar Pradesh

    India train accident kills at least 34 in Uttar Pradesh

    A passenger train has derailed in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, killing at least 34 people, a railway spokesman told the BBC. The engine and two carriages of…

    ‘Modi’s Jaffna visit interference in Sri Lankan affairs’

    ‘Modi’s Jaffna visit interference in Sri Lankan affairs’

    Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Tamil-dominated Jaffna as “interference” in Sri Lanka’s affairs, an official Chinese thinktank today said the recent “incidents” in Sino-Lankan ties are sufficient to…

    HC asks Centre when it will put in place AIS stations

    HC asks Centre when it will put in place AIS stations

    The Madras High Court on Thursday asked the Centre to state the time it would require to implement Automatic Identification System (AIS) stations along the International Maritime Boundary Line between…

    Former Sri Lanka army chief calls on India, Pak to resolve Kashmir issue

    Former Sri Lanka army chief calls on India, Pak to resolve Kashmir issue

    Former Sri Lanka army chief General Sarath Fonseka on Thursday urged India and Pakistan to speedily resolve the Kashmir issue, adding that countries of the region should start behaving like…

    Sri Lanka police stop jumbo demo outside parliament

    Sri Lanka police stop jumbo demo outside parliament

    Sri Lanka’s police Thursday blocked a protest involving dozens of elephants as their owners demanded legal recognition to use the sacred animals at Buddhist pageants and cultural events. Police put…