Sri Lanka’s government is looking to sell a 49 percent stake each of the state-run SriLankan Airlines’ catering and ground-handling units in efforts to restructure the national carrier, Aviation Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva said.
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In his first statement on the floods in Pakistan, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said he was “saddened” to see the devastation and “hoped for an early restoration of normalcy”.
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Two US Navy warships sailed through international waters in the Taiwan Strait on Sunday (Aug 27), the first such operation since a visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi enraged China which regards the island as its territory.
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Controversial umpire call leaves Sri Lanka dressing room in disbelief during Afghanistan game in 2022 Asia Cup
The on-field and third umpire made a couple of baffling decisions during the early part of the Sri Lankan innings during their Asia Cup opening match against Afghanistan on Saturday.
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Coral bleaching was recently confirmed off Iriomote and Ishigaki islands in the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa Prefecture, home to many coral reefs.
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Some of Chongqing’s shopping malls adjusted their hours of operation — opening from 4 pm to 9 pm — on Monday because of a power shortage brought by the lingering heat wave.
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Washington and its allies have drawn fire and a backlash recently for their alarming, hasty pace of boosting military muscle and even a nuclear arms race in the Asia-Pacific region as they advance exclusive defense blocs such as AUKUS and QUAD.
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Time turns a page to mark a year since the re-emergence of the Taliban in Afghanistan through the colossal failure of the Biden administration’s botched military withdrawal. The threat that the Taliban now emanates to Asia and the world is not pristine but rather a neo-mandate of its former leadership.
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Adani Group said Tuesday it will buy a majority stake in NDTV, a high-profile Indian news house, in an apparent hostile takeover as the billionaire Gautam Adani expands his media ambitions.
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Chameera had sustained an injury on his left leg during the team practice. He has been replaced by Nuwan Thushara in the 18-man squad.