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129 killed in riot, stampede at Indonesia football match

Jakarta: At least 129 people were killed and 180 others injured after a stampede and clashes at a football match in Indonesia's Malang, East Java province on Saturday evening, Indonesian police said on Sunday. Provincial police chief Nico Afinta said...

Sky the limit for ties with SL: India

Colombo: The sky's the limit for the partnership between India and Sri Lanka, India’s High Commissioner here Gopal Baglay said in remarks published on Saturday. The diplomat made the remarks on Thursday as he emphasised the importance of the Indian...

23 killed after Ukraine attacks convoy of cars

Kiev: A total of 23 civilians were killed and 34 others were injured as a result of a strike by Ukrainian military on a convoy of cars on their way in the Zaporizhzhia region, Vladimir Rogov, a member of...

US sanctions Upper House of Russian Parliament

Washington: The United States is sanctioning the upper house of the Russian parliament as part of the Biden administration’s newest round of sanctions over the decision of several former parts of Ukraine to accede to Russia, the Treasury Department’s...

US’ Pacific Islands pledge to counter China

Washington: The US has struck a partnership agreement with Pacific island nations amid concern in Washington over growing Chinese influence. It also announced $810m in financial support and said it would recognise Niue and Cook Islands as sovereign states, BBC...

Cambodians hunting looted treasurers in UK

London: Two major British museums are opening up their collections to archaeologists and officials from Cambodia, in response to allegations that valuable items are sitting illegally in the UK. The first visit is to the Victoria & Albert Museum on...

BRICS countries discussing creation of single currency

Moscow: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) are discussing the possibility of creating a single currency, Pavel Knyazev, ambassador at large of the Russian Foreign Ministry and sous-sherpa of Russia in BRICS, said on Thursday. "The possibility and...

Ensure Sri Lanka is corruption-free: Daily

Colombo: A leading Sri Lankan newspaper on Thursday urged Japan and other international lenders to ensure that funds pouring into the country should go for purposes they are intended for and not line the pockets of corrupt politicians. "One...

Modi promises more Indian investment in SL

Tokyo: India will invest more in Sri Lanka to help it battle its worst economic crisis since independence 75 years ago. Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave the assurance to Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe when the two met briefly on...

US, EU each set to impose new sanctions on Russia

Washington: The United States and the European Union are each set to impose their own new set of sanctions on Russia, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed officials. The White House will seek to impose economic pain via critical...

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Airtel 5G Plus now live in 8 cities

Kolkata: Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India's premier communications solutions provider, on Thursday provided more detail on the launch of Airtel...