Terming the relations between India and Iran as “friendly and cordial”, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said the Chabahar-Central Asia transit route can help both nations strengthen the grounds for cooperation. “Using the existing capacities in the oil and gas industry, transportation and especially the Chabahar-Central Asia transit route, as well as cooperation in regional and i...
Jemimah Rodrigues played the role of an enforcer to perfection with a career-best 76 in T20Is before the bowlers produced a clinical display to power India to a 41-run win against Sri Lanka in their women’s Asia Cup opener here on Saturday. Rodrigues put up a boundary-hitting exhibition as she whacked 11 fours and a […]
A suicide attack at a tuition centre in the Afghan capital Kabul has killed at least 35 people, most of them female students, the United Nations says. More than 80 others were wounded in Friday’s attack at the Kaaj education centre in the Dasht-e-Barchi area. Students had been sitting a practice university exam when the […]
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has revoked the gazette notice through which new High Security Zones were declared in parts of Colombo. The President issued a gazette notice today revoking the gazette notice issued by him on 16th September and published on 23rd September. Through the earlier gazette notice the President had declared areas around the Parliament Complex, […]
The breakdown at the Norochcholai coal power plant has been fixed, Power and Energy minister Kanchana Wijesekera said. He said that Unit 3 of the coal power plant has been connected back to the National Grid. The Minister also said that Units 1 and 3 are now operating at full capacity. Wijesekera said that the […]