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An organiser of a “whites only” party in Sri Lanka has apologised after the event sparked a backlash online. The event’s advertisement specified a white dress code, but also had a line saying “Face control: White” – which was largely interpreted to mean the event was open only to white people. An organiser later said […]

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Thousands of people have taken to the streets around the world to protest against the war in Gaza as Israel pledges to go forward with its offensive in Rafah in southern Gaza. Waving pro-Palestinian flags and banners, thousands marched through the streets of Madrid, Spain to demand an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. The crowd snaked […]

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A group of Sri Lankan asylum seekers on an isolated British island territory have told UN investigators they feel unsafe and forgotten, as they reported sexual assaults and harassment of children, as well as self-harm and suicide attempts. Inspectors from the UN’s refugee agency visited Diego Garcia, in the Indian Ocean, to check on their […]

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Pathum Nissanka became the first Sri Lanka batter to score a double one-day international century in a 42-run win over Afghanistan in Pallekele. Nissanka’s unbeaten 210, which included 20 fours and eight sixes from 139 balls, is the joint fifth-highest individual score in ODIs. His effort eclipses Sanath Jayasuriya’s long-standing one-day mark of 189 for […]

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Mousa Tamari scored a brilliant curling strike to stun two-time winners South Korea and send Jordan to their first Asian Cup final. Yazan Al-Naimat put Jordan ahead at the start of the second half with a clever dink, before Tamari doubled their lead with a superb solo effort. Jordan had never gone beyond the quarter-finals […]

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Sumitra Malkandi breaks down as she recounts the fateful evening in March last year when her husband was trampled to death. She was busy in the kitchen – the couple lived in a farming village in central Sri Lanka – and her husband, Thilak Kumara, was just outside feeding their cows. Then she heard an […]

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The expected arrival of a Chinese research ship in the Maldives this week has escalated tensions between Beijing, Delhi and Male. Officially, the vessel Xiang Yang Hong 3 is there to “make a port call, for rotation of personnel and replenishment”. In short, an entirely innocuous stop. But that is not how it is being […]

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Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan has been sentenced to 10 years in jail in a case in which he was charged with leaking state secrets.The post Imran Khan sentenced to 10 years in jail for leaking state secrets appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has lifted its suspension of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) with immediate effect. SLC was suspended in November because of government interference – as the country’s ministry of sport sacked the national cricket board after poor results at the men’s World Cup. That decision was reversed by a court but the […]

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Police in Thailand have arrested a woman whose pet lion was pictured going on a joyride in the streets of Pattaya.The post Thai police to charge two including Sri Lankan over pet lion spotted cruising in Bentley appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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The leader of South Korea’s political opposition was stabbed at a news conference in the southern port city of Busan, Yonhap news agency reports.The post South Korea opposition leader stabbed in Busan appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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A Sri Lankan-origin pioneer of location-tracking technology has been appointed OBE in the King's New Year Honours.The post New Year Honours 2024: Sri Lankan-origin Tracking tech pioneer is appointed OBE appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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A Sri Lankan born pioneer of location-tracking technology has been appointed OBE in the King’s New Year Honours. Dr Sabesan Sithamparanathan, who founded Cambridge company PervasID, devised a real-time location tracking system used by NHS trusts, hospitals, aircraft manufacturers and retailers. He is among 105 people in the East honoured for their exceptional contribution to […]

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Renowned Australian chef Bill Granger – the “godfather” of avocado toast – has died. A self-taught cook from Melbourne, Granger became a celebrated global restaurateur and food writer. He passed away in a London hospital on Christmas Day, aged 54, his wife and three daughters by his side. “He will be remembered as the ‘King […]

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BBC has reported that Police in Sri Lanka have claimed to have arrested almost 15,000 people during a week-long drive against drug traffickers across the country. The police also say the operation led to the seizure of almost 440kg of various types of narcotics, including heroin. Local media

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The family of the Sri Lankan student Oshada Jayasundera who was fatally struck by a car during a police chase say they "hope for justice to prevail".The post Family of Sri Lankan student killed in police chase in United Kingdom call for justice appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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Kuwait's leader Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah has died at the age of 86, Kuwaiti state TV announced.The post Kuwaiti leader Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmed dies aged 86 appeared first on ONLANKA - Sri Lanka Latest Breaking News and Top Stories.

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The risks from China’s debt pile are mounting as the country grapples with an economic slowdown and property crisis, a leading credit ratings agency has said. Moody’s issued the warning as it cut its outlook on the government’s debt to negative, from stable.The firm is the latest to raise concern about problems facing the world’s […]

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An elephant known as “the world’s saddest elephant” has died at the Manila Zoo.During a news conference on Wednesday, Mayor Honey Lacuna announced that Mali the elephant —deemed the “saddest” by some because she was the only captive elephant in the Philippines and lived alone in a pen for decades — had recently died from […]

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An elephant gifted to the Philippines by Sri Lanka, and christened by activists as one of the world’s “saddest”, has died at a Philippine zoo, where she lived almost all her life alone in a pen. Tributes have poured in for Mali, who was the star attraction at Manila Zoo for four decades and much […]

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Millions of Indians are celebrating Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, which is one of the most important festivals in the country. People pray, enjoy festive meals and light fireworks; sweets are distributed among neighbours and friends and a feeling of joy permeates the air. However, the celebrations also spark concerns about air pollution, including […]

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Appeal judges have halted a compensation case brought by Kenyan tea pickers against their employer in Scotland’s highest civil court. James Finlay Kenya Ltd (JFK) is fighting the multi-million pound damages claim at the Court of Session. In a major setback to their case, the workers have been told they should seek redress in Kenya […]

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Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets in cities across the world for a weekend of demonstrations demanding an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. Pro-Palestine demonstrations took place on Saturday in various cities including Washington, DC; London; Paris; Berlin; Milan and Dhaka. In Turkey, a convoy of Palestine supporters headed to a US […]

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Owner of two companies in a tax haven The name of a top Sri Lankan politician has emerged in the latest release of Pandora Papers two years after the first leak of financial secrets of shell companies in overseas tax shelters.The individual, a minister in President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s cabinet, has been identified as the beneficial […]

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Afghanistan continued their late surge for a place in the World Cup semi-finals with a seven-wicket win over the Netherlands in Lucknow. The victory moves Afghanistan level with Australia and New Zealand on eight points, with only net run-rate now keeping them out of the top four. Hashmatullah Shahidi hit an unbeaten 56 as Afghanistan […]

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Authorities in the Indian capital, Delhi, have shut all primary schools for two days amid worsening levels of air pollution. Air quality in the city dropped to severe levels for the first time this season on Thursday. It is expected to deteriorate further in the next two weeks, scientists say. Delhi’s environment minister has called […]

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by Zinara Ratnayake It’s Lansi food,” Stephanie Herft begins to describe lamprais. Herft is the founder of Lansi’s, a home-based food delivery business that began in May 2019, in Colombo. I’m talking to Herft over the phone on a Sunday evening. She had just delivered a carton of lamprais, a Sunday afternoon staple at Lansi […]

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