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Printing ballot paper for General Elections commences

Printing ballot paper for General Elections commences

Colombo (Sri Lanka) June 3: With the Supreme Court ruling to dismiss the petitions against holding the general election later...

ComBank awarded its 20th 'Best Bank in Sri Lanka' title by Global Finance

ComBank awarded its 20th 'Best Bank in Sri...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) June 3: The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has been declared Sri Lanka's Best Bank in 2020 by...

Mount Lavinia beach nourishment project successful - DG Coastal Conservation Dept

Mount Lavinia beach nourishment project successful - DG...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) June 3: The Artificial Soft Beach Nourishment Project is a successful and effective project that was planned...

Thursday declared a public holiday, islandwide curfew from 10 pm tonight

Thursday declared a public holiday, islandwide curfew from...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) June 3: The Ministry of Public Administration announced that Thursday (June 04) has been declared a holiday...

Election Commission to meet today to discuss preparations for general election

Election Commission to meet today to discuss preparations...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) June 3: The National Election Commission will meet on Wednesday at the its office in Rajagiriya to...

Ontario extends state of emergency until June 30 after it reports 446 new COVID-19 cases

Ontario extends state of emergency until June 30...

Toronto (Canada) June 3: The Ontario legislature voted on Tuesday to extend the state of emergency until June 30.

Spike in overdose deaths prompts medical officer to call for federal, provincial help

Spike in overdose deaths prompts medical officer to...

Toronto (Canada) June 3: Amid a spike in suspected opioid overdose deaths in April, Toronto's board of health is expected...

2 thunderstorms track across GTA, bringing lightning, rain, hail

2 thunderstorms track across GTA, bringing lightning, rain,...

Toronto (Canada) June 3: Two separate thunderstorms tracked across the Greater Toronto Area on Tuesday night, bringing lightning, lots of...

China building high-security compound at Gwadar to establish naval base

China building high-security compound at Gwadar to establish...

Gwadar [Pakistan], June 3 (ANI): China is secretly building a high-security compound near Gwadar Port in Pakistan's Balochistan province which...

HK leader Carrie Lam slams Trump administration for 'double standards' over national security

HK leader Carrie Lam slams Trump administration for...

Beijing [China], June 3 (ANI): Chief Executive Carrie Lam has slammed the United States for applying "double standards" regarding national...

PM backs novel proposal to fight locust invasion

PM backs novel proposal to fight locust invasion

Islamabad (Pakistan) June 3: Prime Minister Imran Khan, while chairing a meeting of the federal cabinet on Tuesday, endorsed an...

Shahbaz gives NAB raid team the slip in Lahore

Shahbaz gives NAB raid team the slip in...

Lahore (Pakistan) June 3: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Tuesday raided different places to arrest PML-N president and Leader...

Govt decides to hold Covid-19 prevalence survey

Govt decides to hold Covid-19 prevalence survey

Islamabad (Pakistan) June 3: Amid rising fears that a large number of people can be asymptomatic after over 16,000 new...

Govt counsel files 'missing' paper in Justice Isa case

Govt counsel files 'missing' paper in Justice Isa...

Islamabad (Pakistan) June 3: Former law minister Dr Farogh Nasim surprised the Supreme Court on Tuesday by presenting a document...

#DCblackout: How one hashtag sewed confusion and misinformation | #TheCube

#DCblackout: How one hashtag sewed confusion and misinformation...

Brussels (Belgium) June 3: A network of bot-like accounts has spread confusion and misinformation online during protests in the United...

Internal documents show CBSA scenarios to decide who gets across the border - and who doesn't

Internal documents show CBSA scenarios to decide who...

Ottawa (Canada) June 3: Internal documents obtained by CBC/Radio-Canada give insight into how Canadian border officials are deciding who to...

Doctor linked to Campbellton COVID-19 cluster says he made 'an error in judgment'

Doctor linked to Campbellton COVID-19 cluster says he...

Ottawa (Canada) June 3: The doctor at the centre of a COVID-19 outbreak in the Campbellton, N.B., area says he's...

Active COVID-19 cases in B.C. fall to lowest number since public health emergency declared

Active COVID-19 cases in B.C. fall to lowest...

British Columbia (Canada) June 3: A major COVID-19 outbreak that led to the infection of 10 health-care workers in an...

Kelowna Mountie under investigation after video surfaces of violent arrest

Kelowna Mountie under investigation after video surfaces of...

British Columbia (Canada) June 3: Kelowna RCMP have launched an internal investigation into the actions of an officer seen during...

Trump or no Trump, Canada's relationship with the U.S. isn't going back to 'normal' soon

Trump or no Trump, Canada's relationship with the...

Ottawa (Canada) June 3: For 21 seconds on Tuesday morning, Justin Trudeau said nothing. Between the end of a reporter's...

Doug Ford says Canada doesn't have same 'systemic, deep roots' of racism as U.S.

Doug Ford says Canada doesn't have same 'systemic,...

Ottawa (Canada) June 3: Ontario Premier Doug Ford says Canada doesn't have the "systemic, deep roots" of racism that the...

Daily Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh at an all-time high

Daily Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh at an all-time...

Dhaka (Bangladesh) June 3: The daily percentage of people testing positive for Covid-19 in Bangladesh has reached an all-time high,...

Over 70% of Metro rail phase 1 complete

Over 70% of Metro rail phase 1 complete

Dhaka (Bangladesh) June 3: The construction work of the country's first ever metro rail is progressing fast, and the authorities...

Late gazette with reopening guidelines reveals the 'method behind the madness

Late gazette with reopening guidelines reveals the 'method...

Dhaka (Bangladesh) June 3: In an effort to curb the transmission of the novel coronavirus, the government recently issued a...

Textbooks under new curriculum will be distributed from 2022

Textbooks under new curriculum will be distributed from...

Dhaka (Bangladesh) June 3: The Ministry of Education has decided to distribute textbooks, which earlier were planned to be made...

Sri Lankan Cricket legend views US activism against racism is a powerful lesson to all

Sri Lankan Cricket legend views US activism against...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) June 3: Sri Lanka's legendary cricket captain and batting great Kumar Sangakkara views that the anti-racism protests...

Sri Lanka Supreme Court allows dissolution of parliament and June 20 election

Sri Lanka Supreme Court allows dissolution of parliament...

Colombo (Sri Lanka) June 3: Sri Lanka's Supreme Court today dismissed all Fundamental Rights petitions filed challenging the gazette notifications...