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Four killed, 20 injured in bus-tipper collision in Hungama

Four killed, 20 injured in bus-tipper collision in...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Jan 20: Four people were killed and 20 others were injured when a private bus collided head-on...

Denuwara Manike train on upcountry line to run daily from next month

Denuwara Manike train on upcountry line to run...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Jan 20: 'Denuwara Manike', Sri Lanka Railways' first intercity train between Colombo Fort and Badulla on the...

'UNP leadership must change according to tradition'

'UNP leadership must change according to tradition'

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Jan 20: The leadership of the United National party (UNP) must be changed according to the tradition,...

Police record statements from High Court Judge Gihan Pilapitiya

Police record statements from High Court Judge Gihan...

Colombo (Sri Lanka), Jan 20: Colombo Crime Division of Police recorded a statement from the Judge of the Embilipitiya High...

China stays vigilant after more pneumonia cases were reported

China stays vigilant after more pneumonia cases were...

Beijing (China), Jan 20: More Chinese cities have stepped up monitoring, prevention and control of respiratory infectious diseases after an...

Chinese Consulate General in New York hosts international youth in Lunar New Year gala

Chinese Consulate General in New York hosts international...

New York (USA), Jan 20: The great hall of the Chinese Consulate General in New York was filled with joyful...

China handles 69,000 public interest lawsuits involving environment, resources protection

China handles 69,000 public interest lawsuits involving environment,...

Beijing (China), Jan 20: Chinese procuratorates handled 69,000 public interest cases involving the protection of the environment and resources in...

Exhibition highlights Napoleon culture

Exhibition highlights Napoleon culture

Zhengzhou (China), Jan 20: An exhibition highlighting cultural relics related to Napoleon Bonaparte kicked off in central China's Henan Province.

S.Koreans' individual tour to DPRK not subject to UN sanctions: S.Korea

S.Koreans' individual tour to DPRK not subject to...

Seoul (South Korea), Jan 20: South Koreans' individual tour to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) would not be...

Tourism flourishes on China-Myanmar border

Tourism flourishes on China-Myanmar border

Kunming (China), Jan 20: As sub-zero temperatures persist in northern China, a large number of Chinese tourists are flocking to...

Xinjiang's Korla registers record number of migrating swans

Xinjiang's Korla registers record number of migrating swans

Urumqi (China), Jan 20: Korla City in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region registered a record number of migrating swans...

Nepal-China joint venture to develop hydropower project in eastern Nepal

Nepal-China joint venture to develop hydropower project in...

Kathmandu (Nepal), Jan 20: Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a...

China sets up 41,000 public legal service platforms

China sets up 41,000 public legal service platforms

Beijing (China), Jan 20: China has more than 41,000 online and offline public legal service platforms and hotlines at various...

Malaysia to send 110 more containers of plastic waste back to source countries

Malaysia to send 110 more containers of plastic...

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Jan 20: Malaysia is sending back an additional 110 containers of plastic waste to source countries after...

China expects to see 710 mln air passenger trips in 2020

China expects to see 710 mln air passenger...

Beijing (China), Jan 20: China's booming civil aviation industry is expected to see 710 million air passenger trips in 2020,...

Over 2 mln square meters of land cleared of mines in N. Angola

Over 2 mln square meters of land cleared...

Luanda (Angola), Jan 20: A total of 2.3 million square meters of land have been cleared of mines from 2012...

Snow-themed train takes passengers to ski

Snow-themed train takes passengers to ski

Harbin (China), Jan 20: Yabuli, a ski resort in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province has launched snow-themed train services between the...

Roof collapse kills 4 Afghan children, injures 10: police

Roof collapse kills 4 Afghan children, injures 10:...

Kandahar (Afghanistan), Jan 20: At least four children were killed and 10 others wounded after roof of a girls' seminary...

China issues plan for digital agricultural, rural development

China issues plan for digital agricultural, rural development

Beijing (China), Jan 20: China on Monday unveiled a plan to push forward the digitalization of its agricultural development and...

Xinjiang earthquake kills 1, injures 2

Xinjiang earthquake kills 1, injures 2

Sejong (South Korea), Jan 20: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake has killed one person and slightly injured two others in northwest China's...

N. Korea holds state funeral for former anti-Japanese fighter

N. Korea holds state funeral for former anti-Japanese...

Sejong (South Korea), Jan 20: North Korea has held a state funeral for a former female anti-Japanese fighter considered close...

Six trekkers still missing two-day after avalanche hits Nepal's Annapurna circuit

Six trekkers still missing two-day after avalanche hits...

Kathmandu [Nepal], Jan 20 (ANI): An rescue operation is underway to locate six trekkers who went missing following Friday's avalanche...

PM Modi pitches for 'Make in India' during Pariksha Pe Charcha

PM Modi pitches for 'Make in India' during...

New Delhi [India], Jan 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday pitched for the Central government's 'Make in India'...

Former aide of Samsung heir questioned over 2015 merger of key affiliates

Former aide of Samsung heir questioned over 2015...

Seoul (South Korea), Jan 20: A former aide of Samsung Group heir Lee Jae-yong was questioned by prosecutors on Monday...

545 cases of sexual assault reported at three major hospitals in Karachi last year

545 cases of sexual assault reported at three...

Karachi (Pakistan) Jan 20: As many as 545 cases of sexual assaults were reported at three major hospitals of the...

Opposition, govt agree to drag ongoing Senate session

Opposition, govt agree to drag ongoing Senate session

Islamabad (Pakistan) Jan 20: Despite having no serious business in hand, the government and the opposition have agreed to drag...

Wasim stars as Pakistan blow away Scots

Wasim stars as Pakistan blow away Scots

Islamabad (Pakistan) Jan 20: Fast bowlers Mohammad Wasim and Tahir Hussain blew away Scotland as Pakistan got off to the...