Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Sri Lanka

6 Dead from severe flood in Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan officials announced that the death toll from severe floods and mudslides caused by torrential rains in the country has risen to at least six, while five others are considered missing, and more than five thousand people have...

Muslim lawmakers rejoin Sri Lankan cabinet

Sri Lanka's Muslim lawmakers who resigned following the bombing of Easter celebrations rejoins the government, officials said yesterday. It came as police discovered they were not involved with extremists. Nearly 100 people linked to local militants were arrested after the April...

First church prayer in Sri Lanka after Easter attacks

On Sunday, prayers at a mass in St. Teresa Church, where Catholic churches in Sri Lanka resumed their services after the Easter bombings. The prayer began under intense security restrictions to secure the visitors First church prayer in Sri Lanka begins...

Australia warns of further terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka

Australia warned further terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka and recommended that its citizens not visit the island after the recent terrorist attacks. "Terrorists are likely to launch more attacks in Sri Lanka," the Australian Foreign Ministry said, according to ABC...

Sri Lankan police disrupt bomb near Colombo airport after series of bombings

A bomb has been found near Colombo's main airport and has been successfully disabled, according to the Sri Lankan Police, the SPOTNIK network said. A police source told Agence France-Presse that a "homemade" pipe bomb was found late on Sunday...

Sri Lanka: 27 foreigners among the victims of bombings

A spokesman of the Foreign Ministry of Sri Lanka, in a statement said that 27 foreigners were killed including three British citizens, two Americans, three Indians, a Turk and a Portuguese national. Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok - in a...

Sri Lanka Explosion : Police raid, three suspects arrested

According to police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera, three suspects have been arrested following a raid on a house in Colombo following bomb attacks involving more than 200 people. The media reported three police officers were killed. The investigators were currently...

Sri Lanka explosions: 185 dead, 400 injured

Sri Lankan churches and hotels were hit by six explosions on Easter Sunday, wounding several people, police sources said. According to reports, 185 people are dead and 400 injured. The death toll also includes 35 foreigners. As per police...

International training programs on central and commercial banking concludes in Islamabad

The 49th iteration of International Central Banking Course and 46th iteration of International Commercial banking course concluded on April 12, 2019 wherein 43 delegates of 15 countries participated. These include Algeria, Afghanistan, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Egypt, Gambia, Jordon, Sri Lanka, Maldives,...

SECP registers 1,317 new companies in January

In January, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 1,317 new companies. As compared to the corresponding month of last financial year, it represents a growth of 9 percent, raising the number of registered companies to over 95,000. The...
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I wish Pence had the courage to reject the election result: Donald Trump

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