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At 78 and the oldest president, Biden sees a world changed

Bangladesh, Jan. 24 -- When Joe Biden took the oath of office as the 46th president, he became not only the oldest newly inaugurated U.S. chief executive in history but also the oldest sitting preside... Read More


World Economic Forum: PM Modi, Xi Jinping to attend 'virtual' Davos

India, Jan. 24 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping will be among the top world leaders who will participate in the six-day online Davos agenda summit of the World Economic... Read More


Nawaz Sharif's son challenges Imran Khan govt to show proof of corruption

London, Jan. 24 -- : Deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's son, Hussain Nawaz on Saturday challenged Imran Khan government to show proof of corruption or illegality committed by the Sharif family befo... Read More


SMEs as engines of growth

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- George Bernard Shaw said," If you have an apple and I have an apple, we exchange apples, then you and I will still have one apple. But if you have an idea and I have an idea and ... Read More


Jaffna State University cannot allow proscribed LTTE terrorist monuments

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- The University of Jaffna is a State university. It is funded by the Government and Faculty staff salaries are paid by the Government. Therefore, all staff are bound by the rules ... Read More


Hewage rues school cricket hit by outside interference

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- FLASHBACK: Umesha Thimeshani of Devapathiraja Vidyalaya made history by becoming the first Schoolgirl Cricketer of the Year as schoolgirl cricketers were recognized for the first... Read More


Govt's response to UNHRC report on Wednesday

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- The government will present its response to the report of the High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Wednesday January, 27 Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayana... Read More


Govt will present its position clearly at the UNHRC - Foreign Secretary, Prof. Jayanath Colombage

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- Excerpts: Q: As far as Sri Lanka is concerned what will happen at the upcoming UNHRC sessions beginning late February? In 2015 we co-sponsored a resolution 30/1, which is detri... Read More


India cannot solve Indo-Sri Lanka problems on Tamil lies

Sri Lanka, Jan. 24 -- In continuing last week's article on how lies manufactured and manipulated by charismatic leaders and mediocre theorists can distort the perceptions of the masses and lead societ... Read More


'These people shouldn't be in jail': UN official seeks release 16 human rights defenders

Jammu, Jan. 24 -- "Teesta Setalvad said, we also have a list of 23 very young and dynamic human rights defenders incarcerated in post-February 2020 anti-Muslim pogrom in Delhi" A United Nations human... Read More