Ranil Wickremesinghe: Sri Lanka sees new president sworn into office

The ex-prime minister is seen as unpopular but some protesters say they’ll give him a chance.…

World's oldest male giant panda in captivity dies in Hong Kong zoo

An An was euthanized at the age of 35 – or 105 human years – after…

Is China really open to improving ties with Australia?

There is hope the breakdown in diplomatic relations between the two countries could be ending. Source…

How India can save pilgrimages and fragile Himalayas

The mountainous state, where several Himalayan peaks and glaciers are located, is home to some of…

Cheetahs to prowl India for first time in 70 years

“Completing 75 glorious years of independence with restoring the fastest terrestrial flagship species, the cheetah, in…

Pen Farthing: Watchdog has no concerns over Afghan animal rescue

Nowzad’s efforts to evacuate animals from Afghanistan were within its remit, the Charity Commission says. Source…

Sri Lanka v Pakistan: Abdullah Shafique leads tourists to record chase of 342 in Galle

Abdullah Shafique (left) and Mohammad Rizwan (right) shared a vital fourth-wicket stand of 71 First Test,…

Avinash Das: Filmmaker arrested for tweeting ‘controversial’ photo of Amit Shah

Police in the western state of Gujarat had filed a complaint against Mr Das in June,…

Sri Lanka: Parliament to vote for new president amid crisis

Acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe is the frontrunner – but deeply unpopular with the public. Source link

Sri Lanka presidential elections: Why India matters to the island nation's political future

How Sri Lankans view India might be changing as the country grapples with political and economic…