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Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo been awarded a prestigious George Polk Award in the Foreign Reporting category.

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo been awarded a prestigious George Polk Award in the Foreign Reporting category.

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo been awarded a prestigious George Polk Award in the Foreign Reporting category. The Polk Awards, presented by Long Island University in the United States, honor special

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Trump, Kim to meet one-on-one next week

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on Trump, Kim to meet one-on-one next week

President Donald Trump hopes to move beyond pleasantries next week in his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, officials said on Thursday, describing the follow-up talks as more intensive than an

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Sri Lankan born Australian among the top ten for $1 million Global Teacher Prize

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on Sri Lankan born Australian among the top ten for $1 million Global Teacher Prize

Sri Lankan-born Australian teacher Yasodai Selvakumaran has been named a finalist for the $1 million Global Teacher Prize. According to Australian media reports Australian actor Hugh Jackman did the honours, announcing the list of

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At least 70 people were killed when fire tore through crumbling apartment blocks in a historic

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on At least 70 people were killed when fire tore through crumbling apartment blocks in a historic

At least 70 people were killed when fire tore through crumbling apartment blocks in a historic part of Dhaka, setting off a chain of explosions and a wall of flames down nearby streets, officials

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Russian lawmakers voted on Tuesday to ban its soldiers from using Smartphones

Thinappuyal English February 22, 2019 Comments Off on Russian lawmakers voted on Tuesday to ban its soldiers from using Smartphones

Russian lawmakers voted on Tuesday to ban its soldiers from using Smartphones and social media to help prevent tracking of the nation’s military operations. The State Duma Russia’s parliament approved the draft law on

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The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute,

Thinappuyal English February 21, 2019 Comments Off on The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute,

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and China have started to outline commitments in principle on the stickiest issues in their trade dispute, marking the most significant progress yet toward ending a seven-month trade

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Johnson & Johnson receives federal subpoenas related to baby powder litigation

Thinappuyal English February 21, 2019 Comments Off on Johnson & Johnson receives federal subpoenas related to baby powder litigation

(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson said Wednesday it has received subpoenas from the U.S. Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination in its signature Baby

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Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday opened a Cricket Museum displaying its rich history to the world.

Thinappuyal English February 21, 2019 Comments Off on Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday opened a Cricket Museum displaying its rich history to the world.

Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday opened a Cricket Museum displaying its rich history to the world. The museum housed at the SLC Headquarters has in display some of the most significant cricketing ‘Moments’ and ‘Turning

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Fast-moving fire has swept through a historic district of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, killing at least 70.

Thinappuyal English February 21, 2019 Comments Off on Fast-moving fire has swept through a historic district of Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka, killing at least 70.

The blaze broke out yesterday evening in a multi-storey residential building with one floor reportedly used to store flammable chemicals. According to local media, the fire quickly spread to nearby buildings. Authorities told the

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Nigeria election 2019: Observers urge calm after delay

Thinappuyal English February 20, 2019 Comments Off on Nigeria election 2019: Observers urge calm after delay

Foreign election observers have appealed for calm following the last-minute postponement of the Nigerian election by a week. “We call on all Nigerians to remain calm and support the electoral process”, said a statement

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