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    NewsIn.Asia is a South Asian website, operating from Colombo and accessed by readers worldwide. It offers its readers timely, indepth and comprehensive coverage of South Asian news, views and analyses. The site is active on social media such as Facebook and Twitter where it has thousands of followers. Within months after its launch, in July 2016, NewsIn.Asia has become a popular web portal in Sri Lanka and many South Asian countries where it has gained a reputation of unbiased reporting amongst its readers. The areas covered by NewsIn.Asia include politics, business, sports, cinema, off beat, food and travel.

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  • Sri Lanka’s calls for collective efforts at Goa Maritime Conclave0

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    • November 12, 2021

     by Editor  November 12, 2021 By Sugeeswara Senadhira/Daily News Colombo, November 12: Considering that half of the world’s container ships, one-third of the world’s bulk cargo traffic and two-thirds of the world’s oil shipments traverse through the Indian Ocean, the importance of peace and security of the ocean cannot be overestimated. Furthermore, maritime transport and logistics

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  • Saga of the takeover of Kandy seen through British eyes0

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    • November 9, 2021

     by Editor  November 10, 2021 Sri Wickramarajasinha and Governor Fredrick North By P.K.Balachandran/Daily Mirror Colombo, November 10: Events leading to the controversial takeover of the Kandyan kingdom by the British in 1815 and the aftermath have been written about both from the British and the Sri Lankan viewpoint. The British view is vividly presented in Ceylon Ancient

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  • Cracks appear in China-Sri Lanka relations0

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    • November 8, 2021

     by Editor  November 9, 2021 Sri Lankan and Chinese flags By P.K.Balachandran Colombo, November 9 (Counterpoint): Relations between Sri Lanka and China were excellent between 2010 and 2015 when the pro-China Mahinda Rajapaksa was President. During this period, China constructed the US$ 1.1 billion Hambantota port, an ultra-modern container terminal in Colombo, a state-of-the-art airport at

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  • Social media threats to Pakistani women journalists has reached epidemic proportions0

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    • November 7, 2021

     by Editor  November 8, 2021 Pakistani girls walk against harassmenti By Saddia Mazhar     8 November 2021 Sahiwal (Pakistan) November 8 (newsin.asia): She was breathing artificially in the ICU. Doctors were trying to save her life but some cameras knew she was having the last moments of her life, so they wanted to capture her for their

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  • Recent decisions raise doubts about America’s reliability as an ally0

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    • September 18, 2021

     by Editor  September 18, 2021 US Indo-Pacific Command By P.K.Balachandran Colombo, September 18: Two recent decisions of the United States, one on Afghanistan and the other on the supply of nuclear submarines to Australia, have raised the question as to whether Washington’s collaborators and allies can count on it to stick to its commitments. These decisions have

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  • Sri Lanka pledges cooperation with UN on ethnic reconciliation but rejects foreign mechanisms0

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    • September 14, 2021

     by Editor  September 14, 2021 G.L.Peiris Share on WhatsApp By P.K.Balachandran Colombo, September 14: The Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris told the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Tuesday that Sri Lanka will ensure “strong and continued cooperation” with the UNHRC and United Nations-mandated human rights system, in keeping its Constitution and its international

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  • US sanctions will push Afghanistan to rely on drug trafficking0

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    • September 3, 2021

     by Editor  September 3, 2021 Poppy cultivation in Afghanistan By Najib Shah Bengaluru, September 3 (newsin.asia): William Dalrymple in his book, ‘The Return of the King’ mentions a prescient comment of Rev. G. R. Gleig in his memoir, written shortly after his return from the First Anglo-Afghan war. The army chaplain wrote: “a war begun for no

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  • China-Maldives Friendship bridge has been a game-changer0

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    • September 1, 2021

     by Editor  September 1, 2021 Share on WhatsApp MALE, August. 31 (Xinhua): The Mayor of the Maldives’ capital city Male Mohamed Muizzu has thanked China on the third anniversary of the opening of the China-Maldives Friendship Bridge. In a video message published on his official Twitter account on Monday, Muizzu said “This bridge has been the

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  • Taliban plead for recognition as the unforgiving US tightens the screw0

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    • September 1, 2021

     by Editor  September 1, 2021 US pullout from Afghanistan.AP Share on WhatsApp By P.K.Balachandran Colombo, September 1 (Counterpoint): With the last of American troops leaving Afghanistan by the August 31 deadline, the Taliban have achieved a key objective – ending the military occupation of the country by the world’s sole super power.  But the Taliban have

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  • Lankan President invokes emergency regulations to ensure supply of essentials at reasonable prices0

     by Editor  August 31, 2021 Colombo market Colombo, August 30 (newsin.asia):  Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on Monday declared “emergency regulations” to enable authorized officers to take steps to provide essential food items at concessionary rates to the public by purchasing stocks of essential food items including paddy, rice and sugar, at government guaranteed prices or

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  • Afghanistan always defeats the West0

     by Editor  August 29, 2021 The lone survivor Dr.William Brydon at the gates of Jalalabad in January 1842. By Elizabeth Butler By William Dalrymple/www.unherd.com Before the events of this month, the First Anglo-Afghan War was arguably the greatest military humiliation ever suffered by the West in the East. Britain’s entanglement with Afghanistan between 1839-42 was catastrophic,

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  • Are new equations possible after US troops quit Afghanistan?0

     by Editor  July 16, 2021 By Sugeeswara Senadhira/Daily News Colombo, July 16: A transformation in the security dynamics in South Asia is taking place at such a fast rate that experts on regional security are totally confused and puzzled about the future scenario. The withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, the gradual expansion of Taliban’s control

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  • India-Maldives-Sri Lanka conduct first-ever virtual trilateral tabletop naval exercise0

     by Editor  July 15, 2021 Share on WhatsApp Colombo, July 15 (newsin.asia): India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives conducted the inugural virtual Trilateral Tabletop naval Exercise (TTX) – 2021 on July 14 and 15. Admiral Gurcharan Singh CSO (Ops), Western Naval Command, Indian Navy, Rear Admiral PS Mahawithana, Director General Operations, Sri Lanka Navy, and Colonel

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  • 96 Sri Lankan university dons appeal for the release of Muslim lawyer and poet0

     by Editor  July 13, 2021 Hejaaz Hizbullah and Ahnaf Jazeem Share on WhatsApp Colombo, July 13 (newsin.asia): Ninety-six Sri Lankan university dons have issued a statement condemning the arrest and continued and unjustified detention of a young Muslim lawyer Hejaaz Hizbullah and a Muslim Tamil poet Ahnaf Jazeem in the aftermath of investigations into the 2019

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