Sri Lanka ranked 56th out of 100 countries, and the second best in South Asian region after India, on the inclusive internet index 2020.
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Jammu and Kashmir administration removes restrictions on social media use across Union Territory almost seven months after a communication clampdown since the Centre’s announcement to scrap the special status of the erstwhile state under Article 370 and its bifurcation into two Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh.
A special gazette declaring the dissolution of Parliament was signed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and sent to the Government Printer.
UNP MP Mujibur Rahman said that the government had acted on the premise that the country would have incurred a far bigger loss if the national carrier had gone ahead with the project.
DSG Mudalige said that in addition to the funds transferred to an account or two in Sri Lanka, part of the money received by Wijenayake had been credited to several offshore accounts.
A judge in London approved a deferred prosecution agreement struck between the UK’s Serious Fraud Office and Airbus for a record US$3.
A new study said India’s richest 1 per cent hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 million people who make up for the bottom 70 per cent of the country’s population, and the total wealth of all Indian billionaires is more than the full-year budget.
The violence are seen as reprisal for terrorist attacks carried out last month by Islamist extremists.
Occupying a strategic position in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lanka must balance its foreign policy between India and China.