Sri Lanka Is Looking To Sell ‘Queen of Asia’, Its 310-Kg Blue Sapphire, If The Buyer Pays Over US$100 Mn By: ABP News Bureau The 1,550,000 carats stone is world’s largest natural corundum blue sapphire. A Dubai firm has offered US$100 million but Sri Lanka is looking at a higher ...

Read More →

South Asian international students struggling during COVID isolation, harsh winter By Dan McGarvey Recent arrivals are dealing with pandemic, mental health and freezing temperatures Food donations make up a big part of One Voice Canada Alberta’s efforts to help international students. (Dan McGarvey/CBC)   Source:cbc.ca South Asian international students arriving ...

Read More →

Man catches cricket ball from 400 ft high drop to break world record By Sanj Atwal Source:guinnessworldrecords.com Thimothy Shanon Jebaseelan (Sri Lanka/Australia) first attempted to break the record for the highest catch of a cricket ball in 2019. However, the only thing he broke was his finger, resulting in a trip to ...

Read More →

Sri Lanka gives $1 billion relief as anger grows over food costs Source:timesofindia.indiatimes.com COLOMBO: Sri Lanka unveiled a $1 billion relief package as President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s government seeks to temper growing public anger over the surging prices of essential food and medical items in a country that’s running out of foreign exchange to ...

Read More →