Sri Lanka inflation increases marginally to 0.2% in May 2015

Sri Lanka's inflation, as measured by the change in the Colombo Consumers' Price Index (CCPI), increased marginally to 0.2 percent on a year-on-year basis in May 2015 from 0.1 percent recorded for the previous month, the Central Bank reported on Friday.

Over 70% of Everest glacier may be lost by 2100

Over 70 per cent of the glacier volume in the Mount Everest region in the Himalayas could be lost in 85 years if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, a new paper suggests. It also indicates more flood risk in the future in the Kosi river downstream from Nepal to …

Indian Muslims protest against Hindus' extremism

The Indian Muslim Scholars Community once again protested against the efforts made by extremist Hindu groups to besmirch the image of Muslims. They also warned against the consequences of such measures. According to the leader of the community, Arshad Madani, the Indian Muslims have fought for the independence of the …

India's endangered lion numbers increase

Wildlife experts welcomed Monday census figures showing India's population of endangered Asiatic lions has increased in the last five years in the western state of Gujarat.

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