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  • Rishi Sunak emerging as front runner in race for next PM of UK

    In a surprise move, former British prime minister Boris Johnson announced that he will not run for the post of UK’s Prime Minister, despite having been overwhelmed with calls for him to join the race. In a statement last night, Mr Johnson said, he is standing aside in the interest of the unity of the […]

    Lanka still on fire; protesters on the rampage

    Colombo: Sri Lanka is witnessing huge protests across the country and the capital City Colombo is totally under siege after President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled the country on Tuesday to an undisclosed destination.  Gotabaya had promised to resign as president of the country on Wednesday but he fled the, possibly to Maldives, without resigning.  The enraged […]

    India refutes rumors of helping Sri Lankan President and family flee to Maldives

    Colombo: The Indian High Commission has “categorically” denied any role in facilitating the escape of Srilanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and dismissed as “baseless” the speculative reports that India helped Gotabaya flee the country. As per media reports Gotabaya who had promised to resign from his post on Wednesday fled the country without honoring his words. […]

    Sri Lankan Agitation: President Gotabaya escapes to Maldives

    Colombo: Sri Lanka’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has left the country, according to a high-ranking security official. Rajapaksa and his wife flew to Malé, in the Maldives, on an AN32 troop transport plane from the Sri Lanka Air Force. The embattled Rajapaksa was previously blocked from departing Sri Lanka at least twice on Monday, after refusing […]

    Sri Lankan Parliament to reconvene on July 15; New President to be elected on July 20

    Colombo: Sri Lankan Parliament will reconvene on the 15th of this month and a new President will be elected on the 20 of July. This was stated by parliamentary speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena yesterday. Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged all stakeholders to engage in dialogue to ensure a ‘smooth transition’ of government. He […]

    Uganda announces discovery of 31 million metric tonnes of gold deposits

    Uganda has announced the discovery of 31 million metric tonnes of gold deposits in the country. A spokesperson from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development in Uganda, Solomon Muyita, said that these reports are aimed at attracting gold miners and investors. In a bid to boost the country’s economy, the Ugandan Government has licensed […]

    India’s approach had transitioned from women’s development to women-led development emphasises Prime Minister; Addresses G7 Session on food security and gender equality in Germany

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has emphasised that India’s approach had transitioned from ‘women’s development’ to ‘women-led development’. He said this while addressing the G7 Session on food security and gender equality. He shared India’s experiences in these domains. Mr Modi shared focus areas for ensuring food security which include fertilisers’ availability, structured system for use […]

    Pakistan National Assembly Dissolved; PM Imran Khan advises President to call for fresh elections

    In Pakistan, President Arif Alvi today dissolved the National Assembly following Prime Minister Imran Khan’s advice. Imran also advised the President to call for fresh elections. It comes after Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly refused to hold a vote of no-confidence. Deputy Speaker Qasim Khan Suri dismissed the no-trust move against Prime Minister Imran […]

    National Mission for Clean Ganga urges People to Join hands to clean Yamuna

    National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) has urged People to Join hands to clean Yamuna. NMCG is providing 2300 crore rupees funding for construction of sewerage infrastructure for cleaning Yamuna. As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, the NMCG today organized Yamunotsav in association with a group of NGOs at ITO Bridge to celebrate […]

    Should NATO Enter The Russian-Ukrainian Fray?

    It is hard to describe the excruciatingly painful destruction Putin is inflicting on Ukraine. However, whereas NATO should provide Ukraine with active defensive military equipment, it should not directly join the war which could ignite a major European if not world war. Righting the Wrong There are growing voices from academia, the military, and former […]