Economic Crisis: Protests in Srilanka continue

The people in Srilanka will not stop until their demands are met. Amid the Sri Lankan economic crisis, citizens are protesting and demanding the resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa.  Buddhi Prabodaha Karunaratne, a Sri Lankan citizen, said, “Everybody in the current government is above 65 years of age. So we demand a youth-led party so […]

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‘Hope sanctions will deter paranoid Putin’

Invasion unjustified as Ukraine isn’t a direct threat to Russia: Rajesh Rajagopalan. On February 24, 2022, Russia launched full-scale invasion of Ukraine by land, air and sea. It is the biggest attack by one state against another in Europe since World War II. Eight days after the war began, several buildings have fallen and civilians […]

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Loud explosions reported in Eastern Ukraine amid Putin’s call for war

Videos shot by Indian students in Kharkiv show consecutive explosions accompanied by loud bangs. Bengaluru: Moments after Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a military operation in Ukraine, loud explosions were witnessed in Kharkiv city on Thursday just before 6 A.M in Ukrainian time, three-and-a-half hours behind Indian Standard Time. Videos coming out of Kharkiv city show […]

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Sri Lanka starts cleaning coast after fire on ship

As debris washes ashore from the Singapore-registered container ship MV X-Press Pearl, the Sri Lankan Marine Environment Protection Authority begins to remove waste from the coast. Bengaluru: The Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) of Sri Lanka has started the process to remove the cargo that washed ashore from the Singapore-registered container ship MV X-Press Pearl […]

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Second wave cracks down on already struggling garment workers

Right when everyone thought India’s battle with covid-19 was a success story, the second wave struck the country turned it into a cautionary tale and left the future of garment works in the dark. Bengaluru: With wages she earned as a garment worker at one of the manufacturing units, in Bangalore, Rajama said she normally […]

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US Oly participation in doubt, other nations could increase medal tally

The US State Department’s official advisory to its citizens to not travel to Japan may affect the 2021 Olympic Games as the US has the largest participation in Olympic Games. New Delhi: Olympics followers believe that a restricted US participation might give other nations a chance to win many more gold medals than they would […]

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No flight equals more cost and more problems

With countries going under lockdown again, many airlines see a grim future as the cost of parking and maintenance of aircrafts lies heavy on them. Bangalore: As thousands of flights worldwide are grounded again due to lockdown, many airlines drown in the cost of safeguarding parked planes on runways and storage facilities. Many airlines across […]

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