World  /  Published 15.05.22

Lanka: Curfew briefly lifted

Sri Lanka lifted a nationwide curfew for 12 hours on Saturday, further easing tight curbs. The government lifted the curfew from 0030 GMT on Saturday. A 24-hour curfew imposed on Monday had been lift...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 13.05.22

Ranil named new Lanka PM

Sri Lanka appointed a new Prime Minister on Thursday, as its embattled President seeks a way out of the country’s worst economic crisis since independence that has sparked widespread protests. ...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 10.05.22

Lanka: Rajapaksa family home set ablaze

Ruling party parliamentarian Amarakeerthi Athukorala died after a standoff with anti-government protesters in the town of Nittambuwa near Colombo, a police source told Reuters without giving details. ...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 09.05.22

Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa resigns

Sri Lankan authorities on Monday imposed a nationwide curfew and Army troops were deployed in the capital after pro-government groups attacked protesters outside embattled President Gotabaya Rajapaksa...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 03.05.22

Odessa on alert, extends curfew

A curfew in the Black Sea port city of Odessa was extended on Monday as recent events in neighbouring Moldova have military authorities on heightened alert that Russia could be looking to open a new f...
By Marc Santora in Krakow, Poland


India  /  Published 26.04.22

Himmatnagar: Demolition drive begins

Civic authorities have started a demolition drive against illegal structures in Gujarat's Himmatnagar city, where a communal clash had broken out during the Ram Navami celebration earlier this mon...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Himmatnagar

World  /  Published 05.04.22

Opp rejects offer to join unity govt

Sri Lanka’s Opposition parties on Monday rejected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s invitation to join the proposed unity government as a “sham” after he fired his brother and fin...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 04.04.22

Tear gas for protesting students

Protesters in Sri Lanka’s largest city Colombo held numerous small, peaceful demonstrations over a severe economic crisis on Sunday, defying a nationwide curfew, while police used tear gas to di...
By Reuters in Colombo

World  /  Published 03.04.22

Curfew draws flak

Defying curfew orders, lawmakers from Sri Lanka's principal opposition party Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) on Sunday staged an anti-government protest here against President Gotabaya Rajapaksa'...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 03.04.22

Weekend Lanka curfew

Sri Lanka’s government imposed a weekend curfew on Saturday, even as hundreds of lawyers urged President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to revoke a state of emergency introduced following unrest over fuel a...
By Reuters in Colombo


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