SL court bans ex-PM Rajapaksa from leaving country

Posted on   7:25 pm

A Sri Lankan court on Thursday banned former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and 15 others, including his son, MPs and senior police officers from leaving the country, for instigating Monday’s violence that killed nine people and injured over 300.

Gold seized at Chennai airport

Posted on   6:58 pm

Officials of the Customs Air Intelligence Unit (AIU) seized 688 grams of gold valued at Rs 31.99 lakh and arrested a passenger, who arrived from Dubai by Fly Dubai Airlines at the Anna International airport here.

Hyperloop technology to be developed in Chennai

Posted on   6:51 pm

Indian Institute of Technology Madras students’ team Avishkar Hyperloop has received investment from global pure-play engineering services provider L&T Technology Services Limited (LTTS) to develop innovations in the Hyperloop landscape. 

UK ramps up threat to rewrite Brexit deal with EU

Posted on   6:49 pm

Britain and the European Union were once again at loggerheads over Brexit on Wednesday, after the U.K. government ramped up threats to scrap parts of its trade treaty with the bloc, saying the rules are blocking the formation of a new government in Northern Ireland.

Medvedev, Volodin lash out at US aid to Ukraine

Posted on   6:45 pm

Former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev accused the United States on Wednesday of waging a proxy war against Russia after the House of Representatives approved a $40 billion aid package for Ukraine, and said the U.S. economy would suffer.