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
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.
Gyanvapi case: Varanasi Court clears deck for survey of mosque premises
A Varanasi Court today allowed the videography survey of Gyanvapi mosque premises, located next to the Kashi Vishwanath temple.
TN among top investment destinations in world: CM
Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin Wednesday presented the FIEO Southern Region Export Excellence Awards at an event organised by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations.
Hyperloop technology to be developed in Chennai
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
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.
Biden considers executive orders, new funds for abortion
President Joe Biden is considering executive orders and other measures to increase access and funding for women if the U.S. Supreme Court votes to overturn the Roe v. Wade
Medvedev, Volodin lash out at US aid to Ukraine
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.
Hong Kong arrests Roman Catholic cardinal, 3 others
Hong Kong authorities arrested a Roman Catholic cardinal, a singer and two others on Wednesday on suspicion of colluding with foreign forces to endanger China’s national security, reports said.
Polls likely in Pak before appointment of army chief
The Defence Minister of Pakistan, Khawaja Asif, on Wednesday revealed the possibility of general elections in November, prior to the appointment of the new army chief