Colombo police called army personnel to disburse the crowd over the demand for cooking gas at a Slave Island Police Station on Saturday. We are here since morning and we are not getting gas and I think these people are selling gas to hotels and rich people,va woman protestor said.
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed elected UAE President
The UAE’s long-time de facto ruler Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was elected as president on Saturday, official media said, a day after the death of former leader Sheikh Khalifa.
Ukraine has won the battle of Kharkiv, say analysts
Ukrainian forcesappear to have won the battle of Kharkiv, according to a US defence thinktank, in what appears to be their fastest advance since Russian troops pulled away from Kiev and the north-east over a month ago, The Guardian reported.
820,000 Covid cases reported in N Korea
North Korea reported 15 new deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally in the country to 42 in just three days, media reported on Sunday.
US shooting: Biden calls to end domestic terrorism
US President Joe Biden expressed condolences to the families of 10 people who were killed in a shooting incident at a supermarket in the American city of Buffalo and called for every effort to end domestic terrorism. In a White House statement, Biden said:
‘Emergency’ measures to curb cholera outbreak in Pak
As Pakistan’s Pir Koh tehsil of the Dera Bugti district reels under the worst cholera outbreak, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has instructed the Pakistan federal and provincial governments to take necessary actions on an emergency basis to stop the spread of the disease.
‘MSMEs to play a major role to attain CM’s vision’
Chief Minister MK Stalin is motivating and driving every sector to scale our States GDP to $1 trillion by 2030, among which MSMEs would make its major contribution, says T M Anbarasu, State Minister of MSME.
8.8 mn jobs added in April: CMIE Report
In one of the largest expansions in the labour market since the beginning of the pandemic, 8.8 million people joined the country’s workforce in April, as per data provided by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE). However, the jobs that became available were inadequate compared to the demand, i
Bank frauds rampant in PNB, SBI, says RBI
Public sector banks reported over 51 per cent dip in the amount involved in frauds to Rs 40,295.25 crore during the financial year ended March 2022, the Reserve Bank of India has said
Google announces new features in Android Auto
Google has announced new features in Android Auto including a split-screen mode with a brand new interface and soon, the users will be able to browse the web directly from the display of their cars. Android Auto has expanded to support more than 150 million cars across nearly every car brand.