SL starts debt restructuring talks with creditors

Posted on   9:34 am

Sri Lanka on Thursday held a second round of crucial talks with its bilateral creditors, state minister of finance Shehan Semasinghe said as the crisis-hit island nation attempts to get assurances of debt restructuring from them to close a deal with the IMF.

Israeli PM Lapid concedes defeat to Netanyahu

Posted on   9:17 am

Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Thursday called opposition leader Benjamin Netanyahu and congratulated him on his election victory, as his coalition of right-wing parties secured a comfortable majority in the parliament.

Modi should pull up Gujarat govt on Morbi Tragedy: Cong

Posted on   9:16 am

Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to pull up the Gujarat government to come clean on the “sloppy investigation process” in the recent Morbi bridge collapse tragedy in which 135 people were killed and over 100 injured.