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Mahinda Rajapaksa takes oath as Sri Lankan PM

Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in on Sunday as Sri Lanka's new prime minister at a centuries-old Buddhist temple after his party won a landslide victory in parliamentary elections that allowed the......

Will Varavara Rao be freed from prison?

The poet and professor's 'life breath is now in the hands of those sworn to uphold his Constitutional right to life.''Will they be true to their oath?', asks Jyoti Punwani. IMAGE; Professor......

US restricts visas of Chinese officials over Hong Kong

The United States on Friday announced imposing visa restrictions on officials of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), accusing them of undermining human rights and fundamental freedoms in Hong Kong.......

'COVID-19 will be a year-long struggle'

'Predictions are that numbers will continue to rise till May end and maybe in the first half of June will be our peak.' IMAGE: Medical workers arrive for COVID-19 testing at a containment zone in......

If there are 70,000 cases in May...Mumbai is ready

'Our preparation is based on ICMR projections, whatever preparations we have to make.''If they project around 70,000 is the maximum number of hospital cases by mid-May or May 30, we are preparing......

Tax dispute? Govt offers immunity scheme

The Vivaad se Vishwas scheme is a replica of the Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Regulation) Scheme, 2019 (SVLDRS) for indirect tax litigation. The hope is that this would unlock revenue blocked in......

Meet Ajit Pai, the man at the center of the US net neutrality debate

The chief of America's Federal Communications Commission is not a fan of net neutrality.So what's his vision of communications and digital policy in these times?We find out... IMAGE: Ajit Pai at a......

India must ban asbestos urgently

Among the most deprived communities in India live and work under asbestos roofs.The National Institute for Health and Family Welfare estimates exposure to asbestos has resulted in higher incidence......

IT professionals: The new face of labour unions

The past few weeks have seen several hundred people let go of by IT services firms joining unions claiming to represent tech workers fighting for their rights. Romita Majumdar, Gireesh Babu and......

Italians and racism in sport: UN hails Pescara's Muntari for walk-off

Muntari said he had complained that parts of the crowd, including a group of children, had hurled racist insults at him from the start of his Italian team's game at Cagliari in Serie A on Sunday.......
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Mahinda Rajapaksa takes oath as Sri Lankan PM

Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in on Sunday as Sri Lanka's new prime minister at a centuries-old Buddhist temple after his party won a landslide... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/mahinda-rajapaksa-takes-oath-as-sri-lankan-pm/20200809.htm
UN wants independent probe into Beirut blast

Spokesman Rupert Colville of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights cited the need for the international community to “step up” to help... ...

https://www.hindustantimes.com/world-news/un-wants-independent-probe-into-beirut-blast/story-O3KBvW7CoY6OhUTsqwMKvO.html
UK welcomes efforts by India, China to de-escalate tension in eastern Ladakh

British High Commissioner Sir Philip Barton also expressed concern over Chinese action in Hong Kong as well as cases of human rights abuses against... ...

https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/world-news/uk-welcomes-efforts-by-india-china-to-de-escalate-tensioneastern-ladakh_14071261.html
Will Varavara Rao be freed from prison?

The poet and professor's 'life breath is now in the hands of those sworn to uphold his Constitutional right to life.''Will they be true to their... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/will-varavara-rao-die-in-prison/20200713.htm
US restricts visas of Chinese officials over Hong Kong

The United States on Friday announced imposing visa restrictions on officials of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), accusing them of undermining... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/report/us-restricts-visas-of-chinese-officials-over-hong-kong/20200627.htm

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