A key convention of Buddhist clergy tells Rajapaksa to step down to make way for an interim govt

The monks going against the Rajapaksa family assumes much significance as the family had enjoyed their overwhelming support until the current economic crisis.

published on : 30th April 2022

Sri Lanka president agrees to remove brother as PM: Lawmaker

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa agreed that a national council will be appointed to name a new prime minister and a Cabinet comprised of all parties in Parliament.

published on : 29th April 2022

Lankan economic crisis: Rajapaksa's grip on power weakens as dissidents plan to ditch government

The President invited the Opposition parties to join a unity Cabinet to tackle the raging public anger against the hardships caused by the economic crisis.

published on : 5th April 2022

Lanka economic crisis: Ruling coalition party urges President Gotabaya to form all-party govt

Party's general secretary and state minister Dayasiri Jayasekera said that the Central Committee decided on Friday to urge the formation of a government representing all parties in Parliament.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Four-laning of Namakkal-Musiri Road to commence in April

Sources in Salem division of Highway department said the decision to upgrade the road from a 2-lane highway was taken in January this year, following request from several quarters.

published on : 9th March 2022

Was overjoyed to receive the honour: SI S Sirisha on being felicitated for exceptional service

S Sirisha, and two other officers,  P Kalpana and D Aruna from Guntur Rural district, were recognised for their good work in rendering escort duties to VIP/ VVIPs and Chief Minister.

published on : 9th March 2022

COVID-19: Monoclonal antibody cocktail finds more takers in Kerala despite high price

Certain national and international research reports revealed that MAB doses are not approved for people who are hospitalised with severe COVID infection and those requiring oxygen.

published on : 3rd January 2022

'Kannadiga' review: This period drama showcases the love of our mother tongue

Next, we are shown the third generation of this family, and here the focus is on Gunabhadra, the eighth descendant.

published on : 20th December 2021

Woman labourer dies after compound wall collapses in Mangaluru's Jalasiri project 

Her child also got buried under the mud however it was rescued later. 

published on : 12th December 2021

Legendary lyricist Sirivennela’s pen falls silent

Sirivennela wrote a variety of songs ranging from devotional, romantic, folk, mass and classical poetry.

published on : 1st December 2021

Telugu lyricist 'Sirivennela' Seetharama Sastry passes away

According to reports, Seetharama Sastry was admitted to KIMS hospital in Secunderabad with Pneumonia on November 24th. He had been under treatment since then.

published on : 30th November 2021

Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa blames previous government for Easter Sunday bombings

Blaming the previous government for neglecting national security, Rajapaksa said they had destroyed the intelligence system set up by him before 2015.

published on : 25th November 2021

EU authorises 2 medicines for people at risk of severe COVID

The EMA described the safety profile of both medicines as “favourable," and said that despite a small number of side effects, “the medicines' benefits are greater than their risks.”

published on : 11th November 2021

Failed to clear SI exam, Telangana trainee now an IPS officer

When IPS officer Stephen Ravindra was first posted in Bellampalli, my father had a close association with him.

published on : 11th November 2021

Meet Leena: Your HR version of Apple's Siri

HR needs to focus on solving crucial issues of employees, say helping them with commutes or work from home issues, and focus less on repetitive tasks.

published on : 17th October 2021
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