COLOMBO, July 13 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka's health ministry assured on Monday that the country was not facing a second wave of the COVID-19 after a spike in cases from a drug rehabilitation center in the north central province which had now transformed into a cluster, and added the situation was well under control. … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka not facing second wave of COVID-19: health ministry
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The six survivors were identified as natives of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. They were reportedly stranded in the sea for four days in-between the rough weather. After identification of the rescued men to be from the neighbouring country, the ICG officials further coordinated with Colombo to verify the credentials and arranged for their safe return home. … [Read more...] about In Sea-Air coordinated operation, Indian Coast Guard rescues six Sri Lankan fishermen from rough seas
Again, there's a vital difference. Unlike India, Indonesia surrendered territory for Timor-Leste to emerge as a sovereign republic in 2002. In contrast, the legitimate and agreed transfer of a speck of West Bengal territory to Bangladesh was delayed for decades. … [Read more...] about Why are our neighbours wary?
New Delhi : The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) on Monday urged the central government to thoroughly review India's trade pacts with the EU, UK, US, Australia, and Canada, saying the country's apparel exports can double in three years if 'disadvantages' in the trade agreements are removed.In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, AEPC Chairman A. Sakthivel thanked the government for taking various measures to help the apparel-exporting industry during the pandemic crisis. He said that the industry has however been very badly impacted in India's principal export markets of the US, UK, and Europe."An important area that can supplement your efforts in this direction is improving export competitiveness through a comprehensive review of India's trade agreements through a fast-tracked mechanism with EU, UK, US, Australia, and Canada," Sakthivel wrote.According to the industry body, India currently has a duty disadvantage of 9.6 per cent in the European Union market compared with … [Read more...] about Apparel exporters’ body writes to PM for review of trade pacts
Sachin Pilot’s rebellion with 30 MLAs puts Gehlot govt. on edgeThe power struggle between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy Sachin Pilot, that has been simmering for long, spilled out into the open on Sunday, threatening the stability of the 20-month-old Congress government in Rajasthan. … [Read more...] about Morning digest: China’s move into Galwan Valley followed President Xi’s mobilisation order; Sachin Pilot’s rebellion puts Gehlot govt. on edge, and more