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Gotabaya Rajapaksa Seeks To End Deadlock In Sri Lanka, Says Will Consider Bar’s Proposals

Gotabaya Rajapaksa Seeks To End Deadlock In Sri Lanka, Says Will Consider Bar’s Proposals

Sri Lanka Crisis: The lawyers’ body on Saturday urged the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to repeal a state of emergency, which was imposed after a general strike brought the island nation to a standstill.

08 May 2022
 Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Declares State Of Emergency

 Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Declares State Of Emergency

President Rajapaksa’s decision was to ensure public security and maintain essential services so as to make sure a smooth functioning of the country, the...

06 May 2022

State Of Emergency Revoked In Sri Lanka, Island-Wide Curfew Imposed

President Gotabaya Rakapaksa declared the public emergency on April 1 because of the mass scale protests planned for April 3 against the current economic...

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media Platforms After Imposing Emergency, Curfew

Sri Lanka Blocks Social Media Platforms After Imposing Emergency, Curfew

Sri Lankan government on Sunday blocked social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram after declaring a nationwide public emergency...

03 April 2022

Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa Declares Public Emergency Amidst Protests Over Economic Crisis

Sri Lanka Crisis: Under the emergency regulations, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa can authorize detentions, taking possession of any property and the search any...

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24 February 2022
Canada Official: Emergency Powers Removed After Blockade End

Canada Official: Emergency Powers Removed After Blockade End

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to speak publicly ahead of the announcement. The powers will come off Wednesday.


26 January 2022
'Darkest Days': Goa Governor Makes Veiled Reference To Emergency In Republic Day Speech

'Darkest Days': Goa Governor Makes Veiled Reference To Emergency In Republic Day Speech

In our history, all these principles (like liberty and equality of people) are truly followed by us. Of course, 1975 to 1977 were the darkest days in our...


30 November 2021
Omicron Threat: Time To Create An Emergency Fund If You Don’t Have One Already

Omicron Threat: Time To Create An Emergency Fund If You Don’t Have One Already

Prepare for the Omicron threat by having an emergency fund in place and to remain prepared in advance. you could start investing a part of your savings or...


10 November 2021
4 things to remember when buying health insurance online

4 things to remember when buying health insurance online

Spend time and effort understanding what’s covered and what’s not


25 October 2021
Sudan: Emergency Declared After PM Abdalla Hamdok Arrested

Sudan: Emergency Declared After PM Abdalla Hamdok Arrested

Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan announced that he was dissolving the country’s ruling Sovereign Council, as well as the government led by Prime Minister Abdalla...


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31 July 2021
Hungary: Health Care Workers Protest For Higher Wages

Hungary: Health Care Workers Protest For Higher Wages

Hungary's health care system has struggled to cope with the strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, which ravaged the country in fall and winter


31 July 2021
Malaysian Youths Demand PM Quit As Pandemic Worsens

Malaysian Youths Demand PM Quit As Pandemic Worsens

New daily infections breached 10,000 on July 13 for the first time and have stayed there since, despite a virus emergency in January and a lockdown since June 1


26 July 2021
London Cleans Up After Torrential Rains Wreak Havoc

London Cleans Up After Torrential Rains Wreak Havoc

The Met Office weather agency said 41.6 centimeters (16 inches) of rain fell in central London on Sunday afternoon, four flood warnings remains in place for...


26 July 2021
World Stocks Mostly Lower After Wall Street Highs

World Stocks Mostly Lower After Wall Street Highs

The S&P 500 index climbed 1 per cent to 4,411.79, while the Dow rose 0.7 per cent to 35,061.55 and the Nasdaq composite gained 1 per cent to 14,836.99


25 July 2021
Chinese Man Survives For Three Days Inside Flooded Garage

Chinese Man Survives For Three Days Inside Flooded Garage

Li Yongsheng was trapped when the garage flooded Tuesday and lay on a ventilation duct surrounded by floating cars


22 July 2021
China Floods: 33 Dead After Heaviest Rainfall In 1000 Years

China Floods: 33 Dead After Heaviest Rainfall In 1000 Years

Rainwater has damaged more than 215,200 hectares of crops, causing a direct economic loss of about 1.22 billion yuan (about USD 188.6 million)


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02 July 2021
Emergency And Its Eager Converts

Emergency And Its Eager Converts

Vidhu Vincent’s nuanced graphic memoir on the Emergency examines that nadir of political practice through its warm, puzzling embrace in Kerala and the rebels...


30 June 2021
Intense Heatwave Scorches Northwest US

Intense Heatwave Scorches Northwest US

The heatwave has forced schools and businesses to close in the area


29 June 2021
US Sees 40% Fall In Migrant Kids At Largest Shelter Since Biden

US Sees 40% Fall In Migrant Kids At Largest Shelter Since Biden

In mid-June, the administration reported about 2,000 boys and girls at the Fort Bliss facility amid child welfare advocates' concerns about inadequate...


27 June 2021
US: Man Jumps Out Of Moving Plane After Unsuccessfully Trying To Breach The Cockpit

US: Man Jumps Out Of Moving Plane After Unsuccessfully Trying To Breach The Cockpit

The incident occurred at the Los Angeles International Airport on Friday night, officials said


25 June 2021
Dark Days Of Emergency Can Never Be Forgotten: PM Modi

Dark Days Of Emergency Can Never Be Forgotten: PM Modi

On the 46th anniversary of the imposition of Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called it "dark days", while Home Minister Amit Shah calls it "murder" of...


17 June 2021
Japan To Ease Virus Emergency Ahead Of Olympics As Daily Cases Fall

Japan To Ease Virus Emergency Ahead Of Olympics As Daily Cases Fall

Experts at a virus panel meeting Thursday gave preliminary approval for government's plans to downgrade the emergency


02 March 2021
‘Emergency Was A Mistake’: Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi

‘Emergency Was A Mistake’: Congress Leader Rahul Gandhi

However, Rahul Gandhi said that the current political scenario in the country cannot be compared to that during the Emergency as the Congress never tried to...


14 December 2020
SC Seeks Response On Plea Asking To Declare 1975 Emergency As 'Wholly Unconstitutional'

SC Seeks Response On Plea Asking To Declare 1975 Emergency As 'Wholly Unconstitutional'

'We are having difficulty. Emergency is something which should not have happened,' the top court observed while hearing the plea.


01 October 2020
Can Rahul Gandhi Seize The Hathras Moment For Reviving The Congress?

Can Rahul Gandhi Seize The Hathras Moment For Reviving The Congress?

Rahul Gandhi being shoved around by UP police personnel at the Yamuna Expressway, on Thursday, was arguably the most politically potent image of the Congress...


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