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Colombo, Jan 23 (IANS) The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) on Wednesday said it had written to Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera recommending him to make a budgetary allocation to make state buildings and transport accessible to persons with disabilities, keeping in line with the country's laws as...
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex-post facto approval for amendment to the "Framework on Currency Swap Arrangement for SAARC Member Countries" to incorporate a 'standby swap' amounting to $400 million.The standby swap was operated within the overall size of the facility which...
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Negative global cues and a last hour sell-off in the index heavyweight ITC pushed the key equity indices down on Wednesday. The Sensex ended 336 points lower and the Nifty finished the day's trade session at 10,831.Indian markets opened on a flat note and traded...
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) An effective campaigner, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be fulfilling a long-cherished wish of Congress workers and injecting a new enthusiasm in the partys preparations for the coming Lok Sabha elections by making a full-fledged entry into active politics in the treacherous battleground of Uttar...
New York, Jan 23 (IANS) Women who communicate regularly with a female-dominated inner circle are more likely to attain high-ranking leadership positions, according to a new study that included a researcher of Indian origin.The team from the University of Notre Dame and Northwestern University found that more than 75...
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress on Wednesday celebrated Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra's political debut with many activists appealing to her to contest from Mumbai.Party workers were seen dancing, cheering, distributing sweets at various places in Mumbai and other districts, while top leaders welcomed her appointment as an AICC General...
Jakarta, Jan 23 (IANS) At least eight people have died, four remain missing and thousands have been displaced due to floods on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, officials said on Wednesday.Rains caused by a severe storm hit the southern part of the island overnight and had continued on Wednesday, causing floods...
Guwahati, Jan 23 (IANS) Thousands of people gathered at a playground in Assam capital on Wednesday to participate in a protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 as the All Assam students' Union (AASU) resolved to organize a community and village-level meetings against the contentious Bill.The mass demonstration programme...
Amethi, Jan 23 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said his sister Priyanka Gandhi, appointed General Secretary of the party in charge of eastern Uttar Pradesh, will now ensure that a Congress Chief Minister gets to rule Uttar Pradesh.Addressing an event in his parliamentary constituency Amethi, the Gandhi...
Berlin, Jan 23 (IANS) With the UK's departure from the EU looming and the terms of Brexit still uncertain, some British citizens living in Germany have opted to take on their adopted homeland's nationality, the media reported on Wednesday.At a ceremony held in Berlin, six British citizens were among...