Top Story

United AIADMK gets “Two Leaves” symbol: Advantage Edappadi and O. Panneerselvam

United AIADMK gets “Two Leaves” symbol: Advantage Edappadi and O. Panneerselvam

Chennai, November 23 (The Hindu): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said on Thursday that the unified AIADMK had received the ‘two leaves’ symbol from the Election Commission of India. Speaking to media persons in Chennai, Mr. Palaniswami said that the EC has given a “good decision.” Following the announcement, celebrations broke out in the AIADMK headquarters in Royapettah,...

Maldives awards major housing contract to Chinese firm

Maldives awards major housing contract to Chinese firm

Wuhan, November 23, (Xinhua): Construction has started on 7,000 affordable houses in Hulhumale, a reclaimed sland in the Maldives, said China Construction Third Engineering Bureau Co., Ltd."We have won the contract with our strong design and construction capacity. We also highlighted environmental protection in housing designs and won recognition of local firms," said Li Wenduo, director of the company's design...

Elegant coffee table book tells the story of 75 year old Peradeniya University

Elegant coffee table book tells the story of 75 year old Peradeniya University

Colombo, November 22 (newsin.asia): To mark the 75 th. Anniversary of the degree-awarding university system in Sri Lanka this year, a group of old students of Peradeniya University got together to produce a coffee table book on their alma mater. The well-illustrated volume, with each picture carrying crisply written notes, was released last Sunday by the Minister of Higher Education,...

Asia-Europe Meeting in Myanmar skips Rohingya issue

Asia-Europe Meeting in Myanmar skips Rohingya issue

Naypyitaw, November 22 (BDNews24/Agencies): The Asia-Europe Meeting (AEM) of Foreign Ministers in the Myanmar capital of Naypyitaw, which began on Monday, has avoided the Rohingya Muslim displacement issue, perhaps in view of China’s strong insistence that the matter must be sorted out bilaterally by Myanmar and Bangladesh. The 36-point Chair’s Statement titled “Strengthening Partnership for Peace and Sustainable Development” does...

Speeding up projects and acquisition of Mattala airport to dominate Modi-Ranil talks

Speeding up projects and acquisition of Mattala airport to dominate Modi-Ranil talks

Colombo, November 21: In the talks between Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to be held in New Delhi on November 23, the main issues will be speeding up implementation of joint development projects and India’s offer to invest in the Mattala Airport in Hambantota district, writes P.K.Balachandran in South Asian Monitor. According to...

Pakistan says no to use of Chinese currency in Gwadar Free Trade Zone

Pakistan says no to use of Chinese currency in Gwadar Free Trade Zone

Islamabad, November 21 (Express Tribune): Pakistan has turned down China’s demand to allow its currency to be used in the Gwadar Free Zone under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor framework, arguing any such move would compromise its ‘economic sovereignty’. Pakistan conveyed its final position on the use of the foreign currency in its territory to the Chinese authorities during the Senior...

Male airport gets advanced Amadeus management solutions to take increasing traffic

Male airport gets advanced Amadeus management solutions to take increasing traffic

Male, November 21 (newsin.asia): The Maldives’ Velana International Airport has now successfully deployed advanced Amadeus’ airport management solutions anticipating an increase in traffic, Adil Moosa, Managing Director, Maldives Airports Company Limited, told Travel Daily News. Located in the capital Male, the airport presently receives 2.6 million passengers and over 35 scheduled and chartered carriers annually. Moosa said that Velana has recently...

Lanka’s Tamil Chief Minister raps his Education Minister for not hoisting national flag

Lanka’s Tamil Chief Minister raps his Education Minister for not hoisting national flag

Colombo, November 2 (newsin.asia): The Chief Minister of Sri Lanka’s Tamil-majority Northern Province, C.V.Wigneswaran, has castigated his Education Minister Dr.K.Sarveswaran, for refusing to hoist the national flag as a protest against the denial of rights to the Tamil minority .But he was quick to add that Sarveswaran should not be punished for its conduct. “I do respect the feelings of...

Page 288 of 386 1287288289386

RecommendedArticles

Welcome Back!

Login to your account below

Create New Account!

Fill the forms bellow to register

Retrieve your password

Please enter your username or email address to reset your password.