Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicSri Lanka attacks

Topic: Sri Lanka attacks

Why violence in US is different from violence in Sri Lanka, and doing away with angel tax

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Sri Lanka lifts curfew and arrests 60 people for anti-Muslim riots

Officials have reported no incidents of violence overnight and the situation in Sri Lanka is returning to normal.

Sri Lanka terror mastermind was a ‘big follower’ of Tamil Nadu Jamaat founder

Spokesperson of Muslim trust in Sri Lanka says Zahran Hashim, alleged mastermind of the Easter bombings, played Tamil Nadu preacher's videos on projectors.

Sri Lanka ex-military intelligence head a ‘Chinese spy’ who was ‘blocking’ bombings probe

Kapila Hendawitharana, a close aide of former Sri Lanka president Mahinda Rajapaksa's family, is allegedly trying to sabotage the Easter bombings probe.

From Sri Lanka to Kashmir, shutting down social media actually fuels more violence

India has become the world’s most prolific executor of deliberate internet blackouts over the last several years, but that has not curbed violence.

Sri Lanka Army chief claims bombers were in Kashmir, Kerala for ‘some sorts of training’

The Sri Lanka army chief said their intelligence reports show the bombers were in Kashmir, Bengaluru, and even travelled to Kerala, the BBC reported.

Sri Lanka to mull tax waivers to help tourism after blasts

The Sri Lankan tourism industry has requested tax waivers and importation of security gear in light of the attacks targetting foreigners.

Masood Azhar’s terrorist tag victory for India, but doesn’t mean end of Pakistan terror

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Modi’s Trinamool MLA claim belittles post of PM

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On Camera

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Biden calls on Congress to suspend gas tax for three months

Will US craft a new oil compact with Saudi Arabia? Joe Biden may have to eat his own words

Like many, India will be anxiously watching the US-Saudi Arabia summit in Jeddah—knowing its fate is tied to the decisions King Salman and Joe Biden make.
File photo of Isha Ambani, daughter of billionaire Mukesh Ambani | Bloomberg

Mukesh Ambani’s daughter Isha Ambani to be named chair of Reliance retail

Isha Ambani, the current director of Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd., is expected to be announced as the chair as early as Wednesday.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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