Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicSri lanka economy

Topic: sri lanka economy

Former minister Basil Rajapaksa stopped from boarding Dubai flight while fleeing Sri Lanka

Basil reportedly tried to take a flight out of the country amid the ongoing economic crisis but airport officials refused to let him leave following protests by passengers.

Bankrupt Sri Lanka issues tenders calling for more oil and fuel imports

The government is seeking a loan of about Rs 31,000 crore this year from the International Monetary Fund and creditors including China and Japan to help pay for food and fuel.

Crisis-hit Sri Lanka will suspend paying up foreign debt to focus on essential imports

Crisis-ridden Sri Lanka will suspend foreign debt payments to avoid a hard default, and concentrate instead on essential imports like fuel.

On Camera

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(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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