Sri Lanka: Devastating crisis for children, a ‘cautionary tale’ for South Asia

COLOMBO: Staple foods have become unaffordable, warned UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia, George Laryea-Adjei as the island nation continues to suffer its worst financial slump since its independence. In a statement issued on Friday, Laryea-Adjei also pointed out that severe malnutrition in crisis-wracked Sri Lanka was already among the highest in the region. The […]

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Asia Cup 2022: Default ‘captain’ Rahul Dravid’s test begins in his absence | Cricket News

With multiple captains this year, head coach had to attend selection meetings, take all tough calls and scramble to put together a settled combination for the Asia Cup in UAE and T20 World Cup in Australia.DUBAI: For a man who emphasizes on ‘process’ more than results, Rahul Dravid’s journey as Team India’s head coach, leading […]


Horoscope Today, 27 August 2022: Check astrological prediction for Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer and other signs

The daily horoscope is determined by the position of the moon and sun. A person’s personality is determined by the traits and characteristics given in his horoscope. How would you feel if you come to know what’s going to happen throughout the whole day before starting your day in the morning? Horoscopes give us a […]


Front-loaded rate hikes reduce need for action later, says RBI deputy governor Patra

MUMBAI: Reserve Bank of India deputy governor Michael Patra said that the front-loading of interest rate hikes to tame inflation will reduce the need for subsequent increases. In the near term, however, he said the inflation trajectory depends on geopolitical developments, global commodity prices, and global financial market developments. “Our role has undergone a transformation […]


China customs drops some Covid reporting for international arrivals; quarantine remains

A woman reacts as she gets her routine Covid-19 throat swab at a coronavirus testing site outside a residential complex in Beijing BEIJING: China still requires international passengers to take pre-departure Covid-19 tests and quarantine upon arrival, the customs office said on Friday, a day after dropping some reporting requirements for travellers clearing customs. China, […]


World class player like Virat Kohli isn’t affected by what people are saying: KL Rahul | Cricket News

DUBAI: Just like skipper Rohit Sharma has stoutly defended all questions on Virat Kohli‘s prolonged bad patch, his deputy KL Rahul followed suit stating the obvious template answer, that it’s all “noise on the outside”. From being one of India’s greatest batters of all time, Kohli’s slump in form has given rise to a debate […]


UGC flags 21 fake universities, 8 of them in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Ahead of admissions, the University Grants Commission (UGC) issued its annual list of fake universities on Friday. It comprises 21 varsities, of which eight are in Delhi and four in UP. The eight fake universities operating from Delhi are: All India Institute of Public and Physical Health Sciences, Commercial University Ltd, United Nations […]