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Due to growing violence, Sri Lanka will be under a statewide curfew starting this evening

In the wake of growing confrontations across the island, Sri Lanka will be under a national curfew from 8 p.m. tonight until 5 p.m. tomorrow, according to the president’s media office. On Sunday, when India delivered its 12th supply of diesel to Sri Lanka, comprising over 400,000 tonnes of petroleum, new Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe […]

Russian armed forces destroy
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Russian armed forces destroy ammunition plant in Ukraine’s Kiev

Russia’s forces have destroyed an ammunition plant in Ukraine’s Kyiv region, the Russian Defence Ministry said. “During the night, high-precision air-based missiles destroyed an ammunition factory near Brovary (city) in the Kyiv region,” Ministry Spokesman, Igor Konashenkov told a daily briefing on Sunday. He added that 29 militants, including foreign mercenaries, were eliminated during the […]

Singapore new travel rule: New ticket sales for quarantine-free travel stopped
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Singapore new travel rule: New ticket sales for quarantine-free travel stopped

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Singapore will freeze all new ticket sales for flights and buses under its programme for quarantine-free travel into the city-state from December 23 to January 20, the government said, citing risk from the Omicron COVID-19 variant. Under the vaccinated travel lane programme, Singapore allows quarantine-free entry from some countries to fully […]

Japan PM Fumio Kishida surprises with comfortable election win
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Japan PM Fumio Kishida surprises with comfortable election win

By Administrator_India Capital Sands Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday prepared to tackle major policy decisions, including trying to pass an extra budget, after leading his ruling party to an unexpectedly strong election win to solidify his status in a fractious party. Stocks surged to a one-month high on relief the Liberal Democratic Party […]

North Korea to reopen inter-Korean hotlines today, urges South Korea to mend ties
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North Korea to reopen inter-Korean hotlines today, urges South Korea to mend ties

By Administrator_India Capital Sands SEOUL North Korea said on Monday it will restore severed inter-Korean hotlines starting Monday but urged South Korea to step up efforts to improve relations, state media KCNA reported. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un expressed his willingness last week to reactivate the hotlines, which North Korea cut off in early […]

Afghanistan crisis: Embassy staff among 200 Indians stuck in Kabul
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Afghanistan crisis: Embassy staff among 200 Indians stuck in Kabul

By Administrator_India Capital Sands India’s defence top brass, the foreign policy establishment, and senior intelligence officials are understood to have reviewed the fast-paced developments in Afghanistan on Monday, a day after the Taliban seized control of the country 20 years after it was ousted by a US-led military coalition. People familiar with the meetings said the immediate priority of […]