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THE CUTTING EDGE-26-5-2020

Nairobi, May 26 -- RENT WOES: As the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic continue to bite, with a number of tenants, including those who genuinely can't pay rent, causing a lot of annoyance to th... Read More


Rain Wreaks Havoc in Mysuru city

Mysore/Mysuru, May 26 -- * Uproots trees, damages electric poles, snaps power lines * KRS water level stands at 92 ft.; no drinking water crisis * Rainfall due to extensive heat; showers for 2 more ... Read More


Devaraja, Siddarthanagar Police Stations in dilapidated condition

Mysore/Mysuru, May 26 -- Police personnel, who are the frontline Corona Warriors, are now risking their lives while performing their duties at Devaraja and Siddarthanagar Police Stations as both the b... Read More


Government forms team to investigate the death of three youths in Rukum West

Kathmandu, May 26 -- The government has formed a five-member probe team to investigate the incident of Chaurjahari of Rukum West in which three youths were killed while three more are missing. "We ha... Read More


Singapore Cuts 2020 GDP Outlook

India, May 26 -- Singapore's economic outlook for 2020 was lowered further due to the deterioration in foreign demand forecast and the expected economic impact of the coronavirus containment measures.... Read More


States can't hire workers from UP without permission: Yogi Adityanath

New Delhi, May 26 -- 'Migrants were treated shabbily without food, water and accommodation' Miffed over the treatment of migrant workers, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has said States ... Read More


Work on 300 units in Rajagiriya begins

Sri Lanka, May 26 -- The government implemented another phase of its housing project to build 40,000 new units for shanty dwellers in Colombo recently. This housing complex with 300 units will be con... Read More


Aitken Spence records profit of Rs. 4.2 bn in 2019-2020

Sri Lanka, May 26 -- Aitken Spence PLC remained resilient despite two black swan challenges due to the Group's diversified business portfolio and strategic direction. The Group's financial performance... Read More


COVID-19 and the racism factor

Sri Lanka, May 26 -- Australia is entering what observers here say could be a deep recession, the first in almost 30 years. It was the rise of China that helped this sparsely populated vast continent ... Read More


Covid-19, Tourism, and Flying

The Covid, May 26 -- 19 dealt a body-blow to tourism and aviation, not merely in Sri Lanka, but the world-over. As the SARS-COV-2 virus spread across the world, airlines saw passenger demand plunge, a... Read More