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Domestic Tourism boom expected for New Zealand with renewed Auckland- Invercargill air service

U.S., July 6 -- Invercargill is a city near the southern tip of New Zealand's South Island. It's a gateway to wilderness areas including Stewart Island, with its Rakiura Track. Queens Park features fl... Read More


24, 850 new Covid cases; death toll rises to 19,268

Jammu, July 6 -- A highest single-day surge of nearly 25,000 cases pushed the COVID-19 tally in India to 6,73,165 on Sunday, with states like Assam and Karnataka imposing selective lockdown and tighte... Read More


Malaysian cosmetic mogul Aliff Syukri wants a break from beauty world, focus on family

KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 -- Flamboyant cosmetic mogul Datuk Seri Aliff Syukri Kamarzaman recently admitted that he wants to take a break from the beauty world and focus on spending time with his family. ... Read More


Sigiriya re-opens

Sri Lanka, July 6 -- Sigiriya recorded nearly 7,000 visitors on Saturday when the UNESCO World Heritage Site reopened to welcome visitors after a closure of over three months, authorities said. Visito... Read More


'DIMO Agribusinesses' expands with third Agri Techno Park

Sri Lanka, July 6 -- DIMO Agribusinesses, the agriculture arm of DIMO, unveiled its third Agri Techno Park in Lindula establishing its presence in the up country region. Located in Hatton-Nuwara Eliy... Read More


SLPP alliance with SLFP only for previous presidential election -Prasanna

Sri Lanka, July 6 -- Industrial Export, Investment Promotion, Tourism and Aviation Minister Prasanna Ranatunga yesterday said the alliance formed with the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) was only for t... Read More


CB approves Rs. 53 bn for 20,240 COVID-19 affected businesses

Sri Lanka, July 6 -- The Central Bank, in consultation with the Government, has introduced the Saubagya Covid-19 Renaissance Loan Scheme to provide working capital loans at 4 per cent interest rates t... Read More


A Temple Run

Delhi, July 6 -- "Will we encounter dacoits on the way?" I ask Omprakash Narwaria, my guide for the day, only half in jest. I had spotted some speeding motorcyclists with guns slung jauntily on their ... Read More


Growth of development rhetoric for the Northeast

Manipur, July 6 -- The pioneer of Dependency Theory in the late 1950s, Raul Prebisch had correctly observed that economic growth in the advanced industrialised countries did not necessarily lead to gr... Read More


Liberia: Essence Magazine vs. The Modern-Day Lynching of Richlieu Dennis

Monrovia, July 6 -- Every time I drive by the Paynesville Park basketball court, I often get flashbacks to the good old days when childhood pals Rich, Teah and I would show up to play ball. That's Ric... Read More