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Vacancy rates of Colombo's office spaces increase

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- While nominal rental prices are held up, the vacancy rates of Colombo's office space segment shot up in 3Q20, as small & medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) went into downsizing spac... Read More


Global COVID numbers cross 100 million, more than 35% reported in US, India alone

Srinagar, Jan. 27 -- Global Covid-19 cases surpassed 100 million on Wednesday, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University. The global case count re... Read More


Day after Delhi violence: Security beefed up, FIR against farmer who died

India, Jan. 27 -- A day after a violent clash between protesters and police officials broke out in Delhi on Republic Day in which one protester died, the Delhi Police on Wednesday beefed up the securi... Read More


Cabinet nod to setup 100-acre industrial estate in Katunayake

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- With aim of attracting Rs.30 billion in investments and generating 11,500 employment opportunities, the Cabinet of Ministers has approved a proposal to set up a 100-acre industri... Read More


Five states recorded maximum covid-19 vaccination turn out

New Delhi, Jan. 27 -- Five states Karnataka, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan recorded the maximum turn out of the covid-19 vaccination drive on Wednesday. As India entered 12th ... Read More


Ashantha de Mel resigns

Sri Lanka, Jan. 27 -- The Chairman of the national cricket Selection Committee Ashantha de Mel has resigned from the post, for "personal reasons". De Mel, who last week stepped down as Team Manager c... Read More


Nissan aims to electrify all cars in key markets by early 2030s

New Delhi, Jan. 27 -- Nissan Motor has set the goal to achieve carbon neutrality across the company's operations and the life cycle of its products by 2050. As part of this effort, the company claims ... Read More


Delhi to conduct Covid vaccination drive today to make up for R-Day

India, Jan. 27 -- Delhi will conduct an out-of-schedule vaccination drive against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) on Wednesday, as centres could not vaccinate people on Republic Day. The city usually h... Read More


Assam Congress MLA Jamal Uddin Ahmed dies; party reduced to 19 legislators

Guwahati, Jan. 27 -- In a setback to the Congress ahead of the Assam assembly elections 2021, the party's legislator from Badarpur in Karimganj district of the state, Jamal Uddin Ahmed, died on Tuesda... Read More


How UGC's proposed new academic credit bank will help students to earn degrees

New Delhi, Jan. 27 -- The student-friendly National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 has introduced contemporary concepts to improve the quality of education in India. It is focused on individual developme... Read More