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May 27, 2022

Immigration attempt thwarted by Sri Lankan Navy

COLOMBO: The Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) has thwarted an illegal migration attempt by making an arrest of 67 individuals during a special operation conducted in the Sallisampaltivu and Trincomalee sea on Monday night. A group of naval personnel from the…

US sets Thursday vote on new UN sanctions on North Korea

New York: The United States called for a vote Thursday on a UN resolution that would impose tougher sanctions on North Korea for its recent launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles that can be used to deliver nuclear weapons. The US…

Russia says it will pay foreign debt in rubles after US ban

Moscow: Russia says it will pay dollar-denominated foreign debt in rubles, a move that is likely to be seen by foreign investors as a default. The U.S. Treasury Department led by Janet Yellen allowed a license to expire Wednesday that permitted…

Jobs in corporate sector, LLPs grew, proprietorships fell

New Delhi: Factories in the country increased by 1.7 per cent year-on-year to 2.46 lakh in 2019-20, employing a total of 1.3 crore workers, as per the provisional results of the Annual Survey of Industries (ASI) released by the Ministry of Statistics…