Islamabad/IBNS: A Pakistan leader has stirred a row with his bizarre solution to the country's economic crisis that has kept the South Asian nation on an edge, media reports said.
Islamabad: Pakistan's currency Thursday fell to a record low of Rs 255 against the US dollar, according to local media reports.
Colombo/UNI: Sri Lanka would not have landed in an economic mess if only previous governments had adhered to the agreements with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), State Finance Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said in remarks published on Wednesday.
New York: It was doubtful that any generation of Earth’s inhabitants has ever witnessed “such a perfect storm of global economic chaos, a war with global consequences, and an unwillingness or inability to find a consensus to deal with the catastrophe,” the President of Ghana told the UN General Assembly on Wednesday.
Dhaka: Rejecting concerns that Bangladesh could go the Sri Lanka way, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday said that despite the Covid-19 onslaught and the Russia-Ukraine conflict, her country's economy continued to be in robust shape and that her regime exercised a high level of diligence when taking any loans.
Colombo/UNI: As Sri Lanka continues to face an economic crisis, the Public Utilities Commission has approved power cuts for three hours on Monday and Tuesday.
Colombo: The protesters, who stormed inside Sri Lanka president Gotabaya Rajapaksa's official residence on Saturday, have claimed to recover millions of rupees hidden inside the mansion, according to a media report.
Colombo/IBNS: Sri Lankan Army chief General Shavendra Silva on Sunday urged people to maintain peace in the island nation as it struggles with an unprecedented economic crisis.
Colombo/IBNS: Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will resign next Wednesday, after months of protest against him amid an unprecedented economic crisis in the island nation.
Colombo/IBNS: After barging into Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's residence, anti-government protesters have now set Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe's house on fire amid a deepening crisis in the island nation.
Colombo/IBNS: Sri Lanka President Gotabaya Rajapaksa fled his official residence Saturday as thousands of anti-government protesters stormed into his residence demanding his resignation.
Colombo/UNI: The office of Sri Lanka's Prime Minister in a statement on Saturday said Ranil Wickremesinghe has agreed to step down following demands by party leaders in Parliament, Khaleej Times reported.
Colombo/IBNS: The houses of a Sri Lankan legislator and a former minister were set ablaze on Monday evening in the biggest clashes in weeks of anti-government protests in the island nation.
Colombo/IBNS: The police in Sri Lanka opened fire on protesters for the first time on Tuesday since the start of anti-government agitation over an economic crisis in the country, leaving one dead and several others injured, reports said.
Colombo/IBNS: Sri Lanka Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is facing raging protests in the country amid the worst economic crisis, on Monday explained that the Covid lockdown in a weak economy depleted foreign reserves resulting in the present situation.