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  • UK consumer confidence plunges to record low amid cost-of-living crisis

    UK consumer confidence plunges to record low amid cost-of-living crisis

    While those who pay by direct debit should receive the money automatically, those who pay in other ways or who are exempt from council tax have to apply.

    May 21, 2022
  • India stares at power shortage in summer demand due to coal supply crisis

    India stares at power shortage in summer demand due to coal supply crisis

    Global thermal coal prices have remained elevated as a fallout of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, which disrupted trade flows and crippled supply amid additional demand from Europe, which has now sanctioned Russian coal.

    April 13, 2022
  • Crisis in Israel

    Crisis in Israel

    “The Jewish identity of the State of Israel is our right to exist here,” Ms Silman has been quoted as saying by The Jerusalem Post. “Injury [to that] without any regard for the public and for the values I represent, is a red line for me.”

    April 12, 2022
  • Gota, go! Crisis unites Lankans

    Gota, go! Crisis unites Lankans

    The suffering masses took to the streets with a single slogan, never before articulated against any head of state of this country. And in this desperation, the slogans arising from hunger, weariness, and helpless resentment were blind to all the differences between the communities, their collective frustration bringing them together as no lavishly foreign funded NGOs and INGOs could achieve for the last 10 years after the war.

    April 6, 2022
  • Pakistan’s constitutional crisis to adversely affects its economy, say analysts

    Pakistan’s constitutional crisis to adversely affects its economy, say analysts

    As per experts, the dissolution will further worsen already critical political turmoil in Pakistan, reported Geo News. The current situation in the country creates a legal crisis that will impact stocks, bonds, and commodities, said the analysts

    April 5, 2022
  • Defence Expo postponed

    Defence Expo postponed

    Nearly 70 countries were expected to participate in the event, which is aimed at building upon the vision to achieve self-reliance in the defence sector. The theme of the Defence Expo 2022 was ‘India - The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’.

    March 4, 2022
  • India to help Sri Lanka with USD 2.4 billion to overcome financial crisis: Report

    India to help Sri Lanka with USD 2.4 billion to overcome financial crisis: Report

    India's critical support to Sri Lanka is due to the ongoing fuel crisis where the country is unable to purchase due to short of US dollars in the country, the Policy Research Group (PRG) said in its report.

    January 20, 2022
  • Automation alert

    Automation alert

    How technological change impacts inequality, wage divergence, and job polarisation, and what democratic states operating in a free-market environment must grapple with as digitalisation catalyses labour substitution, the erosion of the middle class, and greater income inequality, is the challenge for policy establishments the world over not wedded to dogma.

    November 26, 2021
  • Azad loyalists revolt against J&K, PCC chief Mir resign party posts

    Azad loyalists revolt against J&K, PCC chief Mir resign party posts

    Resignation of the two Vice-Presidents of PCC, GM Saroori and Ghulam Nabi Monga alongwith a couple of former legislators and office bearers has rocked the Congress that was already witnessing a cold war between the Mir and Azad camps.

    November 17, 2021
  • Punjab crisis: CM Channi meets Rahul in Delhi

    Punjab crisis: CM Channi meets Rahul in Delhi

    Apart from Channi and Gandhi, Congress organization general secretary KC Venugopal, Punjab in-charge Harish Chaudhary were also present in this meeting.

    October 28, 2021
  • Canada to accept 40,000 Afghan refugees amid crisis in Afghanistan

    Canada to accept 40,000 Afghan refugees amid crisis in Afghanistan

    "Today, I spoke with G20 leaders about the situation in Afghanistan...we will continue to use our voices to make sure Afghans have access to humanitarian assistance being provided," the PM said in a series of tweets.

    October 13, 2021
  • North Korean companies smuggle coal to power crisis-hit China

    North Korean companies smuggle coal to power crisis-hit China

    China is facing an electricity crisis, forcing factories to reduce operations, power consumption, and leading to outright blackouts in some provinces, media reports said.

    October 12, 2021
  • Amid crisis in Punjab Congress, Chhattisgarh MLAs reach Delhi

    Amid crisis in Punjab Congress, Chhattisgarh MLAs reach Delhi

    About a dozen MLAs reached Delhi on Wednesday to show solidarity with Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel ahead of the visit of Rahul Gandhi to the state.

    September 30, 2021
  • Hezbollah hammered with criticism amid Lebanon’s crises

    Hezbollah hammered with criticism amid Lebanon’s crises

    A serious test for Hezbollah came in early August when a funeral of a militant came under fire by suspected Sunni gunmen on the southern entrance of Beirut

    September 1, 2021
  • Kim chides ruling party’s top officials for ‘crucial’ lapse

    Kim chides ruling party’s top officials for ‘crucial’ lapse

    Kim may replace his Cabinet Premier Kim Tok Hun, who would be held responsible for failures in the government’s anti-epidemic work, says a senior analyst

    June 30, 2021
  • Can crisis become an opportunity?

    Can crisis become an opportunity?

    The critical question before humanity today is whether at a time that the environmental crisis is reaching catastrophic proportions, will the world leadership fail to accept its essential responsibilities?

    May 23, 2019
  • Tamil Nadu small, medium industries in crisis

    Tamil Nadu small, medium industries in crisis

    Thousands of small and medium industries in Tamil Nadu are facing closure rendering thousands jobless due to a number reasons, including the imposition of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

    June 9, 2018