Droupadi Murmu to take oath as 15th President of India tomorrow

President-elect Droupadi Murmu is likely wear a traditional Santhali jhal saree that her sister-in-law will bring for her during the oath-taking ceremony as 15th President of the country on Monday. Murmu’s younger brother, Trainmen Tudu who stays with her at her Rairangpur residence, said his wife Sakramani is bringing the Jhal saree, a traditional Santhali […]


Sri Lanka’s acting president declares state of emergency

Sri Lanka’s acting President Ranil Wickremesinghe has declared a state of emergency, according to a government notice released late on Sunday, as his administration seeks to quell social unrest and tackle an economic crisis gripping the island nation. “It is expedient, so to do, in the interests of public security, the protection of public order and the […]