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    Sri Lanka’s Struggle to Bring Down The Rajapaksas

    The complete ouster of Rajapaksa rule will not transform Sri Lanka unless the country embraces the rule of law and pluralism. The current intercommunal...

    US Federal Reserve Announces Steep Interest Rate Shock

    The unexpected raise of the benchmark borrowing rate by 0.75 percentage points is the highest hike by the US federal reserve since November 1994....

    Food Giants Reap Enormous Profits During Times of Crisis

    The pandemic initially exposed cracks in our supposedly efficient industrialized food system through supply chain breakdowns, worker shortages and trade restrictions. Now, we can add high food prices and growing inequality to...

    Should Sri Lanka Join the Ranks of the “Poorest of the World’s Poor”?

    Sri Lanka’s foreign exchange reserves have hit a low of US$1.9 billion, equivalent to funds that could finance less than one month’s imports while...

    Paying More for Less Food

    FAO report flags risks to food security from high food and agricultural input prices. It says that real prices for farmers are low and...

    Spelling Out: What Is The Sri Lanka Crisis All About?

    The economic crisis was exacerbated by the loss of livelihoods, particularly by urban and rural daily wage earners, who consequently faced food insecurity due...

    UN, Red Cross Appeal for Aid for Sri Lanka

    The UN and non-governmental agencies launched a US$ 47.2 million humanitarian needs and priorities plan “to provide life-saving assistance to 1.7 million people worst-hit...

    Inflation Will Be SouthAsia’s Sore Point in FY 2022, says World Bank Global Economic Prospects Report

    In the face of global stagflation, growth in SouthAsia is forecast to slow down to 6.8 and 5.8 per cent in 2022 and 2023,...
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    ILO Adopts New Guidelines On Biological Hazards In The World Of Work

    Groundbreaking new guidelines on handling biological hazards in the workplace have been agreed by experts representing governments and employers’...

    Ocean Heat, Deoxygenation and Acidification are “Alarming”, Says WMO

    Global mean sea level reached a new record high in 2021, after increasing at an average 4.5 mm per...

    First Batch of Village Engineers Ready, Says Rajeev Chandrasekhar

    Training was provided in five fields – electrical and solar energy, agricultural mechanization, e-governance, plumbing and masonry and two...

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