Former Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa will return next week: Local media –

Former Sri Lankan President Rajapaksa will return next week: Local media - Times of India

Sri Lanka’s former president Gotabaya Rajapaksa will return to the island nation next week after fleeing in July amid mass protests, local broadcaster Newsfirst reported on Wednesday, citing a former ambassador. Udayanga Weeratunga, a former Sri Lankan envoy to Russia who is related to Rajapaksa, said he will arrive in Sri Lanka on Aug. 24, … Read more

Article on ‘fat’ Arab women sparks uproar over body-shaming By Isabel Debre and Maggie Hyde –

Maharashtra: Current political uncertainty haunts those who switched loyalties | Thane News - Times of India

DUBAI: To Enas Taleb, the headline felt like a spiteful punch line. “Why women are fatter than men in the Arab world,” it read in bold, above a photograph of the Iraqi actress waving onstage at an arts festival. The Economist article ran through possible explanations of the obesity gap of 10 percentage points between … Read more

Revised J&K poll rolls may expand 33% with 25 lakh new voters over 3 years: CEO | India News –

Revised J&K poll rolls may expand 33% with 25 lakh new voters over 3 years: CEO | India News - Times of India

JAMMU: J&K’s electorate could swell by 20 to 25 lakh new voters after the ongoing special summary revision of electoral rolls, accounting for not just those who have turned 18 since the last update in 2019 but also the potential addition of people from other states living in the Union Territory and now eligible to … Read more

Uttar Pradesh: 3 children die after mother gives them tea laced with poison in Ghazipur | Varanasi News –

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GHAZIPUR(UP): Three children died here after their mother allegedly gave them to drink tea laced with some poisonous substance following an argument with her husband, police said on Wednesday. According to the FIR, Sunita Yadav had come to her parents’ place at Dhadhani village following a dispute with her brother-in-law a week ago. Two days … Read more

Gujarat: 14 fishermen rescued by Indian Coast Guard from adrift boat off Valsad coast | Surat News –

Gujarat: 14 fishermen rescued by Indian Coast Guard from adrift boat off Valsad coast | Surat News - Times of India

SURAT: In a rescue operation undertaken in extreme weather and sea conditions Indian Coast Guard team from Daman airlifted 14 fishermen from a fishing boat Tulsi Devi off Valsad coast on Wednesday. The boat’s engine had failed on Tuesday within a few hours of it sailing and flooding in the boat was reported after which … Read more