Rt. Rev. Rayappu Joseph was a vocal critic of the state, periodically taking up allegations of war-time killings and disappearances in the Northern Province Former Roman Catholic Bishop of Mannar Rt. Rev. Rayappu Joseph, an untiring advocate of Tamil rights and justice during Sri Lanka’s civil war and post-war years,Continue Reading

U.S. stock futures were modestly higher early Wednesday as investors weighed the potential impact from President Joe Biden’s infrastructure spending plan. Futures tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average were flat. S&P 500 futures rose 0.2% while Nasdaq 100 futures climbed 0.8%. Biden will unveil a more than $2 trillion package inContinue Reading

The ship was successfully re-floated at 4.30 a.m. local time on March 29. The stranded container ship blocking the Suez Canal for almost a week was re-floated on Monday and is currently being secured, Inchcape Shipping Services said, raising expectations the vital waterway will soon be reopened.   The shipContinue Reading