Sri Lanka declares Emergency after anti-Muslim riots Current Affairs 

Sri Lanka declares Emergency after anti-Muslim riots

Colombo: Sri Lanka has declared a nationwide state of emergency for 10 days to rein in the spread of communal riots on Tuesday, a day after mob attacks against the minority Muslim population in an Indian Ocean island’s central district of Kandy. “At a special cabinet meeting, it was decided to declare a state of emergency for ten days to prevent the spread of communal riots to other parts of the country,” the spokesman, Dayasiri Jayasekara, told Reuters. The announcement came after angry mobs made up of the majority Sinhalese…

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Tension prevails in Koregaon Bhima after stone pelting Current Affairs 

Tension prevails in Koregaon Bhima after stone pelting, 1 dead

Pune: Tension prevailed at Koregaon Bhima, a village 30 kilometres north east of Pune in Maharashtra after two groups entered into stone pelting following an altercation on Monday. At least one person died and four were injured. The violence erupted in afternoon when some members of the crowd on its way to visit the memorial had an argument over some issue. A police officer deployed for bandobast at Koregaon Bhima said, “Stone pelting started after the argument. During the violence, vehicles and a house in the vicinity was damaged,” reported The…

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