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Prime Focus to sell 100% stake of Gener8 India Media Services

Prime Focus has received an approval to sell 100% equity shares by the company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Gener8 India Media Services, to DNEG Creative Services, a subsidiary of the company. The Board of Directors of the company at their meeting held on October 30, 2018, approved the same. ... Read More »

Sri Lanka : New cabinet sworn in as Rajapaksa assumes charge as new Prime Minister

Rajapakse has retained the finance portfolio while Sarath Amunguma has been appointed new foreign minister. Several ministers supporting President in the earlier cabinet have retained their portfolios. However, ousted PM Ranil Wickremesinghe has demanded immediate convening of Parliament claiming he has the majority support.  Wickremesinghe called on their supporters to ... Read More »

Mahinda Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka’s new Prime Minister

He was sworn in late evening by President Maithripala Sirisena at his office in Colombo. Earlier, the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) led by President Sirisena has decided to leave the unity government led by Ranil Wicremsinghe. President Sirisena’s Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), the main constituent party of the UPFA, ... Read More »

Iraq names new President and Prime Minister

State TV said Barham Salih, of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, won 220 votes out of the 273 lawmakers who attended Tuesday’s session. He was among 20 candidates for the post, including one from the rival Kurdistan Democratic Party. The two parties have dominated Kurdish politics for decades. Under an ... Read More »

Scott Morrison is new Australian Prime Minister

Morrison, the current treasurer, won an internal ballot 45-40 over former Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton. Turnbull did not stand in the leadership contest. He had agreed to hold the ballot after a majority of party MPs signed a letter calling for it to take place. Turnbull had been under ... Read More »

Imran Khan becomes the 22nd Prime Minister of Pakistan

The election for the top post became just a formality after the Pakistan Peoples Party led by Bilawal Bhutto Zardari with 54 seats abstained from voting following a rift over Sharif’s candidature. Khan, 65, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), secured 176 votes while his only rival and the ... Read More »