Items filtered by date: Saturday, 12 May 2018

An updated version of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, tailored for eventual crewed missions into orbit, made its debut launch Friday from Florida's Cape Canaveral, carrying a communications satellite for Bangladesh.

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On Yaji Mountain in southern China, they are checking in the sows a thousand head per floor in high-rise "hog hotels."

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The first reactions to the new Star Wars film Solo have come out, after its premiere in the US.

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Bharathanatyam recital by Divya Ravi

Indian Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Colombo will be presenting a Bharathanatyam recital by Divya Ravi, an establishedexponent of two Indian classical dance styles Bharatanatyam and Kathak May 16 at 6pm at its auditorium at Indian Cultural Centre, 16/2 Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7.

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Bus fares to increase

Private bus fares will be revised bringing the new fare up by Rs.1 in keeping with the fuel hike and intended annual fare revision, the Lanka Private Bus Owners’ Association (LPBOA) confirmed.

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Fare Hike 3-wheeler drivers decide today

The National Joint Three-Wheeler Drivers’ Association (NJTWDA) yesterday (11) said, it would decide on whether fares should be increased at a general committee meeting to be held today (12) at 2 p.m.

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UNP will field own Presidential candidate

United National Party backbenchers unwaveringly state, that the Party will field a candidate at the 2020 Presidential Election, on the Party ticket, and will not support a common candidate.

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GMOA token strike on May 17

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) has decided to launch an island wide token strike on May 17 at 8.00 am, GMOA Secretary Dr. Haritha Aluthge said.

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Rates steady to hold inflation: CB

Central Bank yesterday decided to keep policy rates unchanged to hold inflation steady following the implementation of a transparent fuel pricing formula by the Government on Thursday (10 May) and price increases on milk powder and LPG, leading to a strain on cost of living.

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Armed with the GSP Plus concession, the Sri Lankan apparel sector will be able for the first time pass the US$ 5 billion export revenue target this year, said Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen, addressing the launch of 8th AISEX and FASE apparel industry sourcing expo at BMICH, Colombo Yesterday.

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