Items filtered by date: Saturday, 12 May 2018

SpaceX Launches New Rocket Primed for Future Crewed Missions

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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.


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.


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.


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.


Apparel export revenue to hit US$ 5 bn in 2018

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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