Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 11 September 2018

No matter where I’ve found myself on the map, I feel at peace when I’m seated at someone’s Shabbat table or hosting others at my own.

Published in TipTops

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres warned Monday that climate change is moving faster than efforts to combat it and that the international community needs to “put the brake” on greenhouse gas emissions, which drive global warming.

Published in Tech

Rumoured couple Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt will be sharing screen space for the first time in Ayan Mukerji directorial Brahmastra. Alia on Monday shared a candid picture of herself, Ranbir and Ayan on the sets of the film.

Published in Entertainment

American band Paramore are retiring one of their biggest hits, Misery Business.

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‘Ban imports of locally grown foods’

Attention should be drawn by officials towards an immediate ban on the import of food crops which can be grown locally without trying to submit consumer reports made according to the needs of various racketeers, President Maithripala Sirisena said.

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PRIME MINISTER IN VIETNAM

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam to participate in the 7the World Economic Forum on ASEAN.Picture shows Vietnam’s Acting Minister of Information and Communications Nguyen Manh Hung receiving the Prime Minister on arrival at the Noi Bai International Airport. Prof. Maithree Wickremesinghe and Sri Lankan envoy in Hanoi Hasanthi Dissanayake were also present.

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Speaker meets Indian pm

A Parliamentary delegation led by Speaker Karu Jayasuriya met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday. The Speaker and Indian Premier Modi held bilateral discussions for about 45 minutes. The Sri Lankan delegation also included Ministers Nimal Siripala de Silva, Rauff Hakeem, Gayantha Karunathilake, Mano Ganesan, Opposition Leader R.Sambanthan, MPs Douglas Devananda and Vijitha Herath and Parliament Secretary General Dhammika Dasanayake.

Published in Sri Lanka

UNP Spokesperson Minister Harin Fernando flanked by MP Mujibur Rahuman and Deputy Minister Nalin Bandara speaking to the media at Party HQ Sirikotha

Published in Politics

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) yesterday (10), informed Additional Magistrate Mount Lavinia (MTL), Lochana Abeywickrema that they will need to once again record statements from former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa and former Army Commander Field Marshal and Minister Sarath Fonseka in connection with the journalist Keith Noyahr, abduction and assault case.

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All Asia Cup matches awarded ODI status

DUBAI, Monday: The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced that it has granted ODI status to all matches in the upcoming Asia Cup 2018.

Published in Sports
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