Wednesday, 31 January 2018 - 14:44 Prince Edward arrives Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and The Countess of Wessex arrived in Sri Lanka to participate in the 70th anniversary Independence day celebrations.    
Jan 31, 2018  Prince Edward the Earl of Wessex, and the Countess of Wessex are scheduled to arrive in the country today, to attend the 70th independence day celebrations scheduled for February 4.Prince Edward is the youngest child of Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. The Earl and...
For the first time since 1866, three lunar events will coincide on the same day. A blood moon total lunar eclipse, a super moon and a blue moon will all be visible tonight(Jan.31) at moon rise in the eastern horizon after 6.15. When two full moons fall on the same month the second...
Jan 31, 2018 Another test train was in operation today, from Maradana to Kurunegala, in order to check on the brake defects on carriages imported from China.Eight days ago, a trade union action was launched citing the defects present in the train carriages imported from China. Railway trade unions point out...
A horrifying video surfaced on the internet last week that showed a young Hyderabad student getting brutally hit by MMTS train while trying to take a selfie with it.The video went so viral that it was all over Facebook and family WhatsApp groups. From New York Times to UNILAD,...
A commemorative Rs. 1000 currency note has been printed to mark the country’s 70th anniversary of independence. It was handed over by Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy to Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday. The new note, which is dated February 4th, Independence Day, contains 3 key differences from the current Rs....
The Royal couple welcomed by Sri Lankan State Minister of Foreign Affairs Wasantha Senanayake  The Earl and Countess of Wessex arrives in Sri Lanka. Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, and the Countess of Wessex, arrived in Sri Lanka today. Their five day visit will focus on the long-standing UK and Sri Lanka...
A Japanese woman who was forcibly sterilized in the 1970s at the age of 15 is suing the government in the first case of its kind. The unnamed woman is one of 25,000 people who underwent the procedure under a now-defunct eugenics law. The victims were sterilised because they were found...
A rare lunar triple threat will be visible in the skies as long as it’s not too cloudy. It will not only a blue moon and a supermoon but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one. There hasn’t been a triple lineup like this since 1982 and the next...
Hundreds of patients seeking treatment at government hospitals were disappointed this morning (Jan. 30) due to the strike launched by the Government Medical Officers’ Association. Clinical and OPD services came to a standstill at many of the government hospitals. The GMOA launched the token strike demanding that solutions be given to...
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