I Request UNPers To Vote At This Election And Save The Country And The Party
Wrong doers are being turned innocent by manipulating the law under this regime
Ecuador Declares Emergency In Prisons -116 Inmates Killed
Ecuador President Guillermo Lasso imposed a state of emergency on the prison system, after deadly clashes among gang members in a coastal prison killed at least 116 people.
Implications Of Covid-19 On Pregnant Mothers
The daily surge in Covid-19 figures presents pregnant women and their families with additional uncertainty.
Sri Lanka And Bangladesh Meet In Saff Curtain Raiser Today
Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will clash in the curtain raiser match of the SAFF Football Tournament at the Maldives National Stadium in Male, today.
The Taliban And The UN's Democracy Dilemma
The United Nations is often derided as a talk shop.
How to restore loss of smell, taste after COVID-19
As the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world anosmia and dysgeusia were quickly recognised as two of the key presenting symptoms.
JAFFNA STALLIONS OWNERSHIP GROUP HIT BACK AFTER REMOVAL
Say they signed a term sheet to continue as Jaffna franchise owners | Refute reasons given by IPG for ineligibility
German parties proceed to first coalition talks after polls
BERLIN (DPA), 29 SEPT, 2021 - The parties hoping to be part of Germany’s first government in 16 years without Angela Merkel as chancellor have taken their first steps towards coalition talks, with the country’s political future still in the balance.
Russia threatens YouTube ban after German RT outlet blocked
MOSCOW (DPA), 29 SEPT, 2021 - Moscow threatened on Wednesday to block the YouTube video platform after the internet media firm removed the German-language channels of Russia’s RT state media outlet.
Sri Lankan Footballers out to end 26-year long wait
Sri Lanka will look to end a 26-year-old hoodoo when they compete in the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship in the Maldives from October 1 to 16.
The truth about the falsification of history of World War II
This year marks the 80th year since the invasion of Nazi Germany and their accomplices of the Soviet Union and the start of the Great Patriotic War (June 22, 1941 – May 9, 1945, fought during the Second World War).
Usyk's promoter says Joshua rematch possible next year
A rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua is possible in February or March, the promoter of the Ukrainian boxing champion confirmed Tuesday, days after Joshua lost his world heavyweight titles to Usyk.
West Indies giant Pollard celebrates 300 T20 scalps
West Indies giant Kieron Pollard says getting to 300 wickets in Twenty20 cricket will remain special after he got Indian Premier League champions back to winning ways.
SLAF to compete at World Shooting Meet
An eight-member Sri Lanka Air Force Shooting Team will leave for Lahore today to participate in the World Military Rifle Shooting Championships in Pakistan.
WHO SOUNDS ALARM AT GLOBAL VACCINATION TARGETS BEING MISSED
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) goal of vaccinating at least 10 per cent of the population in every country in the world by the end of September is not going to be met, according to its latest figures.
Olympic Hero Biles Says Everything Came To A Head In Tokyo
US gymnastics icon Simone Biles said on Monday she should have quit “way before Tokyo” but held onto her Olympic dream even though it took a heavy emotional toll on her wellbeing.
Moeen A Huge Loss To England Test Side, Says Skipper Root
England captain Joe Root hailed Moeen Ali as a role model and said he would be a huge loss to the Test side after the allrounder announced his decision to quit the longest format of the game on Monday.
Ownership Of LPL Champions Changes Hands
Stallions tweet: “Absolutely did not drive this decision”
Russia Opens New Criminal Case Against Navalny
MOSCOW, SEPT 28 (REUTERS) - Russia sharply escalated a campaign against jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny on Tuesday, opening a new criminal case against President Putin’s fiercest domestic critic that could allow the authorities to hand him another decade in jail.
CHINA ENERGY CRUNCH TRIGGERS SHUTDOWNS, PLEAS FOR MORE COAL
China faces mounting pressure to ramp up coal imports and ensure supplies to keep lights on, factories open and water flowing as a severe power crunch roils the northeastern industrial heartland.
Australia's Richest Woman Warns - Australia Will End Up Impoverished Like Sri Lanka
• Gina Rinehart, 67, is Australia's richest woman worth $31billion in May 2021 • Warns the country could fall from prosperity into poverty like Sri Lanka
Crude Oil At 3-Year High, Brent Nears Us $ 80 A Barrel Amid Supply Constraints
REUTERS: Oil prices rose for a fifth straight day yesterday with Brent at its highest since October 2018 and heading for US $ 80 amid supply concerns as demand picks up in parts of the world with the easing of pandemic restrictions.
Five-Member Squad For World Wrestling Meet
The Sri Lanka Wrestling Association (SLWA) will field a five-member contingent for the 17th World Wrestling Championships, which will be held from October 2 to 10 in Oslo, Norway. Sri Lanka team will leave for Oslo on September 29.
German SPD Seeks Three-Way Alliance To Succeed Merkel
German Social Democrat Olaf Scholz vowed on Monday to strengthen the European Union and keep up the transatlantic partnership in a three-way coalition government he hopes to form by Christmas to take over from Angela Merkel’s conservatives.
Vaccinating Children Above 12 Still Undecided
• COVID-19 vaccines may pose a greater threat on children above 12 than the coronavirus itself • The Technical Committee would put forward the relevant recommendations in due course, giving priority to the safety of children
Kamzy Refuses To Boycott Sri Lanka
New MP to push Norway to assist Sri Lanka | Notes Sri Lankans must decide on solution
Mahela ‘Eligible' For Selection Committee Meetings
Former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene, who has been recently appointed as a consultant, is ‘eligible’ to attend the selection committee meetings on the World Cup tour, according to Aravinda de Silva, Chief of the Technical Advisory Committee.
New Primates Discovered In SL; Hiding In Jungles For Years
For more than a century, scientists considered lorises, a type of reclusive, tree-dwelling primates, to have two distinct species in Sri Lanka —however, new research indicates 5 to six new species. They’ve been hiding in plain sight, coming out at night and are thus not easy to observe.
Usyk Ends Joshua's Reign As World Heavyweight Champion
Oleksandr Usyk ended Anthony Joshua’s reign as world heavyweight champion in front of the Londoner’s home crowd with a stunning unanimous points decision victory on Saturday, scuppering hopes of a ‘Battle of Britain’ unification bout with fellow world title-holder Tyson Fury.
We Are More Than What We Remember: An Insight Into Dementia
Memories, one can say, are timeless. They give meaning to our existence and define who we are. Our memories link our past with our present, helping us shape our future. They give us an enduring sense of identity, a strong sense of who we are, and what matters in life. If a person is to be robbed of his or her memories, not only will it be an emotionally devastating experience for the person affected, but it also takes a painful toll on families and caregivers who have to witness what they see as the gradual loss of their loved one while the person is still alive. Awareness about disorders that can affect one’s memory is important in terms of not only protecting oneself from developing such conditions but also learning how to “live with the disease” if one is affected.