Robotic inspectors developed to fix wind farms

Robotic inspectors developed to fix wind farms »

15 Oct, 2019

Fully autonomous robots that are able to inspect damaged wind farms have been developed by Scots scientists. Unlike most drones, they don't require a human operator and could end the need for technicians to abseil down turbines to carry out repairs.

Budget date revealed by chancellor Sajid Javid

Budget date revealed by chancellor Sajid Javid »

15 Oct, 2019

The budget is planned for 6 November, with Chancellor Sajid Javid saying that after leaving the EU, it will be "the first budget." "This is the right thing to do and responsible-we have to get on with governing," he said.

Typhoon toll nears 70 as Japan rescuers still scrambling

Typhoon toll nears 70 as Japan rescuers still scrambling »

15 Oct, 2019

Rescue workers in Japan worked around the clock on Tuesday in an increasingly desperate search for survivors of a strong weekend typhoon that killed almost 70 people and caused widespread destruction.

Apple’s new Mac update is out

Apple’s new Mac update is out »

8 Oct, 2019

International News from World: Apple just released its big new software update for Macs. It’s called macOS Catalina. Like iOS 13,

US bag three more golds as Worlds draw to close

US bag three more golds as Worlds draw to close »

7 Oct, 2019

Sprint hurdler Nia Ali led a final day gold rush for the United States as the curtain came down on the World Championships on Sunday. Ali powered to victory in the 100 metres hurdles to upset world record holder Keni Harrison with a time of 12.34sec at the Khalifa Stadium.

Na outlasts Cantlay in playoff to win US PGA Las Vegas title

Na outlasts Cantlay in playoff to win US PGA Las Vegas title »

7 Oct, 2019

Kevin Na made it closer than it had to be, but shook off a triple-bogey to beat Patrick Cantlay in a playoff Sunday to win the US PGA Tour Shriners Hospitals for Children Open for the second time.

Unilever to cut plastic use to appeal to Gen Z

Unilever to cut plastic use to appeal to Gen Z »

7 Oct, 2019

Unilever, which owns brands such as Surf and PG Tips, says it plans to halve the amount of new plastic it uses in a bid to appeal to younger shoppers. The firm is responsible for producing 700,000 tonnes of new plastic a year.

Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica

Giant iceberg breaks off Antarctica »

1 Oct, 2019

In more than 50 years, the Amery Ice Shelf in Antarctica has just produced its largest iceberg. The calved block includes an area of 1,636 sq km-a bit lower than the island of Skye in Scotland-and is called D28.

Sri Lanka condemns drone attacks in Saudi Arabia

Sri Lanka condemns drone attacks in Saudi Arabia »

24 Sep, 2019

Sri Lanka condemns the drone attacks targeting Abqaiq oil processing facility and Khurais oil field in Saudi Arabia. As a country that has suffered from terrorism for thirty years, Sri Lanka remains committed to addressing this scourge in all its forms and manifestations.

Australia PM Scott Morrison meets Trump for a state dinner at the White House

Australia PM Scott Morrison meets Trump for a state dinner at the White House »

22 Sep, 2019

President Donald Trump welcomed Australian PM Scott Morrison on a week-long tour to the United States that involves a White House state dinner.

Edward Snowden  seeks French asylum

Edward Snowden seeks French asylum »

17 Sep, 2019

Whistleblower Edward Snowden, living in Russia since leaking a trove of classified documents showing the scope of post-9/11 US government surveillance, wants to claim asylum in France, according to an interview published Saturday.

Oil prices soar after attacks on Saudi facilities

Oil prices soar after attacks on Saudi facilities »

17 Sep, 2019

Oil prices surged by nearly 20% after two attacks on Saudi Arabian facilities on Saturday knocked out more than 5% of the world's supply.

Indonesia locked in epic battle against jungle blazes

Indonesia locked in epic battle against jungle blazes »

17 Sep, 2019

Working around the clock, thousands of firefighters are struggling to contain smog-belching blazes raging across rainforests and farmland in Indonesia, one of the frontlines against fires blamed for aggravating global warming.

Solid gold toilet stolen by a gang of thieves

Solid gold toilet stolen by a gang of thieves »

17 Sep, 2019

A gang of thieves stole an 18-carat gold toilet from an art exhibition at the Blenheim Palace in Britain on Saturday, police said-causing the World Heritage Site to flood. The full-functioning piece by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan, dubbed "America," was once exhibited at the Guggenheim Museum in New York and offered to US President Donald Trump on loan.

Former British Prime Minister Cameron slams Johnson over Brexit

Former British Prime Minister Cameron slams Johnson over Brexit »

17 Sep, 2019

Former British Prime Minister David Cameron launched a blistering attack on the UK’s current leader Boris Johnson in extracts of his memoirs published Sunday, accusing him of only backing Brexit to further his own career.

Cargo Ship Carrying Thousands Of Cars Capsizes Off The Coast Of Georgia

Cargo Ship Carrying Thousands Of Cars Capsizes Off The Coast Of Georgia »

12 Sep, 2019

The US Coast Guard thinks the environmental impact from an overturned cargo ship along the Georgia coast is limited so far, Cdr. Norm Witt said Tuesday.

Purdue Pharma ‘reaches tentative agreement’ to settle opioid cases

Purdue Pharma ‘reaches tentative agreement’ to settle opioid cases »

12 Sep, 2019

Drug-making giant Purdue Pharma has reportedly reached a US multi-billion dollar tentative agreement to settle a host of lawsuits against it. The company owned by the Sackler family is accused of fueling the U.S. opioid crisis through drugs such as OxyContin painkiller.

Alibaba begins new era as founder Jack Ma departs

Alibaba begins new era as founder Jack Ma departs »

12 Sep, 2019

International News from World: Alibaba chairman Jack Ma is due to step down from Tuesday’s e-commerce giant, marking the company’s

Contact with Chandrayaan-2  lost

Contact with Chandrayaan-2 lost »

7 Sep, 2019

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told space researchers in his country that he was proud of a program so close to placing a sample on the Moon. Contact with Chandrayaan-2 was lost moments before touching down at the lunar south pole was due to its Vikram module.

Twin girls are born to an Indian female, 73

Twin girls are born to an Indian female, 73 »

6 Sep, 2019

A 73-year-old lady in Andhra Pradesh's southern Indian state bore twin boys

Robert Mugabe, former president of Zimbabwe, dies at the age of 95

Robert Mugabe, former president of Zimbabwe, dies at the age of 95 »

6 Sep, 2019

The Zimbabwean independence icon transformed into an authoritarian leader, Robert Mugabe,

PM Imran Khan says that Pakistan deeply valued its close and friendly relations with Sri Lanka

PM Imran Khan says that Pakistan deeply valued its close and friendly relations with Sri Lanka »

27 Aug, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan today said that Pakistan deeply valued its close and friendly relations with Sri Lanka which had been nurtured over decades through a continuous interaction at bilateral, regional and international levels.

Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions

Foreign ministers of China, Japan, South Korea to hold talks amid trade, history tensions »

22 Aug, 2019

Foreign ministers Kang Kyung-wha of South Korea, Taro Kono of Japan and Wang Yi of China will meet from Tuesday to Thursday, the ministry said. The last such gathering was three years ago.

Dubai Airport retains top global spot for 5th year

Dubai Airport retains top global spot for 5th year »

22 Aug, 2019

Dubai (AFP) - Dubai International Airport said it retained its top global spot in 2018 after serving the largest number of passengers for the fifth year in a row despite falling short of its target.

Indonesia’s Joko Widodo formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo

Indonesia’s Joko Widodo formally proposes relocating capital to Borneo »

16 Aug, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has officially proposed a plan to transfer the country's capital from Jakarta, on Java's crowded island, to Kalimantan on Borneo's island. Widodo, also known by his nickname Jokowi, made the proposal a day before the nation celebrates its 74th anniversary of independence during its state of the union speech in parliament.

Leaders of 18 Pacific nations met at a regional meeting in Tuvalu

Leaders of 18 Pacific nations met at a regional meeting in Tuvalu »

16 Aug, 2019

Regional leaders met at the Pacific Islands Forum in Tuvalu this week, where smaller island-dominated states sought a consensus on climate goals.

73rd Independence Day of India celebrates in Sri Lanka

73rd Independence Day of India celebrates in Sri Lanka »

16 Aug, 2019

India's 73rd Independence Day celebrations took place on 15 August 2019 at the Indian High Commissioner's official residence in Colombo, India House. Taranjit Singh Sandhu, High Commissioner for Sri Lanka, addressed the gathering of Indian expatriates and well-wishers from Sri Lanka.

Ford To Launch Crossover All-Electric, Mustang-Inspired For 2020

Ford To Launch Crossover All-Electric, Mustang-Inspired For 2020 »

15 Aug, 2019

Ford (F) has great plans for the launch of its car in 2020. The automaker will be launching an all-electric crossover vehicle inspired by Mustang as well as bringing back the Bronco SUV model. Besides the redesigned F-series and several updated SUV designs, this is also possible.

Amazon’s To Take Effort On The Competition And Regulators

Amazon’s To Take Effort On The Competition And Regulators »

15 Aug, 2019

Third-party merchants on Amazon's marketplace already account for 58 percent of revenues. That's thanks in large part to its Amazon Fulfillment (FBA) program that enables vendors to send inventory to the company's storage facilities and Amazon ships an item automatically when a client purchases it.

New rules for Mount Everest climbers after deadly season

New rules for Mount Everest climbers after deadly season »

15 Aug, 2019

Climbers who want to try Mount Everest should first have to prove they are experienced mountaineers, recommended by a committee advising the government of Nepal. The report recommends that applicants must have climbed a peak of at least 6,500 m (21,325 ft) in Nepal already. They should also be issuing a physical fitness certificate and using skilled guides, it adds.

Ancient parrot in New Zealand was 1m tall, study says

Ancient parrot in New Zealand was 1m tall, study says »

9 Aug, 2019

A giant parrot that roamed New Zealand about 19 million years ago had a height of 1m (3ft 2in) - more than half the average height of a human, a new study has found.

Magnitude 6 quake rattles Taiwan

Magnitude 6 quake rattles Taiwan »

9 Aug, 2019

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake has caused minor damage in northeastern Taiwan as the island braced for the arrival of a severe typhoon.

Rainfall in Maharashtra: All schools and schools in Mumbai closed

Rainfall in Maharashtra: All schools and schools in Mumbai closed »

8 Aug, 2019

Heavy rainfall across Mumbai and suburban areas has crippled normal life Sunday with "intermittent rain with heavy to heavy showers" forecasting from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)

Hyundai launched car with solar panel roofing

Hyundai launched car with solar panel roofing »

7 Aug, 2019

Hyundai introduced a version of its Sonata hybrid that has solar panels to support battery charging. The Korean vehicle manufacturer said that if the solar roof was used for six hours a day, up to 60 percent of the energy could be provided for the battery of the vehicle.

India’s popular former foreign minister Ms. Sushma Swaraj passed away

India’s popular former foreign minister Ms. Sushma Swaraj passed away »

7 Aug, 2019

Ms. Swaraj, who served five years as foreign minister, suffered a heart arrest on Tuesday, said India's Press Trust. She was a famous minister as prime minister in the first term of Narendra Modi, but previously this year she did not contest parliamentary elections.

Huge fossil dinosaur discovered in southern France

Huge fossil dinosaur discovered in southern France »

30 Jul, 2019

In South-West France, scientists have discovered a huge dinosaur thigh bone at a site which has been producing fossils for almost a century.A sauropod, plant-free dinosaur with a long neck and tail, is believed to have belonged to the femur discovered at Angeac for two meters (6.6 ft) lengthy.

The voice of Minnie Mouse, Russi Taylor, dies at 75

The voice of Minnie Mouse, Russi Taylor, dies at 75 »

30 Jul, 2019

The Walt Disney Company said Russia Taylor, Minnie Mouse's voice since the mid-1980s, was killed. She was seventy-five.Disney said in a declaration, she died Friday at Glendale, California. There was no release of the cause of death.

The next PM of the UK will be Boris Johnson

The next PM of the UK will be Boris Johnson »

24 Jul, 2019

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt was defeated in the Conservative Party leading competition on Tuesday, former London Mayor Boris Johnson won the competition for a future Prime Minister. By 92,153 to 46,656 votes for Conservative arty Johnson defeated Hunt.

China’s agriculture giant receives the biggest sustainable trade loan

China’s agriculture giant receives the biggest sustainable trade loan »

20 Jul, 2019

The $2.1 billion credit it has signed for Wednesday is the largest sustainability-based loan for a commodity dealer, COFCO International, the Geneva-based, international trade force of China's largest food-and agricultural business.

India to overtake Japan in 2025 to become the third largest economy

India to overtake Japan in 2025 to become the third largest economy »

20 Jul, 2019

India will overtake the United Kingdom this year as the fifth-largest economy in the world, and in 2025 IHS Markit is about to overtake Japan as the third-largest.

Positive trade prospects for Malaysia

Positive trade prospects for Malaysia »

20 Jul, 2019

Despite ongoing US-China trade wars, Malaysia's trade perspective is still optimistic, said Datuk Wan Latiff Wan Musa, Chief Executive Officer of the Malaysia External Trade Development Corp (Matrade).

The community of Biz can take on an essential part in making a successful nation

The community of Biz can take on an essential part in making a successful nation »

19 Jul, 2019

In the course of the 180th annual General Assembly of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, South African High Commissioner Robina Marks said that the company community and the private sector played unseen roles in turning the nation from the pariah state to a prosperous state.

Ursula von der Leyen elected as President of the European Commission

Ursula von der Leyen elected as President of the European Commission »

19 Jul, 2019

Following a secret ballot from MEPs, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen was chosen narrowly as EU President. On 1 November, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will be replaced by the Center-Right Defense Minister.

At the Paris parade, Macron presents euro military skills

At the Paris parade, Macron presents euro military skills »

19 Jul, 2019

On Sunday, French President Emmanuel Macron laid the heart of the Bastille Day parade in Europe's military cooperation in an era of growing tensions with the USA. Key EU leaders, including Chancellor Angela Merkel and Prime Minister Mark Rutte from the Netherlands, joined Macron to watch the annual Parade in Paris during the French Revolution in the Champs Elysées on July 14, 1789.

Volkswagen and Ford are teaming up on electric and self-driving cars

Volkswagen and Ford are teaming up on electric and self-driving cars »

15 Jul, 2019

Volkswagen and Ford said they’re going to work together to develop self-driving and electric cars in an effort to cut fresh

With “ice” cake, Taipei Zoo celebrates the birthday of giant panda

With “ice” cake, Taipei Zoo celebrates the birthday of giant panda »

15 Jul, 2019

Giant panda “Yuanzai” celebrated its sixth birthday Saturday at the Taipei Zoo, Taiwan, with a unique birthday cake made of ice

India becoming the fourth nation to land a Moon probe

India becoming the fourth nation to land a Moon probe »

14 Jul, 2019

India will step up Monday's global space race by launching a low-cost mission to become just the fourth nation to land a probe on the moon. Just five days before the 50th anniversary of man's first lunar landing, after a decade-long build-up, Chandrayaan-2— or Moon Chariot 2— will blow off from a tropical island off Andhra Pradesh state.

Lady Gaga is dedicated to launching beauty variety in exclusive Amazon

Lady Gaga is dedicated to launching beauty variety in exclusive Amazon »

10 Jul, 2019

As an unconventional artist, by launching it exclusively through Amazon, Lady Gaga takes the same strategy to her fresh make-up line. Haus Laboratories, the Oscar-winning songwriter, will become the first significant cosmetics brand that the online retail giant will launch. The agreement implies that from the beginning, the first company venture of Lady Gaga will have a global reach. In September,

Sir James Dyson buys ‘ the largest penthouse flat in Singapore ‘

Sir James Dyson buys ‘ the largest penthouse flat in Singapore ‘ »

10 Jul, 2019

Sir James Dyson purchased what is believed to be the largest and most costly penthouse flat in Singapore. The purchase comes after his business relocated its headquarters from the UK to Singapore, best known for its vacuum cleaners. The estate covers three floors and has five bedrooms in the core of the business district of the city.

China, Germany is working on reducing livestock greenhouse gases

China, Germany is working on reducing livestock greenhouse gases »

10 Jul, 2019

Chinese and German researchers work together to further decrease emissions of greenhouse gasses from livestock raising.

The Parade of London attended 1.5 million individuals

The Parade of London attended 1.5 million individuals »

9 Jul, 2019

On downtown Victoria Sunday for the annual Victoria Pride parade, thousands of marchers and revelers covered in rainbows, feathers, and sequin. About thirty thousand individuals from over six hundred organizations attended the formal parade through central London with around 1.5 million individuals.

$2.7 million in Kim Kardashian Won

$2.7 million in Kim Kardashian Won »

9 Jul, 2019

Brands of fast fashion might need to slow down their performance. In February Kardashian filed a lawsuit against the brand alleging that he used her likeness without her consent to sell lower-priced versions of the clothes she wore. Kim Kardashian had only won a lawsuit against the United States Missguided. She demanded 10 million dollars, but finally got 2,7 million dollars plus 60 thousand dollars in legal charges for the problems she had. But it was not a hard fight, because the Missguided United States never answered that fight. The default is $2.7 million.

UNESCO World Historic Site Bagan

UNESCO World Historic Site Bagan »

8 Jul, 2019

A quarter of a century after the nomination of the ancient capital, Bagan is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. According to the tourism industry, recognition by the United Nations cultural body will increase demand from both Western and Asian markets. However, the future of the area is crucial for meeting conservation commitments and efficient local governance.

Indian gold tax to generate more possibilities for arbitration

Indian gold tax to generate more possibilities for arbitration »

8 Jul, 2019

The duty on gold imports in India has risen. Anantha Padmanabhan, Chairman of the All India Gems and Jewelry Council, said that this tax rise could discourage the physical markets ' purchasers' and reduce the demand of 760 tonnes in 2018 by ten percent this year.

Govt Saudi. Increases Haj visas to 4000 in 2019

Govt Saudi. Increases Haj visas to 4000 in 2019 »

8 Jul, 2019

According to Riyadh press reports, the Saudi Government improved the Haj quota to the pilgrims of Sri Lanka by adding 500 visas to the current figure, bringing the total to 4,000 this year. The Sri Lankan Haj pilgrims will receive their Saudi Arabia visas for their moment via an internet portal, press reports also stated.

This year, India will be turning into a 3 trillion dollar economy

This year, India will be turning into a 3 trillion dollar economy »

5 Jul, 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman, Indian Minister of Finance, today at 11:00 AM, introduces the government's first budget Modi 2. The then acting finance minister, Piyush Goyal, given several income tax liabilities to the middle class in February and introduced zero tax liabilities for the Rs.5 lakh revenue group.

Over one hundred aftershocks occur in California.

Over one hundred aftershocks occur in California. »

5 Jul, 2019

The biggest earthquake in nearly 20 years in Southern California led one town on Thursday to declare the state of emergency and shook people from Las Vegas in the county of Orange.

India’s Mumbai’s heavy rains, rail disruption, air traffic

India’s Mumbai’s heavy rains, rail disruption, air traffic »

3 Jul, 2019

The murder of at least 13 individuals crashed on a second consecutive day of the rain-disturbed railway and the air traffic in Mumbai, the Indian financial capital. The authorities were forced to declare a public holiday.

Trump plays good when the G20 opens up divisive

Trump plays good when the G20 opens up divisive »

2 Jul, 2019

JAPAN: World leaders kicked off one of their most high-stakes G20 meetings in years Friday, with rows brewing over a bruising US-China trade war and climate change despite a more conciliatory tone from US President Donald Trump. After lashing out at friend and foe alike en route to Osaka in western Japan for the meeting, Trump appeared in a less combative mood when meeting fellow world leaders face-to-face.

Prince William and Kate to visit Pakistan

Prince William and Kate to visit Pakistan »

2 Jul, 2019

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Pakistan this autumn, the first royals to travel to the Islamic republic in more than 13 years, according to BBC.

Parts of South America witnessing today’s total solar eclipse

Parts of South America witnessing today’s total solar eclipse »

2 Jul, 2019

Several countries will be able to see solar eclipse today. Most of the eclipse's path of totality will travel over the southern Pacific Ocean. But when the lunar shadow touches land, the eclipse will traverse parts of Chile and Argentina on a journey lasting about 6 minutes. Millions of people in those nations will experience the eerie midday darkness of a total eclipse, weather permitting, according to NASA.

Trump and Xi agree to restart trade talks between the United States and China

Trump and Xi agree to restart trade talks between the United States and China »

1 Jul, 2019

The US and China agreed to resume trade talks, facilitating a lengthy line that led to a worldwide financial slowdown. At the G20 Summit in Japan, US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping reached consensus.

The bodies of seven climbers in the Himalayas retrieved

The bodies of seven climbers in the Himalayas retrieved »

25 Jun, 2019

The bodies of seven of a group of eight missing climbers have been recovered in the Indian Himalayas, officials have said.

Facebook curbs hate speech in Sri Lanka and Myanmar

Facebook curbs hate speech in Sri Lanka and Myanmar »

24 Jun, 2019

As Facebook is grappling with the spread of hate speech on its platform, it is introducing modifications that restrict the spread of messages in two nations,

Thailand to host ASEAN summit

Thailand to host ASEAN summit »

20 Jun, 2019

The government of Thailand made final preparations to host the Southeast Asian Nations Association (ASEAN) summit due to be held in Bangkok on the weekend.

Drought-hit Namibia to auction 1,000 wild animals

Drought-hit Namibia to auction 1,000 wild animals »

18 Jun, 2019

NAMIBIA: Drought-hit Namibia has authorized the sale of at least 1,000 wild animals -- including elephants and giraffes -- to limit the loss of life and generate $1.1 million for conservation, the authorities confirmed Saturday.

Prince Philip Celebrates 98th Birthday

Prince Philip Celebrates 98th Birthday »

12 Jun, 2019

The Duke of Edinburgh the longest-serving consort in British history is celebrating his 98th birthday.

Nepal is facing the challenge of recognizing Everest bodies

Nepal is facing the challenge of recognizing Everest bodies »

10 Jun, 2019

The bodies of four climbers who failed their Everest challenge and left little indication as to their identity created a new challenge for the Nepalese authorities that control the highest peak in the world.

Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron in France to mark 75th anniversary on D-Day

Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron in France to mark 75th anniversary on D-Day »

6 Jun, 2019

For a second day of activities to mark the 75th anniversary of the Normandy invasion, Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron joined D-Day

US President Donald Trump will arrive for a three-day official state visit to the UK on Monday morning.

US President Donald Trump will arrive for a three-day official state visit to the UK on Monday morning. »

3 Jun, 2019

It is expected that Air Force One will land at London Stansted Airport at 9:00 BST. The Queen will host a state banquet for the president and First Lady Melania Trump at Buckingham Palace on Monday night. During the visit, protests are planned throughout the UK-including rallies in London, Manchester, Belfast, Birmingham, and Nottingham.

Remembering Lions

Remembering Lions »

28 May, 2019

These stunning photographs showcase the work of the ten winners of a competition for places in an upcoming charity book called Remembering Lions.

Narendra Modi claims a histroric victory

Narendra Modi claims a histroric victory »

24 May, 2019

At the national elections with 346 seats, the Bharatiya Janata Party led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi claimed a historic victory.

Uber Partners With ICC For Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019

Uber Partners With ICC For Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 »

22 May, 2019

Uber, the world’s largest personal mobility company, announced a key partnership with The International Cricket Council, as the official sponsor of the ICC Men’s World Cup 2019.

Continuation Of Security Updates By Huawei.

Continuation Of Security Updates By Huawei. »

21 May, 2019

Huawei would continue to provide security updates and after-sales services, to all existing Huawei and Honor smartphone and tablet products covering those that had been sold or still in stock globally.

F1 Champion Niki Lauda Passes Away

F1 Champion Niki Lauda Passes Away »

21 May, 2019

Three-time Formula One world champion Niki Lauda has died. He was 70. He was born on Feb 22, 1949, into a wealthy Vienna family.

Adidas Records a Strong Growth in China

Adidas Records a Strong Growth in China »

16 May, 2019

German sportswear manufacturer Adidas recorded a “strong growth” in China with an increase in turnover of 16 percent in the first quarter (Q1) of the fiscal year 2019, the company announced on Friday.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tickets Up For Grabs

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Tickets Up For Grabs »

10 May, 2019

The first tickets for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics went on sale on Thursday, with Japanese residents able to enter a lottery to watch the sport of their choice.

Duke and Duchess of Sussex Names Their Son.

Duke and Duchess of Sussex Names Their Son. »

9 May, 2019

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have named their newborn son Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor.

China on Track to Have the Largest Economy

China on Track to Have the Largest Economy »

9 May, 2019

Since initiating market reforms in 1978, China had shifted from a centrally-planned economy to a more market-based one and subsequently experienced rapid economic and social development.

Sri Lanka participates in the Canadian EXPO 2019.

Sri Lanka participates in the Canadian EXPO 2019. »

9 May, 2019

SIAL Canada is one of the most popular professional food and beverage sector exhibitions being held annually in Canada, and visited by several thousand buyers, buying agents, importers, food sector distributors, experts, wholesalers, and retailers.

Sri Lankans Show Solidarity in Padua

Sri Lankans Show Solidarity in Padua »

8 May, 2019

The festive high mass of St. Anthony’s Basilica in Padua, Italy was held on May 1. The twenty-two-year-old feast under the initiation of Rev. Msgr. Neville Joe Perera, National Coordinator of Sri Lankan migrants in Italy is a significant ‘national event’ amongst the migrant and working community in Italy.

Duke And Duchess Of Sussex, Has A Baby Boy!

Duke And Duchess Of Sussex, Has A Baby Boy! »

7 May, 2019

The Duchess of Sussex has given birth to a boy, the Duke of Sussex has announced.

Samsung Unveils Galaxy A70

Samsung Unveils Galaxy A70 »

7 May, 2019

Samsung Sri Lanka recently announced the launch of the Galaxy A70, its sixth smartphone in the popular Galaxy A-line. Galaxy A70 is a powerful device that has been designed for the fast-paced

Emirates Pavilion for the Expo 2020 Unveiled.

Emirates Pavilion for the Expo 2020 Unveiled. »

6 May, 2019

Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the 6-month mega-event.

The IMF Cut Its Outlook For 2019 Global Growth.

The IMF Cut Its Outlook For 2019 Global Growth. »

11 Apr, 2019

The International Monetary Fund cut its outlook for global growth to the lowest since the financial crisis amid a bleaker outlook in most major advanced economies and signs that higher tariffs are weighing on trade.

National Pet Day 2019

National Pet Day 2019 »

11 Apr, 2019

April 11 is National Pet Day.  While loving our pets is something we do every day, National Pet Day encourages us to pay special attention to pets who may not get that extra attention.

National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) 2019

National Safe Motherhood Day (NSMD) 2019 »

11 Apr, 2019

The theme of 2019 NSMD is "Midwives for Mothers".  The theme is selected every year by the members of White Ribbon Alliance India (WRAI) and they carry out several activities,

India Prioritizes On Having The Third Largest Economy By 2030

India Prioritizes On Having The Third Largest Economy By 2030 »

9 Apr, 2019

On Saturday, India’s Finance Minister, Arjun Jaitley mentioned that India is expected to become the third largest economy in the world by 2030 with GDP touching USD 10 trillion, helped by consumption and investment growth.

Algerian President Steps Down.

Algerian President Steps Down. »

4 Apr, 2019

Ceding power in the face of massive street protests after two decades at the helm, Algeria’s ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika submitted his resignation with immediate effect, state media said on Tuesday

Us To Send Astronauts To The Moon Within The Next 5 Years

Us To Send Astronauts To The Moon Within The Next 5 Years »

1 Apr, 2019

On Tuesday, Vice President Pence mentioned that the Trump administration is committed to landing U.S. astronauts on the moon within the next five years

Cathay Pacific To Buy Budget Airline.

Cathay Pacific To Buy Budget Airline. »

28 Mar, 2019

Cathay Pacific is to buy a low-cost carrier, Hong Kong Express for $4.93bn Hong Kong dollars ($628m). Hong Kong Express, which flies to destinations across Asia, will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cathay Pacific.

Italy Bus Attack: Citizenship Granted To The Hero

Italy Bus Attack: Citizenship Granted To The Hero »

27 Mar, 2019

The Deputy Prime minister has promised that the boy who saved his classmates from an alleged school bus hijacker will be granted Italian citizenship.

Tuk-Tuks Introduced In Merseyside

Tuk-Tuks Introduced In Merseyside »

27 Mar, 2019

After introducing taxi hailing services in Bath and Exeter in November last year, Ola UK has officially launched Green Tuk-Tuks in

International Forum On Atomic Energy Taking Place For The 41st Year.

International Forum On Atomic Energy Taking Place For The 41st Year. »

26 Mar, 2019

In collaboration with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria, the 41st Regional Cooperative Agreement (RCA) of the National Representatives from the Asia and Pacific region is to take place from the 26th of March to the 29th of March, at Hotel Galadari, Colombo.

Cyclones Hit Consecutively In Western Australia.

Cyclones Hit Consecutively In Western Australia. »

25 Mar, 2019

A severe category 3 cyclone blew into the key mining region of Pilbara in Western Australia Sunday, forcing evacuations and a halt to port operations,

Christchurch Shooting: All Victims Identified.

Christchurch Shooting: All Victims Identified. »

25 Mar, 2019

New Zealand police confirmed on Thursday, that all 50 victims of the Christchurch mosque shooting had been formally identified and their next-of-kin had been advised.

Italian Driver Torches A Bus Full Of Children

Italian Driver Torches A Bus Full Of Children »

21 Mar, 2019

A bus carrying 51 schoolchildren was hijacked by its driver and set alight near Milan in Italy.

Cyclone Idai Claims To Have Destroyed About 90% Of The Country

Cyclone Idai Claims To Have Destroyed About 90% Of The Country »

19 Mar, 2019

During the weekend, a tropical cyclone tore across Mozambique is said to have killed more than 1,000 People as a result,

Hong Kong Temporarily Disables Operation Of Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft

Hong Kong Temporarily Disables Operation Of Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft »

18 Mar, 2019

The Civil Aviation Department (CAD) of China’s Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government announced that the operation of all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft into,