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Shrinking Swiss glacier gets climate change postcard

Shrinking Swiss glacier gets climate change postcard 0

🕔13:09, 17.Nov 2018

125,000 postcards with messages against climate change and sent by young people from all over the world have been assembled around 3,400 meters up on the Jungfraufirn, the upper reaches of the Aletsch glacier, creating what organisers say is the

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Newborn siamang transfixes zoo visitors

Newborn siamang transfixes zoo visitors 0

🕔13:05, 17.Nov 2018

A newborn siamang is bringing smiles to visitors and keepers at the San Diego Zoo.A 37-year-old siamang named Eloise, who was on birth control, gave birth in the primate exhibit Monday (November 12), providing the Zoo with its first siamang

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Happy Birthday Mickey! Disney celebrates 90 years of the iconic mouse

Happy Birthday Mickey! Disney celebrates 90 years of the iconic mouse 0

🕔13:01, 17.Nov 2018

Disney is celebrating Mickey Mouse’s 90th birthday.The iconic character started life as the star of ‘Steamboat Willie’, a short cartoon released in 1928.Conceived by illustrator and entrepreneur Walt Disney, Mickey is the enduring symbol of the multi billion dollar brand.

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Cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’ over the Southwest Bay of Bengal likely to move away

Cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’ over the Southwest Bay of Bengal likely to move away 0

🕔19:21, 16.Nov 2018

The Department of Meteorology says that the severe Cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’ over the Southwest Bay of Bengal is likely to move away from the country within the next few hours. However the Met Department warned that showers and strong winds

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Seed paddy subsidy for farmers

Seed paddy subsidy for farmers 0

🕔19:20, 16.Nov 2018

It has been decided to provide funds as a seed paddy subsidy for farmers whose cultivations for the yala season have been destroyed as a result of the mite hazard. The Ministry of Agriculture said that the national food promotion

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Demonstrations countrywide against Speaker’s impartial behaviour

Demonstrations countrywide against Speaker’s impartial behaviour 0

🕔19:16, 16.Nov 2018

Several demonstrations have been staged countrywide against the Speaker claiming that his actions have been biased. The demonstrators said that they need a General Election at this juncture. A demonstration was staged near the Gampaha Railway Station protesting against the

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Government Parliamentarians demand arrest of MPs who brought knives into the House

Government Parliamentarians demand arrest of MPs who brought knives into the House 0

🕔19:13, 16.Nov 2018

Government Parliamentarians have emphasized that the Speaker is responsible for the behavior of the Parliamentarians in the House. When complaints were made to the Speaker that United National Party MPs possessed knives, the Government Parliamentarians pointed out that the Speaker

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Tense situation in Parliament today; Police enter the House

Tense situation in Parliament today; Police enter the House 0

🕔19:07, 16.Nov 2018

All arrangements were in place for the resumption of the Parliamentary sessions at 1.30 this afternoon after it was adjourned yesterday following a brawl. Although the bell indicating the resumption of the sessions was rung continuously, there were many objections

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President emphasizes he will not prorogue Parliament under any circumstances

President emphasizes he will not prorogue Parliament under any circumstances 0

🕔19:03, 16.Nov 2018

President Maithripala Sirisena has said that he will not prorogue the Parliament under any circumstances. The President urged all parliamentarians to uphold the principles of democracy and parliamentary traditions at all times. In a special statement the President urged all

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The Central Bank of Sri Lanka warns about scammers and fraudsters

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka warns about scammers and fraudsters 0

🕔19:43, 14.Nov 2018

The Central Bank of Sri Lanka says it has noticed that the image of its Head Office building, the Logo of CBSL and names of senior officials of CBSL, are being used by scammers and fraudsters to solicit money from

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