Airbus, OneWeb aim to kick off new satellite era with first launch

Airbus, OneWeb aim to kick off new satellite era with first launch 0

🕔13:00, 28.Feb 2019

A rocket carrying six satellites built by Airbus SE and partner OneWeb blasted off from French Guiana, the first step in a plan to give millions of people in remote and rural areas high-speed internet beamed down from space.A successful

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Nigeria’s Buhari wins re-election, rival pursues fraud claim

Nigeria’s Buhari wins re-election, rival pursues fraud claim 0

🕔12:59, 28.Feb 2019

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari comfortably won a second term at the helm of Africa’s largest economy, election authorities, but his main rival planned a fraud challenge after a vote marred by delays and violence. The chairman of Independent National Electoral

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India Pakistan conflict leaves thousands of passengers stranded at Thai airport

India Pakistan conflict leaves thousands of passengers stranded at Thai airport 0

🕔12:54, 28.Feb 2019

Thai Airways International announced that it had cancelled flights to Pakistan and Europe, which left thousands of passengers stranded in Bangkok.Pakistan has shut its airspace amid rising tensions with India after both claimed to have shot down the other’s fighter

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Trump and Kim greet media on second day of summit

Trump and Kim greet media on second day of summit 0

🕔12:48, 28.Feb 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un began a second day of talks, with both sides expressing hope for progress on improving relations and the key issue of denuclearisation.Trump and Kim met in the Vietnamese capital,

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Thieve busted in a shop

Thieve busted in a shop 0

🕔19:22, 27.Feb 2019

Employees of a shop in the Galle town have been able to catch a thief who had tried to solicit ransom from them. The suspect had arrived at a shop at the Main Street of Galle and threatened the employees

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Jayatilaka de Silva and Hemasiri Jayalath are no more

Jayatilaka de Silva and Hemasiri Jayalath are no more 0

🕔19:21, 27.Feb 2019

Jayatilaka De Silva had been rendering service as the Chief Editor of the Sunday Observer and the Daily News. He translated magnum opus of Marx Das Capital into Sinhala. Jayatilaka was at 80 years of age at his demise. His

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Fishermen met with an accident in the sea, hospitalized

Fishermen met with an accident in the sea, hospitalized 0

🕔19:18, 27.Feb 2019

A fisheries trawler ventured into sea from Devundara has met with an accident. Measures have been taken to rescue the fishermen who were on board. The trawler left the Devundara fisheries harbor on the 23rd of this month with six

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Three suspects arrested in connection with ATM fraud

Three suspects arrested in connection with ATM fraud 0

🕔19:16, 27.Feb 2019

Three suspects who had withdrawn money from ATMs illegally have been arrested in Dambulla. The suspects were nabbed on a tip-off received by the police that the culprits were withdrawing money using ATM cards belonging to other people. 17 ATM

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200 Projects to be commissioned under the nearest school is the best school program

200 Projects to be commissioned under the nearest school is the best school program 0

🕔19:13, 27.Feb 2019

All arrangements are being finalized to commission 200 projects conducted under the ‘nearest school is the best school’ program. The national ceremony of commissioning the new projects will be held under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in the

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Free visa for tourists from selected countries

Free visa for tourists from selected countries 0

🕔19:09, 27.Feb 2019

The cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to a proposal to issue free visa for visitors coming from several selected countries in a bid to attract more tourists to the island nation. Minister of Tourism, John Amaratunga has submitted the

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