(WASHINGTON, LANKAPUVATH) –President Donald Trump wants to send astronauts where no man has gone before."Trump to send astronauts back to the moon — and eventually Mars"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –An annually occurring meteor shower called Geminids Meteor shower will be best seen in this year from Sri Lanka on 13th night."This years’ greatest meteor shower show is visible on 13th night"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –As part of its ongoing support for Code.org’sHour of Code,Microsoft conducteda hour of code event at Temple Trees, with 200 students from all parts of Sri Lanka toencourage Sri Lankan youth to try and pursue computer science and get future ready."Microsoft Celebrates Hour of Codeto Build Future Ready Generations in Sri Lanka"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Two delegations representing Sri Lanka from the Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development and Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment took part in a conference on resilient infrastructure, to share experiences from Sri Lanka and draw lessons from the region for implementation in the country."Talking Resilient Infrastructure – Sharing and Learning Best Practices from the Region"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The ‘Entrepreneur of the Year award 2017’, award ceremony organized annually by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry to give due recognition to the Sri Lankan entrepreneurs who excel in their fields, was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH, yesterday (11)."Entrepreneur of the Year award 2017 under President’s patronage"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –While promising strict legal action against those who violate election laws at the upcoming Local Government polls, Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara yesterday said cases filed in court will be backed by modern technology such as video footage."New technology to nab election law violators"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The Right to Information (RTI) Act is important in establishing a strong social contract between the government and people, said Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday, as he appealed to Information Officers to open the government to the people."Govt. should be open to the people – Mangala"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The Governor of the central Bank of Sri Lanka Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy pointed out that not only strong macroeconomic fundamentals but also structural reforms are essential for sustained economic growth and employment generation."Macroeconomic fundamentals and structural reforms are essential for economic growth"