(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) has confirmed, for the first time, water on the sunlit surface of the Moon. This discovery indicates that water may be distributed across the lunar surface, and not limited to cold, shadowed places."NASA’s SOFIA Discovers Water on Sunlit Surface of Moon"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –US President Donald Trump’s 14-year-old son Barron contracted coronavirus but has since tested negative, First Lady Melania Trump revealed."Trump’s son Barron had COVID-19, says First Lady"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The head of the World Health Organization has ruled out a herd immunity response to the pandemic."Coronavirus: WHO head calls herd immunity approach ‘immoral’"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) for its efforts to combat hunger."Nobel Peace Prize goes to UN World Food Programme"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –In the wake of his return to the White House yesterday from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for COVID-19 treatment, President Donald Trump continued to downplay the threat from the virus, with more infections reported in a growing circle of people around him and in upper military ranks."Trump returns to White House as outbreak expands to more staff and military"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) – Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister has resigned after widespread post-election protests which plunged the country into political chaos."Kyrgyzstan Premier resigns amid election protests"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –US President Donald Trump has said he and the US first lady are in quarantine after one of his closest aides tested positive for coronavirus."Trump and first lady in quarantine after top aide tests positive for coronavirus"
(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –The global death count from the new coronavirus, which emerged less than a year ago in China and has swept across the world, passed one million on Sunday."Global coronavirus death toll passes one million"