Unless you live in a year-round warm climate, winter is pretty rough for most of us. From snowstorms impacting our commutes and shutting down power to the constant painfully cold weather, it is a pretty stressful time for many.
FILE- Elon Musk, founder, CEO of SpaceX and CEO of Tesla, speaks at a news conference after the Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket launched successfully from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Feb. 6, 2018.
LOS ANGELES —
Imagine storing digital data in DNA, wearing a device that makes you smarter or creating new materials by manipulating the genes of microbes.
A Tamil music and dance extravaganza organised and presented by the musical virtuoso Dr. Arundathy Renganathan titled ‘Swaasam’ will be held at the Bishop’s auditorium on May 15 at 7 pm. Dr. Arundathy has a longstanding connection with the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation. She initially served as Controller Tamil music and was later elevated to the prestigious position of Director Tamil Service. She is a renowned Veena player and her dexterity and prowess has enthralled and captivated exclusive audiences in Sri Lanka and India where she is highly acclaimed. Dr. Renganathan is also the recipient of local and international awards.
China’s Ambassador Cheng Xueyuan during a meeting with Prime Minister Ranil Wickeremesinghe yesterday has assured the Chinese Government had approved the $1.1 billion loan for the construction of the first phase of the Central Expressway, the Prime Minister’s Office said.
Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera has appointed the following as the Heads of the State Media Institutions with effect from yesterday. Film Directress Inoka Sathyanganee, Chairperson of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation. Finance and Media Ministry Additional Secretary (Development) Thilaka Jayasundara as the Chairperson of the Independent Television Network.
A new Bill to provide for the establishment of ‘the 1990 Suwaseriya Foundation’ was Gazetted by the Government last week. The Bill has been published in the Gazette by the National Policies and Economic Affairs Ministry.
The Department of Education (DoE) has introduced several hotlines for inquiries regarding re-scrutinized results of the 2017 General Certificate of Education Advanced Level Examination. The re-scrutinized results were released on 11 April and are available via www.donets.lk website.