The founder and chairman of Microsoft has adopted a “Think Week” to separate from civilization and ponder the future of technology.
Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his nonprofit space education foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star attraction.
The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century will be visible to people in Sri Lanka on July 27 (Poya Day), Colombo University Physics Department Prof. Chandana Jayaratne said.
The filling of the Kalu Ganga reservoir under the Kalu Ganga-Moragahakanda Project, was inaugurated by the President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday. The project, which is the final phase of the Mahaweli Project, spans an area of over 666,000 acre-feet.
President Maithripala Sirisena had not tolerated drug cartels under his Good Governance Government, unlike former President Mahinda Rajapaksa did during his regime, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said yesterday.
It was disclosed at the Presidential Commission investigating into alleged fraud and corruption at the SriLankan Airline, SriLankan Catering and Mihin Air that the SriLankan Airline had incurred a loss of Rs. 93 billion during Kapila Chandrasena‘s tenure as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
The 91st anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army of China (PLA) was commemorated in Colombo last night with a ceremony organised by the Embassy of China in Sri Lanka at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.