A meteor shower lit up the skies above eastern Bosnia Saturday night, giving star gazers a rare opportunity to see a display of shooting stars with the naked eye.
A NASA spacecraft rocketed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before.
A painting bought for £165,000 has been deemed to be nearly worthless by the leading authority on the artist.
Over 400 estate workers from the Dunsinane Estate in Pundaluoya in Nuwara Eliya were vested with land ownership for houses that was constructed under the Indian Housing Project in the plantation area. In a special message by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he congratulated the new owners and hailed their efforts for actively participating in building those houses.
Charges of 46 services at private hospitals will be regulated very soon, Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne said.
The Deputy Chief Organizer of the Joint Opposition (JO) MP Ranjith Soysa said that 69 JO Parliamentarians are set to take a decision, on 14 August in connection with becoming independent in the Parliament. The decision will be taken at the JO Party Leaders’ meeting, chaired by the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
Trade Unions of the Railways Department called off their strike yesterday following a discussion with President Maithripala Sirisena.
At least 29 persons were arrested in connection with a spate of violence in several areas of the North, as the Police and the security forces stepped up operations to stem the rise in lawlessness in the region, a senior official said yesterday.