Billionaire Bill Gates and Estée Lauder Cos chairman emeritus Leonard Lauder on Tuesday said they will award $30 million over three years to encourage development of new tests for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease.
Astronomers are still finding moons at Jupiter, 400 years after Galileo used his spyglass to spot the first ones.
Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, the Indian High Commission, Colombo will present a Hindustani violin recital by G V A Chamindira Nawanjali Silva at 6 pm on July 18 at SVCC(ICC) auditorium 16/2, Gregory’s Road, Colombo 7. Entrance free.
A few reports today suggested that after ‘Race 3’s success at the box office, Salman Khan is set to star in yet another hit franchise. It seems Aditya Chopra’s much-anticipated film ‘Dhoom 4’ will feature Salman in the lead.
President Maithripala Sirisena, who completed a successful three-day official tour of Italy where he attended the 24th session of the Committee on Forestry, organised by the FAO and delivered the keynote speech, arrived at the Shota Rustaveli Tbilisi International Airport yesterday to begin a three-day official tour of Georgia.
Action will be taken against any minister if found to be protecting underworld leaders, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament yesterday.
Leader of the Joint Opposition in Parliament, MP Dinesh Gunawardena, vehemently opposing the proposed Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA), called on the Government to do away with the current agreement and draft a new FTA which would not damage local markets and industries.
Chairperson of the Office for National Unity and Reconciliation, former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga urged Sri Lankans to learn understand and transmit to succeeding generations the timeless legacy the late South African President Nelson Mandela left us and march undaunted towards our goal of a united, strong and prosperous nation.