Tokyo: The Japanese company House Foods Group created a tear-free onion, and thanks to them crying when slicing onions in the kitchen might be a thing of the past, Japanese media announced on Tuesday (31).
"We are the world, we are champions," sang the Australians as they gave Captain Michael Clarke a memorable send off after inflicting a seven-wicket defeat on the Blackcaps to win the 2015 World Cup watched by a record crowd of 93,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground yesterday.
The United States President Barack Obama Thursday announced his intent to nominate the current Deputy Assistant Secretary of State in the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Atul Keshap for Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
Beijing: The annual meeting of the Boao Forum for Asia started on Thursday (26)y in south China's Hainan Province with topics such as creating Asian Bank for Infrastructure Investment and prospects for the world economy, informed the organizers.
An estimated 166,000 people are in need of help in Vanuatu 11 days after Cyclone Pam struck, the UN said Tuesday, as it launched a near $30 million appeal for aid. UNICEF said that 82,000 children need access to clean water and vaccines.
Sri Lanka Tourism is partnering top blue chip companies to enter the lucrative 40 billion dollar Cruise line business that is estimated to carry 22.3 million passengers and the market growing at 3.2% in volume. Carnival Corporation is the market leader with a share of 48.1% followed by Royal Caribbean Ltd at 23.1%, Norwegian Cruise Holdings at 10.4% whilst MSC at 5.2%.
In a historic ICT policy achievement, Sri Lanka has now become the first country in South Asia to be invited to join the Budapest Cybercrime Convention. This was communicated in a letter sent to the Secretary Foreign Affairs recently by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe. It was consequent upon a decision of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe.
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