Thailand's government said on Thursday it fears a violent backlash if Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is removed from power as figures for March show consumer confidence slipped to a new low, illustrating the heavy toll of months of unrest.
Queen Elizabeth II — bearing a basket of honey and other goodies from the royal estates — paid a visit to Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday. The pontiff returned the courtesy with a gift for Prince George, Elizabeth's great-grandson.
Sri Lanka’s leading menswear specialist Hameedia took to the stage with the Femina Miss. India 2014 finalists at the Gala fashion show which was a part of their pre-pageant tour to Sri Lanka, organised by Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts. The fashion show was organised to showcase Sri Lankan designers whilst promoting Sri Lanka as a tourist destination throughout the tour. The collection showcased by Hameedia was their FH collection which is trendy and stylish, perfect for today’s sophisticated modern and fashionable man. The collection contained a mix of Ceremonial, Fusion and Smart Casual with prints and a summer look.
Why zebras have black and white stripes is a question that has intrigued scientists and spectators for centuries. A research team led by the University of California, Davis, has now examined this riddle systematically. Their answer is published today, April 1, in the online journal Nature Communications.
Following most successful years on record, Amãna Takaful PLC moved to a new strategic location to enable better service to their customers. The new state of the art head office is located at No 660 1/1, Galle Road, Kollupitiya. The head office was ceremonially declared open by Chairman of Amãna Takaful, Mr. Tyeab Akbarally accompanied by Insurance Ombudsman, Dr. Wickrema Weerasooriya together with Board of Directors, senior management, staff and key clients at a ceremonial event held recently.