Archive for May 15th, 2021

Some thoughts on Israelis in Gaza

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

H. L. D. Mahindapala  When the first Israeli airstrike hit Gaza on Monday nine children and 13 others were killed, according to Washington Post. (Monday 10, May, 2021). By Saturday the  death toll had risen to over hundred and 33 of them were children. Simultaneously, Taliban bombs exploding in Kabul on Tuesday killed 85 Muslim school girls, […]

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Five reasons why you don’t need to panic about coronavirus variants

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

by Cassandra Willyard Courtesy Technologyreview.com The hype around scariants” is overblown. But we also shouldn’t be too complacent. On May 10, the World Health Organization added a new virus to its list of covid-19 variants of global concern. The variant, B.1.617, is being blamed for the runaway infections in India. It is the fourth addition […]

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ලංකාවේ ප්‍රථම හා විශාලතම Hyper Casual – eSports Championship අදින් ඇරඹෙයි

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

තරුණ හා ක්‍රීඩා අමාත්‍යාංශය තරුණ හා ක්‍රීඩා අමාත්‍යංශය IMI Games සහ SLT මොබිටෙල් එක්ව පවත්වන ලංකාවේ ප්‍රථම හා විශාලතම Hyper Casual – eSports තරගාවලිය අද (15) සවස 5ට ආරම්භ වේ. ශ්‍රී ලාංකේය සයිබර් ක්‍රීඩක ක්‍රීඩිකාවන්ගේ කුසලතා ඔප්නැංවීම සහ සයිබර් ක්‍රීඩා නිර්මාණය කිරීමට අවශ්‍ය තාක්ෂණික පසුබිම හා දායකත්වය ලබාදීම මෙම තරගාවලියේ ප්‍රධාන අරමුණයි. තරගාවලිය ජයගන්නා 300 […]

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World Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Speaks Up for the Rights of the Palestinian People During Eid Sermon

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

By A. Abdul Aziz Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad calls on Muslim nations to show a united front and to stand against the cruelties and injustices being perpetrated on the Palestinians The World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim, Community, the Fifth Khalifa (Caliph), His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad has strongly condemned the cruelties being perpetrated upon the […]

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Sri Lanka bonds go from Asia’s worst to best after China loan

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Courtesy NewsIn.Asia Colombo, May 15 (Bloomberg) – Sri Lankan government debt is leading gains in Asian dollar bonds this year as investors bet that the nation will avoid defaulting on its short-term notes, with the help of a Chinese funding facility. Italian investment manager AcomeA SGR S.p.A., which added to its holdings of the nation’s debt […]

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More than 61,000 vaccinated with Sinopharm COVID jabs yesterday

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana Sri Lanka has vaccinated a total of 61,882 individuals with Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine on Friday (May 14), says State Minister of Production, Supply and Regulation of Pharmaceuticals Prof. Channa Jayasumana. The first dose of the Sinopharm vaccine has been given to 276,762 people so far after it was rolled out among Sri Lankan […]

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20 more COVID-19 deaths pushes toll to 941

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Director-General of Health Services confirmed that Sri Lanka has reported 20 more deaths related to the COVID-19 pandemic on Wednesday (May 15). As per the Department of Government Information, the reported deaths had occurred between May 07 and May 15. Among the deceased are 09 female patients and 11 male patients. They […]

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2,371 coronavirus cases reported in Sri Lanka today

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

Courtesy Adaderana The Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry reports that another 585 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Sri Lanka, moving the daily total of new cases to 2,371. This brings the total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus reported in the country to 140,471. As many as 117,220 recoveries and 921 deaths […]

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China lands its Zhurong rover on Mars.

Saturday, May 15th, 2021

By Jonathan Amos BBC Science Correspondent China has successfully landed a spacecraft on Mars, state media announced early on Saturday. The six-wheeled Zhurong robot was targeting Utopia Planitia, a vast terrain in the planet’s northern hemisphere. The vehicle used a combination of a protective capsule, a parachute and a rocket platform to make the descent. The […]

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