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Ruhuna uni student researchers hospitalized after wasp attack

Thinappuyal English January 17, 2020 Comments Off on Ruhuna uni student researchers hospitalized after wasp attack

Nine students of the Ruhuna University who were engaged in a research on the Great Western Mountain Range were hospitalized last evening after being stung by wasps. The students had trekked about five kilometres into

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Prince Harry and Meghan: Madame Tussauds moves wax figures from Royals

Thinappuyal English January 14, 2020 Comments Off on Prince Harry and Meghan: Madame Tussauds moves wax figures from Royals

Wax figures of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been moved from other members of the Royal Family at Madame Tussauds in London. Prince Harry and Meghan had been placed next to the

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Australia’s ‘megablaze’ brought under control

Thinappuyal English January 14, 2020 Comments Off on Australia’s ‘megablaze’ brought under control

AUSTRALIA: Exhausted firefighters said they had finally brought Australia’s largest “megablaze” under control Monday, as wet weather promised to deliver much-needed respite for countryside ravaged by bushfires. New South Wales firefighters said they finally

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Volcanic Tsunami Warning: Manila airport closed

Thinappuyal English January 13, 2020 Comments Off on Volcanic Tsunami Warning: Manila airport closed

Manila‘s Ninoy Aquino International Airport is closed until further notice. The largest airport in the Philippines closed Sunday night at 6.30 pm after a dramatic explosion of the Philippines’ second-most active volcano on Sunday

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Prince Harry and Meghan: Madame Tussauds moves wax figures from Royals

Thinappuyal English January 13, 2020 Comments Off on Prince Harry and Meghan: Madame Tussauds moves wax figures from Royals

Wax figures of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have been moved from other members of the Royal Family at Madame Tussauds in London. Prince Harry and Meghan had been placed next to the

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Ukrainian plane crashed early Wednesday morning

Thinappuyal English January 8, 2020 Comments Off on Ukrainian plane crashed early Wednesday morning

A Ukrainian airliner with 176 passengers and crew on board has crashed near Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport early on Wednesday. Iran’s state television said all those on board, majority of whom are Iranians,

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Trump threatening sanctions

Thinappuyal English January 7, 2020 Comments Off on Trump threatening sanctions

Iraqi demonstrators block a road with burning tyres in the central shrine city of Najaf on Sunday to protest turning the country into an arena for US-Iran conflicts. Iraq’s Parliament voted on Sunday calling

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Court rules accusers can sue Michael Jackson companies

Thinappuyal English January 7, 2020 Comments Off on Court rules accusers can sue Michael Jackson companies

Two men who featured in a documentary alleging sexual abuse by the singer Michael Jackson can pursue legal claims against two of his companies, a court has ruled. Wade Robson and James Safechuck claim

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NASA created a lunar eclipse

Thinappuyal English January 7, 2020 Comments Off on NASA created a lunar eclipse

The first penumbral lunar eclipse for the year will occur on Friday. The eclipse will begin at 10:37pm (Jan.10) and end at 2:42am (Jan.11) Sri Lanka standard time. During a penumbral eclipse, the moon

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Hela Clothing recognized as ‘Most Inclusive Employer of the Year’ in Ethiopia

Thinappuyal English January 6, 2020 Comments Off on Hela Clothing recognized as ‘Most Inclusive Employer of the Year’ in Ethiopia

Hela Clothing, a global apparel manufacturer with factories across Kenya, Ethiopia and Sri Lanka, was recently awarded the ‘Most Inclusive Employer of the Year’ by the Ethiopian Centre for Disability and Development (ECDD) at

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