The planet's climate has constantly been changing over geological time. The global average temperature today is about 15C, though geological evidence suggests it has been much higher and lower in the past. However, the current period of warming is occurring more rapidly than many past events.
Sri Lankan's Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara on an official visit to France meeting with his counterpart Thierry Braillard, Minster of Sports for France had very fruitful discussions on developing a mutually beneficial partnership in the field of sports.
“ It is time to stop using the term "Minority," All the people of Sri Lanka should be treated with dignity and respect and everyone should be able to live in a truly equal multicultural society,” said Raja Remigius Kanagarajah, The Head of the Royal Family of Jaffna, of the Arya Cakravartti Dynasty.
India’s army chief General Dalbir Singh kicks off today a five-day visit to Colombo where he could discuss upgrading the island nation’s ageing warplanes, tanks and air defence guns as part of New Delhi’s efforts to curb China’s growing influence over Sri Lanka.
The Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is something of a political enigma. He claims to be a ‘socialist’ who is known to splurge ostentatiously on his birthdays, his numerous rich guests landing in his ‘village’ in their individual flying machines or huge limousines, and he likes the country to know that his is the only genuine ‘secular’ party. The BJP had nicknamed him ‘Maulana’ Mulayam Singh.
The Constituent Assembly of India adopted a new Indian Constitution on November 26, 1949. To commemorate the constitution making process in India and the role of members of the Constituent Assembly, particularly the Chairman of the drafting committee, the late Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, India has decided to observe November 26 every year as “Constitution Day”.
At their biennial summit in Malta, Commonwealth heads of government chose Dominica-born lawyer Baroness Patricia Scotland, a former attorney general to the British government, to take over from Indian diplomat Kamalesh Sharma on April 1, 2016.
President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Malta today (November 27), pointed out the issues such as sustainability development greatly emphasized during the CHOGM in Colombo in 2013, have been raised subsequently in the United Nations, thus combining the commonwealth endeavour in this regard.
Watching the fallout from the Lalu Prasad Yadav-Arvind Kejriwal bear hug it would appear that politicians in India thrive on making ‘mountain out of a molehill’. Can one really believe that when two rivals, be they politicians or whatever, hug each other at a function it must mean a patch-up and alliance? In politics old ‘enmities’ are not forgotten and erased in a jiffy. It is almost always preceded by protracted negotiations, often in camera, but still known to the world.
In a manifestation of the strong political, diplomatic, economic, cultural, and defense ties between the two friendly countries, Pakistan Naval Ship PNS Shamsheer will be arriving at Colombo Port for a 4-day goodwill visit from 30 November to 3 December 2015.
Pope Francis said dialogue between religions in Africa was essential to teach young people that violence and hate in God's name was unjustified, speaking in Kenya which has been the victim of a spate of militant massacres.
Addressing the Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on November 26 Pope Francis told that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" extremist attacks that have struck Kenya recently, saying religious leaders must be "prophets of peace" in a world sown by hatred.
Sri Lanka’s proposed economic reforms are of such a magnitude that it is possibly the third generation of reforms in the country’s economic history-and Lankan youth are increasingly attracted to services and it is now time to enlist them to manufacturing as well, said a top Cabinet Minister addressing the Parliament on 27 November.