athavaneng.com
athavaneng.com
chrome

#

In World
August 31, 2017 6:20 am gmt |
0 Comments
1145
Over 20,000 people in eastern Spain began to bustle around the annual “Tomatina,” or tomato fight, on Wednesday, as 160 tons of ripe tomatoes were hurled around. The 72nd edition of the festival was held in Bunol, a small town with less than 10,000 inhabitants in the center of Valencia. T...
In India
August 31, 2017 5:46 am gmt |
0 Comments
1156
The Sri Lankan Navy apprehended eight Tamil Nadu fishermen, along with two boats, near the Delft Island. All the fishermen were taken to the Kankesanthurai Naval Camp for interrogation. Earlier on August 14, the Sri Lankan Navy apprehended four TN fishermen along with a country boat near Punkudi Isla...
In Uncategorized
August 31, 2017 5:25 am gmt |
0 Comments
1131
The evaluation session of Northern Provincial Council regarding the past three years activities, starts today (31 August). The Chairman of the Provincial council, C.V.K.Sivagnanam leads the session. Chief Minister C.V.Vigneswaran questioned at the previous meeting the activities of the NPC in the pas...
In India
August 31, 2017 4:45 am gmt |
0 Comments
1174
Indians have returned almost all of the estimated Rs. 15.44 lakh crore ($242 billion) in currency banned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a shock move in November, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in its annual report on Wednesday. The Finance Ministry, in a statement, said a “significant...
In India
August 31, 2017 4:31 am gmt |
0 Comments
1130
At least 30 people are feared trapped after a three-storey building collapsed in Mumbai’s Byculla area on Thursday morning. An NDRF immediately reached the spot. Rescue operations are underway. The injured will be taken to the nearby JJ hospital.  It is unclear whether the recent rains in the financi...
In World
August 31, 2017 4:20 am gmt |
0 Comments
1161
More than 18,000 Rohingya Muslims, many sick and some with bullet wounds, have fled the worst violence to grip northwest Myanmar in at least five years, while thousands more are stuck at the Bangladesh border. Friday’s (August 25) series of coordinated attacks by Rohingya insurgents on security...
In Football
August 31, 2017 4:03 am gmt |
0 Comments
1186
Portugal trained on Wednesday (August 30) in Oeiras before their departure to Porto where they will play against Faroe Islands in their World Cup Group B qualification match on Thursday (August 31). Fernando Santos, the Portugal coach, has had to call Bruno Fernandes (Sporting Lisbon) and Ricardo Per...
In World
August 30, 2017 12:31 pm gmt |
0 Comments
1174
Spain’s prime minister challenged lawmakers to table a no confidence vote in his government as he answered questions over alleged illegal financing of his conservative People’s Party. Mariano Rajoy defended his record on fighting corruption during testy exchanges with lawmakers at the hea...
In Srilanka
August 30, 2017 12:12 pm gmt |
0 Comments
1154
The 20th Amendment to the Constitution, which, among other things, seeks to have provincial council polls held on the same day across the island has rejected by the Southern Provincial Council (SPC). A tense situation was reported from the SPC when members clashed in disagreement with each other over...
In India
August 30, 2017 11:32 am gmt |
0 Comments
1155
Heavy monsoon rains have brought Mumbai to a halt for a second day as the worst floods to strike south Asia in years continued to exact a deadly toll. More than 1,200 people have died across India, Bangladesh and Nepal as a result of flooding with at least six, including two toddlers, among the victi...
In Colombo
August 30, 2017 10:55 am gmt |
0 Comments
1200
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday assured that the government will come up with some tax concessions next month. The Premier made this statement at a ceremony organized by the ministry of housing to distribute housing loans to 1100 families in the Colombo District at Temple Trees last eve...
In America
August 30, 2017 9:41 am gmt |
0 Comments
1173
The suspected gunman who opened fire in a New Mexico library on Monday, killing two people and injuring four others, was identified by police as a 16-year-old who had recently been suspended from school. Prosecutors said they are considering whether to charge Nathan Jouett as an adult for allegedly k...
In India
August 30, 2017 9:13 am gmt |
0 Comments
1148
A petition has been filed in the Madras High Court seeking issue of a writ of quo warranto calling upon Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam to show cause under what authority of law was he holding the office since the Constitution does not contemplate such a post and provide for an individual to t...
In Britain
August 30, 2017 8:07 am gmt |
0 Comments
1185
British Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Japan on Wednesday (August 30) to meet with counterpart Shinzo Abe. During the three-day visit, May is expected to to ease corporate Japan’s worries about Brexit. May’s first trip to Japan as prime minister comes at a difficult moment, with Ja...
In Srilanka
August 30, 2017 7:56 am gmt |
0 Comments
1167
A.H.M.Aswar former Muslim religious State Minister cum leader of the Muslim Progressive Front passed away, yesterday in a private hospital. He is 80 years old at the time of his demise. He left 4 children behind. He started his life as a reporter to the Maharama and Thinakaran news papers. He joined ...
In Cricket
August 30, 2017 7:25 am gmt |
0 Comments
1155
The Sri Lanka selection committee headed by Sanath Jayasuriya has resigned following the recent sequence of poor results, ESPN Cricinfo reported. They have already picked the squads for the last two ODIs and sole T20 of the India tour, and will remain in force in case any additions need to be made, b...
In World
August 30, 2017 6:34 am gmt |
0 Comments
1162
Iraqi security forces’ ongoing operation to fully recover the Tal Afar region from Islamic State (IS) militants is expected to be completed soon, said an Iraqi military official on Tuesday. Iraq’s Joint Operations Command (JOC) spokesman Brigadier General Yahya Rasool made the remarks fol...
In Colombo
August 30, 2017 6:20 am gmt |
0 Comments
1146
Former World Cup cricket captain and current Petroleum Resources Development Minister Arjuna Ranatunga has fired off a four-page missive to President Maithripala Sirisena, highlighting what he has termed the ‘dismal’ state of Sri Lanka cricket. “I believe people elected me as a politician, not just b...
In Colombo
August 30, 2017 5:59 am gmt |
0 Comments
1189
Newly appointed Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy at the Air Force Headquarters in Colombo yesterday (29th Aug.).  The Air Force Commander conveyed his best wishes to Vice Admiral Sinniah on his new...