Sri Lanka
| 23 Sep 2018 | 13:47

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - There is a magic engine that produces one of the rarest substances in the known universe, free molecular Oxygen. Free molecular Oxygen or O2 is found in abundance only on one known planet, ours and it is produced by the engine that supports all life photosynthesis.

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SciTech, Environment
Sri Lanka
| 23 Sep 2018 | 13:38

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna ( JVP )  yesterday charged in Parliament that there was a surreptitious move to hand over the Trincomalee oil tanks to India.

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Politics
Sri Lanka
| 23 Sep 2018 | 13:07

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - World market oil prices were expected to drop after December and the benefit would be passed on to the people, the government said yesterday.

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Business, Economy
Sri Lanka
| 23 Sep 2018 | 13:00

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - In keeping with SriLankan's strategy of optimizing and rationalizing market opportunities throughout its route network, the Airline said yestrday that it would  be introducing a range of significant changes to its winter schedule.

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Business
Sri Lanka
| 23 Sep 2018 | 12:47

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - However, the reality is that for no fault of theirs, the ‘ordinary’ Afghan people are continuing to suffer indefinitely in interminable war and destruction. Besides making reference time and again in the above-mentioned book to the need for unity among the Afghan people, the author, at the end of his account, singles out as factors of great importance in Afghanistan’s agony, ‘political instability, absence of trusted leaders, open interference of neighbours, global terrorism, and the gradual weakening and relative withering away of international interest for Afghanistan.’

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Politics
Sri Lanka
| 23 Sep 2018 | 12:39

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - Sri Lanka and Seychelles would celebrate thirty years of diplomatic ties next month.

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Politics
Sri Lanka
| 23 Sep 2018 | 12:29

COLOMBO (The Island/ANN) - The government said that it would await the outcome of ongoing investigation into the alleged plot to kill President Maithripala Sirisena and former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, as the Police Commission had directed the IGP to dend DIG Nalaka de Silva on compulsory leave yesterday.

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Politics
Japan
| 23 Sep 2018 | 12:21

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Two long-established Japanese department store firms are scheduled to open newly refurbished stores in Tokyo’s Nihonbashi district this autumn in an attempt to develop a wider customer base in light of the aging of customers.

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Business, Economy
Japan
| 23 Sep 2018 | 12:18

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - SoftBank Corp. has mistakenly deleted about 10.3 million emails that were supposed to be sent to about 4.36 million users of its mobile phones, the carrier announced on Friday.

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General
Japan
| 23 Sep 2018 | 12:10

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - The Japan-U.S. ministerial-level trade talks scheduled on Monday and the summit talks on Wednesday are expected to focus on how far Japan can compromise regarding opening its markets for specific sectors such as automobiles and agricultural products while avoiding new tariffs — currently mulled by Washington — on cars from Japan.

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Business, Economy