The Indian Tsunami Early Warning Centre (ITEWC) was established and made fully functional since 2007 and is now rendering operational services as a Regional Tsunami Watch Provider (RTWP) for whole of the Indian Ocean Region by the Earth System Science Organization – Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Sciences (ESSO-INCOIS) located in Hyderabad, New Delhi based Indian media reports said on Wednesday quoting a document tabled in Lok Sabha by Union Minister of State for Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences Dr. Jitendra Singh.
The much-awaited verdict on the dispute regarding the delimitation of the maritime boundary between India and Bangladesh was delivered on Monday, with a United Nations tribunal awarding Bangladesh 19,467 sq. km of the 25,602 sq. km sea area of the Bay of Bengal, according to a news report published by The Hindu on Wednesday (09).
Former Miss Sri Lanka and Boloywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez has sent a bunny-shaped vegan cake with the words "Be Sweet to Bunnies - Ban Animal-Tested Products" written in icing, along with a letter to Indian Health Minister Harsh Vardhan hoping to urge him to have a heart for animals, according to a news report published by the Times of India.
A U.S. court has acquitted the younger brother of jailed hedge fund manager Raj Rajaratnam of conspiring with him in an insider trading scheme, marking the first defeat in an impeccable track record of insider trading prosecutions for federal prosecutor Preet Bharara, according to news report published by Press Trust of India.
Oman Air recently launched the Flemingo promotion for passengers flying to and from Sri Lanka. All Oman Air passengers will be entitled to a ten percent discount at the Flemingo duty free store at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA).
Customers travelling on flight SQ26 to New York JFK are advised that electronic devices, including and larger than a mobile phone, must be switched on at security screening to show functionality. Failure to do so will result in the device not being permitted for travel from Frankfurt, says the Singapore Airlines issuing a communique.
Sri Lanka’s largest gathering of ‘Agilists’ unfolded last month as the Colombo Agile Conference 2014,for the second consecutive year, bringing together over 400 IT professionals to dissect the latest trends and best practices in Agile software development – one of most popular development concepts in the world today.
Malaysia will deploy more assets for the deep-sea search in the southern Indian Ocean to aid the Australia-led efforts in locating Flight MH370 went missing nearly four months ago, a news report published by the Press Trust of India said today (07).