Jayaruwan Bandara lies. Thyroxine made in SL not even released to market: Channa Jayasumana

State Minister of Drug Supplies and Regulation Channa Jayasumana denied the allegations made by Dr. Jayaruwan Bandara, Deputy Director of the Medical Research Institute, saying that locally manufactured thyroxine are not even released to the market yet. Dr. Bandara had recently alleged that patients had confirmed that there were no effect in the administration of locally produced thyroxine. Jayasumana, in response, stated that although a launching ceremony was held to introduce the locally produced drug, they have not been released to the market so far,…

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Saul Niguez: Chelsea sign Spanish international on loan from Atletico Madrid | Football News

Chelsea have signed midfielder Saul Niguez on loan for the season from Atletico Madrid. Saul will join Chelsea for an initial fee of £3.4m (€4m), with the Blues having the option to make the deal permanent for £30m (€35m) next summer. The 26-year-old, who was part of Diego Simeone’s title-winning side last season, made more than 300 appearances for Atletico after breaking into the first team as a 17-year-old in 2012. Saul told Chelsea’s website: “I am very excited to start this new challenge with Chelsea. “Blues fans; I am…

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Arsenal transfer news: Takehiro Tomiyasu joins from Bologna and Hector Bellerin loaned to Real Betis | Football News

Arsenal have signed defender Takehiro Tomiyasu from Bologna in a £19.8m deal while Hector Bellerin has joined Real Betis on loan for the season. Tomiyasu – who will wear the No 18 shirt at the Emirates – underwent a medical in Italy on Tuesday and has signed a four-year deal, with the option of a fifth. The 22-year-old Japan international can play at both centre-back and right-back and had attracted interest from Arsenal’s north London rivals Tottenham earlier in the transfer window. Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta told the club’s website:…

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Afghanistan: Joe Biden defends US pull-out as Taliban claim victory

At times he seemed defensive, noting that Americans were warned 19 times to exit Afghanistan before the August US military withdrawal. He accused Afghan leaders, allies on whom the US had depended, of “corruption and malfeasance”. And he blamed the Trump administration for negotiating what he characterised as an inadequate withdrawal agreement with the Taliban. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Blue Sky Mining

By Dr. Ranil Senanayake In a tragic and insensitive interview, Elon Musk boasts that he relies on the availability of Oxygen to power his rockets, because it is free. This is the same subsidy that we give the fossil fuel industry. A free pass to abuse the global commons. This type of resource abuse is an actualisation of the hypothesis that ‘what is unowned is unmarketed, what is unmarketed is under-priced, what is under-priced is mismanaged, overused and wasted’. In reality, the under-pricing is done by governments who have a…

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US Open: Emma Raducanu defeats Stefanie Vogele to reach second round | Tennis News

Emma Raducanu produces a performance beyond her years to defeat world No 128 Stefanie Vogele and reach the second round of the US Open where she will play China’s Zhang Shuai; the 18-year-old from Bromley lights up New York on debut By Raz Mirza Last Updated: 31/08/21 9:32pm Emma Raducanu rolled into US Open second round with a brilliant victory (Darren Carroll/USTA) Emma Raducanu followed up her Wimbledon exploits – where she reached the last 16 as a wild card – with a 6-2 6-3 first-round win over Stefanie Vogele…

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Afghanistan: ‘Struggle to survive or race to escape’ on streets of Kabul

Large crowds are jostling outside the banks in Kabul and queues have formed near foreign embassies, a day after the last US troops left Afghanistan. But the BBC’s Lyse Doucet says that for the majority of Afghanistan’s 40 million people, life feels no different from the way it’s been in recent days, despite the end of the 20-year foreign military presence. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Over 11,000 more metric tons of sugar found stashed away in warehouses

Following the exposé made by Ada Derana ‘Ukussa’ on the truth behind the artificial market shortage of sugar, more warehouses stashing away large stocks of the product were tracked down by the Consumer Affairs Authority (CAA). Five teams of CAA officials, appointed by State Minister of Co-operative Services, Marketing Development and Consumer Protection Lasantha Alagiyawanna to look into the matter, carried out inspections in Colombo and Gampaha districts today (Aug. 31). During the raids, a total of 11,070 metric tons of sugar was recovered from warehouses in Hekitta, Enderamulla, Uswetakeiyawa…

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Harry Kane: Spurs striker says ‘conscience is clear’ despite wanting Man City move | Football News

Harry Kane insists his reputation at Tottenham remains strong despite pushing for a move to Manchester City during the transfer window. Kane looked set to head to the Etihad Stadium for a record fee earlier in the summer, having returned late to pre-season training as reports of a move rumbled on. With speculation over his future rife, the England captain then posted on Twitter last week committing himself to Spurs for the foreseeable future. Asked if he fears the transfer saga has tarnished his reputation, Kane told talkSPORT: “No, I…

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High Commissioner-designate of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda assumes duties in New Delhi

The new High Commissioner-designate of Sri Lanka to India Milinda Moragoda, appointed with the cabinet rank assumed duties at a simple ceremony held at the High Commission of Sri Lanka in New Delhi on 30 August, 2021. The staff of the High Commission received High Commissioner-designate Moragoda and spouse Jennifer Moragoda, presenting the traditional sheaf of betel leaves. High Commissioner-designate Moragoda assumed duties amidst chanting of Seth Pirith by the venerable Maha Sangha including Most Ven. Dr. Niyangoda Vijithasiri Anu Nayaka Thero, Most Ven. Prof.…

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Transfer news: Celtic’s Ryan Christie joins Bournemouth | Football News

Bournemouth have completed the signing of Ryan Christie from Celtic for a fee believed to be around £2.5m. The Championship side have beaten off competition from Premier League side Burnley to sign the 26-year-old, who is currently on international duty with Scotland. Christie completed his medical in Scotland before flying out with the national team for their World Cup Qualifier against Denmark on Wednesday, live on Sky Sports. Christie – who could sign a pre-contract agreement from January 1 after recently rejecting a new contract offer from Celtic – joined…

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Emerson Royal: Tottenham sign right-back from Barcelona | Football News

Tottenham have completed the signing of right-back Emerson Royal from Barcelona. Emerson has signed a contract until 2026 and will wear the No 12 shirt at Spurs. A Spurs statement read: “We are delighted to announce the signing of Emerson Royal from Barcelona, subject to international clearance and a work permit. “The right-back has signed a contract with us until 2026 and will wear the number 12 shirt. Emerson will travel to London from Spain later this week.” Sky Sports News reported on Monday that a bid worth £25.73m (€30m)…

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Herath creates history at Paralympics, Dulan wins bronze

Sri Lanka Army’s Dinesh Priyantha Herath created history winning country’s first Paralympics gold medal and proved his coach Pradeep Nishantha’s prediction right as he beat India’s defending champion and world record holder in the men’s F46 javelin throw in Tokyo yesterday. In his third attempt, Herath hurled the javelin to a distance of 67.79 metres, the furthest a Para athlete in the F46 category had ever thrown in the history. The world and Paralympics record holder Devendra Jhajharia who was attempting to defend his title, also improved on his previous…

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Saul Niguez: Atletico Madrid midfielder wants Chelsea move – agents ‘working hard’ to get deal done | Football News

Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez wants to secure a Deadline Day move to Chelsea, with agents ready to work until the final minute to get a deal done. Saul was part of Diego Simeone’s title-winning side last season, but will be allowed to leave the club this summer. The 26-year-old has made more than 300 appearances for Atletico since breaking into the first team as a 17-year-old in 2012. The Spain international has previously been linked with a move to the Premier League, with reports intensifying this summer that Manchester…

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