WindForce to take over Sky Solar

WindForce PLC, the pioneers of renewable energy in Sri Lanka, is set to acquire Sky Solar (Pvt) Ltd owned by Sunshine Energy (Pvt) Ltd. WindForce singed a Share Sale and Purchase Agreement for 100% of the controlling stake of the company. Sky Solar currently owns and operates 2.2 MW of rooftop solar at eight factories located in and around Colombo. Having been in the renewable energy industry for over a decade, WindForce PLC has established 27 plants across Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Uganda, and Ukraine and continues to bring new projects…

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Racist, anti-Semitic and hateful tweets identified by Chelsea lead to man being charged by Met Police | Football News

A man has been charged after a Met Police investigation into racist, anti-Semitic and hateful tweets identified by Chelsea FC. Nathan Blagg, 21, of Retford in Nottinghamshire has been charged with seven counts of sending by public communication network an offensive/indecent/obscene/menacing message/matter, contrary to the Malicious Communications Act. The charges relate to seven individual tweets sent over a period from February 5, 2020 to February 3, 2021. Blagg was charged by postal requisition and is due to appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on October 8. The investigation is being led…

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Canada federal election: Canadians want reconciliation. Will the election deliver?

Back in Winnipeg, fighting the exhaustion and grief triggered by the second discovery, Ms Gazan went for a run, taking her typical route over the Provencher Bridge. She found the bridge wrapped in orange ribbon, part of a cascade of makeshift memorials made by Canadians in the wake of the findings. Ms Gazan, a member of Wood Mountain Lakota Nation, ran her fingers along the fabric, moved by the show of support. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Ex-U.S. Presidents Bush, Clinton, Obama team up to aid Afghan refugees

Three former U.S. presidents – Republican George W. Bush and Democrats Bill Clinton and Barack Obama – have banded together behind a new group aimed at supporting refugees from Afghanistan settling in the United States following the recent American withdrawal. The former U.S. leaders and their wives will serve as part of Welcome.US, a coalition of advocacy groups, U.S. businesses and other leaders launching on Tuesday, Welcome.US said in a statement. The coalition said it will help the tens of thousands of Afghans fleeing their country as part of the…

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Romelu Lukaku: Chelsea were missing someone like ‘world-class’ Belgian, says manager Thomas Tuchel | Football News

Thomas Tuchel says Romelu Lukaku was the type of player Chelsea were missing at the club as he continued his fine run of form with a match-winner against Zenit on Tuesday. Lukaku’s fine header in the second half settled a tight affair as Chelsea beat the Russians 1-0 on the opening night of their Champions League defence, the Belgian’s fourth goal in four appearances since returning to the club in the summer. Tuchel was full of superlatives for Lukaku after the game, and not only for his performances on the…

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Reading 3 – 1 Peterboro

Tom Dele-Bashiru netted twice as Reading secured only their second Championship win of the season with a 3-1 home victory over fellow strugglers Peterborough. In a drab first half, Reading were fortunate not to be behind and were grateful to rookie goalkeeper Luke Southwood for making stunning saves to deny Siriki Dembele and Ollie Norburn. Reading opened up a 2-0 lead midway through the second half with goals from John Swift and Dele-Bashiru in the space of three minutes. Peterborough halved the gap through a Nathan Thompson header but Dele-Bashiru…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer explains Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes substitutions during Man Utd Champions League defeat | Football News

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has explained why he substituted Cristiano Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes during Manchester United’s loss to Young Boys, adding his side will learn from the defeat. With the game level at 1-1, the United manager replaced the Portuguese pair with Nemanja Matic and Jesse Lingard in the 72nd minute. Fernandes had assisted Ronaldo’s opener in the first half, with the visitors needing a goal in Bern. It was a decision that puzzled Sky Sports pundit Paul Merson, who said on Soccer Special: “Young Boys were petrified of Ronaldo…

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Five Scottish Premiership clubs commission independent review into boosting league’s revenue | Football News

Five Scottish Premiership clubs have commissioned independent advisors to conduct a review of the SPFL. Aberdeen, Dundee, Dundee United, Hearts and Hibernian say the primary focus is to identify “ways of unlocking significant additional revenues for the benefit of all”. The five teams have encouraged other member clubs to engage with the process and say they will publish the key outcomes and recommendations, once the process is complete in around six months. It has also been made clear the review is not a move to help “bigger clubs”, with a…

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Sri Lanka to establish diplomatic relations with East Timor

The Cabinet of Ministers has green-lighted the proposal tabled by the Minister of Foreign Affairs to form diplomatic relations with East Timor. The government of Timor-Leste (East Timor) has expressed its desire to establish the formal diplomatic relations with Sri Lanka. A number of Asian countries including India, China, Japan and South Korea have already established diplomatic relations with the Southeast Asian nation. Establishing diplomatic relations with East Timor will be important for Sri Lanka to obtain the support in economically and politically as well as Sri Lankan interventions in…

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Harvey Elliott: Liverpool teenager undergoes successful ankle surgery and expected to return this season | Football News

Harvey Elliott is expected to return to action this season, according to Liverpool’s club doctor, after the midfielder underwent a successful ankle operation on Tuesday. Liverpool confirmed Elliott suffered a fracture dislocation of the left joint in his ankle, and he will now begin a rehabilitation programme with no timeframe being placed for his comeback. However, club doctor Dr Jim Moxon – who attended to Elliott on the pitch along with first-team physiotherapist Chris Morgan – has said a return this season is possible. “We were able to reduce the…

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Covid risk not yet over. We’re still in Red Zone: SLMA

The Sri Lanka Medical Association (SLMA) stated that Sri Lanka as a country is not yet free from the Covid-19 pandemic and remains in what it claimed to be the red zone. Union President Specialist Dr. Padma Gunaratna speaking to a press briefing held today (14) noted that it is important to ensure that another wave of Covid does not emerge at a time when the existing wave is receding. In the event that more than 2000 Covid cases are being identified on a daily…

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NFL Week One Stats: Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady bring up a century of touchdowns | NFL News

Benedict Bermange picks out the best stats from Week One in the NFL, including a revenge win for Sam Darnold over his former team, Patrick Mahomes’ September win streak and the Cleveland Browns’ season-opener drought Last Updated: 14/09/21 6:20pm Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski celebrate a century of touchdowns between the pair Sky Sports Cricket statistician – and big Buffalo Bills fan – Benedict Bermange dives into the 2021 NFL season to pick out the best stats each week, starting with opening weekend… In his long-awaited NFL debut, Trevor Lawrence…

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