Chrono Genesis carries hopes of Japan in Arc de Triomphe | Racing News

Chrono Genesis will carry the hopes of Japan as she attempts to bring the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe title back to the nation for the first time ever. The five-year-old is prolific on her home turf, claiming six graded races from 13 runs including the Grade One Takarazuka Kinen at Hanshin last time out. Prior to that the mare was tested overseas for the first time in March, taking on the Dubai Sheema Classic and finishing second to Mishriff by only a neck after being bumped by the…

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SL boat industry mulls to enter Southern African boat building business

Sri Lankan boat manufacturers are now mulling to enter into the Southern African market paying special attention to the fisheries sectors of Mozambique and Namibia as there were many possible business opportunities, official sources said.  In collaboration with the State Ministry of Port Supply Facilities, Boats, and Shipping Industry Development of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lanka High Commission in Pretoria organised an informative webinar recently paving the way for local entrepreneurs to grab the opportunity.  The focus of the webinar was on developing fish-producing markets…

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Suesa all set for Abbaye challenge at ParisLongchamp | Racing News

Francois Rohaut considers Suesa to be the chief French challenger in the Prix de l’Abbaye at ParisLongchamp on Sunday. The three-year-old was unbeaten on French turf until May, taking four races including the Prix Sigy and the Prix Texanita – both Group Three events. Her unbeaten run was ended at Royal Ascot in June when she was eighth in the Commonwealth Cup, but she bounced back to take the Group Two King George Stakes at Goodwood in late July. A run in the Nunthorpe Stakes then produced a fourth-placed finish…

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Nuno Espirito Santo: Tottenham boss insists he was told club’s philosophy when he took charge in June | Football News

Tottenham head coach Nuno Espirito Santo insists he was told the club’s philosophy when he took charge in the summer and is determined to win over supporters. Spurs have lost three consecutive Premier League games to London rivals Crystal Palace, Chelsea and Arsenal after their protracted search for a new manager ended with the appointment of Nuno in June. They were top of the league after winning their opening three matches 1-0 but rank 20th out of 20 for shots and chances created this season, and have also covered less…

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‘Opposition to walking path due to jealousy’

The Anunayake of Kotte Sri Kalyani Samagri Dharma Maha Sangha Sabha and Chief Incumbent of the Wadduwa Sri Bodhiraja Rama Viharaya Prof Ven Kotapitiye Rahula Thera has said that there is nothing wrong in constructing a walking path for people on the Parakarama Samudraya bund on which all types of heavy vehicles are moving, the State Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government Affairs says in a media statement.  Ven Anunanayake Thera said so when State Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Affairs Roshan Ranasinghe visited him recently, the…

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London Marathon 2021: Shura Kitata ready to defend title despite hamstring injury | Athletics News

Shura Kitata has been suffering from hamstring problems; the Ethiopian won a sprint finish last year to de-throne Eliud Kipchoge, who finished eighth; he pulled out of the Tokyo Olympic marathon due to the conditions; Kipchoge will not feature in London By PA Media Last Updated: 29/09/21 2:04pm Ethiopia’s Shura Kitata celebrates on the podium after winning the 2020 London Marathon. Reigning London Marathon champion Shura Kitata has insisted he is ready to defend his crown on Sunday despite being troubled by a hamstring injury. The Ethiopian edged a sprint…

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Software engineer arrested over NMRA data loss remanded

The software engineer of Epic Lanka Technologies who was arrested in connection with the erasure of National Medicines Regulatory Authority (NMRA) data has been remanded until October 06. The case was taken up before Colombo Additional Magistrate Shalani Perera earlier today after the suspect was directed to the Judicial Medical Officer (JMO). Presenting submissions, Deputy Solicitor General Dileepa Peiris had sought the court to remand the accused as investigations into the matter are yet to be completed while the defence attorney requested his client to be granted bail. The additional…

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Premier League wants Newcastle takeover appeal thrown out | Football News

The Premier League wants Newcastle United’s Anti-Competition (CAT) case to be thrown out because they feel it covers many of the same arguments as the independent arbitration case, which has been underway for much of this year. Representing the Premier League, Adam Lewis QC said it was unnecessary to hold both arbitration and CAT hearings simultaneously, as a victory in the arbitration case would make the CAT case unnecessary, while defeat would render it impossible. Mike Ashley is claiming for damages and losses through CAT after insisting the Saudi-backed takeover…

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Curfew to be lifted on Friday morning

Army Commander Shavendra Silva states that the curfew will be lifted from 4 am next Friday (01). The Army Commander says that this decision was taken on the instructions of the President. The islandwide curfew was in effect from 10 pm on August 20th for more than a month and a half. The Army Commander further stated that the health guidelines which will be implemented after the lifting of the curfew will be published in the next few days. Thank you

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Vitality Netball Superleague: Vicki Oyesola re-signs for Leeds Rhinos Netball | Netball News

The versatile defender joins Rhea Dixon as the first returnees to the Vitality Netball Superleague’s newest franchise; the 23-year-old recently graduated with a Masters degree in mechanical engineering Last Updated: 29/09/21 11:25am Vicki Oyesola will again be part of Leeds Rhinos’ Superleague campaign (Image credit – Ben Lumley) Vicki Oyesola has re-signed for Leeds Rhinos Netball ahead of the 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague season. Oyesola joins Rhea Dixon as the second player to return to the franchise following their inaugural season in the competition. The versatile defender, who was selected…

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Leigh Griffiths: Dundee striker charged by Scottish FA over smoke bomb incident during St Johnstone defeat | Football News

Leigh Griffiths has been charged by the Scottish FA over an incident during Dundee’s Premier Sports Cup defeat by St Johnstone last week. Dundee striker Griffiths – on loan from Celtic – is alleged to have kicked a smoke bomb back into the stand housing Saints supporters after it had been thrown onto the Dens Park pitch. The hearing date is set for Thursday, October 14. Following the match on Wednesday, Griffiths was also charged by police for “reckless conduct”. A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police Scotland can confirm that…

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Hathras rape case: Prisoners in their own home, lives on hold, a village divided

When I visited her home recently, I found the family isolated in the village, locked up in their home, guarded by machine gun-wielding paramilitary security force members, and under the intrusive gaze of CCTV cameras, mounted at key points to record all comings and goings. (They were provided protection on orders from the Supreme Court amid concerns that they could be targeted by the upper castes.) Source link–!Thank You !–

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Global digital product engineering leader Nagarro celebrates six months in Sri Lanka, aims for substantial expansion

Nagarro SE, a global leader in digital product engineering and technology solutions, completed six months in SriLanka, announcing substantial expansion plans of building a team of over 500 top-tier technology professionals. Nagarro SE chose Sri Lanka as its first international addition since its debut as an independent, publicly traded company in December 2020 at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Germany. It is the 26th country to Nagarro’s rapidly expanding global footprint. Nagarro serves customers across 13 business verticals, including automotive, banking & financial services, insurance, energy & utilities, life sciences, healthcare, telecommunications, retail, travel, and logistics. Nagarro offers solutions…

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