Brian McDermott: Featherstone Rovers appoint former Leeds Rhinos boss as head coach | Rugby League News

Brian McDermott, 51, replaces James Webster who left Featherstone last week by mutual consent after the club missed out on Super League promotion with defeat to Toulouse in the Million Pound Game earlier this month Last Updated: 25/10/21 10:37am Brian McDermott most recently coached at Toronto Wolfpack until they left the Super League in 2020 Championship club Featherstone Rovers have appointed former Leeds Rhinos boss Brian McDermott as their head coach. The four-time Grand Final-winning Leeds coach McDermott, 51, replaces James Webster who left last week by mutual consent after…

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SJB lodges complaint in CID against Nano Nitrogen Fertiliser Scam

A massive financial scandal has taken place over the importation of nano-nitrogen liquid fertiliser from India, revealed Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Mujibur Rahuman. Although Rs. 290 million has been given to the local agency to import the fertiliser, only Rs. 90 million has been paid to the Indian mother company in the prices, embezzling an amount of Rs. 200 million, the SJB MP said. The stolen monies have been remitted to a bank account known as ‘Govi Aramudala’ (Farmers Fund) which has been opened…

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NFL Week Seven best bits: Patrick Mahomes and Chiefs face more questions, Sam Darnold benched, Joe Burrow stars again | NFL News

There’s work to do for Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs endured a miserable loss to the Tennessee Titans, Tom Brady reached another career milestone, Joe Burrow’s Cincinnati Bengals put the NFL on alert and Deshaun Watson trade talk continued in Miami – we look back on Sunday’s NFL action. WEEK SEVEN RESULTS Kansas City Chiefs 3-27 Tennessee Titans Washington Football Team 10-24 Green Bay Packers Carolina Panthers 3-25 New York Giants Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Derrick Henry…

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Afghanistan facing desperate food crisis, UN warns

“It is urgent that we act efficiently and effectively to speed up and scale up our delivery in Afghanistan before winter cuts off a large part of the country, with millions of people – including farmers, women, young children and the elderly – going hungry in the freezing winter,” said QU Dongyu, the director of the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Andy Murray aims to be ‘clinical and ruthless’ ahead of Vienna tournament | Tennis News

Andy Murray reflects on his comeback from hip replacement surgery, saying: “It has been amazing that I have been able to even get back and be playing”; The three-time Grand Slam champion is in action at the Erste Bank Open in Vienna this week Last Updated: 25/10/21 8:42am Andy Murray says he is feeling encouraged by his recent performances Andy Murray says he is proud to be able to compete with the best in world tennis again, but wants to be more “clinical and ruthless” when the opportunities arise. The…

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OPPO launches global version of ColorOS 12 – The Island

The net profit margin of the industry is an average of 5% and it can vary around 3%-7%. The industry rarely makes 7% margin and that could happen only when paper prices are at rock-bottom Bannet Gamalath, CEO – UNIDIL Packaging Ltd – the packaging arm of VALLIBEL ONE PLC) – who is also the President of Lanka Corrugated Carton Manufacturer’s Association says that following the recent IPO announcement made by one of the carton manufacturers, people have started talking about the industry in an interested and excited way. “In…

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Emma Raducanu remains ‘optimistic’ as her search for a new coach continues | Tennis News

Emma Raducanu hopes to have a new coach in place ahead of the Australian Open; the US Open champion is in action at the Transylvania Open which is being held without spectators due to COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the Romanian government Last Updated: 25/10/21 7:20am Emma Raducanu hopes to bring in a new coach before the Australian Open in January British No 1 Emma Raducanu is “optimistic” about finding a new coach before the start of the Australian Open in January. The 18-year-old Briton is relaxed at the prospect of…

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Chris Eubank Jr fight offered to Liam Williams, says promoter Ben Shalom: ‘We’ll see if he really wants it’ | Boxing News

Chris Eubank Jr and Liam Williams will be offered the chance to settle their “genuine dislike for each other” in a grudge match, says promoter Ben Shalom. Eubank Jr had told Sky Sports that Williams is “the frontrunner” to be his next opponent later this year, in what would be the culmination of a long-running social media feud. BOXXER promoter Shalom told Sky Sports: “It’s a fight that we want to make. It’s the best fight out there – stylistically, it is amazing. Image: Liam Williams is aiming to return…

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Weerasumana Weerasinghe to serve as Acting Chairman of Communist Party upon Collure’s dismissal

The Central Working Committee of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka has concluded that Party Member and MP Weerasumana Weerasinghe be appointed as the Acting Chairman of the Party, following the dismissal of predecessor Rajah Collure due to a controversial comment he made aiming the teachers’ struggle. Collure publicly threatened that he as the Governor of the North-Western Province will be slashing the salaries of school teachers and principals of the province who endorsed the trade union action launched against the ongoing salary anomalies. Accordingly,…

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Liverpool thrashing: My darkest day as Manchester United manager | Football News

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer called Manchester United’s 5-0 thrashing by Liverpool his “darkest day” as manager of the club, but with his job under pressure, remained adamant his squad are close to success. It has been a dismal recent run of results in the Premier League for United, with Sunday’s defeat by one of their biggest rivals leaving them winless in four top-flight matches. It did not take long for Liverpool to take a 2-0 lead, doubling that before half-time with two Mohamed Salah goals. The forward completed his hat-trick early…

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Cincinnati Bengals 41-17 Baltimore Ravens: Joe Burrow, Ja’Marr Chase lead Bengals to statement win over Ravens | NFL News

Cameron Hogwood Interviews, Comment & Analysis @ch_skysports CJ Uzomah had two touchdown catches while Ja’Marr Chase enhanced his Rookie of the Year credentials with 201 yards receiving that included an 82-yard catch-and-run to the house as the Cincinnati Bengals pulled away in the second half to frustrate Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens Last Updated: 24/10/21 10:00pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Highlights of the Cincinnati Bengals’ victory over the Baltimore Ravens Highlights of the Cincinnati Bengals’ victory over the Baltimore Ravens Joe Burrow threw…

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Trade Minister urged to initiate process of taking over SLIIT

Sirisena as President presented Cabinet for divestiture By Shamindra Ferdinando Communist Party lawmaker Weerakumara Weerasinghe says Bandula Gunawardena, in his capacity as the Trade Minister, should take the lead in regaining the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) divested through fraudulent means. Appreciating the manner in which the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE), under the leadership of Prof. Charitha Herath, had handled the inquiry into the SLIIT acquisition, Matara District lawmaker Weerasinghe said the onus was on the government to take remedial measures immediately.  “We should go the whole…

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Barcelona 1 – 2 R Madrid

Goals in each half from David Alaba and Lucas Vazquez saw Real Madrid win 2-1 at Barcelona in El Clasico on Sunday, leading Barca fans to confront Ronald Koeman as he left the Nou Camp in his car after the game. Alaba – making his Clasico debut – opened the scoring after 32 minutes with a thumping long-range strike, before Vazquez doubled the visitors’ lead in second-half stoppage time. Despite Sergio Aguero coming off the bench to score a late consolation for Barcelona on his Clasico debut too, Madrid hung…

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