Emma Raducanu: US Open champion ‘hungry’ for more as she prepares for Indian Wells opener against Aliaksandra Sasnovich | Tennis News

Emma Raducanu is “super proud of the achievement” at the US Open after spending time reflecting on her Grand Slam success; the new British No 1 is in Indian Wells preparing for her opening match against Aliaksandra Sasnovich on Friday By Raz Mirza Last Updated: 07/10/21 10:51pm Emma Raducanu will open her Indian Wells tournament against Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich Emma Raducanu says she is “still hungry for more” as she prepares for her opening match against world No 100 Aliaksandra Sasnovich from Belarus at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian…

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Litro donates 600 oxygen cylinders to help fight Covid-19

Litro Gas Lanka Limited, recently donated a consignment of oxygen cylinders to the national healthcare sector to empower efforts to manage and mitigate the Covid19 pandemic. The first batch of 145 out of 600 medical oxygen cylinders were handed over to Dr. H. M. K. Wickremanayake, Director – Medical Supplies Division (MSD) of the Ministry of Health by the CEO & Chairman of Litro Gas Lanka Limited & Litro Gas Terminal Lanka (Pvt) Ltd Theshara Jayasinghe on September 21 under the first phase of the programme. Commenting at the official…

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World Grand Prix 2021: Gerwyn Price beats Dave Chisnall and takes on crowd after quarter-final boos | Darts News

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Gerwyn Price said the crowd were absolutely pathetic after receiving boos during his 3-0 win over Dave Chisnall. Gerwyn Price said the crowd were absolutely pathetic after receiving boos during his 3-0 win over Dave Chisnall. Gerwyn Price warned a jeering World Grand Prix crowd that he will keep on winning after a 3-0 victory over Dave Chisnall kept him on course for a successful title defence. The Iceman started his run to the world title and world No 1…

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US to China: We will stand up for our friends

US national security adviser has described his six-hour meeting with China’s top diplomat on Wednesday. In an interview with the BBC’s diplomatic correspondent, James Landale, Mr Sullivan said the US will “stand up and speak out” over any actions that may “undermine peace and stability” across the Taiwan Strait. Read more: US deeply concerned over Taiwan-China tension Source link–!Thank You !–

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Pfizer vaccinations rolled out for 15-19 age group from Monday – GMOA

Rolling out COVID-19 vaccinations for adolescents aged between 15 – 19 years will begin on Monday (October 11), the Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) says. The Advisory Committee on Communicable Diseases (ACCD) has recommended the administration of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children in this age group. The vaccination program will be carried out at district hospitals and other hospitals of higher levels, according to GMOA Secretary, Dr. Samantha Ananda. As per the recommendations of the advisory committee, it has been decided to administer one dose of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to…

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Jesse Lingard: Man Utd forward says he needs ‘regular football’ to secure place in England’s 2022 World Cup squad | Football News

Jesse Lingard says he needs “regular football” if he is to achieve his ambition of playing for England at the 2022 World Cup. The Manchester United forward has played 45 minutes of Premier League football so far this season, coming off the bench on three occasions. He scored against both Newcastle and West Ham, hitting a late winner at the London Stadium having spent the second half of last season on loan to the Hammers. A fine spell in east London saw Lingard included in Gareth Southgate’s preliminary squad for…

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Election Commission Member Jeevan Thiyagarajah nominated for Governor post

Jeevan Thiyagarajah, who serves as a member of the National Election Commission, has been nominated as the Governor of the Northern Province by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The letter nominating Mr. Thiyagarajah to the post has been issued by President’s Secretary P.B. Jayasundara. The post can be accepted subject to resignation from his position in the Commission, the letter added. MIAP Thank you

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Slovenia U21 2 – 2 England U21

England U21s had to settle for a 2-2 draw after surrendering a two-goal half-time lead in Slovenia. Mark Spanring and Dusan Stojinovic struck in the second half, with the Young Lions forced to settle for a 2-2 draw in their Euro 2023 qualifier. Early goals from Conor Gallagher and Cole Palmer put Lee Carsley’s side in complete control before they fell apart after the break on Thursday. It was a repeat of their 2019 friendly in Maribor where, with Carsley a coach under Aidy Boothroyd, the Young Lions lost a…

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Amanda Staveley says Newcastle’s long-term ambition is to win Premier League after takeover | Football News

Amanda Staveley has told Sky Sports News the long-term ambition for Newcastle United is to top the Premier League after the club’s takeover was completed on Thursday. “Newcastle United deserves to be top of the Premier League. We want to get there. It will take time, but we will get there,” says Staveley, the chief executive of PCP Capital Partners who is now a director on the Newcastle board. “We’re proud to be part of the Premier League. It’s an incredibly competitive league, which we love. Premier League football is…

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Do Astrology and Palmistry predictfuture whilst Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology explore past?

By Dr Upul Wijayawardhana No surprise whatsoever, if the tongue- in-cheek question I posed, as the heading for this piece, would be answered in the affirmative by the majority of Sri Lankans. Perhaps, some may get that impression because the ‘hot-topic’ of cosmology, at the moment, is the origin of the universe. Maybe, I am cynical because I never had the reassurance of any astrologer or palmist predicting that I would become a doctor, leave alone being a Cardiologist who would practise in two countries. Nobody would have imagined I…

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Azeem Rafiq asks if Yorkshire have punished ex-players and coach, repeats call for publication of full report on racist allegations | Cricket News

Yorkshire published summary of report on racism allegations last month; Seven of 43 allegations upheld; Azeem Rafiq questions whether ex-players and coach found to have used racist language have been punished Last Updated: 07/10/21 7:40pm Azeem Rafiq has asked questions of Yorkshire’s report into allegations of institutionalised racism Azeem Rafiq has vowed to continue his fight with Yorkshire after questioning whether punishments were given to former players or a coach found to have used racist language. Rafiq issued a lengthy response on Thursday to the summary of a report on…

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Committee report on restructuring Central Cultural Fund handed to PM

The final report of the five-member committee appointed by Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as the Minister of Buddhasasana, Religious and Cultural Affairs to provide recommendations for the restructuring of the Central Cultural Fund, was handed over to the Prime Minister at Temple Trees this morning. The committee was appointed by the Prime Minister to make recommendations in line with the national policy framework “Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour”, which states that “the Central Cultural Fund should be fully revised and restructured” This committee, chaired by Director-General, Department…

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IPL: Kolkata Knight Riders all-but clinch play-off spot with crushing win over Rajasthan Royals | Cricket News

Kolkata Knight Riders beat Rajasthan Royals by 86 runs to all-but seal the final IPL play-off spot; Shubman Gill hit 56 as KKR posted 171-4 before Shivam Mavi (4-21) and Lockie Ferguson (3-18) help roll Royals for 86; Mumbai Indians need to beat Sunrisers by 171 runs to snatch fourth By Sam Drury Last Updated: 07/10/21 6:40pm Lockie Ferguson bowled superbly as Kolkata bowled Rajasthan out for 86 to – barring a miracle for Mumbai – clinch a play-off place Kolkata Knight Riders all-but secured the final Indian Premier League…

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MP Diana Gamage ousted from SJB

Samagi Jana Balawegaya Party (SJB) Secretary MP Ranjith Maddumabandara revealed that the Party has decided to outst National List MP Diana Gamage from her membership. The decision has been taken following the recommendations of the Party’s disciplinary committee, he added. Gamage, who was elected to Parliament as a national list candidate from the SJB extended her support to the controversial 20th Amendment to the Constitution and joined the Ruling Party. MIAP Thank you

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