How green politics are changing Europe

Once ridiculed by many as idealistic hippies, Green parties increased their vote share in 13 European countries at the most recent national elections. In six of those countries – Austria, Belgium, Finland, Ireland, Luxembourg and Sweden – green parties have a share of power in coalition governments. Source link–!Thank You !– more

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French Ambassador pays courtesy call on Foreign Minister Peiris

The Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka Eric Lavertu paid a courtesy call on Foreign Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris at the Foreign Ministry. During the meeting, both sides welcomed the multifaceted cooperation and friendship existing between the two countries and underscored the necessity to further strengthen bilateral relations. The discussion focused on bilateral political relations; inter-parliamentary cooperation; expansion of bilateral trade, investment and tourism; education; as well as issues of mutual interest in regional and multilateral fora. The resumption of direct flights between Colombo…

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Reading 2 – 3 Blackpool

Reading squandered a 2-0 lead as Blackpool staged a thrilling second-half comeback to win 3-2 in the Sky Bet Championship. Defender Scott Dann nodded Reading in front in the 11th minute and Tom Dele-Bashiru added a second 10 minutes later. But Blackpool dominated the second half and deservedly made it 2-2 with quickfire efforts from substitute Owen Dale and Jerry Yates. Yates then grabbed the winner from the penalty spot in the 85th minute. Reading had beaten Barnsley 1-0 at home on Saturday, securing a third clean sheet in their…

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Is Buddhism pessimistic teaching?

By Dr. JUSTICE CHANDRADASA NANAYAKKARA Buddhism is a non-theistic religion. Unlike many other religions it does not believe in a god or a creator. It is not only a religion but also a philosophy with a moral discipline. It originated in northern eastern India and was founded by Gautama Buddha. Today, Buddhism has become one of the major religions in the world, with more than 500 million adherents. Prince Siddhartha Gautama, who later became Gautama Buddha, having realised the immense human suffering looked for a way of easing their pain…

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Fulham 2 – 0 Cardiff

Tom Cairney marked his return after a 10-month absence with the goal that set Fulham on course for a 2-0 home win against Cardiff that increased the pressure on manager Mick McCarthy. Cairney was introduced as a half-time substitute for his first appearance since December and he took just 12 minutes to fire the Cottagers in front. Aleksandar Mitrovic added the second in the 63rd minute – his 13th league goal of the season – as Marco Silva’s side moved up to second in the Championship. For McCarthy, defeat means…

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Paris Hilton: I couldn’t sleep for 20 years from memories of youth care abuse

Reality TV star Paris Hilton has spoken outside US Congress about the abuse she and others received while at a youth care facility for trouble teens. At an event with lawmakers and rights advocates, Hilton spoke about a new congressional bill. She said the Accountability for Congregate Care Act would set out a national bill of rights for youth in residential facilities, and urged members of Congress and President Joe Biden to pass it into law. Read more: Paris Hilton pushes for US youth care abuse reform Source link–!Thank You…

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Simon Zebo returns to Ireland squad for Autumn Nations Series after four-year absence | Rugby Union News

Johnny Sexton returns along with six players who toured with the British and Irish Lions – Bundee Aki, Tadhg Beirne, Jack Conan, Tadhg Furlong, Iain Henderson and Conor Murray; Uncapped Leinster duo Dan Sheehan and Ciaran Frawley also named by head coach Andy Farrell Last Updated: 20/10/21 6:49pm Simon Zebo played the last of his 35 Tests for Ireland in the summer tour to Japan in 2017 Ireland have recalled Simon Zebo after a four-year absence in their 38-man squad for the Autumn Nations Series. Zebo, 31, left Racing 92 in the summer…

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Opposition Leader reveals youths’ disappointment on government

The youth community who provides great strength to the country are at the tendency of leaving Sri Lanka as the government is playing with the lives of the youth, said Leader of the Opposition Sajith Premadasa, following his visit to Kirindiwela, Dompe to meet with the pineapple farmers of the area today (20), in another phase of the ‘Govi Hadagesma’ (Pulse of the Farmer) initiative undertaken by the Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) to address the hassles faced by the farming community of Sri Lanka. Premadasa…

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Sri Lanka ease past Ireland to progress at the T20 World Cup | Cricket News

Josh Gorton Comment & Analysis Hasaranga (71 & 1-12 off 4) produces a player-of-the-match display to inspire 2014 T20 World Cup winners Sri Lanka to a resounding win over Ireland, who now face Namibia in a winner-takes-all clash on Friday Last Updated: 20/10/21 7:31pm Wanindu Hasaranga produced a superb all-round display to help Sri Lanka secure qualification for the Super 12s stage Sri Lanka recovered from a nightmare start to record a comprehensive 70-run victory over Ireland and book their place in the Super 12s stage of the T20 World…

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Aberdeen boss Stephen Glass appreciates backing from chairman after poor run of results | Football News

Stephen Glass has described the support of Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack as “brilliant” following an alarming run of form. Cormack delivered a rousing defence of the Dons boss after a fifth consecutive defeat on Saturday, by a Dundee team who were bottom of the Premiership, left the Pittodrie side without a win in 10 matches. The Aberdeen chairman insisted that it was “way too early” to be talking about changing managers while adding that the board and players are fully behind the coaching team. However, Glass insists he is aware…

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Coal power: Why is world so unkind?

It is reported that China, the world’s second largest economy, is facing an energy crisis and this is due to China reducing its carbon emission in keeping with the ‘Paris Accord’. India faces the same situation. So are Japan, South Korea, and Bangladesh, to name a few. It is said that China is desperately asking Australia to supply coal, the price of which has escalated. This means a reduction in production to limit supplies and also the price hike which people will have to bear, not to mention the inconvenience…

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Spartak Mos 3 – 4 Leicester

Patson Daka netted a nine-minute hat-trick on route to scoring all four of Leicester’s goals as the Foxes came from two goals down to boost their Europa League qualification hopes with a vital 4-2 win at Spartak Moscow. Leicester travelled to the Russian capital joint-bottom of Group C after two matches and in desperate need of three points to keep their destiny of reaching the knockout phase in their hands but endured a nightmare first half. Spartak went two goals up thanks to Aleksandr Sobolev’s early deflected strike (11) and…

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