30. September 2013

A mass funeral then a watery grave: Rare picture shows priest praying over Titanic victims before they are buried at sea

They were gathered nine days after the 'unsinkable' liner had gone down in the Atlantic Ocean with the loss of 1,512 lives.
And this haunting black and white photograph taken on board one of the body recovery ships following the Titanic disaster shows a mass funeral for dozens of the dead being buried at sea.

Apple’s iOS 7.0.2 download update for iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone 5, 4, and 4s

Apple has been stealing headlines more than often this year. First came the buzz of the big redesign of its iOS, and then was the launch of the two iPhones which are both unusual in ther own ways. And now Apple has released the iOS 7.0.2 update for users running iOS 7 or 7.0.1 on their iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices.

28. September 2013

Rhino Shield could save your Gorilla's glass

Gorilla Glass, which is used in the displays of mobile devices such as the iPhone, is pretty tough stuff. That said, it still isn't that uncommon to see iPhones with cracked screens. Such carnage may become a less common sight, however, if Rhino Shield takes off. The clear coating, which is designed to applied over top of a device's existing screen, is said to be five times more impact-resistant than Gorilla Glass 2.

Asad Rauf accuses Mumbai police of 'character assassination' over IPL 'betting' charges

Match-fixing accused Pakistan umpire Asad Rauf has reportedly denied the allegations made against him by the Mumbai police in its charge sheet on the Indian Premier League (IPL) betting scandal and said that the police is indulging in 'character assassination'.

Sri Lanka has become a 'too expensive' tourist destination

 
A report that gauges the countries that offer the most in return for tourists' holiday cash has rated Sri Lanka as an expensive destination for tourists.

Lanka not on CMAG agenda

 
sri Lanka was not part of the agenda of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group(CMAG), which met in New York yesterday(Friday).

Don’t bully us says President

President Mahinda Rajapksa says some countries should stop bullying Sri Lanka just because its a small country.
In an interview with Al-Jazeera the President said that fingers are always pointed at the government when there is an incident but yet when similar incidents occur in the West it is seen as something isolated.

12. September 2013

Former LTTE members join government

At present Rajapaksa regime make use of disable former LTTE members and engage in election conversing.
Former LTTE Mannar district political wing leader Erambamoorthi Sivanandharaaja (Robert) and 25 former LTTE members joined government today at the election conversing meeting held under the patronage of president Mahinda Rajapaksa at Mannar today, government media reports.

We are waiting for the oral update of UNHRC commissioner on her recent visit to SriLanka - India

 
Indian representative of UN Human Rights Council in Geneva announced we are waiting for the oral update of UNHRC commissioner Navaneetham Pillay on her recent visit to SriLanka.

India A captain Yuvraj Singh trains at NCA

India A captain Yuvraj Singh arrived at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) here on Wednesday (September 11).
Yuvraj, who is aiming to make a comeback to the national side, was on Tuesday picked to lead India A against West Indies A in three one dayers and a Twenty20 to be held here at M Chinnaswamy Stadium.