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World Contraception Day - 26 September.

World Contraception Day - 26 September.
Every year on September 26th, World Contraception Day spreads awareness about contraception and safe sex. The day also teaches younger generations to make informed decisions about sexual health. Many believe birth control is a fairly modern invention. However, men and women …
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International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons - 26 September.

International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons - 26 September.
September 26th marks the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. On this day, countries around the world are encouraged to reaffirm their commitment to nuclear disarmament. There are currently 14,000 nuclear weapons in the world. The nine countries th…
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A NASA Spacecraft is about to collide with an asteroid in an effort to keep earth safe.

A NASA Spacecraft is about to collide with an asteroid in an effort to keep earth safe.
Dimorphos is easily one of the least interesting objects in the solar system. It’s a rock—a moonlet, really—measuring just 160 m (525 ft.) across, orbiting the asteroid Didymos, which itself measures only 780 m (2,560 ft). Located 11 million km (6.8 million mi.) from Earth,…
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Roger Federer: 20-time Grand Slam champion retires after Laver Cup loss.

Roger Federer: 20-time Grand Slam champion retires after Laver Cup loss.
A tearful Roger Federer waved goodbye to professional tennis after teaming up with fellow great Rafael Nadal on an emotional night at the Laver Cup. The 41-year-old received a long ovation after walking off court for the final time as he retired as a professional. The Swiss, …
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US interest rates hit 14-year high in inflation battle.

US interest rates hit 14-year high in inflation battle.
The US central bank has pushed interest rates to the highest level in almost 15 years as it fights to rein in soaring prices in the world's largest economy. The Federal Reserve announced it was raising its key rate by another 0.75 percentage points, lifting the target ra…
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Cancer-killing virus shows promise in patients.

Cancer-killing virus shows promise in patients.
A new type of cancer therapy that uses a common virus to infect and destroy harmful cells is showing big promise in early human trials, say UK scientists. One patient's cancer vanished, while others saw their tumours shrink. The drug is a weakened form of the cold sore vi…
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U.S. Ambassador to the UN Agencies in Rome Cindy McCain to visit Sri Lanka September 25 – 28.

U.S. Ambassador to the UN Agencies in Rome Cindy McCain to visit Sri Lanka September 25 – 28.
United States Permanent Representative to the UN Food and Agriculture Agencies in Rome Ambassador Cindy McCain will visit Sri Lanka from September 25-28 to highlight U.S. food assistance programs in Sri Lanka and reinforce the U.S. commitment and lasting partnership with th…
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World Dream Day - 25 September.

World Dream Day - 25 September.
Each year on September 25th World Dream Day encourages individuals, families, and communities around the world to make their dreams a reality. It’s also a day to activate ideas and declare new possibilities. Many things in our world start out as a dream. This is the way many…
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World Pharmacist Day - 25 September.

World Pharmacist Day - 25 September.
Every year on September 25th, pharmacists around the globe celebrate World Pharmacist Day. This day focuses on the role pharmacists play in improving health on a global scale. When it comes to pharmacists, you probably think of the person behind the counter that fills your p…
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World Rivers Day - 25 September.

World Rivers Day - 25 September.
Every year on the fourth Sunday in September, World Rivers Day highlights the many values of rivers and streams. It’s also a day to encourage the improved stewardship of rivers around the world. It’s difficult to determine the exact number of rivers in the world. According t…
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Foreign Minister Ali Sabry to address UNGA today.

Foreign Minister Ali Sabry to address UNGA today.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry who is leading the Sri Lanka delegation to the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (77th UNGA) has met a number of leaders of delegations of the UN member states and addressed several high-level events in New York. Foreig…
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International Rabbit Day - 24 September.

International Rabbit Day - 24 September.
Every year on the fourth Saturday of September, International Rabbit Day promotes the protection and care of domestic and wild rabbits. Who doesn’t love a cute bunny rabbit? These soft, furry animals are enjoyed by many around the world. Often used as a symbol of fertility a…
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Sri Lanka set to begin talks to restructure debt of $30 bln.

Sri Lanka set to begin talks to restructure debt of $30 bln.
Crisis-hit Sri Lanka will begin on Friday the tricky task of debt renegotiation with a raft of private and bilateral creditors, including China, India and Japan, to restructure and repay nearly $30 billion that it owes. WHY THE NEED TO RESTRUCTURE DEBT ? Years of economic mis…
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International Day of Sign Languages - 23 September.

International Day of Sign Languages - 23 September.
International Day of Sign Languages on September 23rd recognizes the importance of language through signing.  According to the UN, early access to sign language is vital to the growth and development of deaf individuals. The day takes place during International Deaf Week in…
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Bisexuality Day - 23 September.

Bisexuality Day - 23 September.
On September 23rd, Celebrate Bisexuality Day unites the bisexual community, their friends, and their supporters. It also raises awareness and provides an opportunity to educate the public about bisexuality. Three United States bisexual rights activists, Wendy Curry of Maine,…
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Committee on High Posts approves several top appointments.

Committee on High Posts approves several top appointments.
The appointment of three secretaries to ministries and an ambassador has been approved by the Committee on High Posts of Parliament, Secretary-General of Parliament Dhammika Dasanayake says. Accordingly, the Committee on High Posts of the Parliament has approved the appointm…
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Nearly 200 whales die after being stranded on Australian beach.

Nearly 200 whales die after being stranded on Australian beach.
About 200 pilot whales have perished after being stranded on an exposed, surf-swept beach on the rugged west coast of Tasmania, Australian rescuers said Thursday. Just 35 of the approximately 230 whales discovered on the beach the day before were still alive, the state’s wil…
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Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Bill going to be amend.

Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Bill going to be amend.
Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera has responded to Supreme Court’s determination on the Petroleum Products (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill which was submitted to the parliament. In a Tweet, the minister mentioned that the Proposed Petroleum Products (Speci…
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China and UAE to join hands on moon rover missions.

China and UAE to join hands on moon rover missions.
China and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have agreed to join hands to help further the latter’s space ambitions. The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) of the UAE and the China National Space Agency (CNSA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work togeth…
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ICC announces changes to Playing Conditions.

ICC announces changes to Playing Conditions.
A host of changes have been announced by the International Cricket Council to the Playing Conditions, which will come into effect on October 1 2022. The Men’s Cricket Committee led by former India captain Sourav Ganguly recommended changes to the Playing Conditions in MCC’s…
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Record-breaking Russian cosmonaut dies.

Record-breaking Russian cosmonaut dies.
A Russian cosmonaut who holds the record for the longest-ever trip to space has died aged 80. Valery Polyakov spent 437 full days orbiting the Earth between 1994 and 1995 on the Mir space station. He worked on experiments to see whether people could maintain their mental heal…
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International Week of Deaf People - September 19 to 25 September 2022.

International Week of Deaf People - September 19 to 25 September 2022.
Every year, the full week ending on the last Sunday of September is observed as the International Week of the Deaf (IWD). In 2022, IWD is being observed from September 19 to 25 September 2022. The theme of the 2022 International Week of Deaf People is “Building Inclusive Co…
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World Rose Day - 22 September.

World Rose Day - 22 September.
World Rose Day for the welfare of cancer patients worldwide is celebrated annually on the 22nd of September. This day aims to encourage and support those people who are fighting their battle against cancer. The day aims to bring happiness and hope into the lives of such pat…
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World Rhino Day - 22 September.

World Rhino Day - 22 September.
On September 22nd, World Rhino Day celebrates five species of rhinos around the world. From a conservation perspective, the day raises awareness of the plight of these beautiful beasts. The five species of rhinos include Black, White, Greater One-horned, Sumatran, and Javan.…
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New Webb Image Captures Clearest View of Neptune’s Rings in Decades.

New Webb Image Captures Clearest View of Neptune’s Rings in Decades.
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shows off its capabilities closer to home with its first image of Neptune. Not only has Webb captured the clearest view of this distant planet’s rings in more than 30 years, but its cameras reveal the ice giant in a whole new light. Most str…
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3,300-year-old cave 'frozen in time' from reign of Ramesses II uncovered in Israel.

3,300-year-old cave 'frozen in time' from reign of Ramesses II uncovered in Israel.
Archaeologists in Israel have discovered an "exceptional" cave that ancient people sealed 3,300 years ago, hiding grave goods and possibly human burials within it, just yards from a beach south of Tel Aviv.  Use of the cave dates to a time when the ancient Egyptian…
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Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda after 'rare' strain is found.

Ebola outbreak declared in Uganda after 'rare' strain is found.
Uganda has declared an Ebola outbreak after the "rare" Sudan strain was confirmed in a 24-year-old man, health authorities say. The case was detected in the Mubende district and comes after six suspicious deaths in the same area. The World Health Organisation (WHO)…
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The International Day of Peace - 21 September.

The International Day of Peace - 21 September.
The International Day of Peace on September 21st urges humanity to set aside its differences and commit to making peace. Also known as Peace Day, the observance is designed to bring the world together. It is no secret that we are living in turbulent times. Although WWII ende…
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World Alzheimer’s Day - 21 September.

World Alzheimer’s Day - 21 September.
World Alzheimer’s Day on September 21st occurs during World Alzheimer’s Month. On World Alzheimer’s Day, health organizations across the globe focus their efforts on raising awareness about this disease. The first diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease was in 1906. Alzheimer’s is …
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World Gratitude Day - 21 September.

World Gratitude Day - 21 September.
World Gratitude Day is celebrated on September 21 annually. This day aims to remind us of the importance of expressing gestures of thanks and appreciation. Understandably, sometimes we can get caught up in our busy lives and neglect to show how grateful we are for the peopl…
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