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Facebook launched an experimental app called 'COLLAB' that lets users make short music videos.

Facebook launched an experimental app called 'COLLAB'  that lets users make short music videos.
# Facebook launched an experimental app called 'COLLAB'  that lets users make short music videos. Facebook's  experimental app division or the New Product Experimental (NPE) lab has soft-launched a new app that aims to bring a new approach to collaborative music-m…
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World No-Tobacco Day - 31 May.

World No-Tobacco Day - 31 May.
# World No-Tobacco Day - 31 May. The member states of the World Health Organization (WHO) created World No Tobacco Day in 1987.  Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners everywhere mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocat…
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World's Largest Electric Aircraft Successfully Completes First Flight in Washington.

World's Largest Electric Aircraft Successfully Completes First Flight in Washington.
World's Largest Electric Aircraft Successfully Completes First Flight in Washington. The world’s largest all-electric aircraft completed its first successful flight on Thursday 28 May 2020. The  Cessna Caravan aircraft is retrofitted with an electric engine and flew for…
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International Everest Day - 29 May.

International Everest Day - 29 May.
# International Everest Day - 29 May. International Everest Day is celebrated every year on 29 May. The day was declared in the memory of the first summit of Mount Everest on 29 May, 1953. Nepalese Tenzing Norgay and New Zealander Edmund Hillary reached the top of Mount Evere…
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South African AIDS Researcher Quarraisha Abdool Karim wins Merieux Prize.

South African AIDS Researcher Quarraisha Abdool Karim wins Merieux Prize.
# South African AIDS Researcher Quarraisha Abdool Karim wins Merieux Prize. A South African HIV researcher who found that a topical gel could stop many women catching the virus has been awarded one of France's top science prizes. Quarraisha Abdool Karim won the half a mil…
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China's parliament approves Hong Kong national security bill.

China's parliament approves Hong Kong national security bill.
# China's parliament approves Hong Kong national security bill. China's parliament has approved a decision to move forward with national security legislation for Hong Kong that critics fear could undermine the city's autonomy. The National People's Congress on…
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Two Sri Lankan government websites come under cyber attack.

Two Sri Lankan government websites come under cyber attack.
# Two Sri Lankan government websites come under cyber attack. The websites of two government entities have suffered a cyber attack this morning (30), says the Cyber Security Centre of Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF). Accordingly, the official websites of the Ministry of Public Adm…
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World Digestive Health Day - 29 May.

World Digestive Health Day - 29 May.
# World Digestive Health Day - 29 May. World Digestive Health Day is observed globally on 29th May every year. It is organised by the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) in collaboration with the WGO Foundation (WGOF). The theme for the World Digestive Health Day 2020 c…
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International Day of Action for Women’s Health - 28 May.

International Day of Action for Women’s Health - 28 May.
# International Day of Action for Women’s Health - 28 May. May 28 is the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, which for over 30 years, women’s rights advocates and allies in the sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) movement worldwide have commemorated …
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World Hunger Day - 28 May.

World Hunger Day - 28 May.
# World Hunger Day -   28 May. World Hunger Day is an initiative by The Hunger Project that aims to raise awareness of the millions of people living in hunger worldwide on May 28. This year, the theme for World Hunger Day looks at hunger as a whole. This annual awareness day co…
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International Day of UN Peacekeepers - 29 May.

International Day of UN Peacekeepers - 29 May.
# International Day of UN Peacekeepers - 29 May. International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers is celebrated every year on 29 May. On this day, the UN commemorates peacekeepers. People also pay tribute to all the women and men who have served as military, police or civili…
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US President Donald Trump signs executive order regarding liability protections for social media companies.

US President Donald Trump signs executive order regarding liability protections for social media companies.
# US President Donald Trump signs executive order regarding liability protections for social media companies. President Donald Trump signed an executive order regarding liability protections for social media companies such as Twitter and Facebook for content posted on these …
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Russia starts building its first stealth bomber.

Russia starts building its first stealth bomber.
# Russia starts building its first stealth bomber. Russia has begun building a prototype of its first stealth bomber which should be completed next year, the state-controlled TASS news agency reported recently. When completed and operational, the new plane will be able to car…
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World Menstrual Hygiene Day - 28 May.

World Menstrual Hygiene Day - 28 May.
# World Menstrual Hygiene Day - 28 May. World Menstrual Hygiene Day is observed on May 28. The main idea behind marking this day is to change the social stigma associated with menstruation. The date May 28 was chosen to observe the day because on an average the menstrual cycl…
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Amnesty International Day - 28 May.

Amnesty International Day - 28 May.
# Amnesty International Day - 28 May. Amnesty International is probably the most well-known human rights group in the world.It was founded in London in 1961, following the publication of the article "The Forgotten Prisoners" in The Observer 28 May 1961, by the lawy…
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Sri Lankan cricketer Shehan Madushanka suspended from all forms of cricket due to alleged possession of heroin.

Sri Lankan cricketer  Shehan Madushanka suspended from all forms of cricket due to alleged possession of heroin.
# Sri Lankan cricketer Shehan Madushanka suspended from all forms of cricket due to alleged possession of heroin. Sri Lankan fast bowler, Shehan Madushanka has been suspended from all forms of cricket with immediate effect for alleged possession of heroin. The decision to su…
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JK Rowling release "The Ickabog" her first non-Harry Potter children's book.

JK Rowling release "The Ickabog" her first non-Harry Potter children's book.
# JK Rowling release "The Ickabog" her first non-Harry Potter children's book. the Harry Potter author JK Rowling will release her latest book "The Ickabog" through online for free. The book is a story about truth and the abuse of power.  # ජේ. කේ. රෝල…
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Senegal launches wind power plant as part of its commitment to renewable energy.

Senegal launches wind power plant as part of its commitment to renewable energy.
# Senegal launches wind power plant as part of its commitment to renewable energy. Senegal describes the Taiba Ndiaye's plant as the biggest wind farm in Western Africa, designed to generate electricity for at least 20 years.  As part of its plan to push for more renewabl…
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US Navy successfully tests a laser weapon.

US Navy successfully tests a laser weapon.
# US Navy successfully tests a laser weapon. A US Navy warship has successfully tested a new high-energy laser weapon that can destroy aircraft mid-flight, the Navy’s Pacific Fleet has announced.The US Navy has been developing directed-energy weapons (DEWs), to include laser…
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World Thyroid Day - 25 May.

World Thyroid Day - 25 May.
# World Thyroid Day - 25 May. World Thyroid Day is observed on 25 May every year. Thyroid disease refers to any and all dysfunctions that can occur in the thyroid gland. Therefore, it is important for every one to be aware of the issues related to the thyroid gland as it has …
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International Missing Children's Day - 25 May.

International Missing Children's Day - 25 May.
# International Missing Children's Day - 25 May. International Missing Children’s Day is an awareness event that is observed every year on 25th May. The aims of the day are to place a spotlight on the issue of child abduction, educate parents on safeguarding measures to …
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Astronauts Bob Behnken & Doug Hurley will travel to the space using Rocket Falcon 9.

Astronauts Bob Behnken & Doug Hurley will travel to the space using Rocket Falcon 9.
# Astronauts Bob Behnken & Doug Hurley will travel to the space using Rocket Falcon 9. Robert "Bob" Behnken is a NASA astronaut and U.S Air Force Colonel. He'll soon be one of the first astronauts to fly the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft into space. Behnken…
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The Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD).

The Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD).
# The Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD). The Asia-Pacific Forum on Sustainable Development (APFSD) is an annual and inclusive intergovernmental forum and a regional platform for supporting countries, in particular those with special needs, in the implemen…
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World's fastest internet data speed recorded.

World's fastest internet data speed recorded.
# World's fastest internet data speed recorded.  Scientists have achieved the world’s fastest internet data speed, which is enough to download 1000 HD movies in a split second, using a single optical chip, an advance that can help scale up the capacity of network connect…
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Former Australian tennis great Ashley Cooper dies at 83.

Former Australian tennis great Ashley Cooper dies at 83.
# Former Australian tennis great Ashley Cooper dies at 83. Australian tennis great Ashley Cooper, who won four Grand Slam singles titles in the 1950s, died after a long battle with illness. Part of a cohort of champions coached by Harry Hopman, Cooper won the Australian champ…
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Japan Stands Up Its First Military Space Operations Squadron.

Japan Stands Up Its First Military Space Operations Squadron.
# Japan Stands Up Its First Military Space Operations Squadron. The Japanese Self-Defense Forces (SDF) and Ministry of Defense (MoD) stood up the country’s first Space Operations Squadron – the first component of Japan’s Space Domain Mission Unit (SDMU) – in a ceremony presi…
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Naomi Osaka tops as world's highest-earning female athlete.

Naomi Osaka tops as world's highest-earning female athlete.
# Naomi Osaka tops as world's highest-earning female athlete. Japanese tennnis star Naomi Osaka has reached the world's highest paid female athlete. According to a story posted on Forbes.com, the 22-year-old player earned $37.4m over the past 12 months from endorseme…
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Commonwealth Day - 24 May.

Commonwealth Day - 24 May.
# Commonwealth Day - 24 May. The Commonwealth Day is celebrated on May 24 of every year. This day is celebrated by all the countries that were once under the reign of the British Empire, Commonwealth Day is celebrated on the birth date of Queen Victoria, who was born on May …
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World Turtle Day - 23 May.

World Turtle Day - 23 May.
# World Turtle Day - 23 May. American Tortoise Rescue, a nonprofit organization established in 1990 for the protection of all species of tortoise and turtle, is sponsoring its 20th annual World Turtle Day® on May 23. The day was created as an annual observance to help people…
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International Day to End Obstetric Fistula - 23 May.

International Day to End Obstetric Fistula - 23 May.
# International Day to End Obstetric Fistula - 23 May. May 23 is the United Nations' International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. The day promotes action towards treating and preventing Obstetric Fistula, a condition that affects many girls and women in developing countri…
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International Day for Biological Diversity - 22 May.

International Day for Biological Diversity - 22 May.
# International Day for Biological Diversity - 22 May. The United Nations celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May every year to raise awareness about the issue of significant reduction in biological diversity due to certain human activities. Biologica…
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Nepal approves new map including Lipulekh, Kalapani, Limpiyadhura amidst border row with India.

Nepal approves new map including Lipulekh, Kalapani, Limpiyadhura amidst border row with India.
# Nepal approves new map including Lipulekh, Kalapani, Limpiyadhura amidst border row with India. Nepal’s Cabinet has endorsed a new political map showing Lipulekh, Kalapani and Limpiyadhura under its territory, amidst a border dispute with India. Read Full News
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