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Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022

Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2022 was awarded jointly to Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal and K. Barry Sharpless “for the development of click chemistry and bioorthogonal chemistry” at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in Stockholm. The three have been awarded for the…
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Google discontinues Google Translate in mainland China.

Google discontinues Google Translate in mainland China.
Google has discontinued its Google Translate services in mainland China, removing one of the company’s few remaining services that it had provided in a country where most Western social media platforms are blocked. The Google Translate app and website now display a generic s…
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World Teacher’s Day - 05 October.

World Teacher’s Day - 05 October.
World Teachers’ Day on October 5th honors teachers and teacher organizations making vital contributions to the education and development of our future leaders. On World Teacher’s Day, UNESCO and Education International (EI) campaigns give the world a better understanding of …
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Compulsory retirement age of employees of SOEs to be revised.

Compulsory retirement age of employees of SOEs to be revised.
The Cabinet of Ministers has granted approval to issue a circular revising the compulsory retirement age of employees serving in State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) as 60 years, the Government Information Department says. The relevant amendment will come into effect from January …
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TikTok designer creates jewellery from bacteria.

TikTok designer creates jewellery from bacteria.
A Scottish artist who creates jewellery from her own bacteria has found fame on TikTok. Chloe Fitzpatrick has amassed tens of millions of views for her before-and-after videos posted on social media. Samples taken from her skin and plants develop into colours which can be use…
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Nobel Prize in Physics 2022

Nobel Prize in Physics 2022
This year's Nobel Prize in Physics rewards research into quantum mechanics - the science that describes nature at the smallest scales. The award goes to Frenchman Alain Aspect, American John Clauser and Austrian Anton Zeilinger. Their work should pave the way to a new gen…
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Health, petroleum and electricity again gazetted as essential services.

Health, petroleum and electricity again gazetted as essential services.
President Ranil Wickremesinghe has issued a gazette notification to be effective from September 03, 2022, specifying once again the supply of power and all related services, petroleum production and fuel supply or distribution and health services as essential services for m…
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North Korea fires ballistic missile.

North Korea fires ballistic missile.
North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan, in what appears to be a deliberate escalation to get the attention of Tokyo and Washington. The missile travelled 4,500km (2,800 miles) before falling into the Pacific Ocean - far enough to hit the US island of Guam if it…
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Gold coins hidden in 7th Century found in wall.

Gold coins hidden in 7th Century found in wall.
Archaeologists in Israel say 44 pure gold coins dating to the 7th Century have been found hidden in a wall at a nature reserve. Weighing about 170g, the hoard found at the Hermon Stream (Banias) site was hidden during the Muslim conquest of the area in 635, experts estimated…
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Nobel Prize in Medicine 2022

 Nobel Prize in Medicine 2022
The Nobel Prizes 2022 for medicine or physiology was awarded to Swedish geneticist Svante Pääbo. Svante Pääbo was given the award “for his discoveries concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution,” the Nobel Prize committee. Considered the most prestigious…
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World Animal Day - 04 October.

World Animal Day - 04 October.
World Animal Day on October 4th each year focuses on improving the welfare of animals around the world. Sadly, animals around the world are abused or killed illegally on a daily basis. Illegal hunting contributes to the endangerment of certain animal species. Animals are als…
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World Habitat Day - 04 October.

World Habitat Day - 04 October.
On the first Monday of October each year, World Habitat Day encourages us to reflect upon the fundamental right to have adequate shelter. The day also reminds us that we are responsible for shaping the future of our cities and towns. When a city grows, it would seem like a g…
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World Architecture Day - 04 October.

World Architecture Day - 04 October.
On the first Monday in October, World Architecture Day shows appreciation for the work that architects do. The day also encourages learning more about architecture throughout the world. Architecture involves the planning, designing, and constructing process of buildings and…
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Tesla boss Elon Musk presents humanoid robot Optimus.

Tesla boss Elon Musk presents humanoid robot Optimus.
Tech billionaire Elon Musk has presented the latest prototype of a humanoid robot being developed by his Tesla electric car company. Optimus appeared on stage at a Silicon Valley event, where it waved to the audience and raised its knees. The CEO said the robot was work-in-pr…
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Pope warns of nuclear war risk; appeals to Putin on Ukraine.

Pope warns of nuclear war risk; appeals to Putin on Ukraine.
Pope Francis on Sunday appealed to Russian President Vladimir Putin for a cease-fire, imploring him to “stop this spiral of violence and death” in Ukraine and denouncing the “absurd” risk of the “uncontrollable” consequences of nuclear attack as tensions sharply escalate ov…
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Brazil election goes to runoff as Bolsonaro beats polls.

Brazil election goes to runoff as Bolsonaro beats polls.
Brazil’s presidential election is headed for a run-off vote, electoral authorities said on Sunday, after President Jair Bolsonaro’s surprising strength in the first round spoiled rival Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s hopes of winning outright. With 99.7% of electronic votes coun…
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Prize money announced for ICC T20 World Cup 2022

Prize money announced for ICC T20 World Cup 2022
ICC have announced the prize money for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, with the title winners taking home a whopping USD 1.6 million. The ICC announced that the winning side at the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 in Melbourne on November 13 would receive prize money of USD 1.…
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Award winning Sri Lankan actor Darshan Dharmaraj passed away.

Award winning Sri Lankan actor Darshan Dharmaraj passed away.
Award winning Sri Lankan actor Darshan Dharmaraj passed away at the age of 41, according to family sources. He had reportedly passed away while being rushed to the Colombo National Hospital after suffering a heart attack.  Dharmaraj made his first television appearance throug…
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27-member COPA committee named.

27-member COPA committee named.
The members of the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) were announced by Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today. A total of 27 members have been nominated by the Parliament Committee of Selection to serve on the COPA Committee.  The members are as follows: Mohan Priyadharshana…
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27-member COPE committee named.

27-member COPE committee named.
Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena today announced the members of the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE). A total of 27 members have been nominated by the Parliament Committee of  Selection to serve on the COPE Committee.  The members are as follows: Jagath Pushpakumara Janak…
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World Temperance Day - 03 October.

World Temperance Day - 03 October.
Every year on October 3, World Temperance Day encourages people to give up alcohol. It’s also a day to learn about the history of temperance movements around the world. Fermented beverages and alcoholic drinks date back thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians and Chinese w…
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USA win 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.

USA win 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup.
The USA have been crowned the 2022 FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup champions after they beat China 83-61 in the final on Saturday 01 October 2022. Ariel Atkins hit a three-point jump shot as the USA extended the gap to double digits in the second quarter, 29-18. At the …
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World Day for Farmed Animals - 02 October

World Day for Farmed Animals - 02 October
Since 1983, the annual observance of World Day for Farmed Animals (WDFA) on October 2nd (Gandhi’s birthday) has been offering people of conscience an opportunity to memorialize and mourn these innocent lives. The day is organised by the International animal welfare organiza…
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International Day of Non-Violence - 02 October.

International Day of Non-Violence - 02 October.
Every October 2nd, the International Day of Non-Violence spreads the message of non-violence in pursuit of a secure and peaceful culture. It doesn’t take much to recognize how violent our world has become. Real-life stories involving violence are everywhere. Whether on the n…
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World No Alcohol Day - 02 October.

World No Alcohol Day - 02 October.
On October 2nd, World No Alcohol Day encourages the general public to say no to alcohol. The day also focuses on the dangers of alcohol. For many people, alcohol offers a fun and relaxing way to socialize with others. Some drink alcohol to help relieve stress. When alcohol i…
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More than half of the world's palm trees in danger.

More than half of the world's palm trees in danger.
More than a thousand species of palm tree are at risk of extinction, according to a study. Scientists used artificial intelligence to assess risks to the entire palm family, from tall trees to climbing plants. The data gives a much better idea of how many, and which, palm spe…
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World Vegetarian Day - 01 October.

World Vegetarian Day - 01 October.
October 1st is World Vegetarian Day. The day kicks off Vegetarian Awareness Month. World Vegetarian Day was established to provide education and awareness about vegetarian diets. Most vegetarians abstain from eating meat. However, there are different types of vegetarian diet…
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The International Day of Older Persons - 01 October.

The International Day of Older Persons - 01 October.
October 1st of each year is dedicated to highlighting the contributions that older people make to society. The International Day of Older Persons is also observed to bring awareness to the aging population. Throughout history, older persons have played an essential role in s…
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International Coffee Day - 01 October.

International Coffee Day - 01 October.
Every year on October 1st, International Coffee Day celebrates one of the world’s favorite beverages. It’s also a day to promote fair trade coffee and to raise awareness about the plight of the coffee growers. It probably doesn’t surprise you that coffee is one of the most c…
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