Monthly Archives: September 2018

SRI LANKA: HANDLE WITH CARE AND CAUTION, NOT INDIFFERENCE AND CALLOUSNESS!

The otherwise ‘arbitrary’ or ‘biased’ or ‘Sinhala-Buddhist’ national media needs to be applauded for the restraint that they have displayed over the ongoing issue involving court orders to have the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, arrested over 11 missing men during the war years.  That the Government …

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“K” LINE ADOPTS ALL-OF-THE-ABOVE STRATEGY FOR SULFUR COMPLIANCE

21 sept 2018 In an annual social responsibility report released Friday, “K” Line president Eizo Murakami said that the Japanese shipping company will take an all-of-the-above strategy to comply with the IMO 2020 fuel sulfur content regulation. “We will use low-sulfur fuel, install SOx removal equipment [scrubbers], convert fuel to …

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SAUDI ARABIA MAY INVEST BILLIONS IN PAKISTANI PORT OF GWADAR

20 sept 2018 Pakistani officials confirmed Thursday that Saudi Arabia will make heavy investments in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a central pillar of China’s international Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) of infrastructure projects. “Saudi Arabia is the first country that we have invited to become a third partner …

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HAIR FOLLICLES CAN ‘SMELL’ SANDALWOOD, AND IT COULD BE A RADICAL NEW WAY TO TREAT BALDNESS

19 SEP 2018 We tend to imagine smells as things that just float around us in the air, but there’s more to it than that. What we perceive as smell is actually an intersection between molecules called odorants (or aroma compounds) and olfactory receptors that are expressed by cells in our body, which send …

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U.S. CONGRESSMAN JOHN GARAMENDI RECEIVES ‘CHAMPION OF MARITIME’ AWARD

U.S. Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) receives the American Maritime Partnership’s ‘Champion of Maritime’ award, September 17, 2018. Photo: American Maritime Parntership  18 Sept, 2018  The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) has recognized U.S. Congressman John Garamendi (D-CA) on Monday with the 2018 ‘Champion of Maritime’ Award. Through his years of work …

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