Sunday Observer Online


Sunday, 15 April 2012





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

Shah Rukh Khan detained at US airport

Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan was allegedly detained by US authorities for 90 minutes at White Plains airport, which serves New York. The actor, who arrived on a private plane, was on the way to Yale University for a function. It is not clear why Khan was detained at the airport.Khan was earlier detained for two hours in 2009 at Newark airport and was released after India’s embassy in the US intervened.

Full Story

US Secret Service probes misconduct allegations

The US Secret Service is investigating allegations of misconduct by agents who had been sent to Cartagena, Colombia, to provide security for President Obama’s trip to a summit that began there on Friday. Edwin Donovan, an agency spokesman, said that an unspecified number of agents has been recalled and replaced with others, stressing that Obama’s security has not been compromised because of the change. Obama arrived in Cartagena on Friday afternoon for this weekend’s Summit of the Americas, a gathering of 33 of the hemisphere’s 35 leaders to discuss economic policy and trade.


Full Story

Women spend 3 hours a week correcting chores done by men

Women spend three hours a week redoing chores they feel their partner hasn't done properly, a survey in the UK has revealed. Doing the laundry, vacuuming and washing up are the main tasks which men fail to complete to their wife or girlfriend's satisfaction, it emerged in the study of 2000 women carried out by Sainsbury's.

Full Story

Dubai, a major player in global tea trade

Dubai is the second largest export destination for Indian and Sri Lankan tea, according to the Dubai Tea Trading Centre (DTTC). It said tea traded through Dubai reached over Rs 2,780 crore (two billion dirhams) during the first nine month of last year, according to data provided by Dubai Customs.

Full Story

Donate Now |
LANKAPUVATH - National News Agency of Sri Lanka
Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka (TRCSL)

| News | Editorial | Finance | Features | Political | Security | Sports | Spectrum | Montage | Impact | World | Obituaries | Junior | Magazine |


Produced by Lake House Copyright © 2012 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

Comments and suggestions to : Web Editor