JACKSONVILLE, FL – NOVEMBER 01: A veiw from up high as the Georgia Bulldogs receive the kick-off to start the game from the Florida Gators at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium on November 1, 2008 in Jacksonville, Florida. Florida defeated Georgia 49-10. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images)The 2018 college football season is still a couple of months away. We have some big news for the 2019 season, though.A major non-conference game is scheduled to open the 2019 season. An official announcement for the game is coming soon.College football insider Brett McMurphy reports that Florida State and Boise State will open the ’19 season. The game is set for Aug. 31, 2019.A press conference is coming tomorrow.“Florida State vs. Boise State Aug. 31, 2019 season opener in Jacksonville will be officially announced at Wednesday news conference,” McMurphy reports.Florida State vs. Boise State Aug. 31, 2019 season opener in Jacksonville will be officially announced at Wednesday news conference— Brett McMurphy (@Brett_McMurphy) May 15, 2018The ’19 game is set to be played at TIAA Bank Field, home to the Jacksonville Jaguars.Florida State and Boise State have another game scheduled for the 2020 season.The Broncos officially listed the 2019 game on their website. It should be a good one.
The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, acting in terms of the Regulations made under the Registered Stock and Securities Ordinance and the Local Treasury Bills Ordinance, has decided to extend the suspension of Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) from carrying on the business and activities of a Primary Dealer for a period of six months with effect from 4.30 p.m. on 05th January 2018, in order to continue the investigations being conducted by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.In July last year the Monetary Board of the Central Bank decided to suspend Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) linked to Arjun Aloysius, son-in-law of former Central Bank Governor, Arjuna Mahendran, from carrying on the business and activities of a Primary Dealer for a period of six months. The Presidential commission which investigated the alleged treasury bond scam had found that Perpetual Treasuries had made profits of over 11,145 million through the treasury bond transaction. (Colombo Gazette)
Source: Irish Air CorpsSpotting one is special enough but fin whales come to the surface and breach very rarely so being on hand with a camera to capture it is almost unheard of.The video shows the whale darting from the water about 10 seconds into the clip in the top left corner of the screen before Murphy focuses the lens on the spot where the massive mammal landed.Twice more the beautiful creature rises from the surf before giving a short blast of water from its blowhole as if acknowledging the presence of the airmen. Source: Irish Air CorpsYou can view the amazing video in full on the Air Corps’ Facebook page. Read: Think otters are cute? Here’s one eating an alligator for lunch >Read: Can you make it through this post without getting the travel bug?> Source: Irish Air CorpsAS ANYONE WHO’S ever done any wildlife photography will tell you, sometimes there’s just no substitute for being in the right place at the right time.That’s exactly what happened to Corporal Aidan Murphy of the Irish Air Corps while on patrol above the Celtic Sea off the south west coast on Wednesday.While peering out through the aircraft and recording the seas, he managed to capture an extremely rare maritime site, that of a fin whale leaping from the water below.Fin whales are the second largest animals in the world with only its relative the blue whale being longer.