Items filtered by date: Monday, 16 October 2017

by Eric Barker

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed about some other thing and the list never stops. And it makes it impossible to be happy.

Published in TipTops

Almost the entire cohort of chicks from an Adelie penguin colony in the eastern Antarctic was wiped out by starvation last summer in what scientists say is only the second such incident in over 40 years.

Published in Tech

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is promising the company will do a better job weeding out sexual harassment, hateful symbols and violent groups from its short messaging service.

Published in Tech

It was a happy day for Sussanne Khan as her leading men - Hrithik Roshan and sons sons Hrehaan and Hridhaan - came together to cheer the entrepreneur for her new project complete in accordance with the dress code - black and white. Hrithik and the boys joined Sussanne for the event, dressed in blazers. The lady of the hour looked beautiful in a black polka-dotted top and a white skirt.

Published in Entertainment

Mick Fleetwood is the backbone of the band that bears his name; the man who kept Fleetwood Mac rolling through the best and hardest of times.

Published in Entertainment

Mick Fleetwood is the backbone of the band that bears his name; the man who kept Fleetwood Mac rolling through the best and hardest of times.

Published in Entertainment

Farmers in the North had toiled with enthusiasm and dedication to make the country self sufficient in food in the past. A special programme will be launched to resolve the problem of Northern farmers and uplift them as an economically strong farmer entity once again, President Maithripala Sirisena said.

Published in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday he was ready to offer clarifications to the Presidential Commission of Inquiry into the controversial bond auctions following references made to him during proceedings.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Pope Francis recalls his Sri Lanka visit

‘Deeply moved by great number of Sri Lankans who greeted me’ His Holiness Pope Francis, recollecting his visit to Sri Lanka in January 2015, said he was deeply moved by the great number of Sri Lankans who came out to greet him at the airport and along the road to Colombo, uniting across religions and cultures.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Cloudy conditions continue

The Department of Meteorology yesterday announced that the prevailing heavy showery condition is expected to reduce by some extent temporarily in the South-Western part of the Island. Cloudy conditions are expected to continue further and fairly strong winds can be expected over the Island and surrounding sea areas during next few days.

Published in Sri Lanka
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