Items filtered by date: Friday, 01 December 2017

Google's Phones and Other Gadgets Have Had Bumpy Ride

  • Published in Tech

Google, which prides itself on developing simple, intuitive software that seems to know what you want almost before you do, is finding itself in a very different world when it comes to its own phones and other gadgets.


President orders maximum relief

President Maithripala Sirisena who is on an official visit to South Korea has issued directives to the Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando and Disaster Management Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa over the phone to provide maximum assistance to the people affected by adverse weather situation in the country.


Prime Minister orders emergency financial assistance

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday instructed the Disaster Management Ministry and the Insurance Trust Fund to start paying emergency financial assistance of Rs.10,000 to each family affected by the adverse weather situation in the country. The Prime Minister has also issued directives to the respective district secretaries to immediately begin assessment of properties damaged by the diaster.


Depression to continue

Disaster Management Minister Anura Priyadharashana Yapa yesterday asked the public to remain vigilant as heavy rains and strong winds are to be experienced over the next few days.


Strong winds, heavy rains wreak havoc

Ceaseless rains and strong winds battered several parts of the country and floods inundated many low-lying areas forcing authorities to issue landslides and earthslips warnings to many districts. Major roads flooded and trees uprooted obstructing transport services and over 10 districts were issued warnings. The Southern, Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa, and Uva Provinces experienced heavy rains.

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