Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 07 November 2018

Other founders and entrepreneurs are flipping their mindset and following suit

Published in TipTops

NASA is monitoring how residents near the Texas Gulf Coast react to quiet sonic booms from an experimental aircraft that could reduce commercial flight times by half.

Published in Tech

Egypt says archeologists working at a dig in Cairo have found several fragments of stone slabs with inscriptions dating back up to 4,000 years.

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IFFI 2018 to showcase 212 films

This year the World Panorama section of the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) presents 15 films which are Oscar submissions from respective countries.

Published in Entertainment

US rapper Mac Miller died as a result of an accidental overdose involving cocaine, fentanyl and alcohol, a coroner has concluded.

Published in Entertainment

President Maithripala Sirisena said he would take all steps towards building lasting peace and harmony in the country.

Published in Sri Lanka

The President is vested with the powers under the Constitution to appoint a Prime Minister, said former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Speaker and Party Leaders meet today

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya has summoned Party Leaders for a special meeting today (7) evening at the Parliament.

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Majority in Parliament intact - SB

UPFA MP S.B.Dissanayke said the Maithri- Mahinda government had no issue with regard to the parliament majority and would be able to secure more than 113 seats.

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Manusha backtracks and resigns

In a sudden move, Deputy Minister of Labour and Foreign Employment Manusha Nanayakkara, who took oaths under the current Government of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, as the Deputy Minister of his earlier portfolios a few days ago, backtracked and resigned from his position yesterday (6), citing international recognition of former Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe as being the legitimate Prime Minister of the country.

Published in Politics
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