Items filtered by date: Friday, 25 May 2018
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Rain disaster affected nears126,000

The National Disaster Management Center (DMC) yesterday announced that more than 125,954 persons belonging to 32,136 families have been affected by the prevailing adverse weather condition in the country with 13 deaths reported so far.

Published in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday said the sole endeavour of the UNP was to prevent another military type regime coming into power.

Published in Sri Lanka

About 20 percent of employees manage a diagnosable mental health condition, and about half will experience at least a temporary condition at some point in their lives. by Kelly Greenwood

Published in TipTops
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Mahendran in Singapore

The Attorney General yesterday informed the Colombo Fort Magistrate’s Court that Sri Lankan Police were informed through the Interpol that former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran is currently living in Singapore. Additional Solicitor General Yasantha Kodagoda PC appearing for the Attorney General informed Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne that the CID has taken necessary steps for the extradition of Mahendran under

Extradition Laws in connection with the Central Bank treasury bank issue.

Published in Sri Lanka

A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone’s features to lure people into buying its competing products.

Published in Tech

United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) MP Susil Premajayantha yesterday (24) requested Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to allow the 16 members of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) who left the government recently to represent Parliamentary Committees.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Railway workers on 48-hr strike

A group of Sri Lanka Railways workers initiated a 48-hour strike yesterday (24). This includes train shunters, railway goods inspectors, and ticket checkers.

Published in Sri Lanka
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50 Greatest Players in World Cup History

Playing as a striker throughout his career, Jürgen Klinsmann has scored over 320 goals for club and country (‘countries’ if you count West Germany and a unified Germany as two nations). But ask him what his favourite goal is and he remembers a bicycle kick against Bayern Munich when he was with Stuttgart in 1987.

Published in Sports
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Pill Could Radio Doctors About Gut Health

A pill could soon radio signals from inside your gut to help doctors diagnose diseases from ulcers to cancer to inflammation, according to a new study.

Published in Tech

Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said that even after 70 years of independence, the country could not achieve peace as the people were still quarrelling on the basis of race, religion and party politics. 

Published in Business
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