Items filtered by date: Friday, 04 May 2018

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NEW YORK — Facebook has enlisted two outside advisers to examine how it treats underrepresented communities and whether it has a liberal bias.

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PORT ELIZABETH, SOUTH AFRICA — Six critically endangered black rhinos are being transported from South Africa to Chad, restoring the species to the country in north-central Africa nearly half a century after it was wiped out there.

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65th National Film Awards: Sridevi, Vinod Khanna and A R Rahman honoured by President Ram Nath Kovind

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Helena Bonham Carter will play Princess Margaret in the third series of The Crown, Netflix has confirmed.

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Party Leaders who met at the Party Leaders’ Meeting in the Parliamentary complex yesterday decided to debate the address that would be delivered by President Maithripala Sirisena at the opening of the Second Session of the 8th Parliament on May 10 by way of Adjournment Debate.

Published in Sri Lanka

The 16 dissident Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) members who are to sit in the Opposition in Parliament next week will be taking part in the SLFP May Day rally.

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CID investigating Navy officers

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID), currently conducting an investigation into the murder of former rugby football star Wasim Thajudeen, yesterday (3), informed the Colombo Chief Magistrate that they are investigating several former Navy officers who had provided security to the family of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Published in Sri Lanka

President’s Chief of Staff and State Timber Corporation Chairman arrested by CIABOC
Suspects accept bribe from Indian investor to reduce prices in the sale of Kantale Sugar Factory machinery
Chief of Staff suspended, President orders unhindered legal action against suspects
President Sirisena informed prior to arrest Secretary to the President commends arrest
Joint Opposition hails efforts of CIABOC
By Skandha Gunasekara

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TNA opposes construction of temples in NE

TNA Parliamentarian M.A. Sumanthiran said, his party will vehemently oppose the building of Buddhist temples in Tamil areas. “We have opposed the construction of Buddhist Temples since 2011,” he said.

Published in Sri Lanka
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