Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 08 May 2018

Scott Peck, in his famous book, The Road Less Traveled, started the book with, “Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult - once we truly understand and accept it - then life is no longer difficult. Because once it is accepted, the fact that life is difficult no longer matters.”

Published in TipTops

Microsoft is launching a $25 million initiative to use artificial intelligence to build better technology for people with disabilities.

Published in Tech

CONCORD, CALIFORNIA — Dogs can be trained to sniff out drugs and explosives, so Mark Ruefenacht wondered if their exquisite sense of smell could be used to detect changes in a diabetic’s blood sugar level.

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Nidahase Piya D S trailer launched

Suneth Malinga Lokuhewa’s newest film ‘Nidahase Piya D S’ held its trailer launch at NFC’s Tharangani cinema recently. Higher Education and Cultural Affairs Minister Wijeyadasa Rajapakshewho is also the film’s main producer graced the event. Home Affairs Deputy Minister J C Alawathuwala, NFC Chairman Sitendra Senaratne, NFC staff, artistes, crew, media personnels and relatives of the late D S Senanayake also took part in the event

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Sing Along with Annesley and Super Chimes

Mahanama College OBA Batch of 88 has organized a Grand Sing a Long featuring Annesley Malawana and Super Chimes on May 12 at the BMICH Mihilaka Medura starting at 7pm.

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I will not retire in 2020 - President

“I will not retire in 2020,” the President emphasised, addressing a mammoth May Day rally organised by the SLFP led UPFA at Chenkaladi in the Batticaloa district.

Published in Sri Lanka

Responding to President Maithripala Sirisena’s statement at the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) May Day rally in Batticaloa yesterday (7), that he had no intention of quitting the Presidency and therefore, he would likely contest at the Presidential Election in 2020, Former President and incumbent Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa said ...that President Sirisena made such statements because he wanted to secure his support base, which was dwindling.

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PM rallies UNP for next election

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe focused on the May Day rally as a step in the United National Party’s (UNP) preparation for upcoming elections, noting party reforms are aimed at establishing a UNP government for the next twenty to thirty years.

Published in Sri Lanka

The very first sitting of the second session, of the eighth Parliament, will commence today (8) at 2.15 p.m.

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New UNP General Secretary assumes duties

New General Secretary of the United National Party Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam assumed duties at party headquarters Sirikotha yesterday after receiving the blessings of the Maha Sangha.

Published in Sri Lanka
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