People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances with our own innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive. Joseph Campell, The Power of Myth
For the first time, the World Health Organization is adding Gaming disorder to the section on Mental and Addictive Disorders in its new International Classification of Diseases. The ICD provides data on the causes of thousands of diseases, injuries and deaths across the globe and information on prevention and treatment.
Astronomers and stargazers will get a chance to get up close and personal with Mars over the next six weeks, as the Earth passes between the Red Planet and the sun.
Nearly half of female festival goers (43%) under 40 say they have faced unwanted sexual behaviour at a music festival, a new survey suggests.
The losses incurred by government institutions last year is over Rs. 50 billion, Speaker of the House Karu Jayasuriya said yesterday.
This country has had its share of traitors in its long history, but never has anyone been as committed and enthusiastic in their betrayal as the present Government, said former President and incumbent Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa. He made this comment in a statement issued in connection with a Bill presented to the Parliament by the Government seeking to amend the ‘Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, No. 25 of 2002’.
The prevailing Human-Elephant (HE) Conflict in the country that had caused numerous difficulties to the public, could be overcome within a year if the recently proposed plans could be continued directly sans any obstacles, Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Minister Sarath Fonseka said.
The Supreme Court yesterday directed the Attorney General to formulate a rule with contempt of court charges against Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake for allegedly casting insulting remarks on the reputation of the judiciary and lawyers.