Items filtered by date: Monday, 04 June 2018

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Published in TipTops

Google says it will not extend a contract into next year to help the U.S. military analyze drone videos following complaints from company employees.

Published in Tech

An accident, a stroke, or a disease can leave someone paralyzed and unable to walk. That happens to more than 15 million people around the world each year.

Published in Tech

Kabir Khan has been carrying out the recce for his next directorial venture ‘83’ – the story of the 1983 cricket world cup won by India.

Published in Entertainment
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SLC appoints Hashan as new U-19 coach

Sri Lanka Cricket has appointed former Sri Lanka captain Hashan Tillakaratne as the new coach of the Under 19 cricket team. His appointment is effective until the next Under 19 World Cup in South Africa in 2020.

Published in Sports

It's been described as "the singularly most terrifying horror film in years" and "a new generation's The Exorcist".

Published in Entertainment

Approves $ 252 m disbursement bringing total support to $ 1.014 b under Extended Fund Facility
IMF Executive Board concludes 2018 Article IV Consultation and completes 4th Review
Says Sri Lanka continues to make important progress under program
Highlights new Inland Revenue Act; energy re-pricing and flexible inflation targeting move as major achievements
Stresses reform momentum is critical to build resilience and boost sustainable growth A robust fiscal rule and medium-term debt management strategy will help place debt firmly on downward path
Wants automatic pricing formula for electricity, further strengthening SOE governance and transparency
Says impact of the reforms on the vulnerable can be mitigated by ongoing efforts to strengthen social safety nets
Financial soundness indicators stable but calls for close monitoring of continued credit growth in the real estate sector
Support from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to Sri Lanka has crossed the $ 1 billion mark under its ongoing program based on the success of key reforms, a course which it wants the Government to continue.

Published in Business
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Strong winds to lash many regions today

Fairly strong winds up to 50 kmph can be expected over the Southern Province and the Moneragala, Matale, Nuwara-Eliya and Polonnaruwa districts today, the Meteorology Department said.

Published in Sri Lanka

Softlogic Holdings Plc has witnessed a massive 130% rise in pre-tax profit to Rs. 3.4 billion in FY18 whilst improving revenue by 12% to Rs. 66 billion.

Published in Business

The list of MPs who have had telephone conversations with former Perpetual Treasuries beneficiary owner Arjun Aloysius will be tabled in Parliament this week, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said.

Published in Politics
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