Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 06 June 2018

Over the past decade, I’ve met or interviewed countless executives, managers, and entrepreneurs. Many of these people built careers and businesses based on blood, sweat, and tears... but when it comes to work ethic, not one of them could hold a candle to my mother-in-law, Margret.

Published in TipTops

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

Marking World Environment Day, the United Nations on Tuesday named plastic one of the biggest environmental threats facing the world.

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Nectar in sieve

Heard together, their voice stands out straight and relaxed. Their attempt erodes the norms of Sri Lankan tradition. It is not a single play. Nor is it a duet. It is a collective effort of five eminent vocalists.

Interest in folk music and other buried aspects of national culture tends to be reawakened at moments when there's a perceived danger of things being lost forever.

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Ran Roo 2018 in Australia

Renowned vocalists Athula Adhikari, Namal Uduama and Shashika Nisansala will be taking part in a series of concerts in Australia. Titled ‘ Ran Roo 2018’ the event began with a s how in Sydney on June 2. There will be shows in Brisbane on June 9 and in Melbourne on June 10.

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The Bond Commission report does not contain names of 118 MPs relating to any involvement in financial transactions, Attorney General Jayantha Jayasuriya PC said.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Unity Government will complete its term, said Prime Minister Ranil Wickremsinghe yesterday as he stressed that they needed to continue in order to fulfil the promises made.

Published in Sri Lanka

Marking the World Environment Day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs switched to the use of glass bottles for water instead of plastic as their contribution to combat global plastic pollution. Sri Lanka is ranked in the fifth position out of 20 countries identified  for dumping polythene and plastic to the oceans.

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Finance and Media Minister, Mangala Samaraweera has been appointed as the Vice Chairman of the United National Party.

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JO split over Dy Speaker vote

The Joint Opposition (JO) appeared to be split in Parliament yesterday (5) as 18 of their Parliamentarians did not come to vote for the Sri Lanka Freedom Party candidate, for the post of Deputy Speaker, Dr. Sudarshini Fernandopulle, choosing instead to stay in the Parliament canteen.

Published in Sri Lanka
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