Facebook will be facing its first fine in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the social media platform allowed the data mining firm to access the private information of millions of users without their consent or knowledge.
Eight critically endangered black rhinos are dead in Kenya following an attempt to move them from the capital to a national park hundreds of kilometers away, the government said Friday, calling the toll "unprecedented" in more than a decade of such transfers.
Fans of Downton Abbey can breathe a sign of relief - a film of the hugely successful TV series has finally been confirmed after much speculation.
Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday levelled a scathing criticism against former President Mahinda Rajapaksa for misleading the public on the new fuel price formula, claiming his conduct was “unbecoming of a senior politician of the country”.
President Maithripala Sirisena’s former Chief of Staff K. Mahanama and former State Timber Corporation (STC) Chairman P. Dissanayaka were yesterday ordered to be further remanded.
Examinations Department sources said that 321,469 candidates will sit for the G.C.E Advanced Level Examination to be held from August 6 to September 1. The exam will be conducted at 2,268 examination centres island-wide.
With the aim of increasing their demand for the post of Opposition Leader in Parliament, 68 Joint Opposition (JO) MPs have decided to act as an independent group in the Opposition in Parliament, Sri Lanka Freedom Party Ratnapura District Parliamentarian Ranjith Soyza said yesterday (13).