Items filtered by date: Thursday, 05 July 2018
India has asked Facebook to prevent the spread of false texts on its WhatsApp messaging application, saying the content has sparked a series of lynchings and mob beatings across the country.
Skygazers will have a celestial treat this month, when the longest total lunar eclipse of this century will grace the night sky on the evening of July 27.
The King and I is back in the West End, 67 years on from its Broadway debut. Is the musical showing its age, or has it still something to say to modern audiences?
Popular band Purple Range and some of the well known vocalists in the Sri Lankan music scene will be visiting Dubai to take part in its annual mega musical concert.
The Government had no interest in delaying Provincial Council Elections, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe told Parliament yesterday.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickeremesinghe yesterday (4), said in Parliament that State Minister Vijayakala Maheswaran would be given a chance to explain herself over the controversial statement she made that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) should return to ensure the freedom of the people in the Northern and Eastern Provinces, adding that action on the matter would be taken after her explanation.
The teacher-principal strike called yesterday as part of a political conspiracy was an utter flop Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.
The New York Times article detailing alleged financial misappropriation by former President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been handed over to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Prime Minister Ranil Wickeremesinghe told Parliament yesterday.
SriLankan Airlines has agreed to pay Rs. 800 million to the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), and has agreed to pay the due amount it owes in instalments, Ceylon Petroleum Corporation Managing Director Neil Jayasekara said.