Items filtered by date: Thursday, 13 September 2018
Apple's polished iPhone line-up comes with tools to help users dial back their smartphone obsessions, amid growing concerns over "addiction" and harmful effects on children.
New data show a significant increase in the incidence of global cancer. The International Agency for Research on Cancer, part of the World Health Organization, estimates a rise in new cases of cancer to more than 18 million, including 9.6 million deaths this year.
The State Literary Awards 2018, an occasion to give due recognition to authors who enrich the field of literature in Sri Lanka, was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, at the BMICH, on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe shot back at economists who called out that the country was among Asia’s most vulnerable to global emerging market volatility.
Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, while being sceptical about him seeking another chance to contest in a future Presidential Election, said his brother was certainly a contender.
AFP: SriLankan Airlines has said that it had stopped serving cashews, after President Maithripala Sirisena flew into a rage over cashew nuts served to him on a flight to Colombo.
The Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2018 will be inaugurated this morning (13) at the Cinnamon Grand, Colombo. The two-day event, which is Sri Lanka’s foremost economic summit and organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce for the 18th consecutive year, is being held on the theme ‘On the Fast Track to a Turnaround’.