Items filtered by date: Friday, 07 September 2018
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Introducing Shabbat: A Day of Rest

Inspired by the tradition of Shabbat, we talk to thought leaders, celebs, and, of course, our community, about making a day of unplugging and recharging an essential part of their week.

Published in TipTops

Authorities in the U.S. and Britain are stepping up cooperation to tackle female genital mutilation, staging joint operations at airports in London, New York and elsewhere to raise awareness of an issue that affects millions of girls and women worldwide.

Published in Tech

Language detectives say the key clues to who wrote the anonymous New York Times opinion piece slamming President Donald Trump may not be the odd and glimmering "lodestar," but the itty-bitty words that people usually read right over: "I," "of" and "but."

Published in Tech

An advocate Thursday filed a complaint in a Bihar court against Salman Khan and others associated with his next home production Loveratri, alleging that the title of the film hurts Hindu sentiments by deriding the festival of Navaratri.

Published in Entertainment
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Burt Reynolds: Hollywood star dies, 82

Burt Reynolds, the wisecracking 1970s movie heartthrob and Oscar nominee, has died at the age of 82.

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday queried as to how a party which failed to hold a successful protest could run a country.

Published in Sri Lanka
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JO protest a flop; two dead, 16 injured

The ‘Jana Balaya Kolambata’ protest campaign organised by the Joint Opposition (JO) had failed to get the desired outcome and turned out to be a flop while one person had died and 16 people were admitted to the Colombo National Hospital.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Next ‘Janabalaya’ in Kandy

The Joint Opposition (JO) has decided to stage protests, demonstrations and sathyagraha campaigns throughout the country under the slogan Janabalaya (People’s Power ) following the successful completion of the JanabalayaColombata protest held in Colombo on 5 September, sources said.

Published in Politics
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UNP to re-appoint Ravi as minister

The UNP has decided to re-appoint former Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake to Cabinet.

Published in Politics
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‘Budget-2019’ on November 8

The Party Leaders of Parliament have proposed to schedule the presentation of ‘Budget-2019’ on November 8.

Published in Sri Lanka
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