Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Zuckerberg Asked to Testify in UK; Data Firm's CEO Suspended

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A British parliamentary committee on Tuesday summoned Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer questions as authorities stepped up efforts to determine if the personal data of social-media users has been used improperly to influence elections.


Bangladesh Film Festival 2018

The Bangladesh High Commission in Sri Lanka together with the National Film Corporation will hold a Bangladesh Film Festival from March 23 to 25 at the NFC film hall. Six exceptional films which have won global acclaim will be showcased at the event. Entrance free.


Uni non-academics strike enters 22nd day

The strike launched by State University non-academics enters its 22nd successive day today (21) following failed discussions with the responsible authorities Chairman of the University Trade Union Joint Committee, Edward Malwattage, speaking to Ceylon Today said that on 18 March, the Minister of Higher Education Kabir Hashim had assured them of a financial allocation, following a Cabinet discussion in this regard. The Union was subsequently asked to continue further discussions with State Minister of Higher Education Mohan Lal Grero.

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