Mark Bradford walks through the park by his home every day, but one morning his heart stopped beating and he collapsed in sudden cardiac arrest. The next thing he remembered was waking up in the heart unit at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
On the occasion of World Hearing Day, Saturday, the World Health Organization (WHO) is warning one in 10 people globally, or more than 900 million, are at risk of disabling hearing loss by 2050 unless preventive action is taken now.
Two Brits are attending the Oscars as nominees for the fourth time this weekend - you'd be forgiven for not recognising them, but if you have children, you'll definitely know their work.
Shahid Kapoor impressed his fans with his royal act of Maharawal Ratan Singh in 'Padmaavat' and was pitted against the antagonist Ranveer Singh who played Alauddin Khilji with equal brilliance.
The report of the committee appointed to come up with recommendations to restructure the United National Party (UNP) is to be handed over to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today, party sources said.
In a hard hitting statement Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday said that the work of the Office of Missing Persons has been distorted and manipulated for political gain. The Minister criticising former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said: “A cause that was once close to his heart is today a tool of power hungry politicians, including the likes of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa who was ironically a founder of the Mother’s Front Movement”. “If the question of the missing still remains high on the agenda with the reported numbers of the missing rising each day, the question remains why it is no longer a cause worth fighting for,” he asks.
The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday said it would decide on the no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe following a meeting today.
The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) is planning to submit a few more amendments in Parliament to further strengthen the National Audit Bill (NAB).
Upali Gajanayake - Group Chief Officer, Program Management and Tele Infrastructure, Dialog Axiata PLC hands over the Dr. N M Perera Trophy to the skippers Asel Sigera of Ananda College and Lakshitha Rasanjana of Nalanda College at the end of the 89th Battle of Maroons cricket encounter that ended in a draw at the SSC grounds yesterday. Manjula Wijemanne - Co-Chairman, Ananda College, Thilak Waththuhewa - Principal, Nalanda College, S M Keerthiratne - Principal, Ananda College, and Mohan Gunadasa - Co-Chair