Items filtered by date: Monday, 05 November 2018

“The universe is rigged for progress. It’s on the side of change.”

Published in TipTops

As U.S. voters prepare to head to the polls Tuesday, the election will also be a referendum on Facebook.

Published in Tech

For the first time an underwater robot is to be used to plant baby coral to parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef damaged by mass bleaching, as scientists plan to collect hundreds of millions of coral spawn off the Queensland city of Cairns in the coming weeks.

Published in Tech

Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone will tie the knot on November 14

Published in Entertainment

Musician Nick Cave has shared an emotional open letter about how he still feels the presence of his son, Arthur, who died in 2015 aged 15.

Published in Entertainment

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday decided to advance the date for the reconvening of Parliament by two days to 14 November but analysts said the move was unlikely to appease his detractors who have called for an immediate summoning of the Legislature.

Published in Sri Lanka

Two Cabinet Ministers, one State Minister and a Deputy Minister were sworn in before President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. They are Dinesh Gunawardena – Megapolis and Western Development, Vasudeva Nanayakkara – Minister of National Integration, Reconciliation and Official Languages, Keheliya Rambukwella - State Minister of Mass Media and Digital Infrastructure and UNP National List MP Ashoka Priyantha - Deputy Minister of Cultural and Internal Affairs and Regional Development (North Western Province) 

Published in Sri Lanka

The new government has a short term of office and since the government needs to be strengthened, it has to go before the people soon, Former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa said.

Published in Sri Lanka

With the appointment of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as Prime Minister by President Maithripala Sirisena, the new composition of the Constitutional Council (CC) would be decided after Parliament convenes, Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) Chairman Prof. G.L Peiris said yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka

Parliamentarian Ven.Athuraliye Rathana Thera yesterday expressed his full support to President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Published in Sri Lanka
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