Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 19 June 2018
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Awake and Fully Alive — on Purpose

People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonances with our own innermost being and reality, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive.  Joseph Campell, The Power of Myth

Published in TipTops

For the first time, the World Health Organization is adding Gaming disorder to the section on Mental and Addictive Disorders in its new International Classification of Diseases. The ICD provides data on the causes of thousands of diseases, injuries and deaths across the globe and information on prevention and treatment.

Published in Tech

Astronomers and stargazers will get a chance to get up close and personal with Mars over the next six weeks, as the Earth passes between the Red Planet and the sun.

Published in Tech

Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming film 'Zero' is one of the most awaited and talked about films of this year. Recently the makers of the film released the second teaser of the film featuring Salman Khan. The teaser showed the brilliant camaraderie between the two actors and was a perfect treat for all their fans this Eid.

Published in Entertainment

Shah Rukh Khan's upcoming film 'Zero' is one of the most awaited and talked about films of this year. Recently the makers of the film released the second teaser of the film featuring Salman Khan. The teaser showed the brilliant camaraderie between the two actors and was a perfect treat for all their fans this Eid.

Published in Entertainment

Nearly half of female festival goers (43%) under 40 say they have faced unwanted sexual behaviour at a music festival, a new survey suggests.

Published in Entertainment
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Losses at Govt. bodies sore to Rs. 50 bn

The losses incurred by government institutions last year is over Rs. 50 billion, Speaker of the House Karu Jayasuriya said yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka
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MR tears into Govt

This country has had its share of traitors in its long history, but never has anyone been as committed and enthusiastic in their betrayal as the present Government, said former President and incumbent Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa. He made this comment in a statement issued in connection with a Bill presented to the Parliament by the Government seeking to amend the ‘Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters Act, No. 25 of 2002’.

Published in Sri Lanka

The prevailing Human-Elephant (HE) Conflict in the country that had caused numerous difficulties to the public, could be overcome within a year if the recently proposed plans could be continued directly sans any obstacles, Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Minister Sarath Fonseka said.

Published in Sri Lanka
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SC directs AG to formulate rule

The Supreme Court yesterday directed the Attorney General to formulate a rule with contempt of court charges against Deputy Minister Ranjan Ramanayake for allegedly casting insulting remarks on the reputation of the judiciary and lawyers.

Published in Sri Lanka
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