Items filtered by date: Thursday, 07 June 2018

People are a good use of time. As I’ve studied time diaries, and compared these schedules to people’s perceptions of time, I’ve found that a sense of time abundance rises in direct proportion to time spent with family and friends.

Published in TipTops

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — A surge in participation by startup companies this week, at a highlight of Asia’s biggest annual tech event, shows an increased reliance on young entrepreneurs to come with the IT industry’s strongest ideas for connected devices and artificial intelligence.

Published in Tech

HO CHIN MINH CITY — In and around the Mekong Delta, school children will spend this summer moving rainbow-colored blocks and cartoon animals around a screen to get an early taste of computers in a program backed by Google.

Published in Tech

Salman Khan is all set to impress his fans and critics with his upcoming film ‘Race 3’ which also stars Jacqueline Fernandez, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Saqib Saleem and Daisy Shah. The high-octane action thriller is slated to release on June 15th.

Published in Entertainment

It's been exactly 20 years since Sex and the City, with its infuriatingly catchy theme tune and THAT tutu in the opening credits, burst onto TV screens.

Published in Entertainment

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday told Parliament that he has not been in contact with former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran after the latter was removed from the post.

Published in Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday gave instructions not to apply the 14% withdrawal tax on sales of tele-dramas. Due to misunderstanding of the new tax regime, there have been certain anomalies with regards to the 14% withdrawal tax.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Water Board unions call off strike

Trade Unions of the Water Supply and Drainage Board yesterday decided to call off their trade union action following a discussion with City Planning and Water Supply Minister Rauff Hakeem at the later’s ministry yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Nat Audit Bill debate soon - Speaker

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday (6) said that the much awaited National Audit Bill would be taken for discussion in Parliament as soon as possible.

Published in Sri Lanka

(New York) - The recent downgrading of Sri Lanka’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) by an international committee highlights the need for independent international monitoring of the human rights situation in the country, Human Rights Watch said today.

Published in Sri Lanka
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