Items filtered by date: Saturday, 22 July 2017

Wisdom and the art of believing in yourself

Would you ever change the choices you made in the past? Would you do things differently if you had that rare and unbelievable chance to fix what you perceive as mistakes from your past?


China Unveils Plan to Become a World Leader in AI by 2025

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China unveiled a national artificial intelligence (AI) development plan on Thursday, laying out its ambitions to build world-leading technology amid heightened international friction over applications of AI in military technology.


Sam “The Man” - we never forget!

Colombo – 1957,a boy who had just left school was asked to play the Saxophone for Leonard Franke’s band “The Manhattans.” He never looked back. Music was to become his life for the next sixty years. It took him from the Royal Albert Hall in London to the United States, Salzburg-Austria, Canada, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Zambia, The Middle-East, India, Pakistan and Tenerife in the Canary Islands.


No decision to reduce 13-year school academic period: Akila

Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam noted that the Education Ministry has not taken any decision yet to reduce the 13-year school academic period by one year. “No decision has been taken to reduce the school academic period by one year as the Ministry has taken a policy decision that the 13-year academic period is compulsory for every student,” he noted.


UNP Gets Tough on Insider Critics ...

The Ex-Co of the UNP has decided to take disciplinary action against any MP, PC member or Party organizer who publicly criticizes the Party in violation...... of its Constitution. The UNP Ex-Co, which recently convened under leader, Premier Ranil Wickremesinghe, had decided that if any of the aforementioned persons have any criticisms against the conduct of the party then it should only be brought up at the right forums and hence public airing of such views will henceforth not be tolerated.


UN assures continued support to Sri Lanka

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Jeffrey Feltman said that the UN would continue to extend fullest support to Sri Lanka's development process and reconciliation. He said this when he called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the President's Official Residence in Colombo yesterday (July 21).

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