Items filtered by date: Thursday, 18 January 2018

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Science Panel Backs Lower Drunk Driving Threshold

  • Published in Tech

A prestigious scientific panel is recommending that states significantly lower their drunken driving thresholds as part of a blueprint to eliminate the “entirely preventable” 10,000 alcohol-impaired driving deaths in the United States each year.


'PadMan' star Akshay Kumar never held a sanitary pad?

Akshay Kumar has been positively impacting society with each film release. The actor, who is all set to release his next film 'PadMan', over the Republic day weekend has been going about town promoting his film and the importance of menstruation hygiene menstrual hygiene with full vigour. However, it was reported that the actor wasn't aware of menstruation until his twenties and hadn't even held a sanitary pad in his hand.


Operation two begins on BC report: MS

President Maithripala Sirisena said in Elpitiya that 'operation two' on the bond commission report had just begun after having instructed the Attorney General and other stakeholders to proceed with legal action based on the report.


Mayhem in CEB as unions takes chairman and officials hostage, unions call for strike today

Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) workers announced an islandwide strike from today morning, after a union demonstration which took CEB Chairman W.B. Ganegala and a number of officials hostage turned sour when riot police intervened to secure the head office premises in Fort last night. The CEB workers launched a surprise demonstration in the evening without informing the management, forcing officials to remain in the building for over five hours, CEB spokesperson Sulakshana Jayawardana claimed.


UNP to launch election campaign today

The United National Party (UNP) election campaign for the upcoming LG election, would commence from Kandy, under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, today. Currently, the organizing mechanism from grassroots level is underway, but the main election rallies would commence from today.

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