Items filtered by date: Saturday, 21 October 2017

We live in a world where there is an epidemic of low self-esteem. by Elizabeth Venzin, Founder and CEO of The MindShift Foundation. Advocate of preventative mental health. Philanthropist. Speaker www.mindshift.org.au/elizabeth

Published in TipTops

The Group of Seven industrialized nations threw their support behind a new technology industry alliance aimed at detecting and blunting online propaganda, saying Friday it had a "major role" to play in combating extremism on the internet.

Published in Tech

LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization's cancer agency dismissed and edited findings from a draft of its review of the weedkiller glyphosate that were at odds with its final conclusion that the chemical probably causes cancer.

Published in Tech

If reports doing the rounds are to be believed, then ‘Padmavati’ actor Ranveer Singh will now fill in Akshay Kumar's shoes for the sequel to the hit film ‘Singh Is Kinng’.

Published in Entertainment

Thor is back on the big screen, and the critics seem pretty happy about it. According to the Daily Telegraph, Thor: Ragnarok is one of the Marvel Studios' "best films to date... funny, charming, dazzling [and] gorgeously designed."

Published in Entertainment

President Maithripala Sirisena says an island wide program will be implemented to free the rural people who are facing difficulties due to the loans they have taken from private financial institutes at exorbitant interest rates.

Published in Sri Lanka

Over Rs.3,489 b required for debt servicing in next two years :

New Fiscal Management Responsibility Act soon :

Current debt rate to be reduced :

Published in Sri Lanka
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MR to preside at SLPP rallies

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) has decided to conduct a series of rallies, throughout the country, targeting the 2018 Provincial Council polls, party sources said.

Published in Politics
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Parliament

Licence to operate three wheelers for those over 35 years only: Minister Nimal Siripala De Silva

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Govt. to restrict import of tuk-tuks

AFP: Sri Lanka plans to restrict imports of tuk-tuks in a bid to reduce road accidents and congestion, the country’s transport minister said Friday. Almost a fifth of road fatalities in Sri Lanka are caused by the ubiquitous three-wheel taxis, known locally as “trishaws”, which are also choking the road network, Minister of Transport Nimal Siripala de Silva said.

Published in Sri Lanka
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