Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 12 December 2017

There is hope for those of us who, like Herman Melville when writing Moby Dick, need to be chained to our desks to actually complete a piece of work.

Published in TipTops

The U.N. Children’s Fund says the explosion of digital technology and growing internet access holds both benefits and risks for children. UNICEF’s annual State of the World’s Children report explores ways to protect children from the potential harm of the expanding digital world.

Published in Tech

Space Age hand-me-downs are soaring to a whole new level.

Published in Tech

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan stole hearts of millions with her ethereal avatar in ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. The wait to see her onscreen again has only increased since then. The actress will next be seen in ‘Fanney Khan’ sharing screen space with Anil Kapoor and Rajkummar Rao.

Published in Entertainment

Celebrities and a host of Stormtroopers marched the red carpet as Star Wars fans cheered in the world premiere of the popular series' latest instalment.

Published in Entertainment
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UNP is the best brand for Sri Lanka - PM

Sri Lanka must seize the moment when the Indian Ocean becomes the growth region of the world, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said last evening.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Right to Information (RTI) Act is important in establishing a strong social contract between the government and people, said Finance and Mass Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera yesterday, as he appealed to Information Officers to open the government to the people.

Published in Sri Lanka
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NFF IN DEEP CRISIS

The National Freedom Front (NFF), led by Wimal Weerawansa MP yesterday plunged into deeper crisis with the party’s Deputy Leader Weerakumara Dissanayake and NFF National Organiser Piyasiri Wijenayake joining the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP).

Published in Politics

If the railway operators do not report to work, they will be served with vacation of post (VoP) letters, the Secretary of the Ministry of Transport, G.S. Withanage said. He was responding to the decision taken by the railway unions to continue the strike indefinitely.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka announces dates

The government announced that the Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to be attended by 183 State Parties, will be held from May 22 - June 3, 2019 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo.

Published in Security
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