Items filtered by date: Friday, 15 December 2017

"Keep things simple." by Shane Parrish

Published in TipTops
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What Is Net Neutrality?

"Net neutrality'' regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, have been repealed. On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission voted to dismantle Obama-era rules that have been in place since 2015, but will forbid states to put anything similar in place.

Published in Tech

A solar system with as many planets as our own has been discovered with the help of NASA's Kepler space telescope and artificial intelligence, the U.S. space agency said Thursday.

Published in Tech

Not only is the third instalment of the successful film franchise highly entertaining - but also highly unusual for Hollywood.

Published in Entertainment
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Star celebrations!

Usher in the New Year in a refreshingly Sri Lankan paduru bash featuring Manoj Peiris and troupe at The Victorian at Kingsbury from 8 pm to 2 am with a gala dinner buffet, two bottles of premium Spirits (one Brown and one White) and four bottles of brew plus chasers per table of ten to usher in the happiest New Year!

Published in Entertainment

A discussion was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena regarding the issues faced by gem businessmen and the gem mining industry, at the Presidential Secretariat on Wednesday.

Published in Sri Lanka
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New microchip passport for Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe yesterday made an inspection visit to De La Rue Lanka Company based in Biyagama FTZ. The company which prints both local and foreign currencies is a joint venture between the Government of Sri Lanka and De La Rue. Speaking to the media after the visit the Prime Minister said that the De La Rue will also begin printing the Sri Lankan passport with new security features in a few months. The Premier said that the new passport will include a microchip which contains personal

Published in Sri Lanka

Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa is responsible for splitting the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP), Social Empowerment Welfare and Kandyan Heritage Minister S. B. Dissanayake said.

Published in Politics
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Namal’s Gowers case trial date extended

The case filed against Hambantota district Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa and five others for their alleged involvement in laundering money was fixed for yesterday, by the Colombo High Court. The case involves laundering Rs.30 million, through Gowers Corporate Services.

Published in Security

Law and Order and Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said yesterday that the United National Party would be fully committed to ensure a free and fair election.

Published in Politics
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