Items filtered by date: Thursday, 19 April 2018

"Today’s youth have the opportunity to emerge as the most health-literate generation to have ever lived. I believe the private sector has both an opportunity and obligation to help make this happen."

Published in TipTops

Facebook Inc’s Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg came under pressure from EU lawmakers on Wednesday to come to Europe and shed light on the data breach involving Cambridge Analytica that affected nearly three million Europeans.

Published in Tech

A Falcon 9 rocket blasted off Wednesday carrying SpaceX's first high-priority science mission for NASA, a planet-hunting space telescope whose launch had been delayed for two days by a rocket-guidance glitch.

Published in Tech

Looks like throwback Thursday came a bit early in the week for Sushmita Sen. On Tuesday, the former Miss Universe and Bollywood diva shared a picture with International pop sensation Ricky Martin on her Instagram account. For the uninitiated, reports believed that Ricky Martin dated Sushmita at some point in her life.

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Why Lauryn Hill still has the Ex Factor

Lauryn Hill's iconic debut album, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, turns 20 this year, and to celebrate, the singer is heading out on tour.

Published in Entertainment

President Maithripala Sirisena, addressing the Sri Lankan community living in London, said that the attempts made by some to hide the truth and promote falsehoods are a hindrance to the forward march of the Motherland.

Published in Sri Lanka

The pro-Mahinda group boasts that whatever be the shortcomings of Mahinda Rajapaksa, “lack of strong leadership” is not among them. Apparently they have a set plan to come back; key is a loyal follower who will resign after dissolving Parliament. The loyal individual who resigns his Presidential chair after ensuring Parliamentary polls get held, quitting in favour of Mahinda Rajapaksa, would be made Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, the way the posts of President and Prime Minister were exchanged by Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev in the Russian Federation.

Published in Sri Lanka

Trade unions raised strong objections to the decision taken by the Government to postpone May Day to 7 May on Tuesday (17 April).

Published in Sri Lanka
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16 SLFP MPs to crossover to Opposition

A total of 16 Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) Parliamentarians have decided to crossover and sit in the Opposition Parliament, the Daily FT learns.

Published in Politics
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LPG gas price hike in the offing?

Litro Gas, Sri Lanka’s largest LP Gas supplier is in discussion with the Consumer Affairs Authority over a proposed price revision based on the price application.

Published in Sri Lanka
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