Items filtered by date: Saturday, 08 September 2018

The New York Times published an op-ed by a psychiatrist who says tech-induced anxiety among teens is a myth, but the science shows otherwise. by Rebecca Muller, Editorial Fellow at Thrive Global

Published in TipTops

Facebook and Twitter executives insisted at a Senate hearing Wednesday that they were aggressively trying to identify foreign actors who wanted to inflict damage on the U.S. before the November midterm elections.

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Twinkle Khanna: I am not a feminist icon

Karan Johar hosted the book launch of Pyjamas are Forgiving which is Twinkle Khanna’s latest book. At the event Bollywood actors Sonam Kapoor and Ranveer Singh read passages from the book. Khanna’s husband, actor Akshay Kumar and mother, Dimple Kapadia were also present to support her on her big day.

Published in Entertainment

US rapper Mac Miller has been found dead at his California home, a Los Angeles coroner has confirmed.

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No mercy for ragging suspects

Stern punishment will be given to ragging culprits in State universities with the strict implementation of the Prohibition of Ragging Act, President Maithripala Sirisena declared yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Constitutional Council yesterday (7), gave the National Police Commission (NPC) and the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara 14 days to solve all disputes between them.

Published in Security

The United States Senate has approved the appointment of Alaina B. Teplitz as new US ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Attorney General (AG) has instructed the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to take legal action against former State Minister of Children and Women’s Affairs Vijayakala Maheswaran for allegedly making statements to the effect that the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam should be re-established and thereby allegedly causing disharmony amongst the ethnic communities.

Published in Security
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Parliament

Ian Paisley’s visit linked to Sajin’s business deal- JVP

Published in Sri Lanka

The deciding match between Sri Lanka and Maldives in the South Asian Football Championship played at Banghabandhu Stadium Stadium yesterday ended in a goalless draw.

Published in Sports
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