Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 03 July 2018

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Published in TipTops

NASA's Dawn spacecraft is sending back incredible close-ups of the dwarf planet Ceres.

Published in Tech

Go ahead and have that cup of coffee, maybe even several more. New research shows it may boost chances for a longer life, even for those who down at least eight cups daily.

Published in Tech
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Strengthened local cinema: PM

It is sorrowful to see artistes who contributed towards a bright era of Sri Lankan Cinema leaving us one by one. Roy de Silva was such a special artiste, who was a great strength towards the forward march of local cinema in many faces, such as a veteran actor, film director and producer, states Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in a condolence message issued on the death of veteran film actor, director and producer Roy de Silva.

Published in Entertainment

A disintegrating Nike trainer worn by Michael J Fox in the Back to the Future sequel has sold for $92,100k (£70,143).

Published in Entertainment
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CIABOC calls on biz to fight bribery

If the private sector is serious about stamping out bribery, it must step up and cooperate with the Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC), its top official said yesterday, calling on companies to work with its officials, insisting it would be faithful to its task.

Published in Security
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‘MR cannot be SLFP Co-chairman’

Some people argue that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa should be made SLFP Co-chairman, but it cannot be done in terms of the party constitution, SPFP General Secretary Prof. Rohana Lakshman Piyadasa said.

Published in Politics
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RS.95MN HEIST AT THALAWA BANK

The Thalawa branch of a state bank was robbed over the weekend and cash and jewellery valued at over Rs.95 million had been stolen by thieves.

Published in Security

The Right to Information Commission (RTI) pursuant to an appeal made to it has recommended presenting draft laws before the public in advance and before the Bill is gazetted.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) will institute legal action against the Financial Crimes Investigation Division, the Criminal Investigation Department, the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation and the Associated Newspapers (Ceylon) Limited in respect of a series of alleged defamatory stories, which erroneously claimed that the China Harbour Engineering Limited had in 2014 provided US$ 7 million for former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Presidential Election bid.

Published in Sri Lanka
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