Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 04 July 2018

“Just because someone has a mental illness does not mean they can’t be happy and in a relationship,” Pete Davidson recently posted on social media, responding to the backlash over his whirlwind relationship with singer Ariana Grande. “It also doesn’t mean that person makes the relationship toxic,” he wrote.

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When a CIA-backed venture capital fund took an interest in Rana el Kaliouby's face-scanning technology for detecting emotions, the computer scientist and her colleagues did some soul-searching — and then turned down the money.

Published in Tech

About 100 dementia sufferers in Britain will take part in government-backed trials using virtual reality to help recall lost memories, the firm behind the technology said on Tuesday.

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Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan's collaboration has always been the talk of the town. Despite projecting sourness in their relation in the past, on the work front, they have always helped each other promote their ventures.

Published in Entertainment

A deathbed confession from a former West Coast gang member could finally help solve the mystery of who killed Tupac Shakur.

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PM summons Vijayakala to Colombo

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has summoned State Minister of Child Affairs Vijayakala Maheswaran to Colombo effective immediately, to inquire into her statements made in Jaffna in Monday (2).

Published in Sri Lanka

The New York Times releasing an official statement yesterday called on the Sri Lankan authorities to ensure the safety of the Sri Lankan journalists who contributed to the recent Times article on the Hambantota Port.

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Teachers to fall sick today

Around 241,000 teachers of 14 trade unions around the country will go on strike today (4) against alleged political appointments to the education sector of the country. Ceylon Teachers’ Union (CTU) General Secretary Joseph Stalin speaking to Daily News said they had held discussions with the Prime Minister yesterday evening over the stopping of these political appointments but he had stated that he would have to discuss matters with other parties, before making a decision.

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Harin challenges MR over NYT article

UNP Media Spokesman, Telecommunication, Digital Infrastructure and Foreign Employment Minister Harin Fernando yesterday challenged former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to swear through an affidavit that he has never received any financial gratuities from China Harbour Corporation.

Published in Politics

Deputy Solicitor General (DSG) Assad Nawavi yesterday (3), informed Colombo Chief Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake that the Attorney General had requested the Chief Justice (CJ) for a Trial-at-Bar, by a three-Judge Bench of the Colombo High Court, to hear the case against Parliamentarian Mahindananda Aluthgamage.

Published in Politics
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