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Happiness and Smiling

Think for a moment, if you will, on the people you may see walking down a crowded city street. As you pass by each person, imagine the different uses of body language, how people walk, talk, and most importantly, notice the people who are smiling. Now, consider even further – which of the people that you pass, do you think, are happy? The answer, in the most simplistic terms, seems clear – the happy people are smiling, because being happy makes people smile. This may very well be true, but for me, I also see the reverse. Smiling makes people happy. In fact, I would say that the very pursuit of happiness begins with a smile.

Published in TipTops

An international team of scientists have announced a breakthrough aimed at saving the northern white rhino from extinction. The first-ever hybrid rhino embryo has been successfully created at a lab for biotechnology research in Italy.

Published in Tech

Since the 1800s, scientists have marveled at how spiders can take flight using their webbing. Charles Darwin remarked on the behavior when tiny spiders landed on the HMS Beagle, trailing lines of silk. He thought the arachnids might be using heat-generated updrafts to take to the sky, but new research shows a totally different cause may be at play.

Published in Tech

Salman Khan is no stranger when it comes to dealing with legal troubles. However, just when it looked like all problems might get sorted, a fresh one seems to have cropped up.

Published in Entertainment

Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko has died aged 90 in New York, police say.

Published in Entertainment

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe challenged former President Mahinda Rajapaksa to make a statement on the New York Times (NYT) report in Parliament.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Prime Minister leaves for Singapore

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will be leaving for Singapore tomorrow (July 8) to attend the World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and Clean Environment Summit Singapore 2018.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Government yesterday launched the Presidential Media awards, calling for entries for 50 categories across all forms of media, including press, TV, radio and websites, in its latestefforts to promote credible and professional journalism.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court yesterday ordered electronic and print media organisations to submit all unedited version of the recordings of the controversial statement made by the former State Minister of Child Affairs Vijayakala Maheswaran to Organised Crimes Division.

Published in Sri Lanka
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SSP complains against IGP to CIABOC

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Palitha R. Siriwardena levelled allegations of corruption against Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara yesterday (6).

Published in Security
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