Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Yep: Taking photos and videos to share on social media can make you less likely to remember things you loved doing most.

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Google Workers Protest China Plan Secrecy

Google is planning a return to China.

Published in Tech

Scorching summer heat waves and downpours are set to become more extreme in the northern hemisphere as global warming makes weather patterns linger longer in the same place, scientists said Monday.

Published in Tech

Akshay Kumar, who has become the first Bollywood actor to score 20 million followers on Instagram, received an memento for the milestone.

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Asia Argento 'accused of sexual assault'

One of the leading figures in the #MeToo movement has reportedly been accused of sexual assault herself.

Published in Entertainment

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe handing over letters of appointment to graduates recruited as development officers to the government service. Around 4,100 graduates received their letters of appointment during the ceremony at Temple Trees yesterday. 

Published in Sri Lanka
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MR and CBK can contest Presidency - GL

The Presidency, before and after the enactment of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution are of two different types and the individuals who become Presidents after the enactment of this amendment are subjected to be in Office only for two terms and not more than that. The Chairman of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP), Professor G. L. Peiris, claimed yesterday (20).

Published in Politics

The mere mention of former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s name was enough to have any detainee released from custody, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa had told police he heard from a senior officer.

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11 injured in bloody Welikada Jail mayhem

At least eight prison guards and three women prisoners were injured in bloody clashes at the Welikada Jail yesterday afternoon, a senior official said.

Published in Security

Lankan women’s kabbadi team displayed superb teamwork to register two victories against host Indonesia and Japan at the 18th Asian Games continued in Jakarta yesterday. The Lankan lasses tasted bitter defeat in their first game against Thailand (15-41), but bounced back strongly to put themselves in line for a medal with back to back victories.

Published in Sports
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