Items filtered by date: December 2017

Be fierce about protecting your boundaries.

Published in TipTops

A French actor and a self-taught inventor have designed a low-tech machine that converts plastic waste into diesel and petrol, which they say could help fight pollution and provide fuel for remote communities in developing countries.

Published in Tech

Sue, the largest, most complete and best-preserved Tyrannosaurus rex ever unearthed, gets to show off its new lair this week at the Field Museum in Chicago.

Published in Tech

Ranveer Singh says being best friends with one’s spouse is “key to sustaining a romantic relationship”. Ranveer tied the knot with his girlfriend of six years, actor Deepika Padukone in an intimate twin wedding ceremony in Italy last month.

Published in Entertainment

The nominations have been announced for the London Critics' Circle film awards - and a certain lady was conspicuous by her absence.

Published in Entertainment
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UNP mulls over Cabinet portfolios

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday made an open request to United National Party Parliamentarians to voluntarily give up Ministry portfolios, in a bid to limit the Cabinet to 30 members.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Central Committee of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) has unanimously approved President Maithripala Sirisena’s decision not to grant ministerial portfolios to SLFP MPs joining the new government despite the party’s decision.

Published in Sri Lanka

Says the past seven weeks have provided ample evidence for abolishment
Calls on civil society and public to continue battle
Calls on P’ment to support the abolishment, insists time is now Despite pledges from multiple Presidents, Executive powers remain
Believes RW would also fail to abolish Executive Presidency if given two thirds

Published in Sri Lanka

UNF Parliamentarians, Mano Ganeshan, Rishad Bathiudeen and Malik Samarawickreme will not accept Cabinet portfolios.

Published in Politics
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UPFA/SLFP trio crossover to UNF Govt

Soysa, in a statement after crossing over, said that they made the decision to make a stable country.

Published in Politics
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