Items filtered by date: Thursday, 17 May 2018
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GMOA stage token strike today

The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) will stage a token strike today (17) against the signing of the Free Trade Agreement between Sri Lanka and Singapore (SLSFTA) and signing the Economic and Technology Co-operation Agreement (ETCA) with India without a national policy for Trade in place.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Developing a Supportive Inner Voice

Current brain science shows that a lack of consistent emotional nurturance in infancy and childhood, when the brain is being formed, can result in difficulties with self-regulation, causing us to seek comfort and nurturance outside ourselves, often in substances, like food, and behaviors such as overeating. The good news is that our history is not our destiny and the brain can be rewired.

Published in TipTops

For some lizards it's easy being green. It's in their blood. Six species of lizards in New Guinea bleed lime green thanks to evolution gone weird.

Published in Tech

For some lizards it's easy being green. It's in their blood. Six species of lizards in New Guinea bleed lime green thanks to evolution gone weird.

Published in Tech

Benedict Cumberbatch is to play the man who masterminded the Vote Leave campaign during the Brexit referendum in a new Channel 4 docudrama.

Published in Sri Lanka

Meghna Gulzar's spy thriller 'Raazi' has hit the bull's eye post its release. The entire star cast of the film came together for the press conference hosted by co-producer today. All from Vicky Kaushal, Soni Razdan, Shishir Sharma, Rajit Kapur, Arif Zakaria towere present at the event which went by the banner 'Thank you Hindustan, for being 

Published in Entertainment
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Ramadan fast to commence tomorrow

Muslims in Sri Lanka will begin their month-long Ramadan fasting period from tomorrow, the Colombo Grand Mosque announced.

Published in Sri Lanka
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BUS STRIKE CALLED OFF

The Private Bus Owners’ Unions called off their planned bus strike following talks with Transport and Civil Aviation Deputy Minister Ashok Abeysinghe last evening.

Published in Sri Lanka

An alleged scam has caused a loss of Rs. 10 million at the Ceylon Petroleum Storage Terminal (CPSTL) on the day fuel prices were hiked, prompting Minister Arjuna Ranatunga to vow stern action after a probe. 

Published in Sri Lanka

The Executive Presidency gives no teeth to the Cabinet of Ministers and they remain powerless, said  Leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) and Chief Opposition Whip Anura Kumara Dissanayake, yesterday (16).

Published in Sri Lanka
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