Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 23 May 2018

There were many norms that were broken at the Royal wedding over the weekend, and all of them very positive, bringing a very traditional institution into our modern world.

Published in TipTops

Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg apologized to EU lawmakers on Tuesday, saying the company had not done enough to prevent misuse of the social network and that regulation is “important and inevitable.”

Published in Tech

NEW DELHI — Supervised by young engineers, workers at the start-up company Chakr Innovation in New Delhi cut and weld sheets of metal to make devices that will capture black plumes of smoke from diesel generators and convert it into ink.

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Baila beats

Yaman Selo, Yaman Selo, pera kadanne//

Pera motade, jambu hondai dosi damanne//

Dosi damanne none dosi damanne…

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Should white people ever sing the N-word?

The controversy over the use of the N-word has hit the headlines again after a white woman was booed at a Kendrick Lamar gig for singing it on stage.

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WEATHER AFFECTS OVER 38,000

The Disaster Management Centre said a total of 68,000 persons belonging to 18,079 families have been affected across 19 districts due to the adverse weather prevailing in the country.

Published in Sri Lanka

Johann Peries became the second Sri Lankan to summit Mount Everest on Tuesday. Peries reached the almost 8,850-meter peak at 5:50 a.m. Nepal time, according to a release from the Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry.

Published in Sri Lanka
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BUS FARES INCREASEd BY 12.5 per cent

The Cabinet granted approval to increase bus fares by 12.5 per cent.The minimum fare will be increased to Rs 12.

Published in Sri Lanka

The SLFP has requested the permission of President Maithripala Sirisena, in his capacity as its leader, to appoint SLFP national list MP Angajan Ramanathan to the post of Deputy Speaker, it was revealed at yesterday’s party leaders meeting.

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JO and Speaker at loggerheads

The Parliament became heated yesterday (22) when Speaker Karu Jayasuriya turned down a Joint Opposition (JO) request to hold a debate on the prevailing weather conditions in the country and the recent fuel price hike, instead of the pre-scheduled proceedings.

Published in Sri Lanka
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