Several years ago, my life collided with what I call “Barrie’s crossroad.” It’s a crossroad that I think we all come to at some point. You may have been there before. Or may be there right now. It’s when you find yourself doing everything you can to endure adulthood, while wondering whether you’re actually enjoying it. My life was blurring into a frazzled mosaic of busyness, perfectionism, and exhaustion. And what I came to realize was that the playful parts of my personality were slowly being overtaken by the intensity and seriousness of adulthood. This was not exciting news!
Polar bears and other iconic animals could be extinct by the end of the century if ocean temperatures continue to rise at the current rate, marine biologists warned Monday.
After three-day long festivities and an intimate wedding ceremony, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Anand Ahuja made their first public appearance as husband and wife at their star-studded reception in Mumbai. Dressed to perfection in shades of black and metallic grey the couple walked in hand-in-hand and flashed their brightest smiles for the cameras. The newly-wed fashion-forward pair notably couldn’t keep their eyes off each other as they posed together for the shutterbugs.
President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday told parliament that the last three years demonstrated the country is still lacking in political and social maturity needed to realise the objectives of a coalition government.
The Fort Magistrate and Additional District Judge Lanka Jayaratne yesterday allowed the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID) to investigate the alleged financial fraud of Rs. 600 million of former Central Bank governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal.
The Judicature Amendment Bill which aims to set up a permanent High Court-at-Bar to expedite cases of large scale corruption and financial crimes will be tabled in parliament today (9).
The Railway Trade Unions announced that the strike which was set to be launched at midnight yesterday (8), has been postponed to 12 noon today (9) This strike was to be launched over unmet demands pertaining to salary anomalies.
The new composition of Parliament is 129 for the Government and 95 for the Opposition after the crossover of 16 SLFP MPs yesterday.