Items filtered by date: Friday, 29 June 2018

Google Calendar is hopping on the digital wellness train. Google’s native app, which currently exists as a built-in time-management and scheduling service, just announced that they will be rolling out small changes to the platform – most notably, a new “Out of Office” feature.

Published in TipTops

Melting glaciers and rising seas in Greenland; raging fires in Northern California; a relentless drought in Somalia and the disappearing Amazon forests. Famine, Feast, Fire and Ice are the four installments in a virtual reality (VR) documentary on climate change by filmmakers Eric Strauss and Danfung Dennis.

Published in Tech

GENEVA — The International Labor Organization (ILO) says urgent action is needed to avert a global crisis as the number of people, including children and elderly, needing care rises, The warning is part of a new ILO report on care work and care jobs unveiled Thursday in Geneva.

Published in Tech

GENEVA — The International Labor Organization (ILO) says urgent action is needed to avert a global crisis as the number of people, including children and elderly, needing care rises, The warning is part of a new ILO report on care work and care jobs unveiled Thursday in Geneva.

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Uniting with music for humanity

Eka Ahasak Yata’ is an iconic musical extravaganza organized by International Movement for Community Development (IMCD) to present one of a kind musical experience which focuses around the idea of bringing together artists of different genres under one roof to raise funds to facilitate for a worthy cause. IMCD is a non-for-profit organization spearheaded by a group of passionate youth intending to encourage community development in Sri Lanka, Eka Ahasak Yata is one such an initiative spearheaded in 2017. This year “Eka Ahasak Yata” is focusing on raising funds to eradicate Chronic Kidney Diseases of unknown etiology (CKDu) from Sri Lanka through distribution of water purification systems - RO plants (Reverse Osmosis Plants).

Published in Entertainment
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Grooving to Latin beats

Leading the inaugural event was Sri Lanka’s own Kasun Dias – founder and principal teacher of Star Latino’s Dance Academy. The dancers took to the streets with renditions of Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba, grooving and moving to the Latin music beats.

Published in Entertainment
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New appointments at Media Ministry

Minister of Finance and Media Hon. Mangala Samaraweera has appointed the following personnel to the Hon. Minister’s staff at the Media Ministry.

Published in Sri Lanka
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EC CHAIRMAN WANTS PC POLLS EXPEDITED

National Election Commission Chairman Mahinda Deshapriya made a special request to Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday not to delay the Provincial Council Elections.

Published in Sri Lanka
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NFC restrained in film distribution

The Colombo District Court yesterday issued an injunction order preventing the National Film Corporation from carrying out the distribution of films in Sri Lanka.

Published in Sri Lanka
  • Challenges Gota to revoke US citizenship regardless of contesting elections
  • Says country must be made aware of false patriots 
  • Says many similarities between Gota and Hitler
  • Says JO trying to bring down Parliament to further authoritarian agenda
Published in Sri Lanka
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