Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 24 July 2018

The founder and chairman of Microsoft has adopted a “Think Week” to separate from civilization and ponder the future of technology.

Published in TipTops

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his nonprofit space education foundation is a sponsor and he typically is the star attraction.

Published in Tech

Here’s how Akshay Kumar got into the skin of his character for the movie Gold.

Published in Entertainment

No prizes for guessing who she's talking about it.

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Longest blood moon eclipse on July 27

The longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century will be visible to people in Sri Lanka on July 27 (Poya Day), Colombo University Physics Department Prof. Chandana Jayaratne said.

Published in Tech
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Dawn of a new age in agriculture

The filling of the Kalu Ganga reservoir under the Kalu Ganga-Moragahakanda Project, was inaugurated by the President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday. The project, which is the final phase of the Mahaweli Project, spans an area of over 666,000 acre-feet.

Published in Sri Lanka

President Maithripala Sirisena had not tolerated drug cartels under his Good Governance Government, unlike former President Mahinda Rajapaksa did during his regime, Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka said yesterday.

Published in Security

It was disclosed at the Presidential Commission investigating into alleged fraud and corruption at the SriLankan Airline, SriLankan Catering and Mihin Air that the SriLankan Airline had incurred a loss of Rs. 93 billion during Kapila Chandrasena‘s tenure as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Published in Sri Lanka
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China celebrates 91st anniversary of PLA

The 91st anniversary of the People’s Liberation Army of China (PLA) was commemorated in Colombo last night with a ceremony organised by the Embassy of China in Sri Lanka at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo.

Published in Sri Lanka

Nearly one in four people in Sri Lanka live below the internationally recognized poverty level a United Nations report, that measured income levels in 2016, has said.

Published in Sri Lanka
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