Items filtered by date: Friday, 10 August 2018

We can actually sum it up in a single sentence.

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Kids + Screen Time = Dry Eyes

Kids are addicted to cell phones, tablets ... anything with an electronic screen. The problem is, it’s bad for their eyes.

Published in Tech

The head of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is stepping down after a 14-month tenure in which the agency proposed broad changes to rules governing protections for thousands of species and pushed for more hunting and fishing on federal lands, officials said Thursday.

Published in Tech

Satyameva Jayate is an action-thriller film that highlights the problem of corruption and other issues prevailing in our society. In the trailer, John can be seen delivering strong dialogues on religion and corruption.

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Which films could win the new Oscar?

It was good news for sequels and superheroes on Wednesday as the Academy announced a brand new category for the Oscars.

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Groups which resort to wild cat strikes to win over their rights should also think about the rights of the public in a humane manner. It is not the government but the innocent public at large who are inconvenienced by these strikes, President Maithripala Sirisena said.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Independent Commission system in place in Sri Lanka has received admiration from the entire world, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

Published in Sri Lanka

Former President and incumbent Parliamentarian Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (9), queried why Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundara does not follow the recommendations, given by the National Police Commission, on promoting Police Officers.

Published in Sri Lanka
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New commission to revise salaries

The government is planning to set up a Special Public Commission (PSC) to increase the salaries of public servants including the railway workers, Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera told Parliament yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka

Minister of Housing and Construction Sajith Premadasa and Joint Opposition (JO) Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa locked horns in Parliament yesterday (9), despite repeated orders from Speaker Karu Jayasuriya to stop arguing after Weerawansa alleged that Premadasa was hiring workers in excess of the need, to the National Housing Development Authority (NHDA).

Published in Politics
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