Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 15 August 2018
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A Lack of Sleep Triggers Viral Loneliness

A recent study found a direct link between poor sleep and social isolation. Here's what the researchers want you to know about their findings.

Published in TipTops

India will send a manned flight into space by 2022, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Wednesday as part of India's independence day celebrations.

Published in Tech

Hailstorms inflict billions of dollars' worth of damage yearly in North America alone, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories, climate and weather experts said Tuesday.

Published in Tech

The first poster of Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi is out. The official poster was released by the makers on Independence Day as they thought no other day would have been better suited to let the world have a glimpse of what the film has in store for the audience.

Published in Entertainment

Madonna turns 60 on Thursday. To celebrate, we're taking a look back at her 35 years in the industry.

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Govt has stabilised economy - PM

The government has stabilised the economy and managed the country’s debt burden systematically, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said.

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Hettiarachchi Mudiyanselage Chandana Prasad Hettiarachchi known as ‘Navy Sampath’, wanted in connection with the abduction, torture, extortion and murder of 11 persons in 2008 and 2009 was yesterday ordered to be kept under CID custody until today (15) by the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court.

Published in Security

The Government has decided to appoint a Special Salaries Commission to make necessary recommendation to increase the salaries of the entire public sector staff and to do away the salary anomalies that were reported in certain public sector institutions inclusive of the Ceylon Railway Dept.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday decided to appoint a committee to arrive at final decision whether the Joint Opposition MPs will become independent in Parliament or not.

Published in Politics

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Sri Lanka voiced their opposition to the death penalty.

Published in Security
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