Items filtered by date: Saturday, 18 August 2018
After long resisting change, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey wants to revamp the "core" of the service to fight rampant abuse and misinformation. But it's not clear if changing that essence — how it rewards interactions and values popularity — would even work.
U.S. health officials Thursday approved a new generic version of EpiPen, the emergency allergy medication that triggered a public backlash because of its rising price tag.
The rendition at the Kennedy Center Honors ceremony brought a tear to Barack Obama's eye, and left the song's co-writer Carole King in raptures.
Despite treading a difficult path the Government still managed to reach significant achievements in governance, macroeconomic stabilisation, debt reduction and development, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterday, recapping key measures adopted by the Government on its third anniversary.
While criticizing Government leaders for playing petty political games, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday claimed he had no recollection of any telephone call in connection to the abduction of senior journalist and then Associate Editor of the ‘Nation Newspaper’, Keith Noyahr.
A pilot project is to be launched tomorrow within the Northern range of the Western Province which will mobilise all law enforcement agencies in a fully fledged crackdown on narcotics. The project aims to decrease narcotic usage by 40 percent within the next three months.
The claim made by Minister of Ports and Shipping, Mahinda Samarasinghe, that the Sri Lanka-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (SLSFTA) could be amended after a year is a fabrication, Chairperson of the Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna, Professor G.L. Peiris said yesterday (17).