Items filtered by date: Thursday, 02 August 2018

Adam Gazzaley, a scientist who’s spent his career researching the link between human nature and technology, has some advice on what we can do about our generation’s cognition crisis.

Published in TipTops
Thursday, 02 August 2018 10:07

Google Mum on Chinese Search Engine Reports

Google declined Wednesday to confirm reports that it plans to launch a censored version of its search engine in China, where its main search platform was previously blocked, along with its YouTube video platform.

Published in Tech

As Americans head outdoors for barbeques or hiking in the woods, danger might be lurking in the grass. The bite of the lone star tick, which lives in many eastern U.S. states, has been known to cause an allergic reaction to red meat. New research suggests that meat allergy may be on the rise.

Published in Tech
Thursday, 02 August 2018 10:01

First trailer of ‘Robin Hood’ is out

The first official trailer of upcoming Hollywood movie ‘Robin Hood’ is out and it involves some explosive action sequences.According to reports, ‘Kingsman’ star Taron Egerton will star as a medieval superhero.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 02 August 2018 09:58

Screens and scenes

With only a few days till the Cargills Sarasaviya Film Awards set to unfurl at the BMICH, we take a look at the films which are in line for the awards in 2017.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 02 August 2018 09:55

Development projects to cover all areas

President Maithripala Sirisena said he will launch a programme to distribute development work evenly to cover all areas by changing the current lopsided system of development restricted only to a few areas.

Published in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe welcoming the visiting Commonwealth Secretary General Patricia Scotland at Temple Trees yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka
Thursday, 02 August 2018 09:49

Govt trying to militarize country -Rajapaksa

The Government which has been unable to maintain law and order in the country is now seeking to militarize the country and this is a dangerous situation, warned ex president Mahinda Rajapakse speaking to Ceylon Today.

Published in Politics

The co-winner of the 2007 Nobel Prize for Peace, Prof. Mohan Munasinghe, was the first among a panel of eminent speakers, which included former US president Barack Obama, also a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, to address the global Climate Change Leadership Summit in Porto, Portugal on 6 July.

Published in Sri Lanka
Thursday, 02 August 2018 09:43

Visa on arrival in Lao for Lankans

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic has confirmed that, with effect from 1 August, Sri Lankan citizens holding valid travel documents could apply for visa on arrival at the international border checkpoints of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

Published in Sri Lanka
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