Items filtered by date: Friday, 24 August 2018
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Josh Radnor On Suicide, Pain, and Purpose

The actor and musician shares how he finds meaning after tragedy

Published in TipTops

Russian scientists have found the carcass of an ancient foal perfectly preserved in the Siberian permafrost.

Published in Tech
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‘Dostana’ fans have waited years for a sequel to the Priyanka Chopra, John Abraham and Abhishek Bachchan film. The good news is there could be a sequel to the fun, romantic comedy hit on the way.

Published in Entertainment

The United National Front (UNF), Joint Opposition (JO) and the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) have decided to vote against the report of the Delimitation Committee on Provincial Councils.

Published in Sri Lanka

The Attorney General has sent the file containing details on charges related to former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa and six others to consider filing indictments against the accused in the Permanent High Court at Bar.

Published in Sri Lanka
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Notices on Gota et al recalled

Colombo Chief Magistrate Ranga Dissanayake yesterday recalled the notice issued on former Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa, who had been ordered to appear before the Colombo Chief Magistrate’s Court on 7 September, as a suspect in the case where he is alleged to have misappropriated State funds to the tune of Rs. 90 million in the construction of the D.A. Rajapaksa Museum at Weeraketiya.

Published in Politics

The Government withdrew a motion included in the Order Paper of Parliament to increase the salary and allowances paid to Auditor General H.M. Gamini Wijesinghe yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka

Colombo Fort Chief Magistrate, Lanka Jayaratne yesterday ordered the CID to inform Court of the measures taken to activate the Red Notice and arrest warrant issued against former CBSL Governor, Arjuna Mahendran.

Published in Security

Matthew Abeysinghe came up with the highest achievement by a Sri Lankan swimmer in Asian Games history when he competed in the men's 100m final and finished in sixth place clocking 49.28secs at the 18th Asia Games continued in Jakarta yesterday.

Published in Sports

The Government will bring in amendments to legislation pertaining to finance and microfinance companies before the presentation of Budget 2019. Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera said that amendments would be introduced to ensure that the Central Bank is able to fully implement its relief program to bail out women who have obtained high interest loans from microfinance companies, particularly in the North of the island. (SG)

Published in Business
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