Items filtered by date: Friday, 14 September 2018

Grief can bring intense anxiety, I learned the hard way.

Published in TipTops

Facebook is better prepared to defend against efforts to manipulate the platform to influence elections and has recently thwarted foreign influence campaigns targeting several countries, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday.

Published in Tech

California Gov. Jerry Brown started his global climate summit in San Francisco by saying that President Donald Trump will likely be remembered as a liar and fool when it comes to the environment.

Published in Tech
Friday, 14 September 2018 06:45

“RED” heats up the Margarita Blue

The Galadari Hotel’s ever popular Margarita Blue is heating up Saturdays with the band RED from 8.30 pm. The band has garnered years of collective experience and promises to provide an array of retro music.

Published in Entertainment

The star of new musical Heathers says she was body-shamed online after being announced for the role.

Published in Entertainment

South Korea is ready to share its know-how on industrial, business and Information Technology since it has made great strides in these fields today, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha said yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka
Friday, 14 September 2018 06:18

‘School van charges up 5 percent’

School van charges would be increased by 5 percent on September 25 due to the recent diesel price hike, All Ceylon Schoolchildren's Transport Service Association President Mal Sri de Silva said. He was addressing a media conference held in Kurunegala, yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka

In a major speech delivered in New Delhi on 12 September, former President Mahinda Rajapaksa reached out to the Tamil community and said that the war of 2009 was against terrorism of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) and not against the community.

Published in Security

Senior member of the Joint Opposition, Parliamentarian Kumara Welgama, in a challenge of sorts to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, yesterday said the Presidential candidacy cannot be kept within one political family.

Published in Politics
Friday, 14 September 2018 06:07

Vouchers destroyed on Aloysius’ order

Deputy Solicitor General (DSG), President’s Counsel (PC) Yasantha Kodagoda yesterday (13), informed Colombo Fort Chief Magistrate, Lanka Jayaratne, that the Attorney General’s Department has come across evidence to suggest that 102 vouchers containing primary dealer Perpetual Treasuries Limited (PTL) money given to other parties, through the W.M. Mendis and Company, had been destroyed.

Published in Security
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