Items filtered by date: Saturday, 29 September 2018

By improving the way we die, we ultimately improve the way we live.

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Google Chief Executive Sundar Pichai has agreed to testify before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee later this year over Republican concerns that the company is biased against conservatives, a senior Republican said Friday.

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The security breach Facebook announced Friday that affected 50 million users was a setback for the social media giant, which has been working for months to regain customers' trust over how it handles their data.

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America's former first daughter has stepped back into the limelight - with a cameo in a music video.

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Dutta’s harassment claimsHorn OK Please assistant director backs Tanushree Dutta’s harassment claims

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IGP questioned by Special Committee

Inspector General of Police Pujith Jayasundara was questioned yesterday by the three member Special Committee appointed to investigate allegations leveled against the IG that he had obtained a bribe of Rs. 12 million from a former Principal of Trinity College, Kandy in 2008.

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said the Government is currently discussing bringing in several pieces of new legislation to give special tax incentives to the industrial sector, to set up a logistics centre and an offshore financial centre.

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Gota’s Writ Petition fixed for inquiry

The Court of Appeal yesterday fixed for inquiry on October 17, the writ petition filed by former Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa challenging the FCID inquiry that the D.A. Rajapaksa Museum and Memorial in Medamulana was built using public funds amounting to Rs.33.9 million.

Published in Sri Lanka

Rs.500 million has been spent from the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) to purchase SriLankan Airlines’ shares which belonged to the Emirates Company in 2010 violating rules and regulations, EPF Superintendent, Nalini Malkanthi Bandara told the Presidential Commission of Inquiry (PCoI) on Sri Lankan Airlines, yesterday (28).

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UNP blames MR’s Govt for econ crisis

Responding to allegations of the JO made against the Government over the economic crisis in the country, the UNP said that former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Government was responsible for the current economic crisis.

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