Britt’Nee Brower grew up in a largely Inupiat Eskimo town in Alaska’s far north, but English was the only language spoken at home.
Kareena Kapoor Khan believes in challenging the norms, be it with her film choices like Chameli, Asoka and Jab We Met, or her decision to flaunt her baby bump, and the actor says it is necessary for women to be fearless to succeed in their lives.
Booker Prize-winning novelist Pat Barker's new book The Silence of the Girls is set in the mythical world of Achilles and the Greek conquest of Troy. But it's only one of several recent raids on the stories of Ancient Greece in search of modern resonance - especially in their reassessment of the originals' portrayal of women.
The Gauthama Buddha Airport in Lumbini, Nepal is to be developed as an International Airport with modern facilities to enable Sri Lankan Buddhist devotees to fly there directly on pilgrimage to places of workshop in Lumbini, the birthplace of the Buddha.
Payment of taxes is not a burden but a social duty. Sri Lanka too should introduce laws to punish people evading taxes and those aiding and abetting them under criminal law as in developed countries like England, Commissioner General of Inland Revenue Ivan Dissanayake said.
The Joint Opposition (JO) are expecting over 200,000 participants for their protest rally scheduled to take place in Colombo on Wednesday.
A total of 62,338 Sri Lankans are currently on the country’s blacklist and are prevented from leaving the country, unless they obtain prior Court approval, senior State intelligence sources revealed yesterday.