Items filtered by date: September 2018

As the rupee depreciates daily to new lows, National Policies and Economic Affairs State Minister Dr. Harsha Silva yesterday defended the Government’s stance to refrain from artificially managing the value of the currency, warning of the negative impact an interference may bring.

Published in Business

New Delhi: Yasantha Rajakarunanayake is surprised Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man, remembers him three decades after they lost touch.

Published in Business
Friday, 21 September 2018 05:29

Dozens Die in Tanzania Ferry Sinking

At least 44 people have drowned after a passenger ferry capsized Thursday afternoon on Lake Victoria in Tanzania.

Published in World
Friday, 21 September 2018 05:25

EU Envisions New Joint Border Force

An ambitious plan for a European Union Border and Coast Guard force was unveiled at a special meeting of the European Council in Austria this week.

Published in World

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Published in TipTops

With climate-changing emissions still inching higher — and resulting threats from extreme weather surging — sucking greenhouse gases out of the atmosphere must become an urgent priority, backers of "carbon removal" efforts say.

Published in Tech

RuPaul's Drag Race judge Michelle Visage is to join the cast of West End show Everybody's Talking About Jamie.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 20 September 2018 06:44


Johnny English was launched to an unsuspecting world in 2003 and returned for 2011’s sequel ‘Johnny English Reborn’. ‘Johnny English Strikes Again’ is the third chapter of the comedy series starring Rowan Atkinson as the much-admired accidental secret agent.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 20 September 2018 06:10

PM opens Colombo City Centre Mall

Colombo City Centre Mall by Abans and NextStory Group was ceremoniously opened by Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday at Colombo 2.

Published in Sri Lanka
Thursday, 20 September 2018 06:07

Appropriation Bill approved by Cabinet

Government this week approved the Appropriation Bill proposed by Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera, to be presented in Parliament during the second week of October, Cabinet Co-spokesperson Gayantha Karunathilaka said yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka