Items filtered by date: Monday, 19 November 2018

A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two days.

Published in Tech

The Homages section of IFFI will honour actor Shashi Kapoor, former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and director Kalpana Lajmi. (Vinod Khanna photo credit: Express Archive)

Published in Entertainment

Marilyn Monroe's 1961 Golden Globe Award has been sold for a record-breaking $250,000 (£195,000) in California.

Published in Entertainment

President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday stressed on the need to pass the No Confidence Motion (NCM) against the government by name or using the electronic voting system, for him to take a decision.

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The PM cutting the Birthday cake

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa cutting his birthday cake following the successful completion of the All Party Conference hosted by President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka

UPFA MPs at a press brief yesterday, vehemently condemned the conduct of Speaker Karu Jayasuriya for violating the Constitution, Standing Orders and the traditions of Parliament.

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Speaker and JVP boycott meet

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya did not participate in the Party Leaders’ meeting at the Presidential Secretariat last evening (18).

Published in Sri Lanka

An estimated sum of over Rs 25 million plus was spent on each Parliament session in 2017 ending up with a whopping grand total of over Rs 2.57 billion for the entire year, it was revealed yesterday.

Published in Sri Lanka

PALLEKELE, Sunday : “It’s very special” was how captain Joe Root described England’s series clinching57-run win over Sri Lanka in the second Test at the Pallekele International Stadium yesterday that gave them a unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match Test series with one to play.

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Political crisis precipitates rupee dip

The unprecedented political crisis continues to weaken the rupee, reducing its value by over 13% year to date, with developments since 26 October contributing to over 15% of the overall dip.

Published in Business
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