Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization said Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk.
A planet-hunting orbital telescope designed to detect worlds beyond our solar system discovered two distant planets this week five months after its launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, officials said on Thursday.
Pop singer, actress and designer Rihanna can add another accolade to her growing list of achievements after being given a new ambassadorial role by the government of Barbados.
The artist, whose full name is Rob
President Maithripala Sirisena will leave for United States today (22) to participate in the 73rd General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA).
The Supreme Court yesterday upheld the Court of Appeal judgment dated January 31, 2017 regarding a legal issue pertaining to the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine Limited (SAITM).
The National Police Commission (NPC) said that most of the recommendations made by it had not been implemented. The NPC said that around 50 of the recommendations made by it had been implemented by last Thursday with regard to those subjected to political victimisation.
The Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) yesterday appointed two committees to carry out party restructuring ahead of the 2019 elections.
The Education Ministry is planning to hold both the Advanced Level Examination and the Ordinary Level Examination in December aiming at increasing the number of school days, Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam said.