Top bottled water brands contaminated with plastic particles: report

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March 15, 2018 11:59 am

The world's leading brands of bottled water are contaminated with tiny plastic particles that are likely seeping in during the packaging process, according to a major study ...

Will 'WhatsApping' money change India's e-payment market?

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March 14, 2018 03:06 pm

WhatsApp is currently testing a beta version of its payment app, which it has rolled out for some Indian users. It will allow users to send and receive money using the popular a...

Preventing the next Emergency in Sri Lanka – OpEd

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March 12, 2018 08:18 am

After several years of ethnic strife and civil war and decisively defeating the separatists, it was thought that peace would prevail in Sri Lanka, that would facilitate the coun...

Has the social media slow down affected the way you do business ?

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March 08, 2018 06:40 am

Owing to the current situation in the country the TRC recently confirmed that all social media sites, including Facebook and Whatsapp, have been blocked in the country unti...

Game of cat and mouse between President and PM continues

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March 06, 2018 07:28 am

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe coming out of a special prayer offering at Kataragama, south Sri Lanka told the waiting provincial journalists he had gone to seek the blessi...

Justice delayed is justice denied

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March 05, 2018 12:52 pm

It was reported that the Prime Minister has appointed a three memberministerial committee to examine ways of expediting cases on corruption and fraud. It’s believed the de...

Sri Lankan government leaders continue fragile coalition

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February 27, 2018 05:06 pm

After more than a week of political wrangling, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe decided to continue the national unity governmen...

Sri Lanka at 70: Looking back and forward

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February 23, 2018 01:09 pm

Like many Sri Lankans across the country, I joined Sri Lanka’s 70th Independence Day festivities earlier this month. This was undoubtedly a joyful moment, and proof of the...

Sumanthiran and the Sinhala language proficiency

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February 21, 2018 04:36 pm

I was taken aback when I read in today's dailies that a Tamil National Alliance (TNA) parliamentarian had asked for a postponement of the debate on the Central Bank bond sca...

Punishing white collar crime

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February 20, 2018 03:14 pm

  The Presidential Commission appointed to investigate into Treasury bond issuance in 2015 and 2016 was able to unearth irregularities taken place during this perio...

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British School in Colombo presents 'Anything Goes'

This March, the British School in Colombo hopes to take audiences back in time to style of theatre and music that wil...

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