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Ibuprofen linked to male infertility, study says

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January 09, 2018 10:33 am

Ibuprofen has a negative impact on the testicles of young men, a study published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found. When taki...


Silent engines behind agriculture

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January 09, 2018 08:03 am

Year 2017 ended up with a huge loss of yield in rice cultivation when compared with the last few years. On one hand the reason was the heavy floods which occurred in agricultura...


What does risk management have to do with Sri Lankan families?

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January 08, 2018 09:08 am

Imagine there is a small fire in your house: someone forgot to put out a cigarette stub and accidentally set your rubbish bin on fire. You will need just one bucket of water to ...


Sri Lanka: Women Eager For Chance In Elections

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January 07, 2018 12:48 pm

Rural Sri Lankan women have a better chance to fight for their rights by winning positions in local government. More rural women will stand in local elections on Feb. 10...


Why do US evangelicals support Trump's Jerusalem policy?

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January 05, 2018 04:05 pm

US Vice-President Mike Pence's trip to Israel has been postponed, amid Palestinian protests against the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital. But why d...


Chinese investment in two of Sri Lanka’s biggest port projects raises military concerns for New Delhi

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January 05, 2018 01:42 pm

On the first day of the new year, the Chinese and Sri Lankan flags were hoisted to the same height over the Hambantota port in the Indian Ocean nation. The following acc...


Chief Marketing Officer at Airtel Sri Lanka on the company's digital service initiatives

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January 03, 2018 03:41 pm

Chandrashekhar Singh Chauhan is currently the Chief Marketing Officer at Airtel Sri Lanka - in an interview with The Fast Mode he dishes on how Airtel Sri Lanka is for...


Opposition Leader R Sampanthan weighs in on the the government’s performance

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January 03, 2018 11:03 am

Leader of the Opposition as well as leader of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA), R. Sampanthan in an interview with the Hindu at his Colombo residence, weigh...


US closer to 'nuclear war with North Korea' than ever before: Former Joint Chiefs head

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January 02, 2018 12:43 pm

The United States faces a greater threat of nuclear conflict on the Korean peninsula than at any previous time, said a former head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff under both presid...


2017 safest year on record for commercial passenger air travel: groups

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January 02, 2018 10:33 am

Airlines recorded zero accident deaths in commercial passenger jets last year, according to a Dutch consulting firm and an aviation safety group that tracks crashes, making 2017...


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Iran's Navy Flotilla berths in Sri Lanka

The Iranian Navy's 50th Fleet of Warships currently berthed in Sri Lanka on a training mission in a bid to bolster professional relations betw...

17 February 2018 - Views : 122

Minimum age of criminal responsibility to be increased

17 February 2018

President advises Ministry Secretaries to continue with development work

17 February 2018

One shot and killed near Hulftsdorp, gunman also dead

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