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Facebook plans to change its name, reports the Verge

Social media giant Facebook Inc is planning to rebrand itself with a new name next week, the Verge reported on Tuesday, citing a source...

Cabinet approves to establish an industrial zone in Matara District

Regional industrial parks development programme is implemented by the Ministry of Industries with the objective of promoting regional level production industries. Accordingly, it has been...

Islandwide broadband coverage by end 2022

Plans are afoot to complete 100% broadband coverage in 10 districts before the end of this year under the ‘Communication to the Village’ National...

Legal approval granted for number portability facility in Sri Lanka

Legal approval has been granted to provide the number portability service for mobile and fixed lines in Sri Lanka, President’s spokesman Kingsly Rathnayake announced...

Minister G.L. Peiris & Namal co-chair meeting on Government’s digitalization National Plan

Foreign Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris and Minister of Youth and Sports, Minister of Development Co-ordination and Monitoring and State Minister of Digital Technology...

Government to give priority for import of electric vehicles to reduce air pollution

The Government has taken a decision to give priority to the import of electric vehicles to reduce air pollution, Environment Minister Mahinda Amaraweera stated. He...

Cabinet nods to construct smart classrooms and modern computer labs in 200 schools

Recognizing the urgent need to provide children with fair access to quality educational opportunities with modern technology minimizing the digital technology gaps expanding day...

Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram back after outage

Social media services Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram are coming back after an outage that lasted almost six hours, Facebook says. All three services are owned...

Gazette notification calls for local and foreign renewable energy generation proposals

Steps will be taken to obtain proposals from local and foreign investors for the implementation of several renewable energy projects such as 50MW or...

Russia announces plans to construct Space Station within five years

Days after Russian cosmonauts pointed at cracks on the International Space Station (ISS), Moscow on Tuesday announced its plans to create a new space...

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