Girls in STEM: How is Sri Lanka Faring?

Sri Lanka is well recognized as a leader in gender-equal education in the developing world; World Bank statistics show that primary and secondary school enrollments and completion rates are similar for girls and boys,...

Key winners at the 2020 Academy Awards

South Korean social satire “Parasite” won the Oscar for best picture on Sunday, making history as the first film not in the English language to win the movie industry’s highest honor. “Parasite,” about the...

Kirk Douglas,tough guy on screen dead at 103

Kirk Douglas, the cleft-chinned movie star who fought gladiators, cowboys and boxers on the screen and the Hollywood establishment, died on Wednesday at the age of 103, his son Michael Douglas said. “It is...

EPF loose Rs 17.4bn of your money?

The Employer’s Provident Fund posted a marked to market loss of approximately 17.4 billion rupees, for the shares it held in 83 listed companies. The EPF’s equity portfolio’s marked to market loss of Rs.17.4...

Methodology for calculations flawed

The release of the five volumes of the Forensic Audit Report on the Issuance of Bonds and the investments made on account of the EPF to parliament last week has – as is par...