15-hour water cut in ColomboA 15-hour water cut would be imposed in several areas in Colombo and Kaduwela tomorrow (March 29) from 9.00 am to 12 midnight, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board said. The water supply will be interrupted in Colombo, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Kotte and Kaduwela Municipal Councils due to a power interruption at the Ambatale Water Treatment Plant. Accordingly, the water supply in Maharagama, Boralesgamuwa and Kolonnawa Urban Councils, Kotikawaththa Mulleriyawa Pradeshiya Sabha areas and Rathmalana would also be suspended. http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/-hour-water-cut-in-Colombo-126332.html
ට්රම්ප්ගේ අභියාචනය ප්රතික්ෂේප වෙයිමුස්ලිම් ජාතිකයන් බහුතරයක් වෙසෙන රටවල් හතක වැසියන්ට ඇමෙරිකාවට ඇතුළුවීම තහනම් කරමින් දුන් විධායක නියෝගය නැවැත ස්ථාපිත කරන්නැයි ඉල්ලමින් ජනාධිපති ඩොනල්ඩ් ට්රම්ප් මහතා කළ අභියාචනය එරට අභියාචනාධිකරණය විසින් ප්රතික්ෂේප කරනු ලැබ තිබේ.
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In our quest to boost our self-confidence, we have become egotistical and as fake as the filters we apply to our pictures on social media. Sadly, our lives have come down to us needing constant validation from others, some of whom are complete strangers to us! This is unhealthy because we build unrealistic views on life and suddenly what Allah Ta’ala has given to us is not enough. We find fault with our complexion, our weight, height even the colour of our hair requires some sort of modification. We are indeed so vulnerable. The filters applied to pictures are deceptive and brainwashing and yet so many of us strive to look that way. "You will never look like...