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Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 12:14
An extraordinary event took place on Thursday (December 12, 2019) in The Hague, the Netherlands. An International Court of Justice (ICJ) panel wound up the first phase of a legal process aimed at determining whether Myanmar committed an act of genocide against the Rohingya ethnic minority. It is the first step toward justice for the Rohingya people: our world’s longest-suffering and most.....Read More...
Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 10:03
By A Patabendige
Senior DIG Mr. Gamini Gunawardene’s article ‘The Shani Abeysekera’s Tragedy’ in the Island of 6 Dec 2019 is an interesting and well compiled piece on police officers' post election transfer trauma. However it is not a tragedy but a c. The title (The S... A... Tragedy’) refers to just one person but the article covers many former CID officers, including the writer and their exploits. It is a firm.....Read More...
Friday, December 13, 2019 - 09:46
High Commissioner of India at the 2nd International Symposium on Social Sciences and Humanities Speaking at the 2nd International Symposium on Social Sciences and High Commissioner of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu said that India and Sri Lanka have long history and tradition of harmonious coexistence between man and nature. Both countries have values that cherish, nourish and protect environment......Read More...
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 11:45
At an important seminar hosted by Delta Medical Laboratories hosted recently at Riyadh Izdihar Holiday Inn, a presentation on 'Performance improvement in Healthcare' was made by Ms Rawia Ahmad Abdallah (RN,MSN, CPHQ, CPPS, CPURM, C-KPIP). It was focused on the quality in healthcare industry related to key indicators of performance, methods of streaming workflow, determining root causes of.....Read More...
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 09:50
By Shobha Shukla – Citizen News Service (CNS)
An easy to consume, heat-stable, fixed-dose combination of four antiretrovirals (ARVs) developed for HIV infected infants and young children between 3 and 25 kg bodyweight is currently under review by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). If approved by the FDA, this all-in-one ARV regimen, consisting of 4 ARV medicines (lopinavir, ritonavir, abacavir and lamivudine), could prove to be a.....Read More...
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 09:38
By Habib Siddiqui
I have repeatedly said that genocide never happens suddenly. It's planned over a long period of time by perpetrators that require support top-down so that it becomes a national project to eliminate the targeted group. Such sinister initiative requires the support from evil intellectuals (the likes of Julius Streicher of the Nazi campaign in Germany) and financiers who must propagate with their.....Read More...
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 09:25
By Major General (Retd.) Lalin Fernando
When God on his final inspections round the world visited Switzerland he dropped in on a Swiss farm house. The Swiss farmer was overwhelmed. He invited God in, asked him to sit and rest. He offered God a glass of delicious milk. God thanked him for it. The Swiss farmer said ‘God please don’t thank me. You have given us everything people can want. We live in the most beautiful and richest country.....Read More...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 05:57
The Swiss Federal Court has ruled that the Tamil Tigers are not a criminal organization and has acquitted 12 people of charges filed by the Office of the Attorney General (OAG). In its indictment, the OAG had accused the people of violating the Swiss Penal Code by raising funds for the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Elam (LTTE) between 1999 and 2009. After its nine-year investigation, the OAG.....Read More...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 05:41
The United States donated landslide monitoring instruments to Sri Lanka’s National Building Research Organization (NBRO) to more effectively manage the risk of landslides in Nikgaha, Kalutara. As part of the initiative, engineers and geologists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) visited Sri Lanka from November 5 to 15 to partner with Sri Lanka’s scientists on the installation and use of the.....Read More...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 09:53
By Shobha Shukla –Citizen News Service (CNS)
With just 133 months left to end AIDS, this year's World AIDS Day underlines the urgency to step up the fight against the epidemic. Despite unprecedented progress made in scaling up HIV prevention, treatment, care and support, we are not yet on track to end AIDS by 2030. One of the major threats lurking to reverse these gains made in combating AIDS is antimicrobial resistance . Antimicrobial.....Read More...
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 06:42
By Kanbawza Win
The news that Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the Burmese Nobel laureate and a de facto head of State will be heading to The Hague, to face the ethnic cleansing/genocide of the Rohingyas charges, one wonders whether any Generals of the Myanmar army (Tatmadaw) who had taken the country from the rice bowl of Asia, to the Least Developed Status since 1962, under different pretext, have any guts for.....Read More...
Monday, December 2, 2019 - 07:06
The government yesterday said that there was an urgent need to interview a local employee of the Swiss Embassy in Colombo after investigations had revealed that the claims made by Swiss Ambassador Hanspeter Mock regarding alleged abduction of the worker were not true The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) today said the sequence of events and timeline of the alleged Swiss Embassy employee.....Read More...
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 12:53
- A Paper by the Military Study Circle -
Reliable intelligence sources indicate that India was blindsided when details of the MCC work plan for Sri Lanka leaked out into the public domain. Until then Alaina Teplitz glibly lied to the public that the MCC money was simply a ‘Grant’ to Sri Lanka, that Sri Lanka did not have to pay back a Cent and that the Compact would not affect Sri Lanka’s bank balance. But, what Teplitz did not say,.....Read More...
Sunday, December 1, 2019 - 10:27
The government of Canada has announced a fund of USD 2 million for the landmine clearance activities in Sri Lanka. Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs François-Philippe Champagne and Minister of International Development Karina Gould yesterday released a statement reaffirming Canada’s commitment to the Ottawa Convention by announcing $8.3 million to support mine-affected communities. Through.....Read More...
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