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Sri Lanka kept on alert for Swine Flu

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health issuing an alert yesterday (December 21) advised the public that expecting mothers, health officers, airport and port staff, armed forces and police personnel and patients with long term illnesses should vaccinate themselves with the AH1N1 (Swine Flu) vaccine as a precautionary measure to stop another outbreak of the deadly flu in the country.

Adi Dravida Students agitation:Chennai City Traffic stalled for Seven hours

The Students from various colleges living in Adi Drvida hostels has agitated over the poor quality feedings by the Tamil Nadu government, held sudden road rokko leads to traffic jam for more-than seven hours in Chennai. The thousands of commuters stranded on the road cursed the police for not taking action to ease their way.

JICA Assists Local Communities in Jaffna to Restore Livelihoods

Recently, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) handed over renovated irrigation tanks and fishing jetties to the Department of Agriculture Development (DAD) and to the Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DFAR) in the Jaffna district.

Sri Lanka to sell up US $ 1 billion in a 10 year bond in two years

Sri Lanka’s Central Bank has said that it may sell up to US $ 1 billion through another 10 year Sovereign Bond in 2012 as the country’s introductory US $ 500 million ‘Debut’ bond matures.

Russia asks Pakistan to speed up 26/11 trial


Russia on Tuesday joined India in demanding from Pakistan expeditious punishment to all those involved in the Mumbai terror attacks with President Dmitry Medvedev asserting that a modern and civilised state cannot hide terrorists and should extradite them if it is interested in cooperating in the fight against terrorism.

Ven. Dr. Mapalagama Wipulasara Maha Thera: Champion of Communications and the Arts

On the 26th of December we will honor the ten year anniversary of the passing away of Ven. Dr. Mapalagama Wipulasara Maha Thera for his many contributions to Buddhism and the arts of Sri Lanka.

A positive start in Colombo Bourse amidst Christmas hype

Sri Lanka both stock indices edged up during early trading on Tuesday December 21, but Milanka Price Index (MPI) closed slightly lower as prices of COMB and JKH came down. Foreign activity was also witnessed in selected counters.

Sri Lanka: State University intake for 2011 announced

University Grants Commission (UGC), which is the apex body of the University system in Sri Lanka, started accepting new applications for the academic year 2011.

Dr. Hiranthi Wijemanne elected to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

Dr. (Mrs.) Hiranthi Wijemanne, Sri Lanka’s candidate to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child was one of the 9 elected to the Committee from a field of 20 at the election held on Tuesday 21st December, 2010.

Prithvi-II Missiles test-fired successfully:within a hour gap tow missiles tested one by one

Prithvi-II ballistic missiles was successfully test-fired on Wednesday within an hour of each other from the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur off the Orissa coast.

Sri Lanka kept on alert for Swine Flu

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health issuing an alert yesterday (December 21) advised the public that expecting mothers, health officers, airport and port staff, armed forces and police personnel and patients with long term illnesses should vaccinate themselves with the AH1N1 (Swine Flu) vaccine as a precautionary measure to stop another outbreak of the deadly flu in the country.

India’s true face has been exposed

9/11 dramatically converted Pakistan from an international outcast under a military dictator aligned with extremist Taliban regime in Kabul to become a key strategic partner of America’s war on terror. This change in status brought about by USA did not occur out of the blue but under a well conceived design.

Sri Lanka's Tech Zone goes Kandy


Tech ZoneTM , Colombo’s most popular high end computer store and a premier partner of Sri Lanka’s leading technology distributor eSys Technologies [ a subsidiary of EZY Holdings] , recently opened its showroom in Kandy as its first out of Colombo branch.

PM asks Chinese business delegation to help cut down trade deficit

Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal has asked visiting delegation of Chinese businessmen to invest in Nepal to help bridge the widening trade deficit with China.

DGP Kire heading to spend X-mas with Naga jawans at Purulia

, is one again heading to spend his “X-mas” with the 10 NAP (IR) jawans, officials and their families who are now at Purulia in West Bengal fighting “nexalite militants.”


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