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Act on Diabetes Now: Exercise Well, And Eat Healthy

The year 2011 marks the 21st anniversary of the World Diabetes Day, the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes community, which was launched in 1991 on 14th November by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and World Health Organization (WHO) to draw attention to the already high number of people living with diabetes at that time (over a 100 million). But the situation seems to have worsened with every passing year.

The Indian Company exploring for oil in Sri Lanka announces the discovery of a 2nd Gas Deposit

Cairn Lanka, a subsidiary of Cairn India Ltd., exploring for oil off northwest coast since August, has announced that it has found a gas deposit with some hydrocarbon liquid in the second exploratory well in Mannar basin.

Radhika Coomaraswamy to visit the Central African Republic to assess regional impact of the Lord’s Resistance Army

United Nations Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for Children and Armed Conflict Radhika Coomaraswamy will be traveling to the Central African Republic this week. During the mission she will assess the regional impact of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) on civilians in the South East.

Rahul Gandhi kickstarts Congress UP campaign, attacks Mayawati

Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati were engaged in another round of war of words on Monday as Rahul launched his party's campaign for the 2012 assembly elections with a scathing attack on Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj party government.

Over 7 mln people in Pakistan are diabetes patients

Pakistan ranks the seventh in the world in terms of diabetes prevalence rate and over 7.1 million people in the country are diabetes patients, reported local media on Monday.

We can't do security assessment of all nuclear plants: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday expressed reservation in looking into the safety aspect of all the nuclear plants saying that it did not have expertise but said it can hear the case pertaining to setting up of an independent regulatory body to oversee them.

The Next War in Sri Lanka: Law, Order, Justice and Law Enforcement

Law, order, justice and law enforcement are pillars of a strong society. If they break, the fabric of the society shatters, resulting immense sufferings to its members. Recently, two incidents took place in two different countries across the globe—one is trying to be a developed nation; one is already a developed nation. These two incidents showcase how this basic norm of the society operates in these two countries.

Spectrum trial: Raja firm against not examining witnesses

Former Telecom Minister A Raja, the prime accused in 2G spectrum allocation case, on Monday stood firm on his stand not to cross-examine the prosecution witnesses till the conclusion of investigation by CBI.

Mr. Sivathasan, Former Member of Parliament Passes Away


Mr. Sivathasan Sangarapillai Jaffna District former Member of Parliament, and former Chairman of Palmyrah Development Board, passed away in Jaffna on the 12th of November, 2011.

Sri Lanka’s veteran broadcaster Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe felicitated

The Employees of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (the State Broadcasting Institution of Sri Lanka) felicitate its Chairman Mr. Hudson Samarasinghe who have been conferred with the Strategic Business Communicator Award by the Association of Business Communicators of India.


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