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Dengue Mosquitoes are being used as a biological weapon!

Not many would think or accept that the AIDS virus was a man-made creation. Similarly, the swine flu, anthrax and various other pandemic flu have their origins in laboratories meaning they have been created by man.

U.S. Embassy Teaches Rural Students English

On June 9, U.S. Ambassador Patricia A. Butenis congratulated students at the closing ceremony of the English language Access program at the John De Silva Theater in Colombo.

British Deputy High Commissioner Taken Aback By The Scale of Development In The South

British Deputy High Commissioner, Robbie Bulloch, paid an official visit to Sri Lanka’s Southern Province on 11-12 June, 2012. In Hambantota, Tangalle, Matara, Ahangama and Galle. He and a British High Commission (BHC) team learnt about economic, educational and community development in the region and the positive role UK organisations and individuals are playing in support.

SC rejects stay on court quashing of minority sub-quota order

Questioning the government on giving 4.5% sub-quota for minorities on the basis of religion, the Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stay the Andhra Pradesh High Court order quashing the decision.

2012 SAARC Inter-Embassy Cricket Tournament in Sweden

The Pakistan Embassy won the first ever SAARC Inter-Embassy Cricket Tournament, held at Sigtuna Cricket Club Stadium in Märsta, north of Stockholm. This event was jointly organized by Sri Lanka and Pakistan Embassies in Stockholm.

Fresh twist in Presidential race: Names of Manmohan Singh, Kalam crop up

India’s Presidential race took a dramatic twist on Wednesday with the names of Manmohan Singh, former President A.P. J. Abdul Kalam and former Speaker Somnath Chatterjee doing the rounds in New Delhi.

High Powered Swedish delegation led by Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt to leave for UN Conference on Sustainable Development

Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt, Minister for International Development Cooperation Gunilla Carlsson and Minister for the Environment Lena Ek will be representing Sweden at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) on 20-22 June in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Ambassador Aryasinha calls on the EU to further engage in Sri Lanka's

Sri Lanka's Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU Ravinatha Aryasinha has called on the EU to further engage in Sri Lanka's development process, saying it will serve as an important confidence building measure in strengthening EU-Sri Lanka relations.

Death will not deter the creation of an Eelam

Death will not deter him for the creation of an Eelam DMK Chief Karunanidhi said that he is prepared even to die for the creation of an Eelam. He also said "I am ready to die after that (birth of Tamil Eelam.) I will be relieved. And if I had to die to ensure the creation of Eelam, I am prepared to do that."