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Minister Rishad Bathiyutheen notified to appear in the Mannar Courts on 24 September

Minister of Commerce and Industry Rishad Bathiyutheen has been summoned by the Additional Magistrate R.S. A. Dissanayake to appear in the Mannar Courts on 24 September.

Chief Minister Modi launches campaign for Gujarat polls

Launching a month-long campaign ahead of assembly elections, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday raised the coal issue, accusing the Congress of whipping up an atmosphere of anger against the CAG like it did against the Supreme Court in the 2G case.

Vaginal Microbicide offers hope for partial anti-HIV protection

There are clear reasons why the vaginal microbicide research and development offers more hope in 2012. Vaginal microbicide (anti-HIV gel) research is going ahead and scientists are waiting for study results to tell them more whether the CAPRISA-004 study results that reported 39% overall efficacy for women in July 2010 can be replicated in another study called FACTS-001, and if so, is the evidence strong enough for licensure.

US Ambassador Designate Discusses Bilateral Cooperation With Minister Peiris

Ambassador-designate of the United States of America Michele J. Sison, who arrived in Sri Lanka at the week-end, called on Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, at the Ministry on Monday.

Sacred Kapilavastu Relics to Return to India

Sacred Kapilavastu Relics brought to Sri Lanka by Kumari Selja, Minister of Culture, on 19 August 2012 will be taken back to India on 12 September afternoon after the successful conclusion of the exposition at ten venues in Sri Lanka.

Serving the Sri Lankan community- Consular Mobile Service organized by Sri Lanka High Commission


The High Commission of Sri Lanka in London held a full day mobile service at Judgemeadow Community College in Leicester on 2nd September 2012 to provide consular services to the Sri Lankan community living in the Leicester area. The services included registration of births, renewal of passports, acceptance of applications for new passports and other consular services.

Listing of Sri Lankan Corporate in Tokyo Stock Exchange

The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), which is the third largest equity/stock market in the world with a total market capitalization of USD 3.3 trillion, has expressed interest to have Sri Lankan listed Corporates in the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) to be listed in the TSE as Japanese Depository Receipts (JDRs), stated Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Japan, Admiral (Rtd.) Wasantha Karannagoda.

Avoid Amputation: Manage The Diabetic Foot

India is home to the second highest number of people living with diabetes in the world, after China. Today there are over 45 million people grappling with the disease, and the numbers show no signs of reducing. Amongst other health hazards, diabetes often leads to peripheral vascular disease, involving both the macro and micro circulation.

Fallout of the Provincial Council Elections: Ali Zaheer Moulana denies rumours

One of the UPFA candidate who contested in the Batticaloa district for the Eastern Provincial Council Mr. Ali Zaheer Moulana, also the Chief Organizer of the SLFP for the Batticaloa district and incidently the elected member and Chairman of the Eravur Urban Council, denied all the allegations found in an anonymous pamphlet that was circulated in Batticaloa, which alleged that he was not happy with the counting of the preferential votes – the vote counting was tampered and he has decided to give up politics, to show his stiff resistance to the ruling UPFA.


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