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Northern Province Chief Minister Admitted to Jaffna Hospital

Northern Provincial Council Chief Minister C.V.Vigneswaran was admitted yesterday afternoon to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital.

Chief Minister Vigneswaran
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MDR-TB: A Real Threat To TB Control

According to the recently released WHO Global TB Report 2013, 450,000 people fell ill with multidrug-resistant TB (MDR-TB) and 170,000 died from the disease in 2012 alone.

MDR-TB: A Real Threat To TB Control
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Visiting Pakistani Naval Ships Commodore Ali Abbas called on Director Operations Sri Lanka Navy

The Mission Commander of the visiting Pakistani Naval Ships PNS K haibar and PNS Nasr Commodore Ali Abbas, SI(M), Commander 25th Destroyer Squadron called on the Commander Western Naval Area, Director Operations Sri Lanka Navy and High Commissioner of Pakistan along with Commanding Officers of the ships .

Mission Commander and Comanding Officers of visiting Pakistani Naval Ships with Pakistani High Commissioner and Defence Attache
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White House Vs. Hollywood

The US White House can give Hollywood a good run for money in producing such exciting box office productions as it has done in the recent past.

Bill Clinton was involved with an intimate affair with Monica Lewinsky, a White House staffer.
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Lanka moves up in global competitiveness

Signalling a positive turn for its export diversification moves, Sri Lanka has notched itself up in the latest Global Competitiveness Index. And no less than 22 FTAs have helped Sri Lanka’s topmost Southern hemispheric trading partner to lift itself off from a ‘backyard GDP’ and speed up to one of the best economies in South America today. " class="caption" align="right" />

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-left) in discussion with (HE) Cristian Barros (New Delhi based Ambassador of Chile accredited to Sri Lanka-right) during 25 October’s presentation at Mt Lavinia Hotel.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce-centre), Mano Selvanathan (Honorary Consul of Chile in Sri Lanka -left) and (HE) Cristian Barros (New Delhi based Ambassador of Chile accredited to Sri Lanka-right) during 25 October’s presentation at Mt Lavinia Hotel.
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India can't let down the Tamils in Northern Province: Khurshid

India on Monday kept up the suspense on whether Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will attend the CHOGM in Sri Lanka next month and at the same time said "we must stand by the elected people in that country's Northern Province".

Salman Khurshid
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Childhood TB will no longer be 'the neglected of the neglected': Spigelman

"2013 has been a year of tremendous progress. I am optimistic that paediatric TB will no longer be 'the neglected of the neglected'.

Childhood TB will no longer be 'the neglected of the neglected': Spigelman
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Oken Jeet Sandham becomes first President of K-1 South Asia

Renowned International Muaythai leader and President of Muaythai Federation of India (MFI), Oken Jeet Sandham, has become first President of the K-1 South Asia (K-1SA).

Oken Jeet Sandham, has become first President of the K-1 South Asia (K-1SA).
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Biography of the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa launched

The biography of the Speaker Chamal Rajapaksa written by Punya de Silva was launched, Wednesday (30) at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH).

The first copy of the book titled ‘Chamal Rajapaksa’ was presented to President Mahinda Rajapaksa by his elder brother Chamal Rajapaksa himself.  Pix by Kushan Pathiraja (Courtesy: Daily Mirror):
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