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Coconut and Paddy Husks to Filter Arsenic-Bangladesh Experiment

The following is a success story in Bangladesh in water purification, which may have a promising application in Sri Lanka. The filter is made from readily available local materials, the apparatus is affordable, and the cost free installation, demand a serious study of the adaptability and suitability to fit the conditions and needs of Sri Lanka.

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Call to step up the pace of TB-HIV collaborative activities

“We must focus upon individual human beings rather than on individual diseases of TB and HIV. A person centric approach is bound to work together than a disease centric approach,” said Mark Dybul, Executive Director, Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria at a high level WHO consultation, held in conjunction with 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014), to discuss policies to catalyze the response for elimination of TB deaths among people living with HIV (PLHIV).

Call to step up the pace of TB-HIV collaborative activities
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UK Visa Applicants Arrested For Fraud

A married Sri Lankan couple who applied together for UK visas were arrested yesterday for using deception in their applications and unofficially tampering with their passports.

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Sri Lanka Government's statement on the crash of the Air Algeria flight AH 5017

Sri Lanka has expressed its deep shock and sorrow about the tragedy involving Air Algeria Flight AH 5017 that resulted in the loss of 116 innocent lives.

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Track II With Hafeez Saeed

When it is not certain if the so-called Track II diplomacy can be credited to have played a crucial role in improving ties between the traditional ‘foes’ India and Pakistan, it is hard to understand the furore generated by a belated disclosure about a meeting between the Mumbai massacre mastermind and Jamat-u-Dawa chief Hafiz Saeed and an Indian ‘journalist’ V.P. Vaidik in Lahore late in June. The self-appointed Indian interlocutor was reported to have said that the uproar in Parliament only helped him get some publicity. He apparently enjoyed it all even though his action had left the government red-faced.

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