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Tower Of Babel In Sri Lanka – A Tragic-Comedy By Common Deceit Company

The simple and obvious answer one could give to the absurd and confused tragi comedy now being enacted on the political stage today in Sri Lanka by the so called common opposition that has nothing in common except vengeance, is that this troupe is enacting the well-known Biblical story "Tower of Babel".

 Tower Of Babel In Sri Lanka – A Tragic-Comedy By Common Deceit Company
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SLAF transports equipment to repair desalination plant in Male in a special humanitarian operation

Continuing Sri Lanka’s assistance to Maldives to address the ongoing water crisis in the capital, Male, the Sri Lanka Air Force in a special humanitarian operation today (11 December 2014), transported from Singapore to Maldives, the essential spares and accessories for repair of the desalination facility in Male.

Maldivian Foreign Minister greeting the Sri Lanka Air Force crew at Ibrahim Nasir International Airport Hulhule' Island Maldives
Aaccessories for deslaination plant arrives in Maldives on board SLAF C130 aircraft
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“Invest Sri Lanka” – Investment Promotion Event Concludes in Berlin

The Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) with the co-sponsorship of Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin organized a successful seminar with the participation of over 40 potential investors, bankers and logistic operators in Berlin on 28th November, 2014. BMWi identified Sri Lanka as target market for this year’s informative event and for the German Companies who are interested in new markets or business partners in Sri Lanka.

“Invest Sri Lanka” – Investment Promotion Event Concludes in Berlin
“Invest Sri Lanka” – Investment Promotion Event Concludes in Berlin
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What is wrong with a rights-based approach to TB care?

Well nothing! In fact it is the most correct approach to deal with the global TB crisis of epidemic proportions. In 2013, TB killed 1.5 million people out of the estimated 9.0 million people who developed it. Many social, economic and structural barriers drive the TB epidemic in high TB burden countries including India, which accounts for 24% of its global incidence.

What is wrong with a rights-based approach to TB care?
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A Small Aircraft Belongs To Sri Lanka Air Force Crashed

A military aircraft has crashed in Athurugiriya, a short while ago. Fire Reported. Initial reports suggest the aircraft appears to belong to the Sri Lanka Air Force.

Crashed plane on fire in the midst of a rubber plantation
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World’s top ICT economy in rare opening for Lankan start-ups

In a major renewal of its economic cooperation with Sri Lanka, World’s ICT innovation leader has announced that it is ready to form a joint Business Council with Sri Lanka for the first time, as revealed on 04 December-and Lankan ICT start-ups have received a breakthrough invitation to showcase themselves at one of world’s top-tier start-up events in 2015.

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