Mass exodus expected
The Government yesterday reiterated that it was
fully prepared to handle the mass exodus of civilians from Vanni,
and Vavuniya was being readied as a humanitarian assistance hub to
cater to their needs.
Sri Lanka firmly behind Palestinian people - FM
Sri Lanka is firmly behind the Palestinian
people, Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama told Emir Sheikh Hamad
Bin Khalifa Al-Thani at the Emiri Diwan (Royal Palace) in Doha on
Rise in diabetes among children
The latest findings of the Healthcare and
Nutrition Ministry have revealed that diabetes among Sri Lankan
children has increased from 15 per cent to 17 per cent during the
recent past, a Healthcare and Nutrition Ministry spokesman said.