Many states flay flawed Darusman Report
The UNHRC held its 18th Regular Session from
September 12 to 30, 2011 in Geneva. The Sri Lanka delegation to the
UNHRC was led by me in my capacity as the Special Envoy of the
President on Human Rights.
New studies highlight risks of vitamin supplements
New research is prompting a fresh look at the
value of vitamin supplements, with some surprising results
indicating that taking too many supplements of some could be
harmful. The research is forcing scientists to rethink the use of
supplements with antioxidants, which had been seen as beneficial in
preventing cancer, heart disease and other ailments. ďEverybody is
confused,Ē admitted Toren Finkel, head of the Centre for Molecular
Medicine at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Tertiary education opportunities for school leavers
Reference to marine engineering related occupations
At a time when Sri Lanka has recorded a high
success rate at the G.C.E. O/Level, and when those who sat for the
G.C.E. A/Level are awaiting their results, while contemplating
further education, it will be prudent to guide those who seek these
various education opportunities.