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National Mosquito Control Week begins today

National Mosquito Control Week begins today

The National Mosquito Control Week begins today (July 1). A number of programmes will be carried out by the Health Ministry in collaboration with the Education, Defence, Local Government and…

New Australia PM Kevin Rudd unveils cabinet line-up

New Australia PM Kevin Rudd unveils cabinet line-up

Australia’s new prime minister, Kevin Rudd, has unveiled his cabinet, five days after ousting Julia Gillard as Labor Party leader. The cabinet contains a record number of women and many…

James Cameron sued by artist Roger Dean over Avatar

James Cameron sued by artist Roger Dean over Avatar

Hollywood director James Cameron has been sued by British artist Roger Dean for $50m (£43m) over claims he copied ideas for the 3D film Avatar. Mr Dean, who designed album…

Rugby World Cup Sevens: New Zealand thrash England in final

Rugby World Cup Sevens: New Zealand thrash England in final

New Zealand won the Rugby World Cup Sevens with a comprehensive 33-0 win over England in rain-soaked Moscow. The first semi-final between the All Blacks and Fiji was suspended for…

Seychelles Welcomes Sri Lankan President on Historic Visit

Seychelles Welcomes Sri Lankan President on Historic Visit

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa who arrived at the Seychelles International Airport Saturday afternoon (29) was warmly welcomed by the President of the Republic of Seychelles, James Alix Michel.  …

Stranded Indian fishermen to be handed over to coast Guard

Stranded Indian fishermen to be handed over to coast Guard

Four Fishermen from Thangachi Madham in Ramanathapuram district, stranded in the Sri Lankan area, had been rescued and they would be handed over to the Indian Coast Guard tomorrow along…