Sri Lanka :
The challenges ahead
Because we believe strongly that in spite of the
resistance and the scourge of terrorism that is still being retained
by the LTTE, we need development and the benefits should go to the
people at large. And on the economic front, the challenges are
overcome by greater investment in terms of capital projects.
Today is International Nurses Day:
Nurses and disaster management
The International Nurses Day is celebrated
around the world on May 12 - the birth anniversary of Florence
Nightingale's. This year theme is delivering quality, Serving
Communities - Nurses Leading Primary Health Care.
Sri Lanka: Traveller's surprising delight
This becomes trickier when you travel to Sri
Lanka, especially if you've lived in South India. You spend the
first three days saying, "Ooh, look, they eat appams and iddiappams
too, except they call them hoppers and string hoppers." And,
"Posters of Salman Khan, how unfortunate!" But the most common
refrain of an Indian in Sri Lanka "It's so clean!"