USP for Ayurveda?

There is a lot of talk on social media and other sources about local Ayurveda being able to handle and even cure Covid-19 better than western medicine. There are posts about people well into their 80s being cured in a matter of days. Of course, there have been a few major setbacks to Ayurveda related claims thanks to the ‘Dhammika Pani’ saga and the unmitigated failure thereof. We all know what the collapse of the Tourism industry has done to the Pearl. All those involved in this industry are desperately…

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Gareth Southgate: England coach says some players being swayed by Covid-19 vaccination conspiracy theories | Football News

Gareth Southgate says some footballers are not vaccinated against Covid-19 because they are swayed by conspiracy theories on social media. The England manager presented a video after Euro 2020 urging people to get vaccinated and was abused online as a result. The uptake of the vaccine among professional footballers has been sporadic, with Southgate admitting he is unsure how many of his current England squad have received both doses. “I think within the age group and age range (of his players) – I don’t have all the data and statistics…

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Three political parties suggest electoral system based on proportional representation

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) made representations before the Select Committee of Parliament to Identify Appropriate Reforms of the Election Laws and the Electoral System and to Recommend Necessary Amendments that the proportional representation system is appropriate for the country. The party yesterday (07) pointed out that the proportional representation system could ensure fair representation of the people and that people’s vote would add value under this system. The Parliamentary Select Committee met under the chairmanship of Leader of the House, Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. The SLMC said that the…

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Foreign Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris meets with Canadian High Commissioner David McKinnonForeign

Foreign Minister Prof G.L. Peiris met the High Commissioner of Canada David McKinnon on 8 October at the Foreign Ministry. A number of areas of ongoing bilateral cooperation were discussed. The Minister also briefed the High Commissioner on Sri Lanka’s recent multilateral engagements in Geneva and New York.   The Minister updated the High Commissioner on progress related to Sri Lanka’s vaccination programme and the gradual opening up of the country. The Minister appreciated Canada’s contribution to Sri Lanka’s process of recovery from the pandemic.…

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Czech Rep 2 – 2 Wales

Player ratings Czech Republic: Vaclik (6), Mateju (6), Kalas (6), Celustka (7), Novak (6), Král (6), Soucek (6), Pesek (7), Barak (6), Hlozek (6), Schick (7) Subs: Vydra (6), Kuchta (6), Wiesner (6), Sadílek (6) Wales: Ward (4), Gunter (6), Ampadu (6), Rodon (7), Mepham (7), Williams (6), Morrell (6), Allen (7), James (8), Ramsey (8), Moore (6) Subs: Wilson (8), Thomas (7), Roberts (6) Man of the Match: Aaron Ramsey Source link –Thank tou–

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Andorra vs England: UEFA confirms Saturday’s game to go ahead despite fire inside National Stadium | Football News

England’s World Cup qualifier against Andorra on Saturday will go ahead as planned despite a spectacular fire at the principality’s National Stadium on Friday, UEFA has confirmed. Sky Sports News’ England reporter Rob Dorsett was broadcasting live when the fire broke out in the television gantry on the other side of the pitch. A thick plume of black smoke drifted towards the nearby flats and residential accommodation behind the stand as first stadium employees and then the fire brigade worked to put the fire out. Image: Emergency Services inspect damages…

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Gazzete issued giving Basil more responsibilities

BY SANATH NANAYAKKARE The priorities related to the institutional and legal framework of the Ministry of Finance have been amended via a government gazette issued on October 6, 2021, with the objective of achieving a faster economic growth post-pandemic. As per the above gazette, twenty more special priorities and responsibilities have been added to the Finance Ministry. Accordingly, the Finance Ministry, among other things will now implement reforms to strengthen banks, financial institutions in such a manner that would encourage savings and investments as well as institutional reforms to revive…

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Claudio Ranieri: New Watford boss ready to ‘work hard and fast’ to ensure club’s Premier League survival | Football News

New Watford boss Claudio Ranieri has promised to “work hard and fast” as he looks to push the club towards Premier League safety. The Italian former Chelsea and Leicester manager replaced Xisco Munoz, who was dismissed on Sunday after just 10 months in charge, as the new head coach at Vicarage Road, signing a two-year contract. Ranieri inherits a club 15th in the table with seven points from seven league games this season since being promoted back to the top flight. The 69-year-old famously guided Leicester to the Premier League…

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Sri Lanka appoints expert committee on blockchain technology and cryptocurrency mining

The government of Sri Lanka has appointed a committee of experts to look into the introduction of blockchain technology and cryptocurrency mining in Sri Lanka and to study the laws and regulations related to them. Keeping in line with the National Policy Framework – Vistas of Prosperity and Splendour – which highlights the importance and values of a technology-based society, Cabinet approved the proposal made by the Minister of Project Coordinating and Monitoring Namal Rajapaksa to appoint a committee to report to the Cabinet on the Acts, Rules and Regulations…

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Dundee United pass findings to Police Scotland after allegation of racist abuse directed at Jeando Fuchs | Football News

Dundee United have passed their findings to Police Scotland after completing their own internal investigation into the alleged racist abuse of midfielder Jeando Fuchs by a Ross County supporter. The Cameroonian claimed the incident occurred as he celebrated United’s winning goal at Tannadice last Saturday. At full-time, manager Tam Courts held up a ‘Show Racism the Red Card’ t-shirt in front of the visiting County fans. Ross County were adamant there was no racial abuse, with manager Malky Mackay and chief executive Stephen Ferguson both saying that United stewards in…

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Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Belgium Asirwatham Calls on Secretary General of the European External Action Service (EEAS) of the EU

Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Belgium and Head of Mission to the European Union Grace Asirwatham paid a courtesy call on Secretary General of the European External Action Service (EEAS) Stefano Sannino in Brussels, on 04 October 2021.  Ambassador Asirwatham briefed the Secretary General on the status of bilateral relations and the ongoing productive engagement on a range of issues including controlling COVID-19 and inoculation drive in the country, trade under the GSP Plus scheme, trade facilitation, investment, development assistance, etc. Secretary General Sannino noted…

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Hollie Doyle blog: Sky Sports Racing ambassador itching to return at York and Goodwood after seven-day ban | Racing News

Sky Sports Racing ambassador Hollie Doyle returns from the suspension that cost her a Group One victory on Trueshan in France last week with a full book of rides at York, including Popmaster in the valuable Coral Sprint Trophy. Popmaster can bounce back without headgear I am itching to get back in the saddle at beautiful York on Saturday after serving my seven-day suspension and have some nice chances to make up in some way for what I missed last weekend. Among them is POPMASTER, who ran his only disappointing…

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