Health Minister Rambukwella says the closure of schools due to the global pandemic has affected the physical and mental health of children

Health  Minister Dr. Keheliya Rambukwella says that the closure of schools due to the global Covid  pandemic has  affected the physical and mental health of children . The Minister also pointed out that the psycho-social behavior   of children  affect their overall well-being. This was stated by Minister Keheliya Rambukwella at a conference on the World Health Organization’s inter – ministerial meeting to revitalize School Health Promotion Program in  Southeast Asia region, using Zoom Technology today (12). Representing all the Ministers of Health and Education in…

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Hungary fan disorder at Wembley could see FA face disciplinary action as FIFA opens proceedings | Football News

The Football Association could face punishment after FIFA opened disciplinary proceedings over the trouble involving Hungary fans at Wembley on Tuesday night. FIFA has acted following disorder among Hungary fans during the World Cup Qualifier against England which saw visiting fans fight with police after one supporter was arrested for allegedly racially abusing a steward. And the English FA – as the match organiser – is subject to the proceedings along with its Hungarian counterpart. It was a night of trouble in World Cup qualifying Group I as the match…

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Rory McIlroy insists he is the best player in the world, but he has not played like that for 18 months | Golf News

Rory McIlroy sounds defiant as he reiterates his desire to get back to the top of the world rankings, while he also insists there was little Padraig Harrington could have done to avert Europe’s Ryder Cup defeat. By Keith Jackson Last Updated: 13/10/21 8:21pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Rory McIlroy reflects on his emotional post-match interviews after his Ryder Cup singles match and what it made him realise about himself as a golfer Rory McIlroy reflects on his emotional post-match interviews after his Ryder…

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Baurs share short term solutions for Sri Lanka’s organic agriculture conversion

A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd., widely known as Baurs, a diversified business group and one of the pioneering innovators in agriculture in Sri Lanka, recently shared preliminary key insights and solutions for the country’s farming industry to successfully master the conversion from conventional to organic, backed by scientific evidence and sound knowledge drawing from both professional and practical experiences. A. Baur & Co. (Pvt.) Ltd (Baurs), together with its contracted institutions namely Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences (HAFL), in their…

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Juventus Women 1 – 2 Chelsea Women

Pernille Harder scored for the second successive Women’s Champions League match as her goal helped Chelsea beat Juventus 2-1 in Turin. The world’s most expensive female player had netted a last-gasp equaliser against Wolfsburg last week to secure a point for Chelsea, and once again popped up with a vital goal on Wednesday. A blocked Sam Kerr effort deflected into her path, which Harder fired home to secure Chelsea, who were Champions League runners-up last season, their first three points in Group A. Emma Hayes’ side had taken the lead…

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BJP’s Subramanian Swamy asks Sri Lanka to gear up for cyberwarfare

Sri Lanka must gear up for cyber warfare by augmenting its capabilities to meet the demands of 21st-century national security, India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Subramanian Swamy said on Wednesday. Visiting Sri Lanka on Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa’s invitation for Navarathri celebrations at his official residence, Temple Trees, Mr. Swamy spoke at the Institute of National Security Studies – a think tank established under Sri Lanka’s Ministry of Defence. “National Security in the 21st century is not about advancing armies or aeroplanes flying above… and…

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Jack Wilshere: Former Arsenal midfielder focused on a return to playing, not coaching | Football News

Jack Wilshere has dismissed reports he is ready to call time on his playing career, insisting he still has something to prove and plenty to give. The 29-year-old is a free agent having been released by Bournemouth at the end of last season and is currently training with former club Arsenal. Despite helping out academy chief Per Mertesacker over the past month, Wilshere has played down any suggestions he is ready to retire. “At the moment I am doing my coaching badges and the club is helping me with them…

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Foreign Minister Prof. G. L. Peiris addresses the Diplomatic Community at Foreign Ministry

Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris addressed the diplomatic community at the Foreign Ministry auditorium on 13 October 2021. The Colombo-based diplomatic community was present at the meeting which was conducted under the approved COVID-19 related guidelines. At the outset the Minister appreciated his first opportunity to meet with the entire diplomatic corps collectively following his assumption of duties as Foreign Minister some weeks ago.  Due to the previously prevailing COVID-19 situation, such a meeting could not take place earlier as he would have wished, the Minister stated. The…

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Eoin Morgan’s Kolkata Knight Riders into IPL final despite dramatic collapse against Delhi Capitals | Cricket News

Kolkata to play Chennai in Friday’s IPL final after edging past Delhi in qualifier; Knight Riders needed 13 from 25 balls but then lost six wickets for seven runs in 23 balls before Rahul Tripathi smoked match-winning six off Ravichandran Ashwin; Kolkata into third IPL final Last Updated: 13/10/21 7:49pm Kolkata Knight Riders are into the IPL final after a thrilling three-wicket win over Delhi Capitals in Sharjah Eoin Morgan’s resurgent Kolkata Knight Riders will face Chennai Super Kings in Friday’s IPL final after overcoming a staggering collapse to edge past…

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William Haggas: Champions Day team | Racing News

William Haggas has enjoyed one of the best seasons of his illustrious career – but it really could end with a bang at Ascot on Qipco British Champions Day. Haggas has a chance with Hamish (owned and bred by his father, Brian) in the Long Distance Cup, the unbeaten Baaeed in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, three live chances in the Champion Stakes and another three in the Balmoral Handicap. He has not been able to get carried away by the build up, however, as the meeting is coming hot…

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William Shatner in space: ‘Everybody in the world needs to do this’

William Shatner has become the oldest person to go into space, as he blasted off aboard the Blue Origin capsule. After landing, the Star Trek actor said tearfully that the experience had been “unbelieveable”. “Everybody in the world needs to do this,” he said. Three other individuals shared his journey on the rocket system, which was developed by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos. Source link–!Thank You !–

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Kiriella: EU delegation regretted reversal of 19A achievements

By Saman Indrajith The European Union delegation that visited the country recently to review the GSP Plus facility granted to Sri Lanka observed that the incumbent government was turning back one by one the democratic achievements gained for the people by the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, Chief Opposition Whip and Kandy District MP Lakshman Kiriella asserted yesterday. Addressing a press conference held at the Opposition Leader’s Office in Colombo, MP Kiriella said the EU had been monitoring closely what took place in the country during the recent years. “We introduced…

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Vitality Netball Superleague: Melissa Bessell thrilled by Severn Stars’ 2022 roster | Netball News

Liana Leota, England Roses technical coach and former Silver Fern, Cat Tuivaiti will both take to court in 2022; Michelle Drayne moves from London Pulse, Katie Harris from Wasps and Summer Artman joins from Team Bath Netball Last Updated: 13/10/21 5:27pm Liana Leota will return for another season at Stars and be joined by fellow New Zealander Cat Tuivaiti (Image credit: Ben Lumley) Severn Stars head coach Melissa Bessell cannot wait to get started with a “powerhouse team” as she announces her full 2022 Vitality Netball Superleague roster. Bessell has combined…

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