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Delhi's Homeless Sleeping In The Smog

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http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-asia-india-
41983056/nowhere-to-go-delhi-s-homeless-sleep-in-the-smog

FROM YESTERYEAR SINHALA CINEMA:A SONG FROM "NILLA SOYA"(1976)FILM

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MAIN CAST OF THE FILM-LATE GAMINI FONSEKA,MANEL WANAGURU,FAREENA LAI,REX KODIPPILY THIS SONG WAS SUNG BY ANJALINE GUNATHILAKE AND LATE MILTON MALLAWAARACHCHI

More Than 80,000 Sri Lankans Are Blind Due To Diabetes

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More than 80,000 Sri Lankans are suffering  from
blindness due to Diabetes according to the Sri Lanka Collage Of Opthalmologists .

Another 700,000  (one third of those suffering from Diabetes) are suffering from various eye disorders caused due to Diabetes the Collage has stated.

Around 10% of the Sri Lankan population is suffering from Diabetes and those who are suffering from the Disease should have checked their eyes at least once a year to avoid gettting blindness Dr.Kapila Piyasena attached to the Non Communicable Diseases Unit of the Ministry of Health has stated during a media briefing held at National Eye Hospital in Colombo last Monday (13).


Two bodies Of A Young Female And A Male Who Committed Suicide Recovered In Horana

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The bodies of a  young female and a male attached to a
Garment Factory at Paragasthota area in Millaniya Horana who had committed suicide at a house by hanging themselves recovered by the Police yesterday (14).

The deceased had been identified as a 28 year old married male who was working as a driver of a vehicle tranporting Garment factory workers resided in Paragasthota ,Horana and a 19 year old female attached to the same Garment factory and resided in Kinmankada,Horana area.

The deceased youth had a love affair and after the father of the deceased female blamed her over the affair they had committed suicide last Monday (13)it has been revealed.

Around 27 Sri Lankan Females Went To Kuwait Had Returned

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Around 27 Sri Lankan females who went to Kuwait for
an employment had arrived in  Katunayake, Bandaranaike Internat
ional Airport  yesterday (14)due the  harrasments they had faced in workplaces and violations  of their service contracts .

Four of the returnees went to Kuwait through tourist visas the Foreign Employment Bureau has stated.

With Stricter Guildelines-Do You Have High Blood pressure Now

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https://www.npr.org/sections/health-
shots/2017/11/14/564038552/with-stricter-guidelines-do-you-have-high-blood-pressure-now

Foreign-World's Oldest Wine Found In Georgia

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QUOTES FOR LIFE

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Twelve Injured Due To A Road Accident

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Twelve persons including three children  have been
injured and hospitalized after the Cab they were travelling in veered off the road near the Polpitiya wewa  at Kadahapola road  in Kadapotha area today (14).

The injured have been admitted to the Katupotha Hospital and nine of them were transferred to the Kurunagala Teaching Hospital for further treatment.

The accident occurred due to the inability of the Cab driver to control the vehicle it has been revealed.

An Indian National Staying In Sri Lanka Without Valid Visas Had Been Arrested

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Vavuniya Police had arrested an Indian National who
Overstayed in Sri Lanka  illegally without valid visas, near the Vavuniya Hospital this morning (14).

Vavuniya Police are conducting an investigations over the incident.

Examinations Commissioner Was Transferred To The Education Ministry

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Authorities have transferred the  Commissioner
General of Examinations  W.M.J Pushpakumara this evening (14) to the Ministry Of Education with immediatte effect over the Examination fraud and irregularities occurred recently.

The transfer was made as per the recommendations made through the inquiries held regarding the irregularities it has been revealed.

Recently the authorities have interdicted the  head of Privacy unit of the Examinations Department over the same charges.



A Female Was Killed Due To A Bus Run Over Her In Ampara

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A 69 Year old female was killed due to  a Sri Lanka Transport Board  Bus run over her this morning (14) In Ampara .The female who was a resident of Mayadunne,Uhana  area was run over by the same Bus she traveled  as  a result of   the victim had fallen towards the Bus while walking along the road after got out from the Bus.

Ampara Police had arrested the Bus driver regarding the incident.

New Blood Pressure Rate Dropped To 130:80 From 140:90- American Heart Association

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New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults.

High pressure, which for decades has been a top reading of at least 140 or a bottom one of 90, drops to 130 over 80 in advice announced Monday by a dozen medical groups.
The guidelines, announced at an American Heart Association conference in Anaheim, mean an additional 14 percent of U.S. adults have the problem.

It's recommended that people with high blood pressure try healthier lifestyles, which get much stronger emphasis in the new advice. Poor diets, lack of exercise and other bad habits cause 90 percent of high blood pressure.
"I have no doubt there will be controversy. I'm sure there will be people saying, 'We have a hard enough time getting to 140,'" said Dr. Paul Whelton, a Tulane University physician who led the guidelines panel.

But the risk for heart disease, stroke and ot…