Sri Lankan-Australian Formula Masters driver Aidan Wright has claimed two victories over the weekend at Zhuhai International Circuit Sri Lankan/Australian Formula Masters driver Aidan Wright has claimed two victories over the weekend at Zhuhai International Circuit.
Aidan Wright has claimed victory in two out of three races in the first round of the Formula Masters China Series in Zhuhai over the weekend. It was a wet weekend and after dominating the practice sessions, Wright looked set to impress in qualifying. However, the rain played havoc with his plans and caused him to spin off the track ending in a disappointing start position of 3rd and 6th respectively.......
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Finance News from Sri Lanka – Gradient Alliance – April 2013 In Economic news:
ADB lowers Sri Lanka's 2013 GDP growth to 6.8% from 7.0% as it concerns over high budget deﬁcit
Loss making state owned enterprises burden the public with CPC and CEB losing almost Rs.150bn in 2012
Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka approves electricity tariff amidst vehement opposition
Fitch affrms Sri Lanka's 'BB-' sovereign rating but notes of upcoming high debt repayments
Sri Lanka ranked 92nd in UNDP's Human Development Report 2013 and included in the high human development category
CPC's oil stock almost full on lower CEB demand and higher output
Sri Lanka 89th in Democracy Index 2012 falls to "hybrid regime" status.
CBSL guide to escaping "middle income trap"
Inﬂation in Apr 13 was 6.4%YoY (-110bps MoM) on lower food prices. CAL's urban price index reaches 7.2% (-540bps MoM)
The All Share Price Index closes at 5,953.19 up 3.8% MoM, up 5.5% YTD
The rupee ended the month at 125.32/128.38 vs. the USD (rupee stronger (~0.03% MoM)
Helping Sri Lanka Rebuild A team of Australian doctors and volunteers is making a difference in Sri Lanka, with GPs at the forefront.
Schoolkids Bonus I am writing to you with regards to School Kids Bonus. I have been approached recently to become a multicultural ambassador to raise awareness of about the changes in the School Kids Bonus within the Indian community.
Sinhala Tamil New Year Vijaya Dawning this Week End Is Harbinger of Hope Sinhala-Tamil New Year ‘Vijaya’ Dawning this Week-End Is Harbinger of Hope
12 April 2013, 6:27 am
Text and Pix Dushiyanthini Kanagasabapathipillai
Sri Lankans are preparing to celebrate the Sinhala and Tamil New Year. Aluth Avurudu (in Sinhala) or Puththaandu or Puthu Varusham (in Tamil) literally translates to ‘New Year’– the harbinger of spring.
Sri Lankan-Australian racer Aidan Wright has signed with Malaysian team Meritus GP for the 2013 Sri Lankan/Australian driver Aidan Wright has signed with Malaysian Formula team Meritus GP for this years Formula Masters China Series. Last year Wright, whose Mother was born in Colombo and migrated to Australia at a young age, competed in the JK Racing Asia Series and finished the Championship in 4th place. This year the 18-year-old will be calling Malaysia home as he not only competes but also teaches.
Dilemma with Cholesterol
Written by Dr Harold Gunatillake –Health writer
High cholesterol in your arteries is harmful. But, there are many people out there, having high cholesterol levels, but has not shown harm as a risk factor to heart disease, stroke and other chronic illnesses. People get heart attacks with low cholesterol, too. Cholesterol has become a confusing dilemma for people whether to believe or not that this hype of high cholesterol is harmful.
Doctors take blood from your veins to check cholesterol levels in your arteries. Thickening of veins and plaque formation never occurs in the veins though blood is tested from the veins for cholesterol levels. Thickening occurs in the superficial veins in the leg when they become varicose......