EPC CM cites administrative difficulties to buy time from protesting graduates

Eastern Provincial Council Chief Minister Ahamed Nazeer, who visited the unemployed graduates protesting at Gandhi Park in Batticaloa on Friday urged the protesters to give him time until 31 March 2016 to resolve the unemployment issue. The unemployed graduates, who agreed to drop their hunger-strike, have demanded a meeting with the EPC CM on 24 March to assess the progress, news sources in Batticaloa said. Mr Ahamed Nazeer was telling the representatives of the protesting graduates that there were administrative hurdles in the Colombo government as well as the provincial government in the East and that he needed 5 more months to resolve the unemployment issue.

Hong Kong: Hong Kong Customs seizes about 3.2 million sticks of suspected illicit cigarettes (with photo)

Hong Kong Customs detected a suspected smuggling case of illicit cigarettes yesterday (October 9) at Lok Ma Chau Control Point. About 3.2 million sticks of suspected illicit cigarettes were seized from an incoming lorry. The market value of the cigarettes was about $8.5 million with a duty potential of about $6 million.

Hong Kong: Special traffic arrangements for race meeting in Sha Tin

Police advise motorists that special traffic arrangements will be implemented in Sha Tin to facilitate the race meeting today (October 10).

Hong Kong: SFH on organ donation

Following is the transcript of remarks made by the Secretary for Food and Health, Dr Ko Wing-man, after attending a public function today (October 10):

Hong Kong: Transcript of remarks by SEN

Following is the transcript of remarks by the Secretary for the Environment, Mr Wong Kam-sing, on the Recycling Fund after attending a public event today (October 10):

Hong Kong: Transcript of remarks by CE at media session after CoP Summit

Following is the transcript of remarks by the Chief Executive, Mr C Y Leung, at a media session after the Commission of Poverty Summit today (October 10):

Hong Kong: 25 more nomination forms for District Council Ordinary Election received

A total of 25 nomination forms for the 2015 District Council Ordinary Election were received by the Returning Officers of the 18 districts today (October 10).

Hong Kong: CHP investigates outbreak of acute gastroenteritis in sheltered workshop

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (October 10) investigating an outbreak of acute gastroenteritis (AGE) in a sheltered workshop in Chai Wan affecting 19 attendees and three staff members, and hence appealed to the public and management of institutions to maintain personal and environmental hygiene against AGE.

Hong Kong: Speech by CS at Hong Kong Cyclothon opening ceremony (with photos)

Following is the speech by the Chief Secretary for Administration, Mrs Carrie Lam, at the opening ceremony of Hong Kong Cyclothon today (October 10):

Financial Results For The Nine Months Ended 30 September 2015

QNB Group, one of the World’s Strongest Banks and the leading bank in the Middle East and North Africa, announced its results for the nine months ended 30 September 2015.

Extremely Active Rats Become Lazy when They Artificially Receive “Runners’ High”

Past research has shown that the pleasure and reward centers of the brain are activated similarly by dangerous drugs as well as by exercise, which is why therapies have been developed for drug addicts

New Jabra headset combines supreme sound with sleek design

Real sound by design. They say the best things come in small packages, and the Jabra Eclipse proves this point exactly.

EasyFix Handy Solutions raises funds from Axilor

Gurgaon-based Handy Solutions India Private Limited, a pioneering maintenance and repair service company, has raised its first round of institutional funding of an undisclosed value from Ax

InterContinental Hotels and Resorts Dishes Up a Three Course Menu of Celebrity Chef Restaurants

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) welcomes three of the world’s best chefs, Jason Atherton, Pierre Gagnaire and Theo Randall, with the opening of new signature restaurants at InterContinental hotel

​​Golden Tulip Hotels South Asia unveils 493–Rooms Luxury on Inani Beach, Bangladesh

The Golden Tulip Hotels has further expanded its bouquet of premium hotels with the opening of the ‘Royal Tulip Sea Pearl Beach Resort & Spa, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh’, the future of eco-friendly luxur

ISUZU D-MAX bags a significant order from Gati-Kintetsu World Wide Express

With an aim to offer better and seamless intra-city transportation, leading express distribution and supply-chain solutions provider - Gati-Kintetsu Express Pvt., Ltd.

Triveni launches a unique campaign- Dare2Drape

Triveni, one of the leading traditional brands and a 30 year old company in ethnic wear is launching one of its kind campaigns- Dare2Drape.

Students of Suncity School, Gurgaon visit old age home

With the growing trend of nuclear families and in order to make children understand the importance of elders, Suncity World School, Gurgaonorganized a visit to the old age home “AGE WELL HOME”.

CDK Global India, in association with Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy announces the`3rd Edition of Inter Corporate National Corporate Badminton League (CBL) 2015

The Third Edition of Inter-Corporate National Badminton League(CBL) announced and will be held in city from November 6th to 8th 2015 at Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy (PGBA), Gachibowli.

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