Sri Lanka Situation – By Dr Harold Gunatillake Website – www.Doctorharold.com Sri Lanka left with fuel stocks for around five days, minister Kanchana Wijesekera says Sri Lanka’s fuel stocks will last five more days, its power and energy minister said on Thursday (Jun 16), as the island nation awaits official confirmation from the Indian government for a new US$500 million credit line for fuel. “We are struggling to get fuel supplies due to our forex issues, and the government is working to manage existing stocks of diesel and petrol until Jun 21,” the minister told reporters. “We are finding it very difficult to meet demand, and stocks could run out faster if we do not cut back on non-essential travel and stop hoarding fuel.” “We expect a petrol shipment within the next three days and another two shipments in the next eight days,” he added. Sri Lanka is waiting for official ...

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Dhammika Perera’s 12-point Dollar earning strategy for Sri Lanka Source:Newswire Newly appointed Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) MP Dhammika Perera has laid out a 12- point Dollar earning strategy for crisis-hit Sri Lanka. The Sri Lanka businessman turned MP says his action plan is aimed at generating an additional inflow of USD8 billion per annum from 12 key strategies. Dhammika Perera further said the government will not incur any additional capital investment by implementing the suggested 12 strategies. The action plan of Dhammika Perera which was proposed some time ago is now receiving attention, as he has now joined the government in a possible bid to implement his strategies.  Following is Dhammika Perera’s 12-point Dollar earning strategy: Increase foreign currency bank deposits by USD5 billion in the next 5 years. Issue a 10-year residence visa for foreign citizens who would deposit USD100,000 in banks for 10 years in Sri Lanka. ...

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Positional Vertigo-Balance problem-by Harold Gunatillake One morning when you get up suddenly, your feel that you or your surroundings are spinning. That would be positional vertigo. You feel your room is moving or turning while your head is still. This may be associated with or without nausea, visual disturbances, and fatigue. We call it Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, also called BPPV. We also called Vestibular Dysfunction. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is triggered by specific changes in head position, such as tipping the head up or down. It’s rarely severe unless it increases the risk of falling. It is most common when you get up from bed, especially from a side position. The Head needs to be moved to sit up and stand out of bed. Sometimes it’s caused by stroke, migraines, or medication side effects. If you rest on a reclining chair, you will not get vertigo as there ...

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