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Monday, April 19,  2010
      Editorial:Facing the axe at sixty
A mega cash injection is needed to upgrade the quality of services at the overcrowded Jaffna Teaching Hospital and other state medical institutions in the northern peninsula, say residents and parliamentarians.

The residents are urging Colombo-based policy-makers to focus on developing hospitals in Jaffna to support post-war reconstruction efforts and tourism promotion.

Work in progress on northern line
A group of Indian experts is here to explore the possibility of restoring two major railway tracks in the north. They will first launch work on the Medawachchiya-Talaimannar line before moving to lay a track from Omanthai to Kankesanthurai.


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Ash may hover  for days over  uncertain Europe
The Icelandic volcano that has kept much of Europe land-bound is far from finished spitting out its grit, and offered up new mini-eruptions that raise concerns about longer-term damage to world air travel and trade.

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