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2008-09-27 15:00:24

The Government of India has commended SriLankan Airlines for its handling of Indian VVIP flights during the recent SAARC Summit in Colombo. The gathering of Presidents and Prime Ministers of the eight- nation South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) involved hundreds of senior government officials from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Maldives, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka, amidst tight security. SriLankan Airlines provides ground handling facilities for all airlines and...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'