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5000 students lost chance of Uni entrance annually

The annual intake of the College of Education has been limited to 15,000 since 2010, though the university is capable of recruiting 20,700 students annually, the Federation of University Teachers’ Associations (FUTA) said yesterday (16). FUTA acting President Aruna Kumara said that about 5,000 students had been deprived of university …

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Dayasarana scholarship seminars from June 24

The grade five scholarship seminars being organized annually by Dayasarana Development Foundation will begin from June 24, at Keppetipola National School in Mahaoya. On the following day, another seminar will be held at Shalika Hall at Dehiattakandiya. For students from Uhana, Damana, Ampara and Namal Oya, a seminar will take …

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Ananda Vidyalaya felicitates students who excelled at A/L exam

Ananda Vidyalaya, Colombo held a felicitation at the college hall today (14) for 175 students who excelled at the GCE Advanced Level examination by obtaining three ‘A’s . Past pupil, minister of primary industries Daya Gamage, was the chief at the event, ‘Nena Harasara 2017’, organized by the college’s 1970-75 …

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O/L application deadline set to June 15

The Department of examinations stated that the deadline for the submitting of applications of students sitting for their O/L exam in 2017 will be Thursday, the 15 of June 2017. Examination Commissioner, W.M.N. Pushpakumar stated that applications handed in after the deadline will not be accepted. The department added that …

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146 schools affected by disaster

One hundred an forty six schools in Sabaragamuwa, Southern and Western Provinces have been affected by floods, according to the Education Ministry.   The Sabaragamuwa Province has the highest number of affected schools (65) the Western Province (64). In the Southern Province 17 schools have been affected.   Another 77 …

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SC to hear SLMC petition against SAITM ruling on June 22

The Supreme Court yesterday  fixed the date to hear the appeal filed by Sri Lanka Medical Council (SLMC) challenging a lower court ruling regarding the South Asian Institute of Medicine and Technology (SAITM). The apex court decided to hear the SLMC petition on 22 June when it was taken up today …

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No change in decision on school closures

The Ministry of Education says that there will be not be any change in the decision taken to close all schools in the eight districts affected by the floods until Friday (June 02). The ministry had decided on Monday (29) to close all schools in the eight districts affected with …

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