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Medical Faculty students to re-attend lectures from Nov 20

Government medical faculty students will attend lectures from November 20 after the issue of the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) was solved satisfactorily, Convener of the Medical Faculty Student’s Action Committee (MFSAC) Ryan Jayalath said. He said that the anti-SAITM protests carried out by Inter University Students’ …

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Jaffna University to recommence academic activities

The administration of the University of Jaffna has decided to open three faculties Monday for students to recommence academic activities. According to the administration, the academic activities of the university will recommence for the faculties of arts, medical and management. The administration of the University indefinitely closed the three faculties …

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Examination Dept key head interdicted

The Education Ministry said that the Head of the Confidential and Institutional Examinations Unit had been interdicted for breach of conduct. Spokesman for the Ministry said there was a series of charges against him. He said that on the orders of Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam had launched an investigation …

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SAITM solution implementation committee meets for the first time

The nine-member committee appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to implement the proposed solutions to resolve the issue surrounding the Medical Faculty of the South Asian Institute of Technology and medicine (SAITM) met for the first time on Thursday in the parliamentary complex. Deputy Minister of National Policies and Economic Affairs …

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Govt. abolish SAITM

The government had decided to abolish SAITM to resolve all other issues pertaining to the same before December 31 this year and to continue the ban on recruiting new students to the SAITM, Deputy Minister Dr. Harsha De Silva said . Making a special statement at the constitutional assembly, Dr. …

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A good children’s generation for a developed country – Anoma

A country cannot be developed without creating a good generation of children, says directress of Dayasarana Development Foundation, deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage. She was speaking at Daya Apparel auditorium in Ampara yesterday at a mathematics seminar for students sitting for the GCE ordinary level examination next year. The deputy …

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Ban tuition classes on Sundays

Archbishop of Colombo Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith yesterday said he had requested President Maithripala Sirisena in writing to ban tuition classes on Sundays at least for several hours. Cardinal Ranjith who was addressing the Catholic Teachers Day programme at St Joseph’s College Colombo last morning said he had written to President …

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