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Grade 5 scholarship tuition classes prohibited from 16 Aug

All tuition classes, seminars, workshops and printing model papers targeting students sitting for the 2017 grade 5 scholarship exam of 2017 will be prohibited, The prohibition period will last between 12.00am August 16 and August 20, by the examinations department. Legal action will be taken against perpetrators by authorities.

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A/L exam begins today

The GCE Advanced Level examination which commences today will have 315,227 school and private candidates. The examination will be held in 2,230 centres countrywide. During the period the examination is held all construction work and other activities in the schools where the examination is held will not take place and …

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Second Term for schools to end on August 04,

The Ministry of education declared that the second term for all Government and semi-government schools will end on August 04, 2017. It was further stated that the third term will commence on the (6) of September. The ministry has further reported that the GCE Advanced level examinations are scheduled to …

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Principals assigned to make school premises dengue free

Principals of  schools have been given the responsibility to keep the school premises free of dengue mosquitoes as a large number of dengue patients are school children. The decision to assign the task to the principles was taken today at a special meeting held at the Presidential Secretariat by the …

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Many youth forego higher education to drive tuk-tuks

Higher Education State Minister Mohan Lal Grero says most young men opt to drive three wheeler instead of pursuing higher education.   “Today, when we analyse the trends in university admissions, we can see the majority of university entrants are females. Sixty five percent of students entering universities are girls. …

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Scholarship exam seminar

Yet another seminar of the annual series of grade five scholarship examination seminars being organized by Dayasarana Development Foundation has taken place at Fatima National School in Kalmunai. Nearly 500 students from 13 schools participated. Chief incumbent of Sri Sudarshanarama Vihara, Ven. Ranmuthugala Sangharatana Thera briefed the students and their …

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Hardy Institute closed indefinitely

The Hardy Advanced Technological Institute in Ampara was closed indefinitely by its Director General following a tense situation which arose at the institute last evening. It was reported that a group of students had taken hostage the Director of the institute by surrounding his office.

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Equipment distribution by Anoma

Deputy minister Dr. Anoma Gamage today made an equipment distribution from her decentralized allocations for 2017. At the event at the Ampara district secretariat, desks, chairs and musical instruments worth Rs. 1,765,000 were distributed to schools and Dhamma schools.

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