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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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MS to announce govt stand on SAITM today

President Maithripala Sirisena will reveal the government’s position on the SAITM (South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine) issue today (Oct 23), Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament last Friday.   Answering a question raised by MEP and Joint Opposition Parliament Group leader Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister Kirielle said …

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President to announce govt stand on SAITM on Monday

President Maithripala Sirisena would reveal the government’s position on the SAITM (South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine) issue on Monday, Higher Education and Highways Minister Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament yesterday.   Answering a question raised by MEP and Joint Opposition Parliament Group leader Dinesh Gunawardena, Minister Kirielle said the government …

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No decision to raise fuel prices

Minister of Petroleum Resource Development Arjuna Ranatunga stated that the government has not made a decision to raise fuel prices within the country. The Minister of Petroleum Resource Development made this statement while responding to a question that was raised during parliamentary sessions yesterday. “The fuel prices within Sri Lanka …

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Kelaniya University reopens

The Kelaniya University, which was closed indefinitely on Thursday following clashes between two student factions, was re-opened yesterday.   The “Vidya 2017” exhibition, which was at the centre of the controversy and led to the clashes, will resume today and continue till October 9.   Eight students were injured in …

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Kelaniya University temporarily closed

All faculties of the Kelaniya University except the Medical Faculty have been temporarily closed from today until further notice following a brawl that erupted between two groups of students. Accordingly, the University authorities have called students of all faculties other than the Medical Faculty to leave the University premises and …

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