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Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 08:37
Sri Lanka government introduces curricular reforms in secondary education to enhance creative and analytical skills, and technological interventions, - Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera tells2019 ECOSOC Forum on Financing for Development of the United Nations. Statement made by the Hon. Minister at the general debate of the 2019 UN ECOSOC Forum for Financing Development is also attached.....Read More...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 04:08
By S.H.Moulana
After the 2003 illegal invasion of Saddam’s Iraq by Bush and Blair followed by the ousting of Gaddafi by the West in 2011 we saw an uprising in Syria, which has so far taken more than 400,000 lives of fighters as well as innocent civilians by the bombs dropped by the foreign powers who are supposed to be there to bring peace to the country. Now the country remains in ruin. Iraq faced the heaviest.....Read More...
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 03:55
The Public Service Commission, (PSC), will make a decision on the proposed transfer of Colombo Municipal Commission V. K. Anura over the alleged irregularities, Western Province Governor Azath Salley said here on Wednesday. The PSC is slated to meet today (Thursday) in Colombo for this purpose. The governor was speaking to newsmen on Wednesday at his office as soon after he donated 20 sewing.....Read More...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 08:14
Dogs can be considered as clean, compared with bearded men,” According to the study author Andreas Gutzeit. According to the latest study on the subject of men and dogs, It looks like men with beards are going to be dogged with charges of bad hygiene. That’s because a new study suggests that bearded guys actually have more germs than a dog’s fur. Researchers at the Hirslanden Clinic near Zurich,.....Read More...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 17:49
Western Province Governor Azath Salley said here on Thursday that his priority is to provide safe drinking water, sanitation and adequate furniture for school students in his province. The governor was flagging off the Sinhala, Tamil Avurudu festival celebrations at Walagedera Maha Vidyalaya in Matugama on Thursday. Ranjith Somawansa Provincial Minister of Education, Culture and Arts, Sports and.....Read More...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 17:28
By Wg Cdr R Khosla
On Independence we gave ourselves a Constitution. The Constitution was to provide us the framework of governance. It created the Judiciary and everything else that is required for the governance of the country in the interests of the “sovereign” people of India. Not that the “Judiciary and everything else” did not exist before. It existed to further the interests of an alien race. Seventy-one.....Read More...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 17:24
A 17-member delegation of National Defence University of Pakistan, which is currently in Sri Lanka for a 6-day visit, led by Air Commodore Mustafa Anwer, called on High Commissioner of Pakistan, Maj. Gen. (R) Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat at the High Commission premises on April 16, 2019. The delegation comprises of senior officers from Pakistan’s Armed Forces and allied officers from Iran, Bangladesh.....Read More...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 07:35
By ** Maj Gen S.G.Vombatkere
A group of over 150 Indian military Veterans wrote a letter to the President of India in his capacity as Supreme Commander of India’s Armed Forces, expressing their serious concern at the recent rather blatant use by politicians of different parties, of the military, military uniforms or symbols, and actions by military formations or personnel, in their election campaigns. The Veterans’ concern.....Read More...
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 14:12
By Habib Siddiqui
‘Isra and Miraj were the most miraculous and dignified journeys of the Prophet (Sal-lal-lahu alayhi wa sal-lam), which took place in the Shab-e-Miraj (or the Night of Miraj) in the month of Rajab before his migration to Madinah. This miraculous journey was Allah’s wonderful response to the Prophet’s (S) sad state in the year, which is commonly known as “the year of great sadness” in which he (S).....Read More...
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 08:46
By K.T.Rajasingham & Daya Gamage – An Asian Tribune Discourse
Sri Lanka’s ethnic majority Sinhalese Buddhist calls her Pattini while this South Asian nation’s Tamil Hindu minority name her Kannaki. For most part, neither of the two communities knows that the other reveres this Goddess under a different name. But both the Sinhalese Buddhist and Tamil Hindu beliefs are deeply syncretic, and point toward a shared history and tradition. She is considered the.....Read More...
Monday, April 15, 2019 - 08:20
By Nava Thakuria
Often termed as the largest democracy on Earth, India has gone for national elections since 11 April 2019 and the biggest electoral exercise through electronic voting machines (EVM) will continue till 19 May. Over 900 million voters will participate in the seven-phase general elections to elect 543 representatives to 17th Lok Sabha, the powerful lower house of Indian Parliament in New Delhi......Read More...
Friday, April 12, 2019 - 13:55
USD 125 million from the International Development Association (IDA) for the Climate Smart Irrigated Agriculture Project (CSIAP). The International Development Association (IDA) of the World bank has provided financial assistance of USD 125 Million to implement a climate resilient agricultural projects covering eleven dry zone districts in the country benefitting over 62,000 families. The signing.....Read More...
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 04:44
The High Commission of India Colombo announces scholarships to Sri Lankan nationals under the Ayush Scholarship Scheme for UG/PG/PhD courses in Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha and Homeopathy for the academic year 2019-20. The government of India selects meritorious Sri Lankan nationals for award of these scholarships in consultation with the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), Government of Sri.....Read More...
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 05:07
On a directive from the Western Province Governor Azath Salley, successful candidates from the Higher National Diploma in English course at the Sri Lanka Institute of Advance Technological Education (SLIATE), will now be eligible to apply for vacancies for graduate teachers in his province. The announcement was made by Governor Salley following a meeting of a group of 60 SLIATE graduates, who.....Read More...
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