Items filtered by date: Wednesday, 29 March 2017

President provides awards to outstanding A/L , grade five schol students

President Maithripala Sirisana presented awards and prizes to 35 students who passed 2016 GCE A/L examination and Grade Five Scholarship examinations with outstanding results. The function was held at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday. The Sri Lanka Telecom, Bank of Ceylon and Singer Sri Lanka Company were the sponsors who offered cash vouchers, gifts and laptops to the students. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and Ministry of education officers, principals, teachers and parents also participated in this event.


MR spent Rs 38.5 M on his Russia tour!

Foreign Minister Managala Samaraweera lashed out at the Rajapaksas, stating that they had spent enormous amount of State money, but failed to convince the international community on the resolution brought against them, but the current government had handled the entire resolution diplomatically.


The 2 Mental Shifts Highly Successful People Make

“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”— Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner. There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.


Mendis’ maiden century and Taskin’s hat-trick only bright sparks

  • Published in Sports

DAMBULLA, Tuesday – A maiden One-Day International century from Kusal Mendis and a hat-trick from right-arm fast bowler Taskin Ahmed was the feature of the second one-day international between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at the Rangiri Dambulla Stadium which ended in a no-result yesterday when rain washed out play during the innings break.


EIB pledges support for SL

  • Visiting high-powered delegation from European Investment Bank meets PM, Finance Minister and technical teams
  • Identifies crucial new projects focused on transformational investments in SL, expects them to be confirmed by end of the year
  • Commends progress made on EUR 50 m
  • waste water infrastructure project inked in January
  • EU Ambassador says unique opportunity for Govt. to showcase its plans on sustainable development
  • EU earmarks EUR 210 million for SL, keen on investments around environment protection and combating climate change
  • Ravi K hails entry of EIB
  • Says Coalition Government has uplifted country’s democracy to ‘seven-star’ level
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