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Ananda Vidyalaya felicitates students who excelled at A/L exam

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

  Ananda Vidyalaya, Colombo held a felicitation at the college hall on Wednesday (14) for 175 students who excelled at the G...


Elizabeth Moir students to participate in world’s first International Robot Olympics

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

  With a mission to spread science and technology leadership around the world, FIRST Global is launching the world’s fi...


Rumil Wickremaratne excels at prize giving of St. Sebastian’s College

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

  Rumil Wickremaratne of Grade 13 Commerce Stream (English Medium) was recognised at the recently held prize giving of St. Se...


Ceylinco Life launches ‘Degree Saver’

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

A new life policy that helps parents save for the higher education of their children has been launched by Ceylinco Life, in recognition of the ever...


KIU holds inauguration ceremony 2017

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

    KIU held the 2017 inauguration of BSc. Hons in Nursing, Biomedical Science, Psychology, Management, Acupuncture and K...


Punjab Government to give free education to girls till PhD

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

India: To make education more accessible to girls, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has announced free education for girls, from kindergarten ...


Bank of Ceylon offers Rs. 30 million worth Ran Kekulu Grade 5 Scholarships in 2017

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

The Bank of Ceylon invites parents of students who expect to sit for 2017 Grade 5 scholarship examination to prepare their children to become eligi...


‘Master Mind’ to be held for 10th consecutive time

/ Thursday, 22 June 2017 00:00

Master Mind, the annual interschool quiz competition organised by the General Knowledge Club of Lyceum International School, Nugegoda, will be held...


IIHE successfully concludes 2017 graduation ceremony

/ Tuesday, 20 June 2017 00:00

    By Asnah Anver The Imperial Institute of Higher Education (IIHE) held its graduation ceremony rec...


SLIIT’s B.Sc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying Degree assures students exciting role in construction industry

/ Tuesday, 20 June 2017 00:00

SLIIT, Sri Lanka’s premier degree awarding institute, offers students a well-structured and high quality B.Sc (Hons) Degree in Quantity Surve...


IIT offers pathway to career progression with 2017 postgraduate intake

/ Tuesday, 20 June 2017 00:00

Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT), the pioneer in providing globally renowned IT and Business higher education in Sri Lanka, has commenced ...


Chinese exam authorities use facial recognition, drones to catch cheats

/ Tuesday, 20 June 2017 00:00

A police officer monitors examination venues as students sit for China's national college entrance exam known as 'gaokao', in Tianjin, ...


24th anniversary celebrations of Lyceum International Schools

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

“We look forward to continuously improving Lyceum standards for generations to come,” Lyceum International Schools Founder Mohan Lal Gr...


Sachith heads to Youngstown

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

Scholarships for USA’s latest student to Youngstown State University in Ohio is Sachith Kodikara from Lyceum International Panadura. He was r...


20 leading Olcott/Invitation schools to contest Olcott Foundation Quiz for Dhammika Kalapuge Challenge Trophy

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

This year will be the fourth year the Inter Olcott/Invitation Schools Quiz organised by the Colonel Henry Steele Olcott Memorial Sports Foundation ...


CA Sri Lanka awards scholarships to 140 outstanding students including top A/L achievers

/ Friday, 16 June 2017 00:00

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) on Wednesday awarded scholarships to 140 outstanding students, including the top...


CMA Speechcrafters program a rousing success

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 01:55

Seated from left: Chandana Samaraweera, M.M. Zawahir, Dr. Swineetha De Livera, Kosala Dissanayake, Ruchira Perera, Prof. Lakshman R. Wataw...


Sri Lankan students win 2 grand awards and special award at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 01:54

Sri Lankan students won the two Grand awards and special award at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair  The I...


Mitra Innovation hopes to attract top talent at Future Minds Expo 2017

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 01:52

On 16-18 June, the Future Minds Expo 2017 will take place in Colombo, and technology company Mitra Innovation will be there, hoping to attract addi...


ACCA offers exclusive arrangement with University of London for MSc in Professional Accountancy

/ Wednesday, 14 June 2017 00:01

Accountancy students can now place themselves at the forefront in the finance profession by studying for the world’s first integrated ma...


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On which “beast’s” back does the burden of governance (not) rest?

23 June 2017

I was very hopeful when circumstances necessitated a national government of sorts in a hazy summer concatenation now long forgotten. At the time, we all thought the union of two major mainstream mindsets would result in a smorgasbord of good thing...


Yes or no to Paris Accord; let us reassess climate change

23 June 2017

By K.C. Somaratna Introduction I attended an international conference titled ‘Climate Change: Facing the challenge beyond COP 21’ in Colombo in February 2017. The conference attracted climate scientists from many countr...


Education allocations must target youth unemployment

23 June 2017

There is now a commitment to increase the number of students entering universities by 2020 and also to allocate more funds for vocational training.  The current intake into government universities is around 25,000 per year. Nearly 60% (150,...


Our tryst with mosquitoes!

22 June 2017

This small specie – small in size but quite big in impact – is creating havoc among us these days. The Government has a serious emergency at hand consequent to mosquito bites and specifically the bites of one species – Aedes aegy...


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