The 2017 Grade Five Scholarship Examination will be held on August 20 (Sunday) at 3,014 Examination Centres Island wide for 356,728 candidates. The Examinations Department said that 28,000 invigilators will be deployed for exam duties. The examination, which consists of two text papers will commence at 9.30 a.m. Candidates will be given...
Canary Wharf in London on a Thursday lunchtime, and platoons of well-groomed office workers descend into a warren of underground malls in search of lunch: something healthy, natural and delicious – a little edible holiday from urban desk life. All the big chains are here to tempt the 100,000...
Sep 29, 2017    The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau has decided to suspend sand-mining from the rivers of Kalu, Kelani, Gin and Deduru oya.Director General of the Bureau, Professor Rohan Fernando said the permits issued already will not be renewed. This decision has been taken as the depth of rivers has increased...
The body of late actor Dasun Nishan will be taken to his home in Nittambuwa this afternoon. It was kept at a funeral parlour in Colombo until this morning. Our correspondent said a large number of artists and fans of Dasun visited the funeral parlour to pay their last respects to...
All set for Sri Lanka’s first Shopping Channel  ( August 22, 2017, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) “The TTv Shopping Channel is a partnership between the Korean national Mr. Pak Chung Yong and a well-established Sri Lankan entity. Mr. Yong will be providing the technology and the equipment required to...
Nov 11, 2017    A German national has died after drowning off Madilla beach area in Tangalle.Police said the 53-year-old foreign national was pulled into the sea by strong waves while swimming with his wife. He had however died after being admitted to hospital. Share This For the latest news, like us on Facebook...
One youth has died being hit by a train near Army Camp in Thairamadu in Batticaloa.Police says the youth has died being hit by the train which was travelling from Colombo to Batticaloa yesterday. The deceased has been identified as a 25 year old resident in the same area.
Minister of Public Administration Vajira Abeywardene says that the salary of government servants would increase by 15 percent from next January. The Minister told in parliament yesterday (14) that an additional Rs.12 billion would be required on an annual basis, for this salary increase and pension. The Minister stated that the...
Lanka Teachers’ Union says that the details in a report that was called by the Minister of Education, regarding the scholarship examination, should be revealed before the results of the 2017 examination are released. The Examination Department has already said that the grade 5 scholarship examination results would be released...
Exclusive Why is the Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force keen to buy 6 SU30MKI (The Sukhoi Su-30MKI) fighters which were devalued by him in the evaluation, on the basis that SU30MKI was an “over-kill”? Read previous parts of this series: Part 1 and Part 2 by Nilantha Ilangamuwa (September 20, 2017,...
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