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Old syllabus O/L results out by weekend

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Commissioner General of Examinations Anura Edirisinghe said the department would release the results of the Old syllabus GCE O/Level Examination during the weekend.

Nearly 100,000 students who sat the GCE O/Level exam (old syllabus) are awaiting their results. Of those, nearly 20,000 have sat for all eight subjects. Others had sat only for selected subjects.

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April 30, 2010 at 9:01 am

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All displaced families to be resettled

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All displaced families will be resettled within the next six months the Minister of resettlement Milroy Fernando said. The Minister will undertake a tour of Kilinochchi today after assuming duties in the Ministry of  resettlement.
The Minister said that the aim of the visit is to find speedy solutions for the problems of the resettled people.

He said that his aim is to find out about the well being of the people. He noted that this duty has been bestowed on him by the Ministry. He will examine the future activities of the resettled people as he expects to improve the standard of living of the people.

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April 30, 2010 at 8:53 am

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Abdul Rahuman:Opposition leader of Kattankudy Urban Council

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Engineer Abdul Rahuman of the People Movement for Good Governance has sworn in as opposition leader of the Kattankudy Urban Council this morning.

The People Movement for Good Governance contested the Urban Council election held in 2006 as an independent group not aligned to any political party and obtained a seat.

The media spokesman of the People Movement for Good Governance Azam said that the only one seat it obtained at the 2006 election was represented at the council on a rotational basis and Abdul Rahuman is the fourth to represent the Good Governance Movement.

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April 30, 2010 at 8:47 am

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April 27, 2010 at 12:10 am

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Constitutional reforms first priority

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Shirley Wijesinghe and Disna Mudalige

The Government’s first priority will be to add reforms to the Constitution to accelerate development programs as mentioned in the Mahinda Chinthana Idiri Dekma policy program, SLFP General Secretary Maithripala Sirisena said. Changes to the proportional representation electoral system will be brought to create opportunities for voters to elect their representative from their own electorates, he added.
Sirisena was speaking at the UPFA’s maiden media conference after the general elections at the Mahaweli Centre auditorium yesterday. He said the Government is keen to conduct the next Local Government election in accordance with a new representation system.
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April 25, 2010 at 9:18 pm

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D.M. Jayaratne to take oaths as PM today

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D.M. Jayaratne to take oaths as PM later today

SLFP stalwart D.M. Jayaratne will be appointed prime minister of the new UPFA government, Presidential Secretariat sources said.

Mr. Jayaratne will be sworn in as the country’s 14th premier before president Mahinda Rajapaksa later today (Apr. 21), said the sources. He is one of the most senior members of the SLFP, with a parliamentary career that started way back in 1970.

The 79-year-old Dissanayake Mudiyanselage Jayaratne will be appointed to parliament from the UPFA’s national list and succeeds Rathnasiri Wickremanayake as the prime minister. He was minister of plantation industries in the previous UPFA government

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April 21, 2010 at 8:11 pm

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Convert Sara released on bail

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The Buddhist convert to Islam, Sara, alias Malani Perera who had written two books about her conversion from Buddhism to Islam and was in detention on the orders of the Defence Secretary from March 19  was released today on bail of Rs 5000 cash with two sureties for Rs 50,000 each  by the Colombo Additional Magistrate Mrs. Praharsha S. Ranasinghe

She was arrested allegedly for publishing a book deemed to defamatory  and offensive to  Buddhists. The Mirihana  Special Investigation Unit submitting a report in court submitted that the suspect was arrested on a complaint made by a courier service and on checking the suspect the police found that her identity card contained her name as Malani Perera and she was dressed like a Muslim. Consequently they arrested her conducted investigation after detaining her till April 19 at Mirihana Police  Station on the orders of Defense  Secretary.

The Officer said their investigations had revealed that she had written two books on Islam and investigated to identify whether she had any involvements with any terrorist movements. The investigations conducted so far had not revealed any such involvements and would not object to granting bail to her. More…

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April 21, 2010 at 8:07 pm

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