The Government has taken new steps to improve Mathematics education at G.C.E. Ordinary Level. In a bid to prevent children of the age of having compulsory education leaving schools due to failing the mathematics subject at the G.C.E. (O/L) Examination. A proposal submitted by Bandula Gunawardena, Minister of Education in this regard was approved by the Cabinet.
Although the Ministry of Mass Media & Information's contribution under the Asi Disi Media Scholarships program, to the media personnel is low, , in the long run, it will be a great strength to them said Minister Keheliya Rambukwella.
The visiting Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha visited the IPKF War memorial Battaramulla on Wednesday (16), and later in the afternoon called on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army and the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy.
The Met Department says that the possibility for increase in South-west monsoonal wind speed (up to 60 kmph) at times over the country, particularly along the western slopes of the central hills is still high.
The Met Department says that the deep and shallow sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Trincomalee via Kankasanturai and from Galle to Pottuvil via Matara will be rough at times as winds can strengthen up to 60kmph at times. Other sea areas around the island will also be fairly rough at times.
The Colombo Centenary International Scout Jamboree will be held from 1st to 7th August 2014 at Y-Gro Campsite, Madampe, Sri Lanka under the theme “Ayubowan” (Hello/ Hi) announced the Colombo District Branch of Sri Lanka Scout Association at a press conference on Wednesday (16) at the Colombo City Hotel.