The University Grants Commission will entertain applications for admission to universities from candidates who have satisfied the minimum requirements for university admission at the G.C.E. (Advanced Level) Examination held in August 2013.
Khalid Omar Ali, Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs in Somalia, currently visiting Sri Lanka at the invitation of the government, paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake Friday (9) evening.
Naval troops attached to the SLNS Gotabhaya of the Eastern Naval Command on information received recovered a haul of pistol ammunition buried at Vellamulli-Vaikkal area in Mullaithivu with the assistance of 681 Brigade of Sri Lanka Army on Friday (09).
Met Dept. forecast several spells of showers will occur in the Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces today. Showers or thundershowers will develop at several places over most provinces during the afternoon or evening.
Maternal deaths and child mortality in the most challenging countries of the world can be dramatically cut when efforts are made to improve services for mothers and children, Save the Children can reveal in new research published today. Concerted efforts by Afghanistan and Ethiopia have reduced maternal deaths by almost two thirds since 2000, according to the aid agency's State of the World's Mothers Index. Afghanistan has grappled with armed conflict for decades. Just three years ago, it ranked at the bottom of the annual Index, but by training midwives, improving immunisation coverage and raising girls'.
Chief Justice of Bhutan Lyonpo Sonam Tobgye now in Sri Lanka to attend the conference on "Buddhist Jurisprudence" paid a courtesy call on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Friday evening (09).