Teacher from Ananda College tests COVID-19 positive

A male teacher from Ananda College in Colombo has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, Public Health Inspectors’ (PHI) Union Secretary M. Balasuriya said. He told the Daily Mirror that the teacher had tested positive yesterday after being subjected to a PCR test. Balasuriya said the teacher was attached to the school hostel and PCR […]

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Grade One school admissions today

The national ceremony to enrol new students to Grade One classes for this year will be held today at Ganegoda Primary School, Giriulla under the patronage of Education Minister Akila Viraj Kariyawasam. In line with this national ceremony, new students will be enrolled to Grade One classes in countrywide schools also. Meanwhile it has been […]

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The first men around the moon

You definitely know about the first men who went to the moon. But do you know who were the first men to go around the moon? The credit for that goes to Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders, the three-man crew of the mission. A.S.Ganesh takes you through the Apollo 8 mission, 50 years […]

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teacher arrested for texting O/L exam answers

A female teacher has been arrested for allegedly texting answers for the English question paper of the G.C.E. Ordinary Level Examination to a candidate at Balangoda. Police have also arrested the examinee in question, a private candidate from Kotuwalpola who was sitting for the O/Ls at a school in Balangoda. They were both arrested yesterday […]

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Grade 5 Scholarship Exam top rankers

Bumith Methnul Vithanage of Somaweera Chandrasiri Vidyalaya, Piliyandala and K. Sanupa Dimath Perera of St. Mary’s Maha Vidyalaya, Veyangoda topped the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination with 199 marks. H. Senuji Akithma Hettiarachchi of Reggie Ranatunga Primary Vidyalaya in Minuwangoda, M. Thigalolibavan of Jaffna Hindu Primary School and N. Nathy of Chavakachcheri Hindu Primary School ranked […]

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