New Constitution must be acceptable to all – MP Kiriella

The Government has to formulate a Constitution that could be accepted by all communities with their participation, Kandy district Opposition Parliamentarian Lakshman Kiriella told Parliament yesterday. He made this observation joining the Committee Stage Debate on the financial heads of Foreign Affairs Ministry, Regional Cooperation Ministry and the Mass Media Ministry under the budget Proposal […]

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In a first, woman bags Abel Prize for maths

  Karen Uhlenbeck pioneered in geometric analysis, gauge theory The Abel Prize in mathematics was on Tuesday awarded to Karen Uhlenbeck of the U.S. for her work on partial differential equations, the first woman to win the award, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters said. “Karen Uhlenbeck receives the Abel Prize 2019 for her […]

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First SL nurse leaves for the US

A nurse of the Kandy General Hospital has left for the USA, being the first ever Sri Lankan female nurse to work in a US hospital, Sri Lanka Foreign Employment Bureau (SLFEB) said. M. M. G. Ruwani Ranasinghe, an SLMC registered nurse, left for the United States on Friday. “She gets the opportunity to work […]

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University Academics say, General Election the best option

Holding a Parliamentary election at the earliest, is the best option to overcome the current political impasse, a group of University Academics said yesterday. All political parties should agree to hold a General Election and let the people’s sovereignty prevail, the academics said. “Enable the people to decide who their representatives should be. Hold elections […]

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