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The Government of Japan will award scholarships to Sri Lankan Students under the Monbukagakusho (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:MEXT) Scholarship scheme 2015, in the categories of Postgraduate Research, Undergraduate and College of Technology. The closing date for applications to the Ministry of Higher Education is on 23rd May 2014. Selection of candidates will be done through an examination conducted jointly by the Japanese Embassy and the Ministry of Higher Education.

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April

President of Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) Dr. Mary Shuttleworth speaking at a press conference on the "‘South Asia Summit on Youth and Human Rights 2014’ at the Government Information Department Auditorium, Wednesday  said that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. She alsopointed out that the first step would be to learn 30 rules of Human rights.  She also explained the strategy and action plan implemented by the HR commission worldwide up to now.  She said that  her last visit to Sri Lnaka was in 2006 and during a span of a short duration she was impressed  to see the development of the highways and the fast grown beauty of the country.  

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April

The First Ladies’ Summit began in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia on Tuesday (April 22) under the patronage of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.

24
April

Weather Forcast Featured

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According to the Met Department, Showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island during the afternoon or evening.

23
April

International  Earth Day is celebrated all-over the world each year on April 22. The first International Mother Earth Day was celebrated in USA in 1970.

23
April

The 21 member Pakistan NDU delegation ,visiting Sri Lanka to to gain overview of Sri Lanka's defence, economic, domestic and foreign policies  and to explore  areas of mutual interest for enhancing mutual cooperation,  called on Pakistan's High Commissioner Maj Gen Qasim Qureshi in Colombo. The delegation headed by Maj Gen Noel Israel Khokhar, HI(M) posed for a photograph with the High Commissioner and the Officers of the High Commission.

 

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April

There is an attempt by media including media colleagues in our country to present to the world different aspects in this country, Stated Prof.Ariyarathna Athugala, Director General of Government Information.

23
April

Foreign employment that commenced with the Non Aligned Conference was diverted to the Private Sector when the Open Economy came into force in 1977. Today,

23
April

Enhanced showerly conditions

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Inter Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) (Northern and Southern hemispheric winds convergence Zone) lies just south of Sri Lanka and under the influence of it, showery condition are expected to be enhanced, the Met Department predicts.

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April

The first copy of the  book titled “Disaster and Disaster Management” cauthored by the former Inspector General of Police Victor Perera was presented to President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees Tuesday.

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