Satellite TV connects 1,000 schools
School curriculum on Internet:
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, launched ‘Nenasa’ -
a state-of-the-art Digital Satellite Television based Distance
Education Bridge, managed and operated by the Ministry of Education
and the National Institute of Education (NIE).
Free franchise in the North after 30 years
The stage is set for the people of the North to
enjoy their democratic freedom after 30 long years, Transport
Minister Dullas Alahapperuma said yesterday.The next goal of the
President who has liberated the country from terrorism is to allow
the free expression of the people's will which was suppressed for
three decades, through the popular vote, he said.
Solar eclipse on Wednesday
There will be a solar eclipse on Wednesday
morning July 22. Though this is visible as a total solar eclipse to
some countries like India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and
China, to us in Sri Lanka and most countries in eastern Asia,
Indonesia and Pacific Ocean it will appear as a partial solar
Large stock of fuel, arms recovered
Security Forces continuing search and clearing
operations in the Kilinochchi and Mullaitivu districts have
recovered a large stock of fuel and cache of arms and weapons on
Sunday in moping up operations.