Success rate in English at GCE (O/L) improving from 2009
Impact of the Presidential Initiative?:
An article in the Daily News of June 11 includes
a false and hence misleading statement that we are experiencing a
continuous increase in the Failure Rate of students in English at
the GCE (Ordinary Level) examination.
Crime and punishment
It was a slow evening, the Sumanasekaras didnít
much like. They wanted the evening to flow away fast. Death is quite
common news these days, but this sent shockwaves among villagers.
Sumanasekara's son, 28, was chopped into pieces.
Rio+20: protecting the environment is not enough
Rio+20 is a landmark for the future. As more
than 190 countries gather in Rio, we are witnessing a historic
moment. The recent global crisis has shown that old-fashioned views
about development are misleading.
Colombo YMCA celebrates treasured 130th anniversary
The YMCA Movement which was founded in London on
June 6, 1844 by George Williams, a young Drapery Assistant with 11
other young colleagues of his as response to the challenges faced by
young people of the day caught up in the aftermath of the Industrial
Revolution spread to different parts of the world.