Pulimood memorial oration
The annual Susan George Pulimood Memorial Oration of Visakha
Vidyalaya will be held on July 23 at 5.15 pm at the Jeremias Dias Hall
of the school.
The oration titled Marvels of Modern Medicine, will be delivered by
Prof Gita Fernando. She is the Sri Jayawardenapura University Medical
Sciences Faculty Founder Professor of Pharmacology and Head of
Pharmacology, Health Ministry Drugs Evaluation sub-committee (DESC)
Secretary and SLMA Drugs Committee Chairperson.
The Sri Lanka Foundation Institute organised workshops on good
governance and leadership, occupation and stress management,
professionalism and improving the quality of work for Sri Lanka Bureau
of Foreign Employment managers recently.
The workshops were attended by about 100 participants from the public
and private sectors. The inaugural address was delivered by Foundation
Institute chairman Prof Ranjith Bandara.
A Seminar on Poverty Alleviation jointly organized by the Lakshman
Kadirgamar Institute for International Relations and Strategic Studies
(LKIIRSS), Colombo and the Research and Information System for
Developing Countries (RIS), New Delhi will be held at the Kadirgamar
Institute, 24 Horton Place, Colombo 7, July 12 from 10 am to 6 pm. The
keynote address will be delivered by Indian Minister of Rural
Development and Drinking Water and Sanitation Jairam Ramesh. The seminar
will be chaired by Economic Devlopment Minister Basil Rajapaksa and
External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L.Peiris as the Chairman of the
LKIIRSS will also address the seminar.
The market extravaganza ‘Goods Galore’ organised by the Primary
Section of Sujatha Vidyalaya, Nugegoda will be held today at the school
A van travelling from Galle to Colombo on the Southern Expressway was
gutted around 6.20 am yesterday. The driver and another person in the
van escaped without injuries.
A short circuit in the van had triggered the ignition.
The incident occurred at the 12.6 km post in Bandaragama.
Brothel owner bailed out
A woman arrested for operating a brothel in Kuliyapitiya was bailed
out on Rs 50,000 by the Kuliyapitiya magistrate. Two other women caught
with the suspect were remanded until July 16.
The Rathnawali Walk 2012 organised by the Old Girls' Association of
Rathnawali Balika Vidyalaya will be held on July 14. The walk will
commence from the school premises at 7.30am.
Kidney patient seeks help
K A Dayananda of No 205/5 Pahala Karagahamona, Kadawatha has been
diagnosed with kidney failure and Consultant Nepthrologist Dr S M
Seneviratne has recommended him an urgent kidney transplant.
Dayananda seeks O’ positive kidney. Donors contact 0777221393