Monday, 2nd March 2015

Letters

Listen to their Voice A grave injustice in university admissions: A grave injustice had been caused once again to a large group of students who repeated the GCE A/L examination in August 2014 for the second or the third time. On this occasion the crisis has arisen mainly as a result of the habitually long delay in admitting students to various faculties after the release of GCE A/L results. In the past, this persistent delay in university admissions had allowed such repeating students to take advantage of the results of the subsequent attempt, if the grades attained were better than earlier...
A little more kindness please! Pensioners’ pathetic plight: It is with honour and gratitude that I refer to Mr R M L Rathnayake's letter that appeared in the Daily News of 12-12-2014 under ‘Citizens Mail Column.’ Mr Rathnayake functioned as the Extra Office Assistant of Matale Kachcheri, as far back in 1970 era. He managed the pension branch of Matale District with about three clerical officers with neither spacious office facilities nor any sophisticated office equipments such as computers or Internet. Those days pension receipts were hand written and were sent to paying officers - post...
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