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Sunday, 26 October 2014





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In Brief

O+ kidney wanted

Kithsiri Ganepola of 51, Mudungoda, Belummahara, a former employee of Lake House is suffering from End Stage kidney disease. Consultant Nephrologist of the NHSL, Colombo Dr. A.L.M. Nazar has recommended immediate kidney transplant to save his life.

His wife Mala Indrani Edirisinghe appeals to kind donors with 'O' blood group to contact her on Tel. Nos. 0332259502/0722605778.



Katina pinkama on Oct.26

The Katina Pinkama of the Dharma Nikethanarama Vihara Nawala, Koswatte will be held on October 26, under the patronage of Viharadhipati Ven. Mirihane Sumana Nayake Thera and the sponsorship of Sunethra Mendis and Virajini Jayawardene.

The All-night pirith ceremony will be held on October 25 and the katina perahera will be held on October 26 morning.

The program will conclude with the Katinanisansa dhammadesana delivering by Ven. Kandegame Deepawamalambare Thera on October 26 at 7.30 p.m.

SLIOP Awards ceremony tomorrow

The Sri Lanka Institute of Printing (SLIOP) will hold its Awards Ceremony 2014 at the BMICH tomorrow from 3 p.m. Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development Dullas Alahapperuma will be the Chief Guest while Vice Chancellor, University of Colombo, Dr. W.K. Hirimburegama will be the guest of honour.

Over 700 students will receive their certificates and awards on this day.

CNCI seminar on Nov. 4

The Ceylon National Chamber of Industries (CNCI) has organised a one-day seminar on 'Online Remittance of EPF and ETF Payments' on November 4 from 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. at the 'Raja Bojun' Seminar Hall, Liberty Arcade, R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 3.

It will be addressed by Superintendent of EPF of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Nihal Rodrigo, Additional General Manager, ETF J.M.S.B. Udugama and the bank representatives from Bank of Ceylon, Hatton National Bank, People's Bank, Commercial Bank and Sampath Bank.

The seminar is coordinated by Chinthaka or Nilanthi on 2339200.

OGA get-together of Samudradevi BV

The Old Girls' Association of Samudradevi Girls' School, Nugegoda will hold its annual get-together on Sunday, November 2 from 9.00 a.m to 4.00 p.m. at the Shehan Reception Hall, Weralugas Handiya on Maharagama - Piliyandala Road.

The event is coordinated by Menaka Ekanayake (011-5710996) and Sitthy Shamila (011-2811322).

Pinnacle-laying ceremony at Chittavivekashramaya on Nov. 2

The Katina pinkama and the pinnacle-laying at the Imbulakanda, Chittavevekashramaya, Radawadunna will be held on November 1 and 2.

There will be an all-night pirith pinkama followed by a Bodhi pooja and a dhammadesana by Ven. Buttala Buddhadatta Thera, chief incumbent of Ruwangiri Aranya Senasana.

The Katina perahera which starts at 6 a.m. will conclude with a Cheewara pooja and a dana to 20 bhikkhus. The pinnacle will be unveiled at 8.00 a.m., followed by a dhammadesana by Ven. Lenawa Mangala Thera.

Scholarships for low income students

Investment Promotion Deputy Minister Faizer Mustapha has taken steps to offer scholarships to academic high-achievers from low income families, under the concept of 'Our Children-Our aid to win your Life', with an aim of increasing the number of students to enter into collegiate and tertiary education.

The first step of the program will be held on October 28 at 3.00 p.m. at the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development auditorium under the patronage of Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Gotabaya Rajapaksa.Students from 22 schools in the Colombo district will receive scholarship awards at the ceremony.


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