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Sunday, 10 January 2016





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[In Brief]

Dr. Atapattu felicitation ceremony

A felicitation ceremony in honour of former Health Minister Dr. Ranjith Atapattu will be held at the Beliatta Technical College hall today at 10.00 a.m. Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne and Justice and Buddhasasana Minister Dr. Wijayadasa Rajapakshe will also participate.

Lecture on Leonard Woolf's novel

Dr. Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya, Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London will deliver a lecture on Leonard Woolf's Novel The Village in the Jungle : Political Agenda Behind the Literary Work on January 12 at 4.30 p.m. at the ICES Auditorium, 2, Kynsey Terrace, Colombo 8.

Jayasuriya's works include numerous peer-reviewed articles in international journals, six monographs, two edited volumes and two ethnographic films in the fields of Historical Linguistics, Ethnomusicology, Portuguese Studies, Diaspora Studies and Literature. Lynn Ockersz will chair the programme.

Free seminars on 'Graphic Design & Multimedia' at SLIOP

The Sri Lanka Institute of Printing has organised a two workshop-cum-seminars one Graphic Design and Multimedia on January 17 from 8.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. at the Institute.

Those interested could reserve a seat by contacting SLIOP on 2686162 or 2679791, or by visiting the Institute at the Department of Government Printing, Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha, Colombo 8.

SLIOP also can be contacted by [email protected] or its web site:

Krishnamurti talk

A recorded public talk on 'Seeing Fear as an Entraordinary Jewel' by the late Indian sage Jiddu Krishnamurti will be played at the Anula Nursery School, High Level Road, Colombo 6, today, January 10 at 9.45 a.m.

It is organised by the Krishnamurti Centre, Sri Lanka Inc.

'Avian Fun Fiesta 2016' on Jan 16

The 'Avian Fun Fiesta 2016' organised by the Past Pupils' Association, Ave Maria Convent, Negombo will be held on Saturday, January 16 from 5 pm at the College premises, to start the New Year with an evening enticed with music and dancing.

Tickets available at the College gate on January 11, 13, 14, 15 from 4.00 pm to 6.00 pm and on January 12 from 9.00 am to 12 noon.


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