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New tele play

The Muhurath ceremony of the new teledrama written and directed by veteran teledrama director Sarath Gunaratne Bera Handa Ahena Manaya will be held on October 6 at 10 a.m. at Mahaweli Centre, Colombo 7. Mangala Madugalla produces the drama.

Kelaniya Campus golden jubilee celebrations

The Executive committee of the Alumni Association of the University of Kelaniya has decided to publish a souvenir of high literacy value to mark the 50th anniversary of the University of Kelaniya.

The souvenir will be published in both Sinhala and English and it will be released towards the end of the year.

The organising committee requests all past graduates of the university to send articles for publication.

The Articles should be timely, informative and of high academic value with relevant diagrams, Pictures, Photographs and a colour photograph of the writer along with the article.

All articles will be scrutinised by an Editorial Board and only selected ones will be published.

Articles could be sent to following address before the end of October: Joe Perera, 526, Nungomugoda, Kelaniya Tel: 011-2912397, 077-2015390 or the Secretary, Alumni Association, Dept. of Geography, University of Kelaniya.


Junior inventor of the year 2008

The final competition to select the most creative and adroit 'Junior Inventor' of the year 2008 will be held at the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka on October 4. Education Minister Susil Premajayantha will be the chief guest.

President of the Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka, Eng. Ranjith Gunawardena, President Elect Eng. D. P. Mallawaratchi and the Chief Organiser of the JIY competition Eng. J. Meegoda will also be present at the event where 50 young competitors will vie for the coveted title.

Magalle tank


Renovations to the Magalle tank, the largest irrigation scheme in Nikaweratiya area will be undertaken shortly by the Irrigation Department.

"The project will be funded by the Japanese government, according to the Zonal Irrigation Director, W.L.H.M.T. Bandara.

Navarathri festival

The Department of Hindu Religious and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Moral Upliftment will hold the Navarathri festival on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 at the New Kathiresan Hall, Bambalapitiya, Colombo-4 presided by Shanthi Navakarasan, Director of the Department of Hindu Religious and Cultural Affairs.

Minister of Religious Affairs Pandu Bandaranayake will be the chief guest while H. M. Herath, Secretary of the Ministry of Religious Affairs will be the guest of honour.

There will also be a 'Kuchchupidi' dance programme by dancer 'Kalaratna', 'Najyamani' Srimathy Deepika Reddy of Hyderabad who was specially invited by the Indian Cultural Centre.

Quiz contest

The Lions Club of District 306 B 1 (Region 11) will hold the first- round of the District Inter-School Quiz contest on Saturday October 4 at Kingston College International (Mutwal branch) commencing at 9.30 a.m.

Lion Dr. Rashida Rashad (MJF), Region Chairperson (Region 11) is organising the event.

Fellowship night

The Fellowship Night organised by the Lanka-Japan Friendship Society will be held on October 3 commencing at 7.30 p.m. at the Sasakawa Memorial Cultural Centre, Colombo 3.


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