Daily News Online

Friday, 3 July 2009

News Bar »

News: Solar power for rural Madulla ...        Political: Rare show of unity ...       Business: Eastern province hotels to be upgraded ...        Sports: Ashen, Madhushanka enter quarters with clean record ...






Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette


Ceremony to fete war heroes

A ceremony to felicitate war heroes organized by the 2003 Group Old Boys Association of Rahula College titled Ranaviru Uttama Pooja will be held on July 5.

The day's proceedings will commence with a Dhamma desana delivered by the Most Ven. Govrava Shastravedi Mawarale Bhaddhiya Thera of Kuppiyawatta Jayasekararamaya, at Matara Bodhiya and will be followed by donation of wheelchairs and crutches to disabled Forces personnel and scholarships to children who have lost their fathers in the war, Bodhi Pooja and a Pahan Pooja.

Vas Aradhanava

Vas Aradhanava of the Katina ceremony of the Buddhagaya Maha Vihara of Dambadiva will take place on Esala Full Moon Poya day.

A team comprising Religious Affairs Co-ordinating Secretary to the President, Ven. Getamanne Gunananda Thera, Ravindra Vanigasekera, Basnayaka Nilame of Sankapala Rajamaha Viharaya, Sumith Palihawadana, Executive Director, Shanthi Buddha Boomi Vandana Organization will leave for Buddhagaya to extend the invitation for the Vas Pinkama.

The Buddhagaya Katina ceremony is organized by the Religious Affairs Unit of the Presidential Secretariat, Maha Bodhi Society, India, Deshamanya Ravindra Wanigasekera Foundation and Shanthi Buddha Boomi Vandana Organization.

Rivi Dhamsara Vandanava at Buddhagaya, Dambadiva will be held on October 30 and 31.

Seminar for N'Eliya journalists

A one-day seminar for journalists in Nuwara Eliya district organized by the Government Information Department will be held on July 4 from 9.30 am to 4 pm at the District Secretariat Auditorium.

Ministers Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena will be the chief guests.

Mihindu Perahera

The Mihindu Perahera of Sri Pushparama Temple, Kirulapone will parade the streets on July 4 from 7.30 pm.

Esala dansela

The Esala dansela organized by the State Printing Corporation employees for the fifth consecutive year will be held near the old hospital, Anuradhapura on July 6 from 10 am .

Muslim Majlis celebration

The annual Muslim Majlis celebration will be held at St. Mary's Convent, Matara on July 6 at 2.30 pm.

Export Development Minister Cegu Isadean will be the chief guest.

Richmond past prefects meet

The inaugural meeting of the All Past Prefects Association of Richmond College, Galle will be held on July 5 at the College Main Hall. All prefects are requested to participate.

Contact 0772788799.

Meditation program

A meditation training program conducted by Ven. Diyasenpura Wimala Thera of Kanduboda Meditation Centre will be held on July 5 at 2.30 pm at the Narahenpita Abhayarama Temple.

Offering of robes to 100 monks

The National Crafts Council (NCC) in collaboration with the All Ceylon Handicrafts' Association will offer 100 robes to 100 Buddhist monks on July 11 at 3.00 p.m. at Battaramulla Janakala Kendraya. The event has been organized to thank President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, Chiefs of the Forces and Police and security forces personnel for freeing the country from terrorism.

Sil at Royal

The annual sil program of Royal College will be held on July 03 (today) at the college premises.

A dhamma desana in Tamil will be conducted for the benefit of Tamil students. This event is organised by Teacher-in-charge of the Buddhist Fellowship Y.M. Jayasuriya under the patronage of Ven. Thumbowila Dhammarathana thera.

Epasinghe on Buddhist channel

Premasara Epasinghe will discuss over the Buddhist Channel on the Significance of Esala Poya on July 3 (Today) and it will be telecast on Dialog TV at 9.00 a.m, 3.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m. This program will also be specially telecast on TNL today at 3.00 p.m.

Ranaviru Upahara, book launch

A Ranaviru Upahara ceremony and a book launching organised by the Siyoda Social Service Foundation will be held at the Sri Dharmodaya Pirivena, Wellawatta on Esala Poya day July 6 at 3 p.m. The program includes the presentation of 30 wheel chairs and other sanitary ware to disabled soldiers and the launching of the book Sathipatana Kavya desanawa compiled by T.S. Sirisena and edited by Ven. Kahapathwilagama Ariyananda Thera. Ven. Elle Gunawansa Thera, Ven. Watinapaha Somananda Thera, Ven. Wetara Mahinda Nayake Thera, Ministers A.H.M. Fowzie and Prof. Tissa Vitharana and Sunil Handunnetti, M.P, will be among the main invitees.

Communist Party 66th anniversary

A special lecture and a get-together will be held on July 3 (today) at Sugiswara Hall, Dr. N.M. Perera Mawatha, Colombo 8 to mark the 66th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Communist Party, Deputy Organiser L.R. Stephen said.

The lecture will be delivered by Constutional Affairs and National Integration Minister D.E.W. Gunasekera.

Greenwood College Islamic Day

The annual Islamic Day of Greenwood College, Ambatenna, Kandy will be held at the College Assembly Hall on July 5 (Sunday) at 9.00 a.m.President's Counsel Faizer Musthafa will be the Chief Guest while the guest speaker will be As-Sheik, Rauff Zain, Principal A. Abdul Ahad said.

Bio-fuel seminar

A Seminar on Bio-Fuels organized by the Institute of Chemistry Ceylon will be held on July 22 at its headquarters 341/22, Kotte Road, Rajagiriya.


The Annual General Meeting of the Old Boys Union of St. Mary’s College, Dehiwala will be held on July 26 at 10.00 a.m. at the Union office premises, Dehiwala.

Coffee evening

A college evening titled ‘Colours at Sundown’ organised by the Sri Lanka Malay Association (SLMA) will be held at the Grand Ballroom of The Holiday-Inn on July 5.

Anniversary celebrations

The 25th anniversary celebrations of the Water Supply and Sanitation Decade Service will be held at the Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, 100, Independence Avenue on July 4 (Saturday) at 9 a.m.

OPD opening

The OPD section of the Siddhayurveda Teaching Hospital at Konespuri in Trincomalee will be opened on July 6.


The Sinhala National Service of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation will present W.K. Sarath Wimalasiri on the Sharddhanjalee program from 12 noon to 12.45 pm on July 6.

Adhistana Puja

The Adhistana Puja and Sathyakriya organized by the Mahajana Eksath Peramuna with the participation of the Maha Sangha, Indigenous doctors, teachers, farmers and the public will be held at the Kataragama Kirivehera premises on July 5 at 5 pm.

Healthcare and Nutrition Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva in conversation with Colombo National Hospital (CNH) Director Dr. Hector Weerasinghe after opening the new CT Scanner and MRI Scanner installed at the CNH. These new machines are worth Rs. 250 million and were funded by the Saudi Arabian Government.






St. Michaels Laxury Apartments
Donate Now | defence.lk
LANKAPUVATH - National News Agency of Sri Lanka

| News | Editorial | Business | Features | Political | Security | Sport | World | Letters | Obituaries |

Produced by Lake House Copyright © 2009 The Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd.

Comments and suggestions to : Web Editor