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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Breaking : Rugby suspensions issued to three leading schools

Rugby ball at green grass. Photo taken at rugby training.The Ministry of Education has decided to impose suspensions on three schools that were involved in brawls that took place during the Inter-Schools Under 20 Rugby Tournament. The Under 20 Rugby Team of Dharmaraja College, Kandy has been given nine month suspension while the team’s coach has been barred from engaging in any coaching activities for […]

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End of the road but not end of a journey

By Easwaran Rutnam She brought smiles to every Sri Lankan she met on the streets while driving around in her three-wheeler. Better known as Tuk Tuk Kella, British national Cassie

Opening the door for a record 50 years

A hotel doorman in Sri Lanka has reached the incredible milestone of 50 years of service. Rathnayaka Mudiyanselage Punchi Banda started out at the Galle Face Hotel in 1966. Now,

Teachers, principals Trade Union Collective alleges salary anomalies

t3The Teachers and Principals Trade Union Collective organised a media briefing on Tuesday where they expressed views on their salary anomalies. Chairman of the All island Graduate Teachers Union, A.P. Bandusena pointed out that teachers have been receiving low wages for a long period of time and through the 2006 circular, the position of teachers was […]

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Mayumi shines at Miss World Next Top Model 2016

Mayumi Fernando was among a bevy of beautiful young girls who took the stage in Lebanon last week for the “Miss World Next Top Model 2016” contest. Mayumi, an old

ActionTV Exposé : Irregularities in grade one admissions to national schools

Action TVComplaints regarding irregularities in grade one admissions to national schools in the island have been flowing to the Ministry of Education with the release of the final name list of students. Instead of conducting an inquiry into the complaints that were lodged, the Ministry of Education has turned a blind eye on the matter. Since […]

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