Vocational academic stream for A/L students

The Education Ministry will introduce its novel pilot project of vocational academic stream for the students who wish to follow the stream from October, 2017.

The ministry will launch the new stream aiming 5,000 students at 42 selected schools countrywide covering 25 administrative districts of the country. Kurunegala District UNP Parliamentarian and Education Minister AkilaViraj Kariyawasam told to the News that the students who complete the vocational academic stream will have NVQ 04 qualifications.

They can get lucrative jobs locally and globally as there is an increasing demand for skilled and professionally – qualified technologists and technicians. A technologist can earn around Rs. 350,000 monthly, the minister said.

Decisions on Central Expressways taken after careful study said byRDA Chairman

The decisions regarding the construction of the expressways, specially whether those expressways should be built on the concrete columns or on the filling lands, were taken after a series of careful studies and researches. They were carried out by engineers, environmentalists, surveyors, scientists and technicians attached to the Road Development Authority, Ministry of Higher Education and Highways, Central Environmental Authority, Land Reclamation Cooperation, and Geological Department.

The statement added that these officers are being considered as highly reputed government officers and veterans of that particular study fields.They had taken those decision considering one hundred years of past and future weather patterns, floods, and natural diasters etc.

At present, the Road Development Authority makes arrangement to construct the Central Expressway according to the recommendations. Especially in concrete columns and filling lands made by the experts. The RDA will implement the most suitable and optimum costs system to build the Central Expressway under the instructions of the Ministry of Higher Education and Highways, the statement said.

SriLankan Global Promotion – Discount Up to 35% off to & from over 40 destinations Including Melbourne! – Booking from 28th to 30th September 2017

Sri Lankan Airline brought you another Global Promotion with discount up to 35% off to & from over 40 destinations Including Melbourne.

Travel & save with SriLankan Airlines this September as we give you unbelievable discounts! Tick off yet another destination off your bucket list. We are offering you all your dream destinations, including our latest destination, Melbourne!

Book on – 28, 29 & 30 September 2017

Travel between – 20 October 2017 – 31 March 2018

Simply book your flight online & get ready for your discounted adventure!

Hurry! Seats are selling fast!

Terms and conditions

  • Offer is valid for tickets purchased online at www.srilankan.com on SriLankan Airlines operated flights. For return tickets purchased to or from Melbourne, please note that the offer is only valid for UL 604 & UL 605 operated by SriLankan Airlines starting from 29 October 2017.
  • Offer valid for tickets purchased between 28 September – 30 September 2017 for travel commence and completion between 20 October 2017 – 31 March 2018.
  • Economy class return air tickets from all SriLankan Airlines destinations except Kuwait to all SriLankan Airlines destinations with the exception of Kuwait are offered a 30% discount
  • A 15% discount on Business class return air tickets will be awarded to and from all SriLankan Airlines online points with the exception of Kuwait, London and Tokyo
  • Bookings made to and from Melbourne are awarded a 35% discount on Economy class tickets and 15% discount on Business class tickets
  • For Economy Class discount is offered only for Eco Saver, Eco Value and Eco Semi Flex fare families
  • For Business Class the discount is offered only for Biz Saver & Biz Value fare families. Exceptions – to/from Melbourne discount is valid only for Biz Saver fare family)
  • This offer is not valid for both outbound and inbound travel between the following destinations between the following dates


Period not valid for the promotion

Colombo, Male, Gan Island, Dhaka, Karachi, Lahore, Chennai, Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore, Kochi, Trivandrum, Trichy, Madurai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Visakhapatnam

10 December 2017 – 25 January 2018


08 December 2017 – 31 March 2018


01 December 2017 – 31 January 2018

Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Bahrain, Muscat, Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah

10 December 2017 – 25 January 2018

Shanghai, Beijing, Canton & Kunming

27 January – 10 March 2018


26 December 2017 – 07 January 2018

Bangkok/Singapore/Kuala Lumpur/Jakarta

10 December 2017 – 15 January 2018

Hong Kong

10 December 2017 – 15 January 2018

& 27 January -10 March 2017

  • Displayed fares are already discounted and the discount shall apply only for the base fare excluding taxes
  • This offer cannot be combined with any other existing offer
  • Standard terms and conditions and fare rules will continue to apply – please read the fare conditions online at the time of purchase as fare rules vary by ticket and destination
  • SriLankan Airlines Ltd reserves the right to withdraw all or any of the rules applicable to the above offers at any time at its sole discretion without prior notice
  • This offer cannot be combined with any other existing offer
  • General terms and conditions of credit/debit cards will continue to apply

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Ginseng Capsule, Extract now available in Sri Lanka

Korean Ginseng is one of the most widely used and acclaimed herbs in the world. Its scientific name is Panax ginseng, which is the species from which Chinese, Korean red and white Ginseng are produced.

Ginseng s known as the world’s most power adaptogenic herb. It is also known as Itie “king of herbs’ An adaptogenic herb assists the body to adapt and adjust to maintain balance and optimal health. Ginseng is considered one of the wonder drugs of nature. It has been used for thousands of years as a preventive and remedy for a host of bodily ailments from the ravages of old age. to waning libido, depleting stamina and even serious health challenges

Traditionally, Korean Ginseng had been used as a restorative tonic to increase stamina energy and relax the body after a long day’s work. Research in the past 20 years has been documenting Ginseng as a highly effective herb in treating a host of health-related problems.

Ginseng has been shown in clinical studies the following benefits on health

  • Aids in managing stress
  • Purifies the blood of toxins
  • Improves blood quality
  • Assists in balancing blood sugar
  • Mental clarity and focus
  • Stimulates and supports digestion
  • Supports a strong immune system
  • Helps to alkalize your body
  • Helps to Increase energy and vitality
  • Rejuvenates sexual functions
  • Slows ageing
  • Controls cholesterol level

Now Available in Capsule / Extract form and Red Ginseng / Extract and Tea

Available at

House of Ginseng

35, Staple Street, Colombo 7 Tel- 077-3218718 for more details see below image

Ginseng Capsule, Extract now available in Sri Lanka

Daya Aviation Helicopter Charter Service

Daya Aviation own by leading Daya Group introduces new Helicopter into their fleet with Airbus EC130T2. This Helicopter is comfortable enough for 7 passengers with 60Kg luggage space and fully air conditioning now available for your transport needs.

It’s the most elegant, high-tech and comfortable helicopter currently operating in Sri Lanka.

Departures are available from Ratmalana Airport, Bandaranaike International Airport, Mount Lavinia Hotel, Colombo Royal Gold Club, Water’s Edge- Battaramulla, Colombo Calts Grround, Borella Campbell Park and Narahenpita Shalika Ground.

For more details contact to Gayani on 077 307 1308 or see below image

Daya Aviation Helicopter Charter Service

Andhra Pradesh to set up industrial corridor in SL on sea foods, pharmaceuticals and tourism sectors

The Andhra Pradesh Government of India is contemplating setting up an industrial corridor in Sri Lanka, the Indian Express reported recently.

Officials also said Sri Lanka was the best bet for AP for conducting trade in sea foods, pharmaceuticals and tourism sectors as Sri Lanka is strategically located. And the news said the Sri Lankan government may allocate land to the AP government in Jaffna or Trincomalee for this purpose.

The Sri Lankan government is also planning to invest in AP in the textile and aviation sectors through a mutual trade agreement. “The MoU will be signed shortly for implementing the AP special economic zone in Sri Lanka. There are good opportunities to invest in the pharmaceutical and tourism sectors in Sri Lanka,” Industries Minister Reddy said.


Abans Brand New Products Sale – Discount Upto 65% Valid till 30th September 2017

Abans announces a special promotion for the brand new products at a discount upto 65% as well as a special warranty on the brand new home appliances and electronic from globally reputed brands at any Abans showroom island wide.

Price details as below

Television Rs. 29,999 onwards
Tabs Rs.9,500 onwards
Laptops (Acer / Hp / Dell / Toshiba) Rs.20,000 onwards
DVD Players Rs.5,499 onwards
LG Smartphones Rs.9,900 onwards
Lenovo Smartphones Rs.3,999 onwards
LG Inverter Air Conditioners 18,000btu Rs.155,242
LG Inverter Air Conditioners 12.000btu Rs.95,242
LG Inverter Air Conditioners 9.000btu Rs.87,742
LG Inverter Air Conditioners 24.000btu Rs.172,492
Home Theatres Rs.22,999 onwards
Small Domestic Appliances Rs.100 onwards
Refrigerators Rs.49,900 onwards
Washing Machines Rs.39,900 onwards

The above prices are valid until 30th September 2017, for more details see below image or contact to Abans on 011 5999 000

Abans Brand New Products Sale – Discount Upto 65% Valid till 30th September 2017

Mahatma Gandhi scholarships awarded to 150 G.C.E (A/L) students

The Mahatma Gandhi Scholarships for 2016-17 were awarded to 150 Advanced Level school students from all 25 districts across Sri Lanka.

The Mahatma Gandhi scholarship, a merit cum means based scholarship instituted in 2006-07 for Sri Lankan students and its awarded annually.

Scholarship recipient receives cash assistance during their 2 years of Advance Level studies and the scholarship amount from Rs 2,000 to 2,500 per month from 2015-16 onwards and accordingly; this year’s awardees will receive Rs. 30,000 annually during their two years of advance level studies.

this scholarships were offered based on the students G.C.E (O/L) Performance and the interview held in April 2017 by Education Ministry and Indian High Commission officials.

Grade 5 Scholarship Examination 2017 Result will be release on 5th October 2017

Education Ministry of Sri Lanka made an announcement that the Grade 5 Scholarship Examination 2017 Result will be release on 5th October 2017.

In meantime the Education Department announce the result releasing dates of G.C.E (O/L) and G.C.E (A/L) as below,

G.C.E (O/L) 2017 Result will be release on 31st March 2018

G.C.E (A/L) 2017 Result will be release on 27th December 2017

Examination result could be check on www.doenets.lk

Sri Lanka Indonesia Friendship Association Charity Bazaar on 30th September 2017 at Indonesian Embassy

Sri Lanka Indonesia Friendship Association organised a 25th Anniversary Charity Bazaar on 30th September 2017 on Saturday from 10.00 Am to 5.00 Pm at Indonesian Embassy Premises.

Visit to the Indonesian Embassy and enjoy the Stalls Galore of below and enjoy the hospitality of Indonesians.

  • Food & Clothing (Blend of Indonesia & Sri Lanka)
  • Household Items
  • Cosmetics
  • Costume Jewellery
  • Handicraft
  • Plants
  • Children’s Play Area

Entrance Fee: LKR. 100/- per Person

For more detail contact to organisers on 0773 642339/0777 678 409/0773 172 914/ 0773 835 238 or see below image

Sri Lanka Indonesia Friendship Association Charity Bazaar on 30th September 2017 at Indonesian Embassy

Sustainable Energy Expo 2017 at BMICH on 20th to 22nd October 2017

Chamber of Construction Industry Sri Lanka organised a Sustainable Energy Expo 2017 on 20th to 22nd October 2017 at Nugasewana Hall at BMICH, the event is supported by Ministry of Power & Renewable Energy and Sri Lanka Sustainable Energy Authority.

This exhibition is good place to obtain all Solar Power energy systems and alternative sustainable energy products for your day today life such as Solar Street Light, Electric Scooter, Generators, Solar Systems, Wind Power & Bio Gas Tanks and Switches & LED Bulbs for reduce your energy consumption and easy to your pocket.

For more details see below image or contact to organisers on 011 3050810 / 011 2667700

Sustainable Energy Expo 2017 at BMICH on 20th to 22nd October 2017