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If you know any students of University of Sri Jayewardenepura or their families who have affected by recent flooding/ Landslides, please inform following personnel as soon as possible. Mr Chanaka Udayakumara, Proctor (071 838 7130) Mr. Nimal, Cheif Security Officer (071 443 9295) Prof.  Hemantha Kottawatte, Welfare Director (071 532 8953), Department of Human resource...
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In the first part of this post we discussed Sinhala and Hindu New Year as Traditional and Cultural Festival. In this post we discuss Sinhala and Hindu New Year Rituals. New Year Rituals Amunugama (1990) divides the New Year rituals for four different parts. The old year The interim period between the ‘Old’ and the ‘New’...
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Haritha wasanthaya new year
The Sinhala and Hindu New Year has been one of the annual and seasonal events but the exact beginning of it is buried in the history. History of Sinhala and Hindu New Year In 1885 the British Colonial rulers have announced this as a holiday. Science then, even though there were many successive administrative changes,...
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walla patta research dr subasinghe
What is Agarwood? Agarwood is a highly fragrant and very valuable resin produced in the stems, branches and roots of certain tree species of family Thymelaeaceae. Agarwood is believed to be the most expensive wood in the world because of resinous fragrant heartwood. The main species are scientifically known as Aquilaira, Gyrinops, Aetoxylon and Gonystylus....
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jayalath manorathna art and life
In managing our lives successfully, we draw inspiration mainly from religion and/or philosophy. It is widely accepted that our lives can be beautifully shaped by applying the teachings of religious leaders such as the Lord Buddha, Jesus Christ, and the Prophet Muhammad Nabi and the theories of philosophers such as Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Nietzsche, Bertrand...
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Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment
Journal of Tropical Forestry and Environment manged by Department of Forestry and Environment Science of University of Sri Jayewardenepura, has published Vol 6, No 2 (2016) issue at Journal Management System of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. This issue contains following Scholarly articles: Vol 6, No 2 (2016) Table of Contents Feature Article Social Geology and Landslide Disaster...
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Homosexuality gay in Sri Lanka
Homosexuality or being gay isn’t a disease but a difference in sexual orientation which makes one’s sexual preferences differ to that of the majority. Sexuality is understood in terms of Sexual identification, Sociological identification and Sexual Orientation which in turn could either be Heterosexual, Homosexual or even Bisexual. A society would usually have a majority...
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new-a_l_Syllabuses
Video lessons on GCE A/L new syllabuses are now available for free at Jayewardenepura Open Learning platform. National Institute of Education and Ministry of Education are going to implement new syllabuses from 2017 for 2019 A/L students. These video lessons were conducted by University Professors and Lecturers of University of Sri Jayewardeepura and University of...
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lms-platform
A workshop was held today at Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura to inform Course Coordinators of Post Graduate Degree programs on the Moodle eLearning LMS platform. Prof Hemathi Ranasighe, Dean, FGS, and Prof Hiran Amarsekera and Prof RGN Meemama from University Web Team participated as resource persons. Moodle is a learning platform...
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praneeth-vihanga
                Dr. Praneeth Abhayasundara of the Department of Sociology, Mr. Vihanga Perera of the Department of English and Prof. Walter Marasinghe an academic who was previously a part of the university were awarded at the State Literary Awards 2016. Prof. Abhayasundara was recognized for his lyrical collection, “Sinhalayaku...
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