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Police violated human rights of HNDA students HRC determines

Police violated human rights of HNDA students  HRC determines

The Human Rights Commission in its report on the police assault on HNDA students holds that the police had violated the human rights of the HNDA students. The Commission hence recommends compensation to be paid to the students by police and disciplinary action taken against those responsible. MORE..

December 4, 2015  04:32 pm|

Two uni students arrested for damaging public property

Two uni students arrested for damaging public property

Two university students arrested on charges of causing damage to public property during a protest opposite the UGC yesterday have been remanded until May 11, police said. MORE..

April 30, 2015  04:30 pm|

Police fire tear gas to disperse protest outside UGC

Police fire tear gas to disperse protest outside UGC

Police used tear gas and water cannon to disperse members of the Inter-University Bhikku Front who tried to forcibly enter the UGC premises at Ward Place a short while ago, the Ada Derana reporter confirmed.

April 29, 2015  02:07 pm|

State Minister Rajiva Wijesinha joins the opposition

State Minister Rajiva Wijesinha joins the opposition

Former State Minister Rajiva Wijesinha on Tuesday (17) defected and sat in the opposition side of the Parliament citing several issues including the 19th amendment and removal of the Chairperson of the University Grants Commission (UGC). MORE...

March 17, 2015  03:22 pm|

Ranil asked me to read a book Rajiva

Ranil asked me to read a book  Rajiva

Professor Rajiva Wijesinghe says that he was asked by Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe to read a book titled Art of the Possible, when he explained to the latter regarding his concerns and the inability to continue serving as the State Minister for Higher Education. MORE..

February 26, 2015  03:48 pm|

Traffic jam due to protest near UGC

Traffic jam due to protest near UGC

Severe traffic congestion has been reported near Ward Place in Colombo and nearby roads due to a protest in front of the University Grants Commission (UGC). MORE..

February 25, 2015  03:01 pm|

Kabir was wrong to order UGC head to resign Rajiva

Kabir was wrong to order UGC head to resign  Rajiva

State Minister of Higher Education Prof. Rajiva Wijesinghe today said that it is completely wrong to bow down to pressure from groups and remove the UGC Chairperson, without even probing the allegations against her. MORE..

February 14, 2015  06:24 pm|

Rajiva Wijesinha resigns as State Minister?

Rajiva Wijesinha resigns as State Minister?

State Minister of higher Education Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha has resigned from his ministerial portfolio, reliable sources told Ada Derana. MORE...

February 14, 2015  11:27 am|

Who will be the next UGC Chairperson?

Who will be the next UGC Chairperson?

Chairperson of the University Grants Commission (UGC) Prof. Kshanika Hirimburegama will continue in her post until the President makes a new appointment for the position, State Minister of Higher Education Prof. Rajiva Wijesinha said. MORE...

February 12, 2015  12:08 pm|

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