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His Excellency President Maithripala Sirisena appointed new Chairman including Board of the Directors for Sri Lanka Press Council on 02.07.2015. Senior Attorney-at-Law Koggala Wellala Bandula Chairman of the Sri Lanka Press Council. Prof. SunandaMahendra, Prof. Rohana Luxman Piyadasa, Veteran Journalist Ariyananda Dombagahawatte and Veteran Journalist Gaminai Sumanasekara were appointed as a Board of Directors.

The Examination of the IV Batch of the Diploma Course on Journalism and Communication Studies conducted by the Sri Lanka Press Council held on 16th and 23rd May 2015. According to the result of the Examination, the Certification Ceremony Scheduled to be held for Students who passed the examination.

z p17-OdeNiroshan Tambavita

Three months have now lapsed since Karunadasa Suriyaarachchi has passed away. He was an extraordinary human among humans - which is why we still miss him. His demise is not simply another one. It is a vacuum that could not be filled. For many, it was as if a closest relative passed away.

thilakaChief Editor of Thinakaran newspaper of the Associated Newspapers Ceylon limited S Thillainathan is appointed to the Sri Lanka press council by the president, Mr. Thillainathan is a veteran journalists with vast experience in print and electronic media. He started as a reporter in Virakesariin 1962 and later joined the Davasa group of newspapers. He was also senior news editor of SLBC’s news division.