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IT Centre for Pelmadulla
An Information Technology Centre (NANASALA) for the benefit of the children of Pelmadulla, was declared open by Minister of Power & Energy W. D. J. Seneviratne. Minister of Nation Building, Jagath Pushpakumara, Chairman, Sabaragamuwa P.C. Athula Kumara Rahubaddha, P.C. and Minister Janaka Wakkumbura were present.

Silence please: A Kid at Work !
While the affluent are jousting for slots in prestigious schools for their precious children with rich dreams, this little girl in abject poverty not knowing when her next meal would come has made the rugged pavement her classroom amidst the din of city traffic and a cacophony of earsplitting noises. But, nothing, not even cruelty of fate, seems able to distract the studious young learner sans a popular school but blessed with an iron will to learn. Our photographer Sujatha Jayaratne captured this courageous child battling dark forces of ignorance singlehanded on the Duplication Road, Colombo yesterday.
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