Kiriella says Ranil and Maithri will unite again after LG polls

United National Party (UNP) senior member Lakshman Kiriella says UNP leader Ranil Wickremesinghe and Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) leader Maithripala Sirisena will unite again after the Local Government (LG) elections.He said that despite both sides attacking each other on the stage at election rallies ahead of the February 10 Local Government elections, everything will be forgotten after the election. Kiriella said that during elections it is normal for both sides to attack each other but after the election they will be like long lost lovers. The Leader of the House also insisted that the unity Government will continue in power till 2020. (Colombo Gazette)

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8 Irish universities feature in the top 200 spots in world university

first_imgEIGHT IRISH UNIVERSITIES have featured in the top 200 QS World University Subject Rankings.The top English department in Ireland goes to Trinity College Dublin with a rank of 28, while University College Dublin has the second best with a score in the top 100.Trinity also made the top 50 in three other subjects, including history and archaeology; modern languages and politics and featured strongly in the top 100 spots.University College Dublin had nine subjects in the top 100 spots: Accounting, agriculture and forestry, biological sciences, economics and econometrics, English language and literature, geography, modern languages, history and archaeology and politics.University College Cork featured in the top 100 for their biological sciences, law and legal studies and modern languages courses.Other Irish colleges that also featured include: National University of Ireland Galway, Dublin City University, Dublin Institute of Technology and University of Limerick  and National University of Ireland Maynooth.Now in its third year, the rankings series reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 30 individual subjects.Read: No major changes for Irish colleges in latest University rankings> Column: Universities in crisis because they have no support> More: Irish colleges miss out in list of top 100 reputable universities>last_img read more

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