Nalandians Towards a New Direction

“The best example for Leadership is Leadership by example.”

24th of November 2015 marks a special day in the Nalanda College‘s calendar, being the most awaited day of the Prefect’s Guild of the College. The Installation of the New Top Board of the Prefects was held at the College premises today (24.11.2015).

The top board for the academic year 2015/16 is as follows;

Head Prefect: 

Minura Ransika Perera 


Deputy Head Prefects:

J. R. Lahiru Keshan
Isuru Yasas Perera
Pasan Jayaneththi
Lahiru Perera

On this prestigious day, The Principal, Staff, Nalanda College Old Boys’ Association and students congratulate the New Top Board and convey our sincere gratefulness to the past board.

Nalandians in UK Celebrating Nalanda 90th Anniversary


To celebrate this occasion and to invoke blessings on our Alma mater, the Nalanda Old Boys Association in the UK is organizing a Buddha Puja on 13th December 2015 at the Redbridge Buddhist Vihara in Ilford. The Committee of the NOBA will greatly appreciate your support and participation at this meritorious deed.

Please See Details Below: 
- Date: Sunday, 13th December 2015 
- Time: 6:30pm 
- Venue: Redbridge Buddhist Cultural Centre, No 9, Balfour Road, Ilford, IG1 4HP

- Krishan Bulathsinghala (President): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07894 446 229 
- Palinda Samarasinghe (Secretary): This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 07903 017 430

We look forward to seeing you on 13th December 2015


Old Nalandians' Sports Day

Five Gold Medals with Highest GPA Award to the Old Nalandian Ashan Ariyawansa at the General Convocation of the University of Colombo



Old Nalandian Ashan Ariyawansa B.Sc. (Special Degree in Physics) of 2009 A/L Batch and a graduate at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, has awarded for achieving the highest GPA in physical science in 2014 at the General Convocation of the University of Colombo 2014 which was held on 22nd of July, 2015 at the BMICH.

He has also obtained five gold medals at the general convocation 2014 including Prof. Thilak Hettiarachchi Open Award for Academic Excellence and the Gulamhusein A. J. Noorbhai Gold Medal for Best Physics Research Project.

Mr. Ashan Ariyawansa obtained three A passes at the G. C. E. A/L Examination in 2009 and chose the path of Physical Science instead of Engineering. He was at the general convocation wearing Nalanda College Tie.

Congratulations dear son of Mother Nalanda. Mother Nalanda is proud of you !

President congratulates Nalandian Student Rakitha Malewana, who discovers a new method to cure HIV/AIDS

Rakitha Malewana, a student from Nalanda College in Colombo, who developed a new method to cure HIV/AIDS, called on President Maithripala Sirisena today (18th of June, 2015) at the President’s Official Residence. President Sirisena congratulated the students who brightened the name of Motherland by discovering this new medicine. He also wished for his future endeavors and pledged to provide state patronage for him to conduct his research activities.

Scientists participated in the International Science Project Olympiad (ISPrO) Jakarta, Indonesia praised the Rakitha Malewana’s method which used Nano technology to control the spread of HIV/AIDS. Rananjaya Subhash Gamage, another Nalandian along with Rakitha Malewana managed to bag two gold medals out of four gold medals presented at the ISPr Jakarta, Indonesia.

Rakitha Malewana told President that he has no desire to enter into a foreign university, but wish to enter into the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University to do further studies and research.

(NEWS and photos by President Media)

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