The Lanka Academic

VOL. 17, NO. 311

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Former LTTE leader forms new political party | Business Standard ... - Business Standard
Business Standard, 2017-02-11 16:04:46 EST. A former LTTE leader in Sri Lanka today floated a new political party to press for all Tamil issues as he accused the main party representing the minority ... More...
Published: Sat Feb 11 19:20:52 EST 2017

South Africa ensures place in Super Six; Sri Lanka, Ireland, close in ... - International Cricket Council
International Cricket Council, 2017-02-11 13:46:39 EST. South Africa defeated Bangladesh by six wickets on Saturday to book a place in the Super Six stage from Group B of the ICC Women's World Cup Qualifier 2017 ... More...
Published: Sat Feb 11 19:20:01 EST 2017 Back to the top

China Tells India To Stay Off Its Indian Ocean 'Colony,' Sri Lanka - Forbes
Forbes, 2017-02-11 20:30:55 EST. After claiming South China Sea to be its own sea, telling America to stay off its islands, China is reaching for the Indian Ocean, telling India to stay off its own colony, Sri Lanka. That's something investors in Southeast Asian markets should keep a ... More...
Published: Sat Feb 11 19:21:36 EST 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka to Ask UN for More Time to Probe War Crimes - VOA News - Voice of America
Voice of America, 2017-02-09 01:04:11 EST. Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Mangala Samaraweera gestures as he speaks to foreign correspondents at his residence in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Feb... Back to the top

Maximum Retail Prices of rice gazetted
Daily Mirror, 2017-02-09 08:44:29 EST. The gazette notification for Maximum Retail Prices (MRP) for local and imported Nadu and Samba rice had been issued today, the Government Information Department said... Back to the top

No Escape For Traumatized Pakistani Refugees In Sri Lanka - Worldcrunch
Worldcrunch, 2017-02-09 17:04:54 EST. NEGOMBO — Young choir members sing hymns in Sri Lanka's southern city of Negombo... Back to the top

Water levels in reservoirs down to 34% as Island wide Power crisis continues
Hiru News, 2017-02-07 01:55:39 EST. Deputy Minister of Power and Energy Ajith P. Perera says that in spite of the recent rainfall over the past few days, water levels in several reservoirs close to the hydro power plants have decreased to approximately 34 per cent Back to the top

UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka keeps rates steady, but flags possible tightening soon - Nasdaq
Nasdaq, 2017-02-07 04:34:56 EST. The Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) left the standing deposit facility rate (SDFR) and the standing lending facility rate (SLFR) at 7.00 percent and 8.50 percent, respectively... Back to the top

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