The Lanka Academic

VOL. 17, NO. 328

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Presidential Commission on Bond Scam at the Central Bank tomorrow
Hiru News, 2017-02-28 13:47:28 EST. The Presidential Commission which is currently probing the controversial Central Bank bond scam has decided to visit the Central Bank to observe a new bond issue which is to be held tomorrow. More...
Published: Tue Feb 28 21:59:12 EST 2017

Sri Lanka rope in World Cup-winner Gurusinha as cricket manager - Cricbuzz
Cricbuzz, 2017-02-28 18:28:38 EST. Former Test batsman Asanka Gurusinha will join Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) with immediate effect, SLC announced in a media release on Monday (February 27). Gurusinha (50) will function as cricket manager and will be attached to the national team. He will ... More...
Published: Tue Feb 28 21:56:41 EST 2017 Back to the top

Circular issued by Education Ministry prohibiting use of children in protests
Hiru News, 2017-02-28 11:22:47 EST. The Education Ministry has issued a circular prohibiting use of school children in protests during school hours and entry of outsiders to school premises. This step was taken after receiving many complaints from parents ... More...
Published: Tue Feb 28 22:00:07 EST 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka to honour $12 bn debt despite dispute: FM - Yahoo7 News
Yahoo7 News, 2017-02-27 16:57:56 EST. Sri Lanka Monday vowed to honour government bonds of up to 1,780 billion rupees ($11.86 billion) even as the central bank admitted "procedural shortcomings" in state-issued securities... Back to the top

Sri Lanka seeks higher bids for ailing airline - Reuters
Reuters, 2017-02-27 19:03:12 EST. COLOMBO, Feb 27 Sri Lanka is seeking higher bids to restructure its state-owned loss-making airline, the finance minister said on Monday, after three short-listed firms failed to give "sizable" bids... Back to the top

Rangana Herath to Lead Sri Lanka Against Bangladesh - News18
News18, 2017-02-27 16:10:00 EST. Colombo: Sri Lanka on Monday named Rangana Herath as skipper to replace Angelo Mathews who was dropped from next week's two-Test home series against Bangladesh... Back to the top

Sri Lanka slams lawyers over 'Snowden refugee' claims - Daily Mail
Daily Mail, 2017-02-26 12:42:00 EST. Sri Lankan police Sunday formally denied hunting nationals who sheltered fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden in Hong Kong and said their claims to the contrary could have been made to bolster asylum applications... Back to the top

Sri Lanka Axe Angelo Mathews From Bangladesh Tests - News18
News18, 2017-02-25 16:11:00 EST. Colombo: Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews was Saturday ruled out of next month's two-Test home series against Bangladesh as selectors prepared to field a "formidable team"... Back to the top

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