The Lanka Academic

MARCH 21, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 17, NO. 349

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Four new Free Trade Zones to be constructed
Hiru News, 2017-03-21 08:03:50 EST. Four new Free Trade Zones will be built in the future, Deputy Minister Ajith P. Perera says. He said this whilst attending an event held in Bandaragama area, Kalutara, yesterday. More...
Published: Tue Mar 21 19:51:18 EDT 2017

Huge tax relief may hurt palm arrack manufacturers: SLFP YF
Daily Mirror, 2017-03-21 23:13:25 EST. If the distillery owned by Arjun Aloysius is given a huge tax concession it would have serious repercussions on palm arrack manufactured in the Northern Province, the Sri Lanka Freedom Party Youth Front (SLFPYF) said today. More...
Published: Tue Mar 21 19:50:01 EDT 2017 Back to the top

US drone kills militant blamed for attack on Sri Lanka cricket team in Pakistan -, 2017-03-21 18:30:48 EST. A US drone air strike in Afghanistan has killed a Pakistani militant accused of involvement in the deadly attack on a bus carrying Sri Lanka's cricket team in 2009, Pakistani security sources and Islamist militants say. More...
Published: Tue Mar 21 19:48:16 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Tigers are roaring and win over hosts could be defining moment in Test history - Firstpost
Firstpost, 2017-03-20 04:42:23 EST. Bangladesh's previous record against Sri Lanka in Tests was nothing short of abysmal with fifteen defeats and two draws before their remarkable four wicket win in Colombo, on Sunday... Back to the top

Dengue forces 3 day closure of 66 schools in Kinniya - ReliefWeb
ReliefWeb, 2017-03-16 07:43:17 EST. Education authorities of the Eastern Province have taken a decision to close 66 government schools in the Kinniya Education Zone in the Trincomalee district for three days starting from yesterday until tomorrow following the rapidly spreading of Dengue ... Back to the top

US invites countries to co-sponsor UNHRC resolution on Sri Lanka - Lanka Business Online
Lanka Business Online, 2017-03-16 05:10:08 EST. Mar 16, 2017 (LBO) – United States State Department says it is pleased that Sri Lanka has agreed once again to co-sponsor a UNHRC resolution and applauds the administration of President Sirisena for continuing efforts to promote reconciliation... Back to the top

Late wickets hurt Bangladesh's reply to SL's 338 -, 2017-03-16 12:23:09 EST. The two ends of the day were delicate and disastrous. Dinesh Chandimal took Sri Lanka out of a slippery slope, from an overnight 238 for 7 to a more comfortable footing of 338... Back to the top

Establishing first-ever marinas in Sri Lanka - Daily Mirror
Daily Mirror, 2017-03-15 18:34:49 EST. He pioneered sports tourism in Sri Lanka nearly three decades ago by establishing Asian-German Sports Exchange Programme; now it's his turn for enhancing nautical tourism in Sri Lanka... Back to the top

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