The Lanka Academic

MARCH 28, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 17, NO. 356

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15-hour water cut in Colombo
Daily Mirror, 2017-03-28 10:13:11 EST. A 15-hour water cut would be imposed in several areas in Colombo and Kaduwela tomorrow (March 29) from 9.00 am to 12 midnight, the National Water Supply and Drainage Board said. More...
Published: Tue Mar 28 20:56:28 EDT 2017

Mendis century propels Sri Lanka to 311 in 2nd ODI -, 2017-03-28 13:48:27 EST. DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka — Kusal Mendis' maiden one-day international century propelled Sri Lanka to 311 all out against Bangladesh on Tuesday. Medium-fast bowler Taskin Ahmed took a hat trick in the last over for Bangladesh to somewhat dent Sri Lanka's ... More...
Published: Tue Mar 28 20:54:55 EDT 2017 Back to the top

GMOA warns of TU action against SAITM in April
Daily Mirror, 2017-03-28 16:31:55 EST. The Government Medical Officers’ Association (GMOA) has warned it would launch a countrywide trade union action next month April against the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM). More...
Published: Tue Mar 28 20:55:46 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Anuki Chamathka tops O/L rankings
Daily Mirror, 2017-03-28 08:27:23 EST. Anuki Chamathka of Visakha Vidyalaya, Colombo topped the island rankings at the GCE O/L examinations held last year, the Examinations Department announced today... Back to the top

Endemic But Endangered: Five Butterflies Of Sri Lanka -, 2017-03-26 03:43:07 EST. There are approximately 20,000 species of butterflies in total across the world, and they are distributed across all continents except Antarctica... Back to the top

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh 1st ODI Scoreboard - Daily Mail
Daily Mail, 2017-03-25 14:26:51 EST. DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka (AP) - Scoreboard Saturday in the first one-day international between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at Rangiri Dambulla Stadium: Tamim Iqbal c Gunathilaka b Kumara 127... Back to the top

Sri Lanka dengue fever tally at 24500: 'Part of a health crises looming in Asia' - Outbreak News Today
Outbreak News Today, 2017-03-25 16:12:31 EST. During the first three months of 2016, Sri Lanka reported less than 14,000 dengue fever case, and 2016 was one of the most active dengue years in a long time... Back to the top

Rajinikanth cancels Sri Lanka trip after facing criticism from Tamil groups - Hindustan Times
Hindustan Times, 2017-03-25 13:25:24 EST. Tamil actor Rajinikanth on Saturday announced that he has decided against attending a controversial event in Sri Lanka after facing criticism from regional groups, including the Viduthalai Chriuthaigal Katchi (VCK) and the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka raises rates to contain price pressures - Nasdaq
Nasdaq, 2017-03-24 02:28:19 EST. COLOMBO, March 24 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank raised its benchmark interest rates by 25 basis points each on Friday for the first time in eight months, saying tightening of monetary policy was necessary to contain the build-up of adverse ... Back to the top

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