The Lanka Academic

MARCH 29, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 17, NO. 357

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Taskin shines with hat-trick in Sri Lanka -, 2017-03-28 21:10:50 EST. Kusal Mendis struck his maiden century before Taskin Ahmed claimed a hat-trick as Bangladesh dismissed Sri Lanka for 311 in the second one-day international in Dambulla, which was ultimately washed out. Needing a win to stay alive in the three-match ... More...
Published: Wed Mar 29 23:11:36 EDT 2017

Sri Lanka's leader backs arrests of 'official' killers -, 2017-03-29 17:40:00 EST. Police have already arrested six military intelligence officers in connection with a 2008 attack on another editor, and accuse the same death squad of killing Wickrematunge in January 2009. READ MORE: Ex-leader's brother 'led death squad' in Sri Lanka. More...
Published: Wed Mar 29 23:10:33 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Fort Railway Station bomb: Convict sentenced 20 years RI
Daily Mirror, 2017-03-29 14:29:03 EST.

High Court today sentenced Kanakasabai Devadasan alias Nadan to a 20-year rigorous imprisonment over the charges of aiding, abetting and conspiring the 2008 Fort Railway Station suicide bombing, in which 12 people were killed and more than 100 people injured.
Published: Wed Mar 29 23:12:16 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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... Back to the top

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... 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)... 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

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