The Lanka Academic

APRIL 2, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 17, NO. 361

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Sri Lanka's animal lovers stall baby elephant's flight to NZ - Daily News & Analysis
Daily News & Analysis, 2017-04-02 01:35:00 EST. Animal rights activists in Sri Lanka have rallied against relocating a baby elephant gifted to New Zealand, citing it would be cruel to break her away from her family. A group of 18 activists secured a temporary victory on Friday, when a Sri Lankan ... More...
Published: Sun Apr 2 13:43:57 EDT 2017

Pakistan sends three ships of rice to SL
Daily Mirror, 2017-04-02 22:08:50 EST. The Government of Pakistan had dispatched three relief ships containing 3000 Metric Tons (Three million kgs) of rice, to as drought relief , Deputy Head of Mission Pakistan High Commission in Sri Lanka Dr. Sarfraz Ahamad Khan said today. More...
Published: Sun Apr 2 13:44:26 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 8 wickets - The Daily Star
The Daily Star, 2017-04-01 07:48:19 EST. Sri Lanka thumped Bangladesh by eight wickets as they reached 180 for 2 after 38.5 overs during the first semifinal of the Emerging Teams Asia Cup against Sri Lanka at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong today. Chasing 179, Sri Lanka ... More...
Published: Sat Apr 1 19:43:28 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI full scorecard: Match abandoned due to rain - Hindustan Times
Hindustan Times, 2017-03-28 08:53:25 EST. Taskin Ahmed's hattrick restricted Sri Lanka to 311 all out in the second One Day International in Dambulla today... Back to the top

Sri Lanka to build two luxury hotels at Katunayake Airport - Lanka Business Online
Lanka Business Online, 2017-03-30 08:32:01 EST. Mar 30, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka's cabinet is expected to approve a proposal to lease out two blocks of land at the Katunayake International Airport to build two star-class hotels... Back to the top

Sri Lankan ‘sorcerer’ arrested in Kuwait
Daily Mirror, 2017-03-30 15:43:29 EST. Criminal detectives in Kuwait put an end to the activities of a Sri Lankan sorcerer, who claimed his customers were VIPs and charged KD 250 for each job, the Kuwait Times reported... 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... Back to the top

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