The Lanka Academic

APRIL 6, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 17, NO. 365

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Lasith Malinga: Sri Lanka bowler takes hat-trick but Bangladesh win Twenty20 - BBC Sport
BBC Sport, 2017-04-06 17:48:45 EST. Lasith Malinga became the fifth man to take a Twenty20 international hat-trick but it was not enough to prevent Sri Lanka losing by 45 runs to Bangladesh. The paceman bowled Mushfiqur Rahim and Mashrafe Mortaza before trapping Mehedi Hasan lbw in his ... More...
Published: Thu Apr 6 18:33:59 EDT 2017

Muslim women in Sri Lanka still second-class citizens – by law - Asia Times
Asia Times, 2017-04-06 04:18:45 EST. Despite its broadly progressive approach to female empowerment, Sri Lanka holds a dark secret: women in its minority Muslim community are second-class citizens – by law. Now, outdated legislation that dates back more than 65 years is being challenged ... More...
Published: Thu Apr 6 18:36:10 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Assembling vehicles locally with used spare parts raises concerns: CMTA - Lanka Business Online
Lanka Business Online, 2017-04-06 02:32:52 EST. Ceylon Motor Traders’ Association said they are concerned about the recent decision by the government, where it allowed the assembling of motor vehicles locally by using imported used spare parts. More...
Published: Thu Apr 6 18:37:21 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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... Back to the top

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... 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... 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 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

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