The Lanka Academic

APRIL 7, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 1

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GMOA strike: Countrywide healthcare services crippled
Daily Mirror, 2017-04-07 18:20:02 EST. Healthcare services in hospitals countrywide came to standstill today because of the 24-hour strike launched by the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA) against the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) in Malabe. More...
Published: Fri Apr 7 10:24:02 EDT 2017

Dr.Nevil Fernando Hospital to be taken over by the Health Ministry
Hiru News, 2017-04-07 10:44:37 EST. Ministry of Higher Education and Highways announces that the Government has commenced working on taking over Dr.Neville Fernando Hospital under the Ministry of Health. More...
Published: Fri Apr 7 10:26:15 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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 Back to the top

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... 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... 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

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