The Lanka Academic

APRIL 9, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 3

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Sri Lanka, India to jointly develop Trincomalee oil tank farm - The Hindu
The Hindu, 2017-04-08 15:13:56 EST. India and Sri Lanka have in principle agreed to jointly operate the world war-era oil storage facility in Trincomalee, the strategically advantaged port town located on the island's east coast. More...
Published: Sun Apr 9 11:04:59 EDT 2017

Southern Expressway re-opened
Hiru News, 2017-04-08 14:41:09 EST. Southern Expressway is re-opened for traffic beyond Kokmaduwa, towards Matara as the toppled cement bowser which blocked traffic is removed More...
Published: Sun Apr 9 11:06:27 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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 Back to the top

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... 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... 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

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