The Lanka Academic

 
APRIL 12, 2017 EST, USA
 
QUAERE VERUM
 
VOL. 18, NO. 6

TLA FEATURE CORNER
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EU to provide EUR 42 mln for agriculture, reconciliation - Lanka Business Online
Lanka Business Online, 2017-04-12 03:43:36 EST. Apr 12, 2017 (LBO) – The European Union is stepping up assistance to Sri Lanka by providing 42 million euros (6.7 billion rupees) for two programmes in modernisation of agriculture, and strengthening of the reconciliation process. Support to the ... More...
Published: Wed Apr 12 11:15:05 EDT 2017

Government might delay 2020 polls as well: SLPP
Daily Mirror, 2017-04-12 19:22:23 EST. SLPP member and National Local Government Federation (NLGF) Chairman Udeni Athukorala said today that the Unity Government might delay the General Election, that is to be held in 2020. More...
Published: Wed Apr 12 11:17:12 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka will keep ports unavailable for military activity, PM says - Channel NewsAsia
Channel NewsAsia, 2017-04-12 14:50:00 EST. TOKYO: Sri Lanka will make sure no military activity is conducted at its ports, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said in Tokyo on Wednesday, as China invests heavily in roads and harbours on the island nation. Beijing, which is fortifying islands in ... More...
Published: Wed Apr 12 11:14:38 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Income from taxes for liquor, cigarettes decreased: President
Daily Mirror, 2017-04-11 23:02:08 EST. President Maithripala Sirisena said today the income from the taxes for liquor and cigarettes had been reduced for the first time of the history... Back to the top

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... Back to the top

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 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... 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

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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