The Lanka Academic

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

TLA FEATURE CORNER
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Himasha Eshan defeats Olympic medalist
Hiru News, 2017-04-18 06:24:41 EST. Himasha Eshan scored the seasonal best at Utech Classic last week where he was placed sixth with 10.29s. He was placed above Olympic medalist Yohan Blake. Eshan was 0.21s short of winner Zharnel Hughes.  More...
Published: Tue Apr 18 22:50:39 EDT 2017

Garbage piles up in Sri Lanka capital as toll hits 30 - Daily Mail
Daily Mail, 2017-04-18 09:26:52 EST. Hundreds of tonnes of rotting garbage have piled up in Sri Lanka's capital after a 300-foot rubbish mountain collapsed and killed 30 people. Authorities shut down the main rubbish dump on the northeastern edge of Colombo on Tuesday - four days after it ... More...
Published: Tue Apr 18 22:48:21 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka seeks new flight path for ailing airline - Nikkei Asian Review
Nikkei Asian Review, 2017-04-18 13:55:00 EST. COLOMBO -- Hopes are rising for Sri Lanka's ailing national carrier, SriLankan Airlines, as U.S.-based private equity firm TPG Capital conducts due diligence on the indebted company. The process is scheduled to be completed by the of May ... More...
Published: Tue Apr 18 22:51:22 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Video: Sri Lanka neighbourhood crushed by pile of rubbish - Belfast Telegraph
Belfast Telegraph, 2017-04-15 19:21:08 EST. Video: Sri Lanka neighbourhood crushed by pile of rubbish. April 15 2017... Back to the top

20 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses - ABC News
ABC News, 2017-04-16 04:43:45 EST. Crows fly over a row of houses buried by a collapse of a garbage dump in Meetotamulla, on the outskirts of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, April 15, 2017... Back to the top

Chandimal leads Sri Lanka day one recovery in Bangladesh's 100th test - Stuff.co.nz
Stuff.co.nz, 2017-03-15 18:46:41 EST. Dinesh Chandimal scored an unbeaten 86 to help Sri Lanka reach 238-7 at stumps on the opening day of the second test against Bangladesh... Back to the top

Auspicious times for the New Year
Hiru News, 2017-04-13 12:42:22 EST. Preparations for the Sinhala and Tamil New Year are taking place , giving priority to traditional rites and rituals as New Year dawns in less than 24 hours... Back to the top

Finance Minister rejects accusations against the Exchange Control draft bill
Hiru News, 2017-04-13 02:53:20 EST. Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake says that he refutes the charges made with regard to the Exchange Control draft bill... Back to the top

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