The Lanka Academic

APRIL 22, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 16

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Asylum seeker from Sri Lanka let himself be tortured - Daily Mail
Daily Mail, 2017-04-21 23:56:06 EST. An asylum seeker allowed himself to be tortured with hot iron bars to support his bid to stay in the UK, judges have ruled. He claimed five scars on his back were evidence of how he was badly treated by authorities in his native Sri Lanka. But ... More...
Published: Sat Apr 22 14:15:07 EDT 2017

Sri Lanka tourism to pay arrears to international broadcasters - EconomyNext
EconomyNext, 2017-04-20 10:14:04 EST. ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka is unable to launch an international advertising campaign to promote the country due to unpaid advertising bills for previous campaigns, an official said. Sri Lanka plans to pay half a million US dollars to Al Jazeera Television ... More...
Published: Thu Apr 20 13:54:04 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Gazette issued making garbage disposal as ‘essential service’
Daily Mirror, 2017-04-20 21:33:24 EST. President Maithripala Sirisena this evening ordered to issue an extraordinary gazette making garbage disposal services of all local government bodies as ‘essential services’ with effect from midnight today. More...
Published: Thu Apr 20 13:55:53 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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... Back to the top

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... 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... Back to the top

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