The Lanka Academic

APRIL 28, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 22

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Sri Lanka inflation at 6.9-pct in April - EconomyNext
EconomyNext, 2017-04-28 11:19:23 EST. ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka's consumer prices rose 6.9 percent in the 12 months to April 2017, slowing from 7.3 percent in March, but prices rose 0.5 percent in the month, data from the state statistics office show. Food prices rose 8.6 percent over the ... More...
Published: Fri Apr 28 13:11:39 EDT 2017

Mathews and Malinga return to strengthen Sri Lanka - The Roar
The Roar, 2017-04-27 21:12:10 EST. Topsy turvy Sri Lanka head off to the ICC Champions Trophy with renewed vigour. The return of Angelo Matthews and Lasith Malinga will help them address their indifferent recent form. Held in all formats at home by rejuvenated Bangladesh ... More...
Published: Fri Apr 28 13:12:49 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Hartal shuts down Sri Lanka's north-east - The Hindu
The Hindu, 2017-04-27 16:17:54 EST. Sri Lanka's north and east shut down on Thursday following a hartal call by protesters demanding an answer from the government to questions about their missing relatives. Shops remained closed all day and transport services were minimal, media reports ... More...
Published: Fri Apr 28 13:16:48 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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... Back to the top

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... 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... 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

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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