The Lanka Academic

JUNE 13, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 68

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Sri Lanka makes first arrest over hate crimes against Muslims - Hindustan Times
Hindustan Times, 2017-06-11 17:48:00 EST. The latest failure to arrest Gnanasara and stop a renewed outbreak of religious violence has seen the European Union and foreign envoys urge Sri Lanka to take action. The European Union delegation chief in Colombo, Tung-Lai Margue, has said it was ... More...
Published: Tue Jun 13 00:30:23 EDT 2017

Pakistan squeak past Sri Lanka and into semis after exciting, eccentric Cardiff match -, 2017-06-12 21:23:23 EST. All that Perera had to do to take Sri Lanka into the semi-finals was to bend his knees and point his fingers upwards, but on such an occasion this was far too much to ask. After scoring two more runs Sarfraz was dropped again, more escapably, but ... More...
Published: Tue Jun 13 00:29:03 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Contempt of court -- Gnanasara Thera absent again
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-12 17:08:05 EST.

Ven. Galabodaatte Gnanasara Thera was not present in the Court of Appeal when a Bench comprising Justices L.T.B. Dehideniya and S. Devika De L. Tennakoon took up for hearing the case in which he is charged with contempt of court.

Published: Tue Jun 13 00:31:40 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Selfie tragedy: 12-year-old’s head found on Ambepussa-bound train
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-12 11:20:31 EST. The head of the 12-year-old boy, who was knocked down by a train when taking a selfie at Kollupitiya, was found on a train bound to Ambepussa today, Police said... Back to the top

Monks evacuated from Pahiyangala Temple due to risks of landslides, Landslide warning extended
Hiru News, 2017-06-04 13:22:54 EST. The Disaster Management Center stated that mountainous areas are still posed with risks of landslides as the MET department has stated that rainfall can be expected in the next few days as well Back to the top

As flood recede, long-term monster show up
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-04 22:57:04 EST. Floods in most of the areas were receding as of today giving way to the authorities to focus on long term issues, whilst the death toll remained at 212 with 79 persons were still reported missing... Back to the top

Tharanga banned for Sri Lanka's slow over rate - Sport24
Sport24, 2017-06-04 07:06:00 EST. London - Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga is banned for the next two Champions Trophy matches due to a slow over-rate in Saturday's opening loss to South Africa... Back to the top

Sri Lanka v South Africa recap - SkySports
SkySports, 2017-06-03 17:59:19 EST. Here's how South Africa beat Sri Lanka in their opening Group B game of the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval... Back to the top

Landslide hazard warning issued As a huge crack observed on wall of Pahiyangala rock Cave
Hiru News, 2017-06-01 08:25:36 EST. The National Building Research Organization has issued warnings that the historical Pahiyangala Cave in Bulathsinhala is at risk of a landslide hazard... Back to the top

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