The Lanka Academic

JUNE 23, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 78

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Sri Lanka's doctors go on strike demanding university close - ABC News
ABC News, 2017-06-23 06:32:05 EST. Services at Sri Lanka's state-run hospitals were paralyzed as government doctors went on strike demanding the government shut down a private medical university. Union spokesman Dr. Haritha Aluthge said Friday the doctors also urged the government to ... More...
Published: Fri Jun 23 14:47:29 EDT 2017

NTC releases new bus fares
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-23 17:38:39 EST. The National Transport Commission (NTC) has released the new bus fares which will come into effect from July 1. The bus fares for normal, semi luxury, luxury and super luxury buses will increase by a little more than six per cent. More...
Published: Fri Jun 23 14:48:49 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Heavy rains upto 100mm expected during weekend
Hiru News, 2017-06-23 05:50:36 EST. Met Department has announced that heavy rains upto 100mm are expected in Kegalle, Ratnapura, Kalutara, Gampaha, Colombo and Galle districts until 27th of June. Met Department has further announced that strong winds too would prevail with the rains More...
Published: Fri Jun 23 14:51:18 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Graham Ford steps down as Sri Lanka head coach - Cricbuzz
Cricbuzz, 2017-06-23 15:27:00 EST. Under him, Sri Lanka whitewashed Australia 3-0 in the Test series but failed to progress beyond the first round in the World T20 2016 and the recently concluded Champions Trophy... Back to the top

Sri Lanka seeks militant monk's arrest - The Daily Star
The Daily Star, 2017-06-15 18:02:56 EST. A Sri Lankan court issued a warrant yesterday for the arrest of a radical Buddhist monk accused of instigating arson attacks against the island's minority Muslim community... Back to the top

Social networking lands teacher in trouble
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-16 00:00:58 EST. Social networking outlets such as Facebook are used by people to express their personal opinions and views about issues they are interested in... Back to the top

Sri Lanka debates its antiquated Muslim family laws - The Economist
The Economist, 2017-06-15 15:04:32 EST. TO AVOID being married at 17 to a stranger, the Muslim schoolgirl from Sri Lanka's north-west tried to commit suicide by swallowing a bottle of her mother's diabetes pills... Back to the top

Vigneshwaran reveals the conspiracy
Hiru News, 2017-06-16 13:50:51 EST. Hartal began at several areas in the Northern Province today against the no confidence motion to remove Northern Provincial Chief Minister C... Back to the top

Kelaniya Uni. temporarily closed
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-16 11:06:52 EST. The University of Kelaniya was temporarily closed after about 900 students have been affected by viral flu and diarrhea, Deputy Vice chancellor Prof... Back to the top

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