The Lanka Academic

JUNE 27, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 82

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Cabinet approval to acquire Dr. Neville Fernando Hospital
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-27 15:49:08 EST. The Cabinet has approved a proposal permitting the government to take over the Neville Fernando Hospital attached to the South Asia Institute of Technology and Management (SAITM), Highways and Higher Education Minister Lakshman Kiriella said today. More...
Published: Tue Jun 27 21:04:49 EDT 2017

Mounting Religious Violence in Sri Lanka - The Diplomat
The Diplomat, 2017-06-27 18:50:47 EST. A resurgence of violations against Muslims and Christians in Sri Lanka justifiably has alarmed domestic and international observers. Religious violence in Sri Lanka is nothing new. There were similar concerns – particularly with respect to anti-Muslim ... More...
Published: Tue Jun 27 21:01:21 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka Name 13-man Squad for Zimbabwe ODI Series - News18
News18, 2017-06-27 15:51:00 EST. Sri Lanka squad: Angelo Mathews (captain), Upul Tharanga (vice captain), Niroshan Dikwella, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Wanidu Hasaranga, L. Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya, Nuwan Pradeep Fernando, Lasith Malinga, Dushmantha Chameera and Lahiru Madushanka. ... More...
Published: Tue Jun 27 21:00:52 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Lasith Malinga: Sri Lanka fine bowler for monkey remark - BBC Sport
BBC Sport, 2017-06-27 16:54:49 EST. Speaking after Dayasiri Jayasekara told Sri Lanka's players they were too fat at the Champions Trophy, Malinga said: "This is like a monkey getting into a parrot's nest and talking about it... Back to the top

Reporter seeks justice for 'white van' torture in Sri Lanka - ABC News
ABC News, 2017-06-25 01:39:51 EST. Eight years after he was abducted in his home country, he says he saw only a pair of hands pulling him inside the vehicle where he was tortured for hours... Back to the top

Sri Lanka legends question Ford exit -, 2017-06-25 00:27:25 EST. As Sri Lanka begin their search for a ninth head coach in six years, Test champions Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardena have questioned the circumstances that led to Graham Ford's departure from the role... Back to the top

Railway services request a fare increase by 20%
Hiru News, 2017-06-25 13:29:19 EST. The Department of Railways stated that it has made a proposal to the ministry of transport to revise train fares by 20%... Back to the top

Speed limits of three-wheelers to be gazetted
Hiru News, 2017-06-25 09:14:20 EST. Chairman of the National Council on Road Safety Sisira Kodagoda said that a gazette will be issued in future to restrict the speed limit of three wheelers to 40 Kilometres per hour... Back to the top

Killing of businessman’s daughter --Suspect surrendered
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-25 21:11:43 EST. The man who is alleged to have killed the eldest daughter of a billionaire businessman in Kottawa last Thursday was remanded till July 4 after he surrendered to the Police and was produced in court... Back to the top

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