The Lanka Academic

JUNE 28, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 83

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Sri Lanka rupee ends weaker on importer dlr demand - Nasdaq
Nasdaq, 2017-06-28 12:35:43 EST. COLOMBO, June 28 (Reuters) - The Sri Lankan rupee ended weaker on Wednesday on late dollar demand from importers while the rupee was under pressure on an expected rise in imports, dealers said. The spot rupee , which has been trading for ... More...
Published: Wed Jun 28 23:53:22 EDT 2017

A decisive GMOA meeting scheduled for this morning
Hiru News, 2017-06-29 02:56:33 EST. A special central committee meeting of the GMOA will be held this afternoon to discuss issues relating to SAITM GMOA Central Committee member Dr. Sajith MallawAa-rachchi  gave the following statement regarding the meeting. More...
Published: Wed Jun 28 23:56:40 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka says process to draft new constitution moving forward - Xinhua
Xinhua, 2017-06-28 16:34:31 EST. COLOMBO, June 28 (Xinhua) -- Sri Lanka said on Wednesday that a process to draft a new constitution is moving forward. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said while addressing an event that the constitution drafting process is nearing a crucial stage ... More...
Published: Wed Jun 28 23:52:56 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Mayhem in Yala continues
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-14 09:45:31 EST. Unrestrained safari jeeps continue to play mayhem in the Yala National Park with authorities failing to take any action against the errant drivers... Back to the top

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... Back to the top

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... 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... 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

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

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