The Lanka Academic

JUNE 29, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 84

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Ex-LTTE leader's wife sworn in as north Lanka minister - Business Standard
Business Standard, 2017-06-29 09:56:13 EST. The wife of a former top LTTE leader was today sworn in as a minister in Sri Lanka's northern provincial council. Ananthi Saseetharan was appointed as the minister of rehabilitation and women's affairs by Chief Minister C V Wigneswaran in the reshuffle ... More...
Published: Thu Jun 29 22:49:22 EDT 2017

Women's World Cup 2017: Australia beat Sri Lanka despite Jayangani 178 - BBC Sport
BBC Sport, 2017-06-29 19:24:15 EST. Chamari Athapaththu Jayangani hit the third highest women's one-day score but Sri Lanka still lost to Australia by eight wickets at the World Cup. Jayangani scored 178 not out to lead Sri Lanka to 257-9 at Bristol. But Australia captain Meg Lanning ... More...
Published: Thu Jun 29 22:48:20 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Postal strike called off
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-30 01:14:58 EST.

The postal strike which had dragged on for three days had been temporarily called off last night following a written assurance given by the sub-committee set up to resolve issues faced by the postal employees headed by ministry secretaries, Post Master General Rohana Abeyratne announced.

Published: Thu Jun 29 22:50:05 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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... Back to the top

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... 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... 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

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