The Lanka Academic

JUNE 30, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 85

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JICA to provide Doppler Weather Radar Network to Sri Lanka - Lanka Business Online
Lanka Business Online, 2017-06-30 07:59:38 EST. June 30, 2017 (LBO) – Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a grant agreement with Sri Lanka to establish a Doppler Weather Radar Network in the country. The agreement was signed between Treasury Secretary R.H. Samaratunga ... More...
Published: Fri Jun 30 07:34:36 EDT 2017

Mendis, Tharanga fifties propel SL to 316 -, 2017-06-30 06:09:02 EST. The lack of genuine menace in the middle overs saw Sri Lanka move almost unchecked through parts of their innings, and a score in excess of 300 looked likely from the early overs. Seamer Tendai Chatara returned the best figures, claiming a wicket at ... More...
Published: Fri Jun 30 07:35:10 EDT 2017 Back to the top

About 1,200 arrested for dumping garbage
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-30 13:35:43 EST. About 1,200 individuals had been arrested for dumping garbage in a haphazard manner in the Western Province, the Police said today. More...
Published: Fri Jun 30 07:36:12 EDT 2017 Back to the top

SriLankan airline's future: Govt. decision by July 30
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-30 08:01:07 EST. Government will, within the next 30 days, take a final decision on the future of the country’s national carrier, Srilankan, informed sources said yesterday... Back to the top

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... Back to the top

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... 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... 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

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

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