The Lanka Academic

JULY 3, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 88

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Defense Secretary likely to resign
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-03 17:15:15 EST. Defense Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi is expected to resign from his post, sources said. More...
Published: Mon Jul 3 23:10:20 EDT 2017

GMOA to decide on indefinite strike today
Hiru News, 2017-07-03 07:57:52 EST. The GMOA stated that a final decision regarding whether or not an island wide stirke would be re-launched , will be taken today. The Central Executive Committee of the organization is having a special meeting at this moment in Colombo. More...
Published: Mon Jul 3 23:11:42 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Mangala is right: Why Sri Lanka needs to relax liquor laws?
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-04 00:02:03 EST. Mangala Samaraweera, the new finance minister wants to open liquor shops on Poya Days. In an opinion poll in the Daily Mirror website.... More...
Published: Mon Jul 3 23:09:14 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Another minister dumbfounded by SL's peculiar booze laws - Daily Mirror
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-03 18:36:38 EST. For the first time I heard that women cannot legally purchase arrack in Sri Lanka... Back to the top

Sri Lanka beat Zimbabwe, level ODI series - The West Australian
The West Australian, 2017-07-02 16:00:02 EST. Hasaranga de Silva took a hat-trick on debut and fellow spinner Lakshan Sandakan claimed four wickets as Sri Lanka thrashed Zimbabwe in the second one-day international to level the five-match series 1-1 on Sunday... Back to the top

Sri Lanka to Outlaw Eco-destructive Bottom Trawl Fishing: Report - News18
News18, 2017-07-02 11:45:00 EST. In this 2006 file photo, actor Sigourney Weaver holds up images of the ocean bottom as she participates in a news conference about the destruction to oceans by high seas bottom trawling fishing methods, and the desire to regulate it ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka deploys troops to tackle dengue crisis - Times LIVE
Times LIVE, 2017-07-02 09:53:00 EST. Sri Lanka deployed hundreds of soldiers to destroy mosquito breeding grounds as the country battles the spread of deadly dengue fever that has killed a record 215 people this year, officials said Sunday... Back to the top

Mire ton flattens Sri Lanka - DailyNews
DailyNews, 2017-07-02 19:36:30 EST. HARARE - Opening batsman Solomon Mire scored his maiden ODI hundred as Zimbabwe became the first team to successfully chase a total over 300 against Sri Lanka in Galle on Friday... Back to the top

Sri Lanka govt has no mandate to create new Constitution, says ... - Firstpost
Firstpost, 2017-07-02 16:42:10 EST. Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa on Sunday warned that the constitutional reform process undertaken would end up with a federal Constitution ... Back to the top

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