The Lanka Academic

JULY 6, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 91

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Sri Lanka cbank suspends business of Perpetual Treasuries amid bond sale probe - Nasdaq
Nasdaq, 2017-07-06 15:11:56 EST. COLOMBO, July 6 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank on Thursday suspended the business operations of a company at the centre of an investigation into possible irregularities at a government bond sale in 2015. Perpetual Treasuries Ltd, a subsidiary of ... More...
Published: Thu Jul 6 23:21:12 EDT 2017

Sri Lanka's victory comes at a cost -, 2017-07-06 13:37:41 EST. Openers Niroshan Dickwella and Danushka Gunathilaka hit sublime centuries to help Sri Lanka humble Zimbabwe by eight wickets in the third one-day international in Hambantota on Thursday. However, the win has come at a cost with the home side fined ... More...
Published: Thu Jul 6 23:21:59 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka warned to speed up reforms before investors look elsewhere - EconomyNext
EconomyNext, 2017-07-06 00:59:27 EST. ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka should make use of the window of opportunity it now has to improve the investment climate before it closes and investors look elsewhere, a senior World Bank official said. Reforms are difficult and challenging, even for those ... More...
Published: Wed Jul 5 23:28:25 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka tea prices show significant gains in June - Lanka Business Online
Lanka Business Online, 2017-07-06 03:28:57 EST. July 06, 2017 (LBO) – Sri Lanka tea prices at the June 2017 auctions showed gains in high, medium and low growns, a new report said... Back to the top

Sri Lanka vows Tamil autonomy despite Buddhist resistance - The Hindu
The Hindu, 2017-07-05 16:34:00 EST. Sri Lanka vowed on Wednesday to grant greater autonomy to its Tamil minority in a new constitution after an influential Buddhist monk said the clergy opposed the plan... Back to the top

Man sentenced to death for murdering woman journalist in Sri Lanka - The Indian Express
The Indian Express, 2017-07-05 09:09:19 EST. A 39-year-old man was on Wednesday sentenced to death by the Sri Lankan High Court for murdering a senior woman journalist... Back to the top

Dumping garbage at Muthurajawela suspended by Court
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-05 14:00:28 EST. The Supreme Court today issued an interim injunction restraining Colombo Municipal Council from dumping garbage at Muthurajawela sanctuary till July 20 after hearing a Fundamental Rights petition file by 35 residents living around the sanctuary... Back to the top

Sri Lanka ends decades-long occupation of Tamil port - Daily Mail
Daily Mail, 2017-07-04 09:25:00 EST. Sri Lanka's military said Tuesday it has ended its occupation of a major fishing harbour after 27 years and allowed Tamil civilians in the former war zone to take back their land... Back to the top

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