The Lanka Academic

JULY 13, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 98

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Chandimal's Sri Lanka face buoyant Zimbabwe - Sport24
Sport24, 2017-07-13 07:24:00 EST. Colombo - Sri Lanka are looking to usher in Dinesh Chandimal's era as skipper by bouncing back from a humiliating ODI series defeat to Zimbabwe with victory in the Test starting Friday. Chandimal will lead the islanders in a Test for the first time ... More...
Published: Thu Jul 13 23:12:41 EDT 2017

GMOA withdraws their decision to strike
Hiru News, 2017-07-13 13:12:21 EST. The GMOA stated that there is no immediate necessity to go for a wild cat strike as the Prime Minister has given a positive response to the Malabe Private Medical School issue. Addressing a media conference held in Colombo today... More...
Published: Thu Jul 13 23:15:38 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Hardy Institute closed indefinitely
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-13 19:21:37 EST. The Hardy Advanced Technological Institute in Ampara was closed indefinitely by its Director General today following a tense situation which arose at the institute last evening.It was reported that a group of students had taken hostage the Director of the institute by surrounding his office. More...
Published: Thu Jul 13 23:13:53 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Use of polythene, rigifoam, shopping bags banned - Daily Mirror
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-12 18:56:15 EST. Central Environment Authority (CEA) has banned the use of polythene lunch sheets, rigifoam boxes and shopping bags, with effect from 1st of September... Back to the top

Sri Lanka: Navy officer arrested in case of 11 missing youth - National Post
National Post, 2017-07-12 17:02:00 EST. COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka police have arrested a senior navy officer in connection with the abduction and disappearance of 11 ethnic minority Tamils during the country's civil war that ended seven years ago... Back to the top

Elephant rescued after being swept out to sea in Sri Lanka | Daily ... - Daily Mail
Daily Mail, 2017-07-12 14:31:54 EST. The giant mammal was towed to safety by the Sri Lankan navy in a 12-hour rescue operation after being spotted five miles out to sea... Back to the top

Mathews steps down as Sri Lanka captain -, 2017-07-11 17:10:39 EST. Angelo Mathews has stepped down as Sri Lanka captain in all three formats, following his side's 3-2 ODI series loss to Zimbabwe... Back to the top

Dambulla Cave Temple closed indefinitely for conservation
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-11 09:49:39 EST. The Archeological Advisory Committee which gathered yesterday at the Ministry of Educations had decided to close the Rangiri -Dambulla Cave Temple premises for local and foreign visitors until further notice... Back to the top

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