The Lanka Academic

JULY 14, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 99

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Ervine's unbeaten 151 leads Zimbabwe recovery in Sri Lanka - SBS
SBS, 2017-07-14 12:11:54 EST. But left-handed Ervine, who hit his second test hundred, compiled two half-century partnerships with Sikandar Raza (36) and Malcolm Waller (36) to lead the fightback for Zimbabwe, who beat Sri Lanka 3-2 in the recent one-day international series. Left ... More...
Published: Fri Jul 14 21:51:34 EDT 2017

UN rapporteur flays continued rights violations in Sri Lanka - ABC News
ABC News, 2017-07-14 17:26:29 EST. A visiting United Nations rapporteur said Friday that torture remains "endemic and routine" in Sri Lanka's counter terrorism methods and a number of persons being detained without trial under a harsh anti-terror law is a stain on the country's ... More...
Published: Fri Jul 14 21:52:16 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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 Back to the top

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... 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... 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

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