The Lanka Academic

JULY 18, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 103

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Sri Lanka's inflation still high, more policy tightening "desirable":IMF ... - Nasdaq
Nasdaq, 2017-07-18 03:54:59 EST. Further monetary tightening is desirable- IMF* IMF completes delayed second review of $1.5 bln loan* Sri Lanka awaits $167.2 mln third tranche of. More...
Published: Tue Jul 18 21:03:45 EDT 2017

Sri Lanka chase down 388 to beat Zimbabwe in one-off test -, 2017-07-18 11:10:42 EST. Sri Lanka's Asela Gunaratne plays a shot as Zimbabwe's Regis Chakabva watches during the final day of the only test cricket match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena) - TheĀ ... More...
Published: Tue Jul 18 21:03:14 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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 Back to the top

IMF approves US$167.2 million second tranche of EFF
Hiru News, 2017-07-18 02:05:55 EST. The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund completed the second review of Sri Lankas Extended Fund Facility arrangement, which enables the disbursement of about 167.2 million dollars... Back to the top

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 ... 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... 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

Veteran musician Somapala Rathnayake passes away
Hiru News, 2017-07-18 05:15:39 EST. Veteran musician Somapala Rathnayake passed away early this morning... Back to the top

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