The Lanka Academic

 
JULY 23, 2017 EST, USA
 
QUAERE VERUM
 
VOL. 18, NO. 108

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Emotional judge bows to his body guard's wife - Daily Mirror
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-23 16:27:40 EST. An emotional Jaffna High Court Judge Manikkavasagaar Ilanchezhiyan was seen bowing to the wife of the killed Police Sergeant following the postmortem in Jaffna this morning. The Police Sergeant was killed due to gunshot injuries while giving escort to ... More...
Published: Sun Jul 23 23:11:07 EDT 2017

Navy rescues two more jumbos from sea
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-23 19:07:34 EST. A group of Naval personnel attached to the Eastern Naval Command had to rescue two elephants that were swept out to the sea, in-between Round Island and Foul Point, Trincomalee this morning, the Navy media said. More...
Published: Sun Jul 23 23:13:07 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Engineers object Public Utilities commission proposal on power generation
Hiru News, 2017-07-23 07:20:37 EST. The Ceylon Electricity board Engineers union objects the proposal put forward by the Public Utilities commission regarding long term power generation. Chairman of the union Saumya Kumarawadu states that the proposal approved by the Public utilities commission... More...
Published: Sun Jul 23 23:14:32 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Mitigation begins at Sri Lanka's Iranian-built Uma Oya hydropower tunnel disaster - EconomyNext
EconomyNext, 2017-07-20 16:55:51 EST. ECONOMYNEXT - Work on mitigating an environmental disaster from a tunnelling by a turnkey Iranian contractor on a hydro-electric project in Sri Lanka's Uma Oya river has begun, a government ministry said... Back to the top

19 hour water cut in several areas tomorrow
Hiru News, 2017-07-20 07:18:25 EST. A 19 hour water cut will take place from 11pm tomorrow in Kotahena, Mattakkuliya, Grand Pass, Thotalanga, Maligawatta Flats and in Jayantha Weerasekara Mawatha... Back to the top

Return to Sri Lanka brings India's ascent to No. 1 full circle - ESPN
ESPN, 2017-07-21 02:25:19 EST. India captain Virat Kohli marked his side's arrival in Sri Lanka ahead of the first Test beginning on July 26 in Galle by reflecting back on India's 2015 tour, a place that Kohli identified as the start of India's journey to the No... Back to the top

Sri Lanka: UN chief congratulates government on setting up office of missing persons - UN News Centre
UN News Centre, 2017-07-20 23:43:27 EST. For many years, Sri Lanka's armed conflict was a matter of grave international concern... Back to the top

IMF says another round of interest rate hike ‘‘desirable’’
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-19 10:19:46 EST. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday said another round of interest rate hike would be “desirable” to rein in inflation and private credit as its Executive Board completed the second review of Sri Lanka’s economic performance... Back to the top

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