The Lanka Academic

JULY 29, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 114

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India thrash Sri Lanka in 1st Test - Sport24
Sport24, 2017-07-29 12:12:19 EST. Galle - India captain Virat Kohli completed his 17th Test ton on Saturday and then let his bowlers demolish injury-hit Sri Lanka to claim a 304-run victory inside four days in the first Test. It was India's biggest winning margin in Sri Lanka and ... More...
Published: Sat Jul 29 13:33:45 EDT 2017

Sri Lanka, China sign USD 1.1 bn Hambantota port deal - Economic Times
Economic Times, 2017-07-29 14:37:00 EST. Sri Lanka's Minister of Ports and Shipping Mahinda Samarasinghe and China's envoy to Colombo Yi Xianliang were present when the Concession Agreement was signed. Under the 99-year lease agreement, CMPort is to invest up to USD 1.1 billion in the ... More...
Published: Sat Jul 29 13:35:14 EDT 2017 Back to the top

CEB to further restrict electricity supply to consumers
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-29 16:05:35 EST. The Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) yesterday warned of a further restriction in the supply of electricity due to the reduction of hydro-power electricity generation as the water levels in the reservoirs had dropped drastically to 36 per cent of capacity. More...
Published: Sat Jul 29 13:35:56 EDT 2017 Back to the top

SC awards Rs. 500,000 to expat Tamils
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-28 07:00:54 EST. The Supreme Court yesterday ordered the officers of Terrorists Investigation Department (TID) to hand over the premises they are occupying in Wellawatte to the owners within 8 weeks... Back to the top

LTTE funds to remain frozen in EU countries - Eastern Mirror
Eastern Mirror, 2017-07-28 15:12:54 EST. he funds of the LTTE will remain frozen in the European Union countries despite the recent judgement by the 28-member bloc’s top court to remove the Sri Lankan Tamil rebels from its terror list, the grouping has said... Back to the top

Sri Lanka refuses to play T20 matches in Pakistan - Khaleej Times
Khaleej Times, 2017-07-28 12:20:55 EST. The Sri Lankan cricket board has turned down an invitation from the Pakistan Cricket Board to send its team to Lahore to play two T20 matches at the start of its home series in October... Back to the top

India v Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Virat Kohli, Abhinav Mukund Continue India's Dominance On Day 3 -, 2017-07-28 13:09:00 EST. In reply to India's mammoth first-innings total of 600, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 291 in 78.3 overs... Back to the top

All Govt. Provincial and Semi govt. schools closed today
Daily Mirror, 2017-07-28 02:47:21 EST. Over 10,300 schools, including National, Provincial and Semi-Govt... Back to the top

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