The Lanka Academic

JULY 30, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 115

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'Demons in Paradise' review: A spine-chilling testimony to rebel violence in Sri Lanka - Economic Times
Economic Times, 2017-07-29 18:33:31 EST. In Jude Ratnam’s debut film, the documentary 'Demons in Paradise', a group of former Sri Lankan Tamil militants is sitting around a fire talking about their fight for freedom. More...
Published: Sun Jul 30 11:44:00 EDT 2017

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 Back to the top

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... 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

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

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