The Lanka Academic

VOL. 18, NO. 120

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Sri Lanka's supreme court shoots down tax reforms - Khaleej Times
Khaleej Times, 2017-08-04 14:13:53 EST. Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has effectively shot down a sweeping overhaul of the island's tax system, calling the proposed legislation unconstitutional, the country's parliament speaker told lawmakers on Friday. Last month Sri Lanka tabled the Inland ... More...
Published: Fri Aug 4 22:35:04 EDT 2017

Sri Lanka totter under India's run mountain in Colombo - Eyewitness News
Eyewitness News, 2017-08-04 18:20:54 EST. Like in their comprehensive defeat in the series opener at Galle, Sri Lanka made a feeble reply to finish day two on 50 for two at the Sinhalese Sports Club ground. Skipper Dinesh Chandimal was batting on eight at stumps with the hosts needing a ... More...
Published: Fri Aug 4 22:34:23 EDT 2017 Back to the top

15 exiled from Australia back to the island
Hiru News, 2017-08-04 04:15:24 EST. 15 Sri Lankans who had been exiled from Australia have been sent back to the island this morning via BIA. These individuals have immigrated to Australia using illegal methods and later the Security Forces in Australia have arrested them and detained in... Read More More...
Published: Fri Aug 4 22:37:39 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka to divest luxury hotel firms after port sale - Saudi Gazette
Saudi Gazette, 2017-08-02 21:15:47 EST. COLOMBO — Sri Lanka Wednesday announced plans to sell off two state-owned luxury hotel companies following its billion-dollar privatisation of a loss-making port... Back to the top

Once bitten, twice shy: Sri Lanka dumps new coal plans - RenewEconomy
RenewEconomy, 2017-08-03 01:57:40 EST. In a dramatic U-turn, Sri Lanka's energy regulator has approved a new long-term electricity supply plan that rejects the construction of any new coal plants between now and 2037... Back to the top

A separate lane for buses on Galle from August 15th
Hiru News, 2017-08-03 07:55:14 EST. The project of separate lane for buses on Galle road will be implemented with effect from August 15th... Back to the top

Rs. 16 million a day to maintain parliament;MAINTAIN THE DIGNITY OF PUBLIC FUNDS
Daily Mirror, 2017-08-02 01:17:12 EST. Last week we saw what many analysts describe as a disgraceful breakdown of discipline... Back to the top

Cabinet approval given for the issuing of Electronic Passports
Hiru News, 2017-08-02 09:25:39 EST. Cabinet approval has been given to introduce Electronic Passports to Sri Lankan citizens... Back to the top

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