The Lanka Academic

 
AUGUST 5, 2017 EST, USA
 
QUAERE VERUM
 
VOL. 18, NO. 121

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Resign, President tells Ravi - Daily Mirror
Daily Mirror, 2017-08-05 02:44:32 EST. President Maithripala Sirisena has asked Foreign Affairs Minister and former finance minister Ravi Karunanayake to resign from his portfolio in the face of the allegations levelled against him in connection with the Central Bank bond sale, government ... More...
Published: Sat Aug 5 23:05:48 EDT 2017

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Kusal Mendis, Dimuth Karunaratne hold off visitors' charge after being asked to follow-on - Firstpost
Firstpost, 2017-08-05 12:29:38 EST. Colombo: India tightened its grip on the second Test against Sri Lanka despite a fighting century by Kusal Mendis during the hosts' follow-on in Colombo on Saturday. Mendis put on 191 runs for the second wicket with opener Dimuth Karunaratne (92 not ... More...
Published: Sat Aug 5 23:05:15 EDT 2017 Back to the top

CMA challenge lawsuits to define loud noise
Daily Mirror, 2017-08-05 12:11:35 EST. The Ceylon Motorcyclists' Association (CMA) yesterday questioned the Police Department as to how they define loud noise which causes public nuisance and how they gauged such a noise. More...
Published: Sat Aug 5 23:07:04 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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... Back to the top

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... Back to the top

Read More 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... 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 fromĀ August 15th... Back to the top

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