The Lanka Academic

VOL. 18, NO. 125

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Ranatunga urges ICC to probe Sri Lanka chief - Sport24
Sport24, 2017-08-09 13:53:00 EST. Colombo - Former skipper Arjuna Ranatunga has blamed Sri Lanka's string of humiliating defeats on the country's cricket chief and demanded his investigation by the International Cricket Council. In what could be the opening shots of a new bid to head ... More...
Published: Wed Aug 9 15:13:59 EDT 2017

Final draft to set up Code of Conduct summoned to the parliament
Hiru News, 2017-08-09 09:31:48 EST. The Speaker has presented the final draft bill to set up a Code of Conduct for Parliamentarians.  The Speaker stated that this has been made according to the opinions of local and international experts and Parliamentarians. More...
Published: Wed Aug 9 15:18:08 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Elephants parade through Sri Lanka streets in annual festival - Washington Post
Washington Post, 2017-08-08 14:08:45 EST. Elephants parade through Sri Lanka streets in annual festival. Thousands gathered in Sri Lanka's ancient capital Kandy to watch a colorful annual procession of elephants and dancers during the Esala Perahera festival. More...
Published: Wed Aug 9 15:22:03 EDT 2017 Back to the top

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 ... Back to the top

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... 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... 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

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

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