The Lanka Academic

AUGUST 12, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 128

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Sri Lanka to move on market pricing fuel - EconomyNext
EconomyNext, 2017-08-12 03:20:00 EST. ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka is in favour of formula pricing fuel to reflect international prices, a minister said, which is long required move to reduce the risk of balance of payments and currency collapse, when prices move up. "The finance minister ... More...
Published: Sat Aug 12 13:35:04 EDT 2017

Highlights India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 1 at Pallekele: Saha, Pandya guide visitors to 329/6 at stumps - Firstpost
Firstpost, 2017-08-12 11:21:31 EST. Fernando bowls the last over of the first day of the final Test. Saha guides the second ball towards the leg side to collect a single. Pandya finally gets off the mark with a single down the ground in the third delivery of the over. No runs off the ... More...
Published: Sat Aug 12 13:34:37 EDT 2017 Back to the top

US bipartisan team says supports Sri Lanka reforms, reconciliation - EconomyNext
EconomyNext, 2017-08-11 09:34:00 EST. A bipartisan delegation of Members of Congress from the U.S. House of Representatives visiting Sri Lanka has expressed support for the country’s reforms and ethnic reconciliation efforts. More...
Published: Fri Aug 11 16:00:03 EDT 2017 Back to the top

New traffic fines from next week; Decision by bus companies shortly
Hiru News, 2017-08-12 02:40:41 EST. The new fine for driving without a valid license, drunk driving, the illegal crossing of a railway track, and driving a vehicle without a valid insurance cover would be 25,000 Rupees ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka ready to squeeze credit to property - EconomyNext
EconomyNext, 2017-08-11 02:30:11 EST. Sri Lanka is ready to squeeze credit to real estate and construction to protect the banking system, the Central Bank has told the International Monetary Fund... Back to the top

Priority lane for buses in Colombo city from August 15th
Hiru News, 2017-08-11 05:36:05 EST. Minister of Megapolis and Western Development Patali Champika Ranawaka says that the bus priority lane concept will be put into practice within the city limits of  Colombo effective from August 15th... Back to the top

Sri Lanka to ease price controls: Eran - EconomyNext
EconomyNext, 2017-08-10 01:47:02 EST. ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka will gradually move away from price controls, but wanted markets to function "freely" and "responsibly" to give benefits to consumers, State Minister for Finance Eran Wickramaratne said... Back to the top

Pallekele Test: India eye whitewash against Sri Lanka - Times of India
Times of India, 2017-08-10 02:59:27 EST. The hills in the backdrop, and the grassy banks on both sides of this ground make this stadium, located half-an-hour's drive from Kandy, an eye-pleasing venue, and clearly the best in Lanka currently... Back to the top

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