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VOL. 18, NO. 149

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A/L chemistry paper leak : student given life-ban
Hiru News, 2017-09-02 05:41:22 EST. Examinations Commissioner General W. M. N. J. Pushpakumara says that it was decided to impose a life-ban on the student who is accused of examination fraud during the Advanced Level Chemistry paper. The student was arrested for examination fraud... More...
Published: Sat Sep 2 21:29:06 EDT 2017

After Hateful Memes, Sri Lanka's 'Wonder Women' Get Love From Gal Gadot - NDTV
NDTV, 2017-09-01 12:23:35 EST. After Hateful Memes, Sri Lanka's 'Wonder Women' Get Love From Gal Gadot. Two Sri Lankan women found themselves being cyber-bullied and body-shamed after pictures of them dressed as Wonder Woman went viral. But then, people - including many ... More...
Published: Fri Sep 1 10:55:10 EDT 2017 Back to the top

PC elections put off to enable electoral experiments: PM
Daily Mirror, 2017-09-02 14:15:01 EST. The government will have to postpone the provincial council elections by one year to enable electoral experiments, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said yesterda More...
Published: Sat Sep 2 21:31:05 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Geetha hospitalized with burn injuries
Daily Mirror, 2017-09-02 14:21:48 EST. Veteran actress and Parliamentarian Geetha Kumarasinghe has been admitted to a private hospital in Colombo with minor burn injuries, following a domestic accident a short while ago, sources said... Back to the top

Sri Lanka fails to secure automatic spot at 2019 CWC - Sport24
Sport24, 2017-09-01 08:02:00 EST. Colombo - Sri Lanka has failed to secure a direct qualification for the 2019 Cricket World Cup after losing four consecutive limited-overs internationals to India... Back to the top

Sri Lanka bans plastic bags, other disposables after garbage crisis - The Straits Times
The Straits Times, 2017-09-01 08:42:19 EST. COLOMBO (AFP) - Sri Lanka banned plastic bags and other disposable products on Friday (Sept 1) after the collapse of the island's biggest dump led to a rubbish disposal crisis... Back to the top

Sri Lanka emerging as a transit hub for cocaine - report - Hiru News
Hiru News, 2017-09-01 08:08:32 EST. A report filed by Reuters says that international cocaine smugglers are increasingly turning to Sri Lanka, to use the island as a transit hub in Asia... Back to the top

4th ODI: Twin tons crush Sri Lanka - Times of India
Times of India, 2017-09-01 03:46:04 EST. COLOMBO: In yet another one-sided encounter, India thrashed Sri Lanka by 168 runs at the R Premadasa Stadium here on Thursday to go 4-0 up in the five-match ODI series... Back to the top

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