The Lanka Academic

VOL. 18, NO. 310

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Sri Lanka's local polls end peacefully with over 70 pct voter turnout
i Lanka's local polls end peacefully with over 70 pct voter turnout, 2018-02-10 13:58:31 EST. A crucial local government election ended peacefully in Sri Lanka on Saturday as over 15 million voters cast their ballots to elect members to local government bodies, election monitors said. More...
Published: Sat Feb 10 12:15:22 EST 2018

Dananjaya takes five as Sri Lanka clinch series
nanjaya takes five as Sri Lanka clinch series, 2018-02-10 07:27:20 EST. Sri Lanka 222 (Mendis 68, Roshen 56, Razzak 4-63, Taijul 4-83) and 226 (Roshen 70*, Taijul 4-76) beat Bangladesh 110 (Dananjaya 3-20, Lakmal 3-25) and 123 (Dananjaya 5-24, Herath 4-49) by 215 runs More...
Published: Sat Feb 10 12:16:22 EST 2018 Back to the top

American Center, Colombo closed indefinitely
erican Center, Colombo closed indefinitely, 2018-02-09 07:39:17 EST. The American Center in Colombo which is being operated by the US government will remain closed until further notice, the US Embassy said today. More...
Published: Fri Feb 9 14:08:57 EST 2018 Back to the top

Absorb SAITM students into State medical faculties: MFSAC
Daily Mirror, 2018-02-09 22:40:05 EST. The Medical Faculty Students’ Action Committee (MFSAC) today urged the government to absorb students belonging to the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) into State medical faculties in order that they can continue with their medical education... Back to the top

Karunaratne labours as SL stutter in bid for big lead
runaratne labours as SL stutter in bid for big lead, 2018-02-09 08:37:27 EST. Debutant Akila Dananjaya ransacked Bangladesh's lower middle order in the morning, and Roshen Silva compiled a second high-quality fifty in the match, as Sri Lanka claimed a 312-run lead and took iron-grip of the Test... Back to the top

Attempt to alienate Udawattakele land
tempt to alienate Udawattakele land, 2018-02-08 03:30:31 EST. Officials of the Forest Conservation Department are perturbed by the decision of a senior forest conservator to alienate a 90 perch block of land of the Udawattakele forest reserve to a leading hotel in Kandy... Back to the top

Sri Lanka added to EUs blacklist for money laundering
Hiru News, 2018-02-08 05:12:43 EST. European Union lawmakers have added Sri Lanka onto the bloc’s list of third countries considered at high risk of money laundering and terrorism financing... Back to the top

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