The Lanka Academic

 
FEBRUARY 9, 2016 EST, USA
 
QUAERE VERUM
 
VOL. 16, NO. 309

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Picture of the Day
by Dominic Sansoni
Dambetenne Estate
Breaking News
At This Hour
·
U-19 World Cup, Semi-final Live: Sri Lanka off to a shaky start - IBNLive - Google
·
Live Cricket Score of India U19 vs Sri Lanka U19, 1st Semi-Final at Dhaka - Live Blog - Cricbuzz - Google
·
‘Mid-sea carrier mother vessel’ for Kanyakumari first - The Hindu
·
SF takes oaths as a MP - Daily Mirror
·
Kimiko keeps the Lankan flag flying high - Daily Mirror
·
Russia says Blatter, Platini to be invited to World Cup - Daily Mirror
DID YOU KNOW...
That by just visiting this page, you are helping a student in rural Sri Lanka gain education? How?
HELP OUR CAUSE BY VISITING US MORE OFTEN.
Email news to a friend
Get daily email news
Suggest a news item
The archive
LAcNet home
How to advertise
 
Q&A SESSIONS
Ask Lakshman!
Ask Dr. Swamy!
Ask Wimal!
Ask Mahinda!
Ask Somawansa!
Ask Deva!
Ask Vasu!
Ask Erik Solheim!
Ask the Governor!
Ask Mangala!
Ask Karu!
WEATHER CENTRAL
Current Colombo weather
CNN Colombo forcast
Satellite pix (visible)
Satellite pix (infrared)
Where's Int'l Space Station today?
 
TLA FEATURE CORNER
TODAY'S FEATURE:
RETURNED ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE VS ENTRENCHED ACADEMIC MEDIOCRITY
By Carlo Fonseka, may 13. At one point in your very perceptive editorial of 10 May titled "Pay them more; make them work harder" you refer to President Mahinda Rajapaksha's appeal to expatriate Sri Lankan experts including academics to return and help develop the country. Then you ask rhetorically: "But who will want to answer his call, return home and settle for a pittance?" Please give me a little space to tell The Island the story of two such persons - Prof. Ratnajeevan Hoole and his wife Dr. Dushyanthi Hoole, who answered the President's call and the consequent unhappiness they have had to endure. More...
 The Lanka Academic News stories are provided by independent correspondents. Views expressed are not necessarily those of LAcNet. Updates are triggered by events, 24hrs a day. Funding is provided by LAcNet. Redistribution is strictly prohibited. To ensure our continued existence, please support LAcNet.
Write to the editor
Send your feedback
TLA FEATURE CORNER
Headline Summary
· India vs Sri Lanka T20 series full schedule - ABP Live
· Five crucial pieces in Sri Lanka's T20 puzzle - ESPNcricinfo.com
· India vs Sri Lanka: Visakhapatnam gears up for third T20I match - Firstpost
· India keen to establish refinery, bunkering operations in Sri Lanka: Dharmendra Pradhan - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
F R E E      C L A S S I F I E D S
T  O  P      H  E  A  D  L  I  N  E
India vs Sri Lanka T20 series full schedule - ABP Live
ABP Live, 2016-02-08 08:21:50 EST. New Delhi: India start their second leg of preparation for the ICC World Twenty20 from Tuesday with a three-match T20 series against neighbours Sri Lanka. It is the first-ever T20 series between the two teams. After humbling Australia in their own ... More...
Published: Mon Feb 8 20:41:23 EST 2016

O  T  H  E  R      H  E  A  D  L  I  N  E  S
Five crucial pieces in Sri Lanka's T20 puzzle - ESPNcricinfo.com
ESPNcricinfo.com, 2016-02-08 17:53:30 EST. Sri Lanka rose to No.1 in the T20I rankings when Graham Ford was coach and won the World T20 after Ford's first tenure ended. He has begun his second stint in charge of a far less settled T20 unit, with another global tournament in the coming weeks. More...
Published: Mon Feb 8 20:27:12 EST 2016 Back to the top

India vs Sri Lanka: Visakhapatnam gears up for third T20I match - Firstpost
Firstpost, 2016-02-09 07:11:48 EST. Visakhapatnam: Preparations are underway in the city for the third T20 cricket match between India and Sri Lanka on 14 February and tickets will be sold to spectators from 11 February. Andhra Cricket Association and Visakhapatnam District Cricket ... More...
Published: Tue Feb 9 04:03:59 EST 2016 Back to the top

India keen to establish refinery, bunkering operations in Sri Lanka: Dharmendra Pradhan - Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide
Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide, 2016-02-08 22:06:12 EST. India is keen to establish refinery and bunkering operations in Sri Lanka, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Saturday and hoped the country will once again be in a position to export petroleum products to Bangladesh with the commissioning ... Back to the top

© Copyright 2000-2005 Lanka Academic Network.