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VOL. 11, NO. 152


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Sri Lanka is still denying civilian deaths - The Guardian, 2010-09-05 19:59:47 EST. Sri Lanka's defence secretary, Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, has taken such creative accounting to new heights. The United Nations reported that at least 7000 ... More...
Published: Sun Sep 5 13:54:48 EDT 2010

India reassures Sri Lankan Tamils of speedy resettlement - Sify, 2010-09-01 23:34:10 EST. In Mullaitivu, the scene of the final stage of the encounter between the LTTE militants and the Lankan troops, Rao was informed by Government Agent (GA) N. ... More...
Published: Sat Sep 4 07:41:39 EDT 2010 Back to the top

Ranil seeks Indian help to revive agriculture - The Hindu, 2010-09-05 23:06:12 EST. “Most of the people in the Vanni region earn their livelihood from these two sectors,” he said, pointing out how the fighting between the Army and the LTTE ... More...
Published: Sun Sep 5 23:48:15 EDT 2010 Back to the top

Tamil migrants make risky deals to flee Sri Lanka -, 2010-09-05 16:21:52 EST. These "agents" can help spring a person from Sri Lanka by helping them to reach foreign soil through deception, bribery and other tactics... Back to the top

Indian Army Chief in Sri Lanka to boost defence cooperation
The Hindustan Times, 2010-09-05 12:06:12 EST. Army Chief Gen VK Singh arrived in Colombo today on a five-day visit which is expected to provide an impetus to defence cooperation between India and Sri Lanka and lay the ground for a bilateral defence dialogue... Back to the top

3 men allegedly tortured in Sri Lanka -, 2010-09-04 00:46:29 EST. SYDNEY, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Three Sri Lankans expelled by Australia were jailed and tortured after being returned to their home country, Amnesty International ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka cricketer investigated - BBC Sport, 2010-09-05 21:26:15 EST. World governing body the ICC has not commented on the Sri Lanka case... Back to the top

Was the India-Sri Lanka tie fixed? - ESPN STAR Sports, 2010-09-04 09:23:32 EST. When match-fixing reports are floating all around, a top Indian bookie has claimed that the India- Sri Lanka ODI played at Rajkot a year ago was also fixed... Back to the top

Pakistan betting scandal: Sri Lanka player under ICC spotlight - The Guardian, 2010-09-05 03:08:01 EST. The International Cricket Council's anti-corruption unit has been monitoring the activities of a leading Sri Lanka player since the World Twenty20 in ... Back to the top

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