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VOL. 11, NO. 170


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Sri Lanka on Course for Peace, Prosperity, President Rajapaksa Tells UN - Bloomberg, 2010-09-24 01:49:06 EST. “No nation on earth can wish Sri Lanka's Tamil community more good fortune than Sri Lanka itself,” Rajapaksa said. “Sri Lanka has already returned over 90 ... More...
Published: Thu Sep 23 18:17:01 EDT 2010

Rajapaksa rejects external solution to Lanka's ethnic row - Sify, 2010-09-23 21:50:14 EST. United Nations: President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday rejected efforts at imposing "external solutions" to the ethnic row in Sri Lanka, saying he was ... More...
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Colombo urged to make war apology - BBC News, 2010-09-23 20:39:06 EST. A business leader in Sri Lanka has called on the present and previous governments to apologise to the country for ... More...
Published: Thu Sep 23 18:20:02 EDT 2010 Back to the top

Sri Lanka Economy Booms with Low Labor Costs - Dallas Blog (blog), 2010-09-23 20:43:30 EST. On Wednesday, the president of Sri Lanka announced that rising labor costs in China make for a tremendous opportunity for his South Asian ... Back to the top

Fitch Affirms Sri Lanka Telecom at 'B+'; Revises Outlook to Positive - Cellular-News, 2010-09-23 14:31:42 EST. Fitch Ratings has affirmed Sri Lanka Telecom's (SLT) foreign currency issuer default rating (IDR) at 'B+' and revised its Outlook to Positive from Stable... Back to the top

Crisis brings opportunity to achieve MDGs: Sri Lanka - People's Daily Online, 2010-09-23 09:31:12 EST. Mahinda Rajapaksa, president of Sri Lanka, said here Wednesday that despite emerging global crises, the world still has a chance to accelerate progress ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka Moving Towards Harnessing Nuclear Power - RTT News, 2010-09-23 08:32:11 EST. (RTTNews) - Sri Lanka is moving towards harnessing nuclear energy as a source of power, to switch over to lesser-cost power- generation plants... Back to the top

S Lanka police kill third suspect - BBC News, 2010-09-22 20:20:21 EST. "It is the duty of the court to punish those found guilty, if the rule of law prevails in Sri Lanka," Chrishantha Weliamuna, a leading human rights lawyer, ... Back to the top

HC calls for report on case against Lanka minister Devananda - Times of India, 2010-09-23 02:02:43 EST. The incident dates back to the time when LTTE-led militancy was at its peak... Back to the top

LTTE ban: Vaiko plea rejected - Indian Express, 2010-09-22 23:53:40 EST. The special tribunal headed by a High Court judge to examine the legality of the extension of a ban on Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), on Wednesday ... Back to the top

Despite long civil war, Lanka is neighbour's envy in health, education - Hindustan Times, 2010-09-22 16:50:44 EST. Sri Lanka has the lowest maternal mortality rate (MMR) in south east Asia and its infant mortality rate (MMR) is better than many wealthier countries, ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka Sees Opportunity As China Costs Rise - Wall Street Journal, 2010-09-23 04:25:52 EST. NEW YORK -- Sri Lanka's president said Wednesday that rising labor costs in China present an opportunity for his South Asian country to ... Back to the top

Qatar and Sri Lanka agree to boost ties - Gulf Times, 2010-09-23 03:10:06 EST. Qatar and Sri Lanka have agreed to enhance co-operation following talks between the Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse and HH the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin ... Back to the top

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