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VOL. 11, NO. 171


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Sri Lanka Fonseka accused freed - BBC News, 2010-09-24 16:29:28 EST. A court in Sri Lanka has released four suspects arrested on charges of conspiring to overthrow the government. ... More...
Published: Fri Sep 24 17:26:14 EDT 2010
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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...
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Sri Lanka Rising - The Diplomat, 2010-09-24 12:12:18 EST. Earlier today in New York, Mahinda Rajapaksa told the United Nations General Assembly that he aims to make Sri Lanka 'one of the top 30 ... More...
Published: Fri Sep 24 17:25:05 EDT 2010 Back to the top

Where is my husband? - BBC News, 2010-09-24 22:14:45 EST. He was among the few LTTE leaders authorised to speak to the media... Back to the top

UN impressed with Sri Lanka handling ex-child soldiers - Peninsula On-line, 2010-09-24 06:22:45 EST. She said that once the issue of four children who had so far been unaccounted for was resolved; the entire matter of child soldiers in Sri Lanka could be ... Back to the top

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 ... Back to the top

Lanka Prez at UN General Assembly - Hindustan Times, 2010-09-24 23:58:34 EST. Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Thursday defended the controversial amendment to the Constitution that did away with Presidential term limits and ... Back to the top

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 ... Back to the top

SRI LANKA: Anusha Ravichandran, "Please bring my sister back to me" -, 2010-09-24 13:21:52 EST. Anusha Ravichandran, 15, and her family lost contact with 16-year-old Dharisah two months after the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) rebels forcibly ... Back to the top

Sunway unit in JV to develop Sri Lanka project for RM250mil - Malaysia Star, 2010-09-24 13:24:58 EST. PETALING JAYA: Sunway Holdings Bhd, via its unit SunwayMas Sdn Bhd, is tying up with Sri Lanka-based Dasa Tourist Complex Pte Ltd to undertake a mixed ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka attacked, and Pakistan pays the price - Rediff, 2010-09-24 07:39:43 EST. The Pakistan cricket team has been hit by a series of setbacks and controversies over the past five years... Back to the top

Taj unveils new brand in Sri Lanka - The Hindu, 2010-09-24 20:32:58 EST. Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces on Friday announced 'brand new architecture' for its existing chain in Sri Lanka and said that it would look for more sites ... Back to the top

Indian Bank to open branch in Sri Lanka - Financial Express, 2010-09-24 21:26:16 EST. Kolkata: Chennai-based Indian Bank is opening a branch in Jaffna, the capital city of Northern Province of Sri Lanka... Back to the top

Tribunal reserves verdict on Vaiko's plea against ban on LTTE - The Hindu, 2010-09-24 21:43:45 EST. Innocent boys and girls coming from Sri Lanka are being branded LTTE supporters, arrested and sent to prison camps or deported back to Sri Lanka... Back to the top

Navies of India, Sri Lanka to hold meeting - The Hindu, 2010-09-25 00:02:56 EST. To a question, he said though a group preferred to go fishing in areas that were informally agreed upon by the fishermen of India and Sri Lanka recently, ... 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

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