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VOL. 11, NO. 228


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Sri Lanka president sworn-in for a second term - CNN, 2010-11-19 14:06:33 EST. Colombo, Sri Lanka (CNN) -- Sri Lankan president, Mahinda Rajapaksa, pledged to end underworld crimes, illicit drugs and corruption as he was sworn in for a second term Friday. Dignitaries and thousands of Sri Lankans flocked to the capital, Colombo, to watch the ceremony, which was televised nationally. It was conducted from a special dais outside the former parliament building, a symbol of Britain ceding independence to then Ceylon, later re-named Sri Lanka. More...
Published: Fri Nov 19 06:38:55 EST 2010

Rain aids Sri Lanka to draw in Test against West Indies - BBC Sport, 2010-11-19 16:25:19 EST. The rain-affected first Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies ended in a draw with the hosts on 241-4 in their second innings, ahead by 39 runs. ... More...
Published: Fri Nov 19 07:13:31 EST 2010 Back to the top

Sri Lanka-West Indies Test heads for a draw - Times of India, 2010-11-19 15:14:19 EST. GALLE: Tharanga Paranavitana missed out on a century as the opening Test between Sri Lanka and the West Indies headed for a draw on Friday. More...
Published: Fri Nov 19 06:39:27 EST 2010 Back to the top

ICC examines Wayne Shillingford action - BBC Sport, 2010-11-20 16:02:09 EST. West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford has been reported to the ICC for a suspected illegal bowling action during the first Test against Sri Lanka... Back to the top

Luxury Stays in Sri Lanka
News Week, Nov., 20, 2010. The road from Colombo to Kandy was a traffic jam of cars, tuk-tuks (three-wheeled taxis), and buses—along with the occasional cow—so we didn’t arrive at Mackwoods’s Labookellie Tea Estate until after dark, missing the scenic hills and waterfalls of Sri Lanka’s central highlands... Back to the top

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