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VOL. 11, NO. 229


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New Lanka Cabinet to be announced on Monday - Oneindia, 2010-11-21 18:03:36 EST. Colombo, Nov.21 (ANI): Sri Lanka will have a new cabinet under the leadership of President Mahinda Rajapaksa from Monday. Government sources said new ... More...
Published: Sun Nov 21 08:33:23 EST 2010

Sri Lanka is now one country, my aim is to see whole nation gets all benefits ... - The Hindu, 2010-11-21 23:13:58 EST. But after the elimination of the LTTE and after the electoral victories, I don't see any leader in South Asia who is so well placed, so dominant politically ... More...
Published: Sun Nov 21 14:22:13 EST 2010 Back to the top

Sri Lanka gains from Indo-Chinese supremacy battle - BBC News, 2010-11-21 22:08:45 EST. As India and China jostle for influence in the Indian Ocean region, the island nation of Sri Lanka seems to be ... More...
Published: Sun Nov 21 14:20:31 EST 2010 Back to the top

Lanka asks ICRC to scale down their operations - INDOlink, 2010-11-21 11:31:25 EST. Sri Lanka has asked a top global humanitarian organisation engaged in relief operations in the north of the country to scale down their presence and work in the in former conflict areas like Jaffna and Vavuniya... Back to the top

Defence coop to figure high in talks during Zardari's SL visit - Hindustan Times, 2010-11-21 16:02:43 EST. After China, Pakistan was the second largest supplier of military hardware to Sri Lanka and also provides training for the Sri Lankan military... Back to the top

Life after the Tamil Tigers: Why Sri Lanka offers a very special brew - Daily Mail, 2010-11-21 20:56:17 EST. Then, suddenly, that old image of Sri Lanka being a teardrop fallen from the face of India took on a macabre new meaning as the Boxing Day 2004 tsunami ... Back to the top

Sri Lanka orders Red Cross to close northern offices - Sify, 2010-11-21 20:31:41 EST. The move comes after government issued a directive that all local and foreign non-governmental organisations operating in Sri Lanka would have to register ... Back to the top

Krishna goes to Sri Lanka minus the war's shadow - Sify, 2010-11-21 17:34:04 EST. New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) External Affairs Minister SM Krishna goes to Colombo Thursday with one clear agenda: mark a new beginning in India-Sri Lanka ... Back to the top

'LTTE wanted civilian deaths exaggerated' - Express Buzz, 2010-11-21 11:09:53 EST. COLOMBO: The Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) forced Tamil doctors serving in hospitals in the war zone in north Sri Lanka to grossly exaggerate civilian casualties in their interviews to the international media, the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission, set up by President Mahinda Rajapaksa, was told here on Friday... Back to the top

Pak-Lanka may expand defence cooperation - Pakistan Observer, 2010-11-21 09:51:29 EST. Colombo—Enhanced defence cooperation between Pakistan and Sri Lanka is likely to be finalised during Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari’s three-day official visit to Sri Lanka, later this month... 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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