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· August, 2006

Stories about Sri Lanka from August, 2006

Sri Lanka: A National Government

A Land like no Other on the possibilities of National Government in Sri Lanka. “Party politics has spoiled this country to a level where after your race and religion, supported...

Sri Lanka: For a few Ministers more

The number of Ministers in Sri Lanka appear to have gone up. Aachcharya discusses how the public will have to finance these extra Ministers and if it makes sense to...

South Asia: Travelling while Asian

Pickled Politics on TWA (or Travelling While Asian) as an India bound flight was diverted to Amsterdam because of what appears to be racial profiling or paranoia.

Sri Lanka: ICT For Peacebuilding and Switzerland

ICT for Peacebuilding has details of a conversation with Ambassador Daniel Stauffacher on exploring possibilities for collaboration and exploration in the theory and practice of ICT4Peace between the author's work...

Sri Lanka: The BPO Sector

With business outsourcing becoming a major source of employment and economic development for South Asia, LirneAsia presents a baseline sector analysis of Sri Lanka's BPO sector.

Sri Lanka: The Sudan Model for Peace

Achieving peace in Sri Lanka with the “Sudan Model” – “But, GOSL have all reasonable excuses to set such a condition, given that the tigers have denied ample opportunities to...

Sri Lanka: Women, harems and history

Life in Taprobane on women in Sri Lanka. “Not that the island lacked pretty women of suitable stature or the Kings got bored of their harems, they wanted to make...

India, Sri Lanka: Cricket and Violence

Cricket 24×7 on South Africa's pull out of the tournament in Sri Lanka following a bomb blast in Colombo.

Sri Lanka: Peace March attends a peace march and has quite an account. The comments on the post are quite a read.

Sri Lanka: Archaeology and Conflict

How does the conflict situation affect the preservation of archaeological heritage in Sri Lanka? Lanka Buzz on the political indifference to the situation.

Sri Lanka: How do you say Mate?

London, Lanka and Drums muses about a particular Sri Lankan word that appears to not have an English equivalent. The closest one being “mate”.

Sri Lanka: Bloggers for Peace

Deshapalana has a petition by the Bloggers for Peace which urges the various stakeholders to work on the peace process.

Sri Lanka: Bomb Blast

In Sri Lanka yesterday, there was a bomb blast. Roam Digital on how life goes on and with links to photographs.

Sri Lanka: Conflict and communication

Deshapalana on the escalating conflict in Sri Lanka, and why the people of Sri Lanka must make themselves heard and communicate to the conflict actors.

Sri Lanka: Why Norway?

Why exactly is Norway involved in the conflict resolution process in Sri Lanka? Komiyage Loke with conspiracy theories, oil and other factors that move the planet.

Sri Lanka: the minorities

Voice of reason is critic of the current politics of violence in Sri Lanka which is pushing the minorities (Muslims, Tamils etc.) to extremist political groups.

South Asia: Rikshaaa! a film on three wheels

Gaurav Mishra reviews in Desicritics a musical documentary on rickshaws and posts some insightful background on the Rickshaws. An auto rickshaw (aliases: auto/rickshaw/tempo/tuk-tuk) is a three-wheeler vehicle for hire and...

Sri Lanka: escalating violence

Jayadeva Uyangoda in Focus Lanka analyzes the current escalating violence between the Sri Lankan army and the LTTE. The government is accusing LTTE for the recent killings of innocent civilians...

Sri Lanka: Wedding

Boycy coins the A-Z terminology of a typical Sri Lankan wedding.

Cable TV is a right

The Sri Lankan blogosphere is concerned by the Sri Lankan government's decision of shutting down LBN & CBNSat cable TV services in the country and more to follow. Hundreds of...

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