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· August, 2008

Stories about Sri Lanka from August, 2008

Sri Lanka: In Iraq

groundviews on Sri Lankan mercenaries in Iraq.

Sri Lanka: Ridi Vihare

Cerno visits a historic cave temple – the Ridi Vihare -”Silver Temple” in Sinhala and writes about it.

Sri Lanka: Lunar Eclipse pictures

Shehal of witnessed the partial Lunar eclipse on August 17th in Sri Lanka and posts some beautiful photographs of the eclipse.

Bangladesh: Is SAARC a paper tiger?

Ahmede Hussain of Black and Gray writes on the recently concluded South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) summit in Colombo and comments, “SAARC leadership must show brinkmanship to make...

Sri Lanka: A Georgia case?

Lanka Page opines that the recent incident in Georgia can be a lesson for Sri Lanka: “like in 1987, there is every likelihood that India will intervene if we too...

Sri Lanka: Against Media

Free Media Sri Lanka on a government minister organizing an anti-media protest and calling for a ban on a particular TV station.

South Asia: For Obama

Sepia Mutiny on a popular actor of South Asian origin – Kal Penn rooting for Obama.

Sri Lanka: Displaced

The ethnic conflict has left many people in Sri Lanka stranded in their own country. groundviews on the condition of some people in camps.

Sri Lanka: No Pornography

Made in Sri Lanka and LirneAsia discuss the censoring of pornographic material.

Sri Lanka: Monitoring Mobiles

A mobile telephony provider in Sri Lanka wants all users to include photographs in their registration documents. LirneASIA doesn't see the point of such a move.

Sri Lanka: Ceasefire and SAARC

groundviews analyzes the implication of the cease fire declared by the LTTE in Sri Lanka during the SAARC summit.

Sri Lanka: 25 years after the riots

ICT4Peace on the various commemorative posts on the 25th anniversary of the ethnic riots in Sri Lanka.

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