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· February, 2010

Stories about Sri Lanka from February, 2010

Sri Lanka: Best Of The Blogosphere In 2009

London, Lanka and Drums announces the best of Sri Lankan blogs in 2009.

Sri Lanka: Cricket And English Language

Lanka Rising comments on the issue of accents and the speakers of English as a second language: “Cricket was Englishmen’s, but now we play better cricket so that now they...

Sri Lanka: Interview With Ameena Hussein

Sanjana Hattotuwa at Groundviews posts an interview with Ameena Hussein, one of Sri Lanka’s best known English authors.

Sri Lanka: Censorship And Pertinent Questions

Sanjana Hattotuwa at ICT for Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) blog discusses about the presidential order of “the suspension of a plan by Sri Lanka’s telecommunications regulator to censor anti-government websites” and raises...

Sri Lanka: The Impending General Elections

Serendipity opines on the impending general elections in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: World Bank And Web Censorship

“Will the World Bank indirectly support web censorship in Sri Lanka?” asks Sanjana Hattotuwa at ICT For Peacebuilding (ICT4Peace) blog.

Sri Lanka: Microfinance Making A Difference

Drew Kinder posts an encouraging story of Champika, an agricultural entrepreneur in the Kurenegala Distirict of central Sri Lanka, who availed collateral free micro-loan from BRAC and succeeded in achieving...

Sri Lanka: Political Cannibalism

“Political cannibalism must cease in Sril Lanka” – asserts Dayan Jayatilleka while discussing the arrest of Sri Lankan opposition leader Sarath Fonseka at Groundviews.

Sri Lanka: Another Blunder

A Voice In Colombo thinks that the victorious Mahinda Rajapaksa's government had “created another chance for opposition to gain public sympathy” by arresting general Sarath Fonseka.

Sri Lanka: On Fonseka's Arrest

Libertad blog reacts to the hammering of “the final nail in the coffin of democracy” of Sri Lanka – the arrest of General Sarath Fonseka: “adieu Socialist Democratic Republic of...

Sri Lanka Presidential Elections: Sarath Fonseka arrested

General Sarath Fonseka, the opposition candidate who lost to the incumbent President Mahinda Rajapaksa in the recently concluded 6th Presidential Election in Sri Lanka, has been arrested by the military...

Sri Lanka: Tamil Diaspora In India

Indrajit Samarajiva met a Sri Lankan in Bangalore, who happens to be a Tamil diaspora, and writes about him.

Sri Lanka: On Independence Day

Chanux at Prove that real but not virtual blog misses something on the 62nd Independence day of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Reason For Rajapaksa's Landslide Victory

Serendipity comments on the reason for the landslide victory of Mahinda Rajapaksa in the Sri Lankan presidential election – namely gratitude for ending the war against LTTE: “living in fear...

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