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· April, 2010

Stories about Sri Lanka from April, 2010

Sri Lanka: Google Transliteration In Sinhalese Language.

Mayu Online informs that Google is supporting transliteration in Sinhalese language.

Sri Lanka: Police Brutality

Chitrangi’s Weblog shares a story of police brutality on a 32 years old worker of the Sri Lanka Transport Board in Panadura.

Sri Lanka: The Idea Of Citizenship

Sanjana Hattotuwa comments on the idea of citizenship in Sri Lankan context: “Citizenship is (thus) anchored not to a secular, liberal ideal larger than the sum of its constituent peoples...

Sri Lanka: Social Etiquette In Colombo

A Boy From Colombo introduces some formalities and etiquette to be followed during a social visit in the Sri Lankan capital.

Sri Lanka: Heading For An Internet Dark Age?

“Given the bent of the Defence Secretary, post-war Sri Lanka is set to head into an Internet dark age,” comments Sanjana Hattotuwa while discussing about the inclination of the Sri...

Bhutan: South Asian Leaders Meet For SAARC Summit

Bhutan is in a flurry of activity, gearing up for the upcoming SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) Summit. Here the South Asian leaders will discuss about issues like...

Sri Lanka: A Predictable Election

On 8th of April Sri Lankan voters went to vote to elect 225 representatives in the parliament to form a new government. The election saw a low turnout and was...

Sri Lanka: A Blogger Elected As An MP

Ajith P. Perrera, a leader of the UNP party from Bandaragama, Sri Lanka and a prolific blogger has been elected as a member of parliament in the recently concluded general...

Sri Lanka: Results Of Parliamentary Election 2010

Lanka Libertarian blog publishes the updated results of Sri Lankan parliamentary election held on April 8, 2010.

Sri Lanka: The Tax System Needs Changes

I Love Sri Lanka blog opines that the tax system in Sri Lanka needs changes because high tax frustrates the middle class: “unnecessarily high taxation kills the motivation to work...

Sri Lanka: The Tale Of The Fasting Monks And Police

Sri Lankan police have arrested several Buddhist monks who were demonstrating against the detention of the Gen Sarath Fonseka, former presidential candidate of the opposition. Perambara has the story how...

Sri Lanka: On Military Tourism

“The war is over and civilians can hop Air Force flights now.” Indrajit Samarajiva at Indi.ca writes about a personal experience of military tourism in Sri Lanka.

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