· July, 2010

Stories about Sri Lanka from July, 2010

Sri Lanka: A King Or A CEO

  27 July 2010

Going Global thinks that Sri Lanka needs an administrator like a King or a CEO at the nation's helm who will implement a long term plan “with no incentive to engage in short-termist crowd pleasing development”.

Sri Lanka: Murali Became A Trending Topic In Twitter

  23 July 2010

Perambara reports that Sri Lankan star cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan became a trending topic in Twitter as Sri Lankan tweeps began congratulating the feat of claiming his 800th wicket in Test cricket on his retirement day.

Sri Lanka: Bravo Murali!

  22 July 2010

“On the last day of his last test match, Sri Lankan bowler Muttiah Muralitharan picked up his 800th test wicket, an unprecedented feat,” celebrates Sepia Mutiny.

Sri Lanka: Hiring People

  20 July 2010

Netpreneur at Entrepreneur Musings talks about the challenges of hiring people for a new startup in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Fast Unto Death Campaign

  9 July 2010

Lanka Rising comments on the ‘fast unto death’ campaign of Sri Lankan ex-cabinet Minister and NFF leader protesting the UN panel on war crimes: “Wimal Weeravansa is great patriotic leader that whole nation love and respect. But this time he has chosen a wrong strategy.”

Sri Lanka: United Nations Office Under Siege

  8 July 2010

A Sri Lankan cabinet minister and a leader of the political party NFF began a hunger strike outside the UN office in Colombo to protest against an UN panel set up to probe allegations of war crimes during the civil war. On 6th of July, the NFF surrounded the UN compound in Colombo and today is the 3rd day of the siege.

Sri Lanka: Defender Of Buddhism?

  7 July 2010

Portrait blog questions Sri Lanka's stance on Buddhism and comments: “Sri Lanka has created Buddhist Fundamentalism, something that I would have thought impossible to do.”

Sri Lanka: Murder Of Beggars

  5 July 2010

Indi.ca informs that a number of beggars had been killed on the streets of Colombo in the past two months and the government response was rounding up beggars and sending them to rehabs.