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· July, 2010

Stories about Sri Lanka from July, 2010

Sri Lanka: A King Or A CEO

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...

Sri Lanka: The Black July of 1983

D. B. S. Jeyaraj remembers the Black July of 1983 when anti-Tamil attacks were carried out by Sinhala mobs in different cities of Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Murali Became A Trending Topic In Twitter

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...

Sri Lanka: Bravo Murali!

“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: A Militarized State

Indrajit Samarajiva at Indi.ca comments: “Sri Lanka is a militarized state and a generation is growing up thinking that this is normal.”

Sri Lanka: Hiring People

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

Sri Lanka: A Caring Home For Old Priests Needs Support

Dee at Ranting in Colombo highlights a 150 year old Buddhist temple at Kurunegala (Wellawa) which cares for a number of aged, debilitated, desolate and destitute monks and needs support.

Sri Lanka: Fast Unto Death Campaign

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...

Sri Lanka: United Nations Office Under Siege

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...

Sri Lanka: Defender Of Buddhism?

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: Photos and videos of the Protest at UN Office

Groundviews posts a roundup of links of photos and video of protests over war panel at UN office in Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka: Murder Of Beggars

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...

Sri Lanka: Kite Jam 2010

Kite Surf Sri Lanka blog writes about Kite Jam 2010, Sri Lanka's first kite surfing event, which took place recently.

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