Stories about Sri Lanka from November, 2010
Sri Lanka: Wikileaks And Its Impact
Groundviews discusses about the Wikileaks papers on Sri Lanka and its possible impact.
Sri Lanka: Wedding Is A Massive Project
“Weddings are awesome, as long as you are not the groom!” comments Sri Lankan Blogger Rakhitha Karunarathne, who is getting married recently and is troubled by the massive arrangements to be done.
South Asia: The Morality Of Exposing Others’ Secrets
WikiLeaks, an international non-profit media organization has created waves around the world by publishing 251,287 confidential documents, which detail correspondence between the U.S. State Department and U.S. embassies around the world. Some South Asian bloggers were quick to publish their opinions on this issue.
Sri Lanka: An Opinion On Budget
Ratmale at Serendipity publishes a general opinion on the Sri Lankan budget, especially in the context of the rural areas.
Sri Lanka: Tamilinzed Sinhala names in Jaffna
Rebel of Kandy lists some names of places in Jaffna which originally had Sinhala names during the Dutch colonial period but has been Tamilinized later.
Sri Lanka: On Facebook Friends
Mili asks “what does a Facebook Friend mean to you?”
Sri Lanka: Floods In Colombo
Photoblogger Minaali Haputantri captures the scenes of the recent floods in Colombo.
South Asia: Steep Bandwidth Price
The cost of Internet bandwidth has to be reduced across Asia, which remains more than 300% expensive than the western hemisphere, argues Abu Saeed Khan at LIRNE Asia.
Sri Lanka: Tamil Journalist Detained
International Network Of Sri Lankan Diaspora Blog reports that a London based Tamil journalist has been arrested last Wednesday at the Colombo Airport, when he landed in Sri Lanka to visit his family.
Sri Lanka: LTTE And JVP
“LTTE and JVP have been two faces of the same coin of fascism. Both have miserably failed their terrorist campaigns though operated under different political slogans,” comments Lanka Rising.
Sri Lanka: Heavy Rain Caused Flood
Cerno informs that the recent heavy rains triggered floods in Colombo which reminded of the floods in the early 1990s.
Sri Lanka: Dehiwala Puppet Museum
Indi.ca writes about the puppetry museum in Dehiwela, a newly created city immediately south of Colombo.
Sri Lanka: Exclusive Parks For Young Lovers
Himal Kotelawala reacts on the news that exclusive parks will be made in Sri Lanka for young lovers.
Sri Lanka: Student Unrest
In recent months there were a number of protests involving thousands of university students in Sri Lanka, many of which have turned violent, reports Groundviews.