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· November, 2011

Stories about Sri Lanka from November, 2011

Sri Lanka: Project Roku

Murshid introduces Project Roku, a next generation conversation system born in Sri Lanka.

Maldives: Reactions To Defacing Of Monuments

Some SAARC countries have sent monuments to Maldives to celebrate the SAARC summit this year. Maldives’ religious party Adhaalath had called for removal of these alleged idols. Sri Lankan blogger...

Sri Lanka: Mayhem In Parliament

On November 21st a brawl broke out between UPFA and UNP MPs during budget speech in Sri Lankan parliament. DBS Jeyaraj has the details.

Sri Lanka, India: Biography of LTTE Leader Prabhakaran

D.B.S. Jeyaraj tweets about an upcoming 1000 page biography of Veluppillai Prabhakaran, leader of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). The book is being written by Nedumaran, a well-known politician...

Sri Lanka: Music For Harmony

Natalie Soysa at Groundviews highlights emerging home grown music talents from Sri Lanka whose work reaches across cultures and ethnicity to offer a new way of moving forward together.

Sri Lanka: Perils Of Promising Jobs

Serendipity is concerned that the Sri Lankan government is unable to create the promised jobs for graduates and the blogger asks “whose responsibility is it to provide jobs for all...

Sri Lanka: Preserving The Covered Bridge in Badulla

Uditha Wijesena posts a photo essay on the covered bridge at the Bogoda Temple in Badulla and reports that support is required to preserve this unique attraction.

Sri Lanka: Registration For News Websites

Indi.ca reports that the Sri Lankan government has recently banned some websites and also asked any news websites to register.

Sri Lanka: Deteriorating Law And Order Situation

“Sri Lanka has suddenly become a country where violence and murder to achieve one’s ends appears to be a very matter of fact event,” comments Ratmale at Serendipity.

Sri Lanka: Isso Wade And Ulundu Wade

Rice & Curry, a Sri Lankan food blog, introduces us to two of the quintessential Sri Lankan street foods – Isso (prawn) wade and ulundu wade (savory donuts).

South Asia: Celebrating the 7 Billionth Child

On the 31 October, the earth welcomed Oishi, a newborn in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka. She carried a special message - she is the 7 billionth child of the world....

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