A condition or physical state produced by the ingestion, injection, inhalation of or exposure to a deleterious agent.
Bites by snakes. Bite by a venomous snake is characterized by stinging pain at the wound puncture. The venom injected at the site of the bite is capable of producing a deleterious effect on the blood or on the nervous system. (Webster's 3d ed; from Dorland, 27th ed, at snake, venomous)
A plant genus of the family APOCYNACEAE. Members contain thevetin.
Poisoning due to exposure to ORGANOPHOSPHORUS COMPOUNDS, such as ORGANOPHOSPHATES; ORGANOTHIOPHOSPHATES; and ORGANOTHIOPHOSPHONATES.
Terminal facilities used for aircraft takeoff and landing and including facilities for handling passengers. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed.)
Design, development, manufacture, and operation of heavier-than-air AIRCRAFT.
A weight-carrying structure for navigation of the air that is supported either by its own buoyancy or by the dynamic action of the air against its surfaces. (Webster, 1973)
That branch of medicine dealing with the studies and effects of flight through the atmosphere or in space upon the human body and with the prevention or cure of physiological or psychological malfunctions arising from these effects. (from NASA Thesaurus)
Persons including soldiers involved with the armed forces.
The temporal sequence of events that have occurred.
Days commemorating events. Holidays also include vacation periods.
The branch of applied psychology concerned with the application of psychologic principles and methods to industrial problems including selection and training of workers, working conditions, etc.
A nevus containing melanin. The term is usually restricted to nevocytic nevi (round or oval collections of melanin-containing nevus cells occurring at the dermoepidermal junction of the skin or in the dermis proper) or moles, but may be applied to other pigmented nevi.
Crafts, trades, professions, or other means of earning a living.
The authorized absence from work of either parent prior to and after the birth of their child. It includes also absence because of the illness of a child or at the time of the adoption of a child. It does not include leave for care of siblings, parents, or other family members: for this FAMILY LEAVE is available.
The use or threatened use of force or violence against persons or property in violation of criminal laws for purposes of intimidation, coercion, or ransom, in support of political or social objectives.
Activities concerned with governmental policies, functions, etc.
A game played by two or four players with rackets and an elastic ball on a level court divided by a low net.
Occasions to commemorate an event or occasions designated for a specific purpose.
A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.
The largest of the continents. It was known to the Romans more specifically as what we know today as Asia Minor. The name comes from at least two possible sources: from the Assyrian asu (to rise) or from the Sanskrit usa (dawn), both with reference to its being the land of the rising sun, i.e., eastern as opposed to Europe, to the west. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p82 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p34)
Activities in which participants learn self-defense mainly through the use of hand-to-hand combat. Judo involves throwing an opponent to the ground while karate (which includes kung fu and tae kwon do) involves kicking and punching an opponent.
Health care services related to human REPRODUCTION and diseases of the reproductive system. Services are provided to both sexes and usually by physicians in the medical or the surgical specialties such as REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE; ANDROLOGY; GYNECOLOGY; OBSTETRICS; and PERINATOLOGY.
Individual members of North American ethnic groups with ancient historic ancestral origins in Asia.
A province of Canada, lying between the provinces of Saskatchewan and Ontario. Its capital is Winnipeg. Taking its name from Lake Manitoba, itself named for one of its islands, the name derived from Algonquian Manitou, great spirit. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p724 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p332)
An international organization whose members include most of the sovereign nations of the world with headquarters in New York City. The primary objectives of the organization are to maintain peace and security and to achieve international cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural, or humanitarian problems.
Series of ocean waves produced by geologic events or underwater LANDSLIDES. These waves can travel at speeds averaging 450 (and up to 600) miles per hour in the open ocean.
Maternal deaths resulting from complications of pregnancy and childbirth in a given population.
The moral obligations governing the conduct of commercial or industrial enterprises.
A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE. Members contain NICOTINE and other biologically active chemicals; its dried leaves are used for SMOKING.
The aggregate business enterprise of agriculture, manufacture, and distribution related to tobacco and tobacco-derived products.
Nerves and plexuses of the autonomic nervous system. The central nervous system structures which regulate the autonomic nervous system are not included.
Any of six membrane-covered openings between the CRANIAL SUTURES in the incompletely ossified skull of the fetus or newborn infant. The fontanelles normally close sometime after birth.
A republic in southern Africa, the southernmost part of Africa. It has three capitals: Pretoria (administrative), Cape Town (legislative), and Bloemfontein (judicial). Officially the Republic of South Africa since 1960, it was called the Union of South Africa 1910-1960.
Stable blood coagulation factor involved in the intrinsic pathway. The activated form XIa activates factor IX to IXa. Deficiency of factor XI is often called hemophilia C.
Encyclopedia Of Sri Lanka. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 254. ISBN 9781932705485. "Deshamanya for 14 Lankans". The Sunday ... Vidya Nidhi ranks lower than Sri Lanka Sikhamani. Awardees include: 1998 Norman Rienzie de Silva S. K. Sayakkara Prematilake ... The Vidya Nidhi (Sinhala: විද්‍යා නිධි) is a Sri Lankan national honour awarded "for meritorious scientific and technological ...
Encyclopedia Of Sri Lanka. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 254. "Deshamanya for 14 Lankans". Sundaytimes. Retrieved 10 July ... The Veera Prathapa (Sinhala: වීර ප්‍රතාප) is a non titular national honour of Sri Lanka awarded "for acts of bravery of the ... Veera Prathapa ranks lower than Sri Lanka Thilaka. Awardees include: 1998 Cprl. R. P. R. Wickramapala O. R. A. K. Perera ...
Encyclopedia Of Sri Lanka. Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd. p. 254. ISBN 9781932705485. Thangamma Appakutty "Deshamanya for 14 ... Lankans". Sundaytimes. Retrieved 10 July 2013. "National Honours Part 2" (PDF). Government Press. Archived from the original ( ... The Kala Suri (Sinhala: කලා සූරී; Tamil: கலாசூரி, romanized: Kalācūri) is a Sri Lankan national honour awarded "for special ...
National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 11 March 2017. "Deshamanya for 14 Lankans". Sundaytimes. Retrieved 10 July ... He is considered by critics as one of the five actors who have dominated the Sri Lankan Stage . He died on 12 January 2020 ... In 2005, Manoratne played triple roles for the first time in Sri Lankan teledrama history in a miniplay directed and scripted ... He has acted under all the five major stage drama directors in Sri Lankan history - Sarachchandra, Sugathapala de Silva, ...
"Deshamanya for 14 Lankans". Sundaytimes. Retrieved 10 July 2013. "G S B Rani Perera". National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka. ... She became a Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) supporter and an all Island organizer of the women's wing of the Party. She ... On 4 September 2004, she participated to the 53rd anniversary of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party held at Samanala Palama in Galle. ... In 1977, she was ostracized as a singer by the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation for 15 years due to political conflicts with ...
... one of the largest Sri Lankan populations outside Sri Lanka itself, and a significant proportion of whom speak Tamil. About 40 ... Kirk Semple (June 8, 2013). "Sri Lankans have gathered on Staten Island,..." The New York Times. Archived from the original on ... one of the largest Sri Lankan populations outside Sri Lanka itself, and a significant proportion of whom speak Tamil. Central ... "Why Staten Island?". Little Sri Lanka. Archived from the original on July 26, 2015. Retrieved July 25, 2015. [1] "Language Use ...
"Sri Lankans have gathered on Staten Island,..." The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-06-09. "Why Staten Island?". Little Sri ... one of the largest Sri Lankan populations outside Sri Lanka itself, and a significant proportion of whom speak Tamil. The ... 65+ Tamils portal India portal Sri Lanka portal Singapore portal Tamils portal. ... state of Tamil Nadu and also other Indian states then some minority Tamil communities are from various countries like Sri Lanka ...
"Test venues in Sri Lanka: The Oldies". The Papare. Retrieved 6 May 2020. "Colombo Cricket Club". Sri Lankans Cricketers' ... "Cricket in Sri Lanka during the good old days". Dailynews.lk. Daily News Sri Lanka. Retrieved 31 August 2017. Lorgat, Haroon ( ... The Sunday Times Sri Lanka. Retrieved 31 August 2017. Perera, Ajith C S (2 November 2003). "A Peep in to Sri Lankan Cricket ... The Colombo Cricket Club (CCC) is a first-class cricket club in Sri Lanka. It is the oldest in the country, having been formed ...
Weerawansa, Dhaneshi (15 July 2012). "Seven Sri Lankans at London 2012 Olympic Games". Sunday Observer (Sri Lanka). Archived ... "Olympic dreams". The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka). "Royal felicitates Olympic Shuttler Niluka". Daily News (Sri Lanka). Archived ... In 2012, the Sri Lankan Daily News called him "Sri Lanka's undisputed badminton champion". At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, he ... "I want to be among the best 10 in the world". Daily News (Sri Lanka). 2012. Archived from the original on 26 July 2012. ( ...
Premalal, Susil (August 2017). "Lankans will play first game on August 9". The Sunday Times Sri Lanka. Retrieved 6 August 2017 ... Head Coach: Hidehiro Irisawa The following is the Sri Lankan roster for the 2017 Asian Championship. Head coach: Sumith Jayalal ...
"Wisden - The Sri Lankans in Pakistan, 1981--82". Wisden. ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 3 October 2013. "Records / Sri Lanka in ... "First Test - Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1985-86". Wisden. ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 3 October 2013. "Records / Sri lanka in Pakistan ... Monga, Sidharth (23 July 2009). "Sri Lanka v Pakistan 1985-86 - Scrappy in Sri Lanka". Wisden. ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 3 ... In the home series of the same season against Sri Lanka, he captained the team in three Tests, although the players refused to ...
In 2006 he became coach of Sri Lanka's Davis Cup team. He lives in Bangkok, Thailand and has been head coach of the local Asian ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Satumbaga, Kristel (4 March 2015). "Ex-Federer coach to help Lankans vs PH". Manila ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Reyes, Marc Anthony (5 March 2015). "Ex-Federer mentor handling Sri Lanka Cuppers vs PH ... "Dominik Utzinger to coach Sri Lanka Davis Cup team". The Island. Retrieved 14 April 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter ( ...
Sri Lanka: Thousands of Sri Lankan protesters attended a gathering in a public square in Colombo organised by the Pakistan Sri ... "Sri Lankans display solidarity with Pakistan against NATO attack". Colombo Page. 9 December 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2012. " ... Members of the Sri Lankan Muslim community and the Pakistani community in Sri Lanka were present. During the same gathering, ... "Sri Lanka protest against NATO air attacks on Pakistan". Xinhua. 9 December 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2012. APP 2. "Turkish ...
Wickrematunge worked in the Criminal Investigation Department (Sri Lanka) and worked as a business man before co-founding The ... "My brother's brutal murder has shamed Sri Lankans". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 27 January 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Wickrematunge, Lal (21 May 2009). "A window for progress in Sri Lanka". The Guardian. ... CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) Wickrematunge, Lal (7 January 2010). "Shock and anger continue in Sri Lanka". rsf. ...
Sri Lankans in England 2006: Test Series drawn 1-1. Sri Lanka win Twenty20 International. Sri Lanka win ODI series 5-0. This ... Sri Lanka made two changes for the second match, with Jayasuriya resting, and still won the second match by 55 runs Sri Lanka ... Indians in Sri Lanka in 2006. This tournament is arranged by the Asian Cricket Council and is open to every non-Test member ... Winners: Fiji Sri Lanka batted first in both matches, and won both. In the first match, they surpassed the world record ODI ...
List of Sri Lankans by sport Welmilla, Hishan (6 November 2012). "CARROM :Sri Lanka's Nishantha Fernando crown as World Carrom ... Fernanado was a National Carrom champion in Sri Lanka, who became a Carrom World champion in Men's singles event in 2012 by ... Peiris, Sudarshana (10 November 2016). "Sri Lanka Men's Champions at Carrom World Championship 2016". The Papare. Retrieved 26 ... Fernando also became the first Sri Lankan to win Carrom World Championship title and the second Sri Lankan to win an individual ...
List of Sri Lankans by sport "Manjula Kumara WIJESEKARA - Olympic Athletics , Sri Lanka". International Olympic Committee. 25 ... Manjula Kumara represented Sri Lanka at the 2004 Summer Olympics, which was also his only Olympic appearance in his prolific ... Manjula Kumara has also qualified to play in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and will represent Sri Lanka at the 2018 Commonwealth ... His personal best is 2.27 metres, first achieved in July 2004 in Colombo, is the Sri Lankan record. Kumara is a two-time Asian ...
Sri Lanka, one of the co-hosts started off their tournament against minnows Canada. The Sri Lankans won the toss and elected to ... The Canadians restricted Sri Lanka to 88/2 with over 19 overs bowled; but the two experienced Sri Lankan batsmen, captain Kumar ... Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat. Australia won the toss and elected to bat. The loss was Australia's first loss in a ... Sri Lanka got the wicket of Ahmed Shehzad in the sixth over, but Pakistan still managed to proceed along at a rapid run rate in ...
He is known as the King of Pop amongst Sri Lankans. His albums have sold around 15,000 copies in Sri Lanka.[citation needed] He ... He returned Sri Lanka in 2018 with the intentions to enter into politics. In 2019, he was appointed as the Dambadeniya ... Rookantha was born on 5 September 1959 in Kegalle, Sri Lanka to a middle-class family. He loved music from a very young age. As ... One of the most influential musical artists in Sri Lanka, Rookantha started his career as a solo singer in late 1980s after few ...
Kanagasundrem, among British-Sri Lankans recognized in Queen's Honor List". Sri Lanka News - Newsfirst. 8 January 2021. ... "Several British-Sri Lankans enlisted in the Queen's 2021 New Year honours list". NewsWire. 4 January 2021. Retrieved 15 January ... "British-Sri Lankans recognized in Queen's Honor List". CeylonToday. Retrieved 15 January 2021. "Dr. ... Her grandfather Vythialingam Sivalingam was the first professor of Parasitology of Sri Lanka. Shikandhini pursued her primary ...
Sri Lanka Old Thurstanite Sampath Perera Appointed as National Soccer Coach Sri Lanka SPORTS:: Lankans hope to regain supremacy ... Perera helped Sri Lanka won the 1995 South Asian Gold Cup. Since 2004 until 2006 he coached the Sri Lanka national football ... In 2009, he again became the head coach of the Sri Lanka national team. In 2010-2011 he trained Don Bosco SC. Since 2012 until ... He was a player and captain for Sri Lanka national football team. ...
... while in the Sri Lankans second-innings he bowled 5 wicketless overs. The Sri Lankans won the match by 4 wickets. He was ... He appeared for Durham versus Sri Lanka A in June 2016. He also appeared in minor counties cricket for Hertfordshire during ... He ended Middlesex's first-innings of 360/8 declared unbeaten on 7, while in the Sri Lankans first-innings of 309/2 declared he ... "Middlesex v Sri Lankans, 2011". CricketArchive. Retrieved 31 December 2011. "BBC Sport - Gurjit Sandhu: Middlesex release left- ...
Abeysekara served on the Boards of the Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation and the Aesthetic Institute of Sri Lanka, affiliated to ... "Deshamanya for 14 Lankans". The Sunday Times. 5 April 1998. Absekara, Tissa. Ayale Giya Sithaka Satahan. Sarasavi Publishers. ... He was the chief coordinator of FOSWAL in Sri Lanka and honoured awardee of SAARC Literary Award. Tissa Ananda Abeysekera was ... In late 2013, the Government of Sri Lanka, under the auspices of the President, Prime Minister and Cabinet issued a ...
Sri Lanka in Australia 1989/90 - CricketArchive. Retrieved 5 January 2013. Western Australia v Sri Lankans, Sri Lanka in ... The match, played at the end of Sri Lanka's tour, was the first of a two-part series, with both matches held at the WACA Ground ... Having previously played for the state colts team, Palmer's sole match at senior state level came against Sri Lanka, during its ... but took two catches in Sri Lanka's innings, off the bowling of Peter Capes and Steve Russell. He did not play at state level ...
Western Australia v Sri Lankans, Sri Lanka in Australia 1984/85 - CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 December 2012. Ahead of the game ... His sole first-class match was played against the touring Sri Lankans, and he took two wickets in Sri Lanka's first innings. ...
Sri Lanka in Australia 1989/90 - CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 January 2013. Western Australia v Sri Lankans, Sri Lanka in ... Australian Cricket Academy v Sri Lankans, Sri Lanka in Australia 1989/90 - CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 January 2013. List A ... Following good form in an Academy game against the touring Sri Lankans, Mack was selected to make his state debut in the first ...
Zimbabwe A v Sri Lankans, Sri Lanka in Zimbabwe 2008/09 - CricketArchive. Retrieved 19 January 2015. Miscellaneous matches ... When Sri Lanka toured in November 2008, he played a single limited-overs game for Zimbabwe A. Forster Mutizwa was preferred as ...
Options, B. T. (2015-08-31). "Repertoire: A pictorial gateway to Sri Lanka's nature". Explore Sri Lanka - Once discovered, you ... "Eight shrub frog species named after Sri Lankans". Sunday Observer. Retrieved 3 April 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter ( ... He is the author of the book titled "Recognizing deadly venomous snakes from harmless snakes in Sri Lanka". He is credited with ... He was employed as an Ecologist at the Sri Lanka Program of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) for ...
Rod Marsh The second tour of England by the Sri Lankan team took place in 1981. Sri Lanka had not yet achieved Test status. The ... In their other two games, the Sri Lankans won one and lost one. CricketArchive match lists Playfair Cricket Annual 1982 Wisden ...
Vajira is regarded as Sri Lanka's first prima ballerina. She is the first Sri Lankan woman to practice the traditional Kandyan ... "Two Lankans conferred Padma Shri Awards". CeylonToday. Retrieved 2020-05-11. "What's the story behind the accolade?". www. ... Indra Dassanayake from Sri Lanka with Padma Shri Awards , Asian Tribune". www.asiantribune.com. Retrieved 2020-05-11. late-Prof ... "ARTRA , Sri Lanka's Art & Design Magazine , OF SPIRITED LEGACY". www.artra.lk. Retrieved 2020-05-11. "Vajira Chitrasena". www. ...
Sri Lanka[edit]. In Sri Lanka, it is used in combination with rice to make a variety of milk rice (labu Kiribath, ලබු කිරිබත් ... which is one of the popular native dishes among Sri Lankans.. Middle East[edit]. In Arabic, it is called qara. In Aramaic, it ...
"Sri Lankans name new fish genus after atheist Dawkins". Google News. Agence France-Presse. 15 July 2012. Archived from the ... In 2012, ichthyologists in Sri Lanka honored Dawkins by creating Dawkinsia as a new genus name (members of this genus were ...
Sri Lanka.. *^ "History of Parliament of Sri Lanka, "Colombo is the Commercial Capital now"". Official Sri Lanka government ... Many Sri Lankans visit the city to see the lantern competitions and decorations. During this week people distribute, rice, ... "Sri Lanka: A Country study. Retrieved 2006-12-02.. *^ a b Ross, Russell R.; Savada, Andrea Matles (1990). Sri Lanka: A Country ... "Sri Lanka: A Country Study. Retrieved 2006-12-02.. *^ Ross, Russell R.; Savada, Andrea Matles (1990). Sri Lanka: A Country ...
... which has one of the highest concentrations of Sri Lankans outside of their native country. More than 5,000 Sri Lankans live in ... Little Sri Lanka. Little Syria. Little Ukraine. Loisaida. Spanish Harlem. Sunset Park. Thirteenth Avenue. Washington Heights * ... Sri Lankan[edit]. Many Sri Lankan people settle in Tompkinsville, Staten Island, ... The Sri Lankan commercial center is at the corner of Victory Boulevard and Cebra Avenue. They often hold festive New Year ...
In Dubai (the United Arab Emirates)[1] and Qatar,[2] the workers from Sri Lanka were allowed to celebrate Vesak (the most ... "Sri Lankans celebrate Vesak in Qatar", THE PENINSULA, 2009-05-09, retrieved 2013-07-22. ... In addition to 400,000 Sri Lankans, there are a few thousand Buddhist workers from East Asia, the majority of whom are Chinese ... Theravada Buddhism is the predominant religion of workers from Thailand and Sri Lanka. Mahayana Buddhism is the predominant ...
Sri Lankans. *v. *t. *e. Singaporean Chinese (Chinese: 新加坡华人; pinyin: Xīnjiāpō Huárén) are Singaporeans of full or partial ...
It lies southwest of Sri Lanka and India, about 700 kilometres (430 mi) from the Asian continent's mainland. The chain of 26 ... 14,311 Sri Lankans, 24,379 Indians, and 112,158 Bangladeshis, making them the largest group of foreigners working in the ... The official and common language is Dhivehi, an Indo-Aryan language closely related to the Sinhala language of Sri Lanka. The ... The airport is served by flights to and from India, Sri Lanka, Doha, Dubai, Singapore, Istanbul, and major airports in South- ...
We have our Sihala near Islamabad.) The Portuguese called it Cilaon probably from Sanskrit Sri Lanka, which the Sri Lankans ... Sri Lanka · Syria · Taiwan (ROC)4 · Tajikistan · Thailand · Turkey1 · Turkmenistan · United Arab Emirates · Uzbekistan · ... Anciently, Sri Lanka was Singhal, home of lions, which changed to Sihala (sic!) in 543 BC. ( ... In 2011, Bangladesh successfully co-hosted the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 with India and Sri Lanka. ...
The major community organisation representing Sri Lankans in Italy is the Sri Lanka Association Italy. Smaller community and ... Sri Lankan. There are an estimated 30,000-50,000 Sri Lankans in Italy. Many are permanent residents or have moved there in ... Italy - Sri Lanka relations. References[edit]. *^ wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sri_Lankan_diaspora#Italy. Retrieved ... The first Sri Lankans migrated to Italy since the 1970s. Italy was attractive to the migrants due to perceived easier ...
Sri LankaEdit. In Sri Lanka, it is used in combination with rice to make a variety of milk rice (labu Kiribath, ලබු කිරිබත්), ... which is one of the popular native dishes among Sri Lankans. Middle EastEdit. This section does not cite any sources. Please ...
Little Sri Lanka. Little Syria. Little Ukraine. Loisaida. Spanish Harlem. Sunset Park. Thirteenth Avenue. Washington Heights * ...
... scoring 123 from 138 balls against Sri Lanka at the MCG. However, the effort was not enough to prevent Sri Lanka from victory.[ ... His form continued against the touring Sri Lankans in a one-day game in Devonport, scoring 99. He scored another century ... Sri Lanka batted first and scored 251, before Ponting-batting at number five due to Steve Waugh's absence through injury- ... Australia hosted Sri Lanka for two Tests during the winter, in the tropical north. Ponting missed the victory in the First Test ...
In these ships there were some people from India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka also, all these workers were called "Coolies" in the ... the word was brought by Sri Lankans, afterward meaning indentured laborer from South Asia, South East Asia or China, They did ...
Lanka cannot afford to despise UN system In Northern Sri Lanka, Local Governments Prepare for Post-War Development Sri Lankans ... 1699/35" (PDF). The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Government of Sri Lanka. 31 March 2011. Archived ... 1633/09" (PDF). The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Government of Sri Lanka. 23 December 2009. ... 1689/15" (PDF). The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Government of Sri Lanka. 18 January 2011. ...
Throughout the novel, there are various references to Anil's life in America as well as in Sri Lanka. In Sri Lanka she had been ... Similarly, so long as Sri Lankans and westerners alike do not open their eyes and acknowledge the war and take a stand against ... Latin America's war-torn state is often contrasted with Sri Lanka, the former having a clear and definite enemy whereas Sri ... in Sri Lanka, the people do not view her as a young professional, rather the professional swimmer she was before she left Sri ...
"Sending Sri Lankans and Receiving Chinese Workers: Emerging Trend of Labour Migration in Sri Lanka". News 1st. 18 December 2018 ... Sri Lanka is currently a net emigration country, however in recent years a gradual rise in immigrant workers in Sri Lanka has ... The number of illegal Nepali migrants hiding in Sri Lanka prompted Nepal to launch an investigation in 2016 in order to crack ... Many came from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, the Philippines or Thailand. In 2020, it was reported that of the 1.4 ...
As per estimate there are 22 gurudwāras all over the Philippines today, although most of the adherents are Indians, Sri Lankans ... after its introduction from Sri Lanka in the 13th century. Since then, Hinduism slowly declined in Cambodia, and finally being ... The first temple, Sri Mariamman Temple in Singapore's Chinatown. There are currently about thirty main temples in Singapore, ...
The Sri Lankans lead the list with seven five-wicket hauls-Ajantha Mendis and Lasith Malinga are the only bowlers to have taken ... "Final: India v Sri Lanka at Karachi, Jul 6, 2008 - Cricket Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 14 October ... "1st Match: Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Dambulla, Jun 15, 2010 - Cricket Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 10 ... "6th Match: Sri Lanka v India at Dambulla, Jun 22, 2010 - Cricket Scorecard". ESPNcricinfo. Archived from the original on 14 ...
"Sri Lankan Cinema History". National Film Corporation of Sri Lanka. Retrieved 9 August 2016. "All about Sathyagrahanaya". ... "Lankans' film wins three awards". The Island. 2013-07-08. Retrieved 2013-07-09. "Jeevithe Lassanai". www.nfc.gov.lk. Retrieved ... It is the only stage play in Sri Lanka in which one actor portrays eight different characters with eight different voices. He ... He invited Gunaratne to the orchestra for the popular television serial Vinoda Samaya program aired by the Sri Lanka ...
In Sri Lanka, the Portuguese were followed by the Dutch and the British and the Luso-Sri Lankans are represented today by the ... Luso-Asian Art is also known as Indo-Portuguese Art (from India), Luso-Ceylonese Art (from Sri Lanka), Luso-Siamese Art (from ... The migration of Portuguese and Luso-Asians from Goa, Daman, Diu, Sri Lanka, Malacca, the Straits Settlements, Indonesia ( ... Sri Lanka and Timor Leste who are collectively known as Luso-Asians. However, it must be noted that many Anglo-Indians and ...
... falsehoods and hard facts Sri Lanka's Role In Japanese Peace Treaty 1952: In Retrospect Perera, Janaka. "Four Lankans Die in ... war Sri Lanka and the Yellow Races Japan's role in Sri Lanka gaining Independence Sri Lanka's independence: ... National Heroes of Sri Lanka Sri Lankan independence activist Independence Commemoration Hall (Sri Lanka) Brass, Paul (18 June ... Did Japan contribute to Sri Lanka and India to gain independence? Sri Lanka won freedom from the British in 1948 largely ...
... but then was defeated by Sri Lanka by a huge margin, leaving Bangladesh needing to win with a bonus point against the Lankans ... "Sri Lanka in Bangladesh Test Series". ESPNcricinfo. "Sri Lanka in Bangladesh T20I Series". ESPNcricinfo. "Sri Lanka in ... Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat First Test match win for Bangladesh against Sri Lanka. This was the 100th Test match ... When Bangladesh toured Sri Lanka in July and August they were on the receiving end of Sri Lanka's largest margin of victory in ...
"Sri Lankans in human rights award". BBC News. 4 May 2007. Retrieved 12 May 2015. Broken Palmyra in Google Books Martin Ennals ... which was the first book published in English analyzing the violent nature of politics in the North and East of Sri Lanka, and ... in 2007 along with Rajan Hoolefor his work in documenting Human Rights violations and abuses in the civil conflict in Sri Lanka ...
... groundviews.org/2018/02/05/sri-lanka-sri-lanka/amp/ "Sri Lanka says shortage of passports to end soon - Xinhua , English.news. ... Many expatriate Sri Lankans have given up their citizenship due to this. This has led to a significant skills shortage. Visa ... Sri Lankan passports are issued to citizens of Sri Lanka for the purpose of international travel. The Department of Immigration ... Successive Sri Lankan governments have disengaged Sri Lanka from its neighbours in South and Southeast Asia by requiring its ...
Most Sri Lankans agree that Ananda Samarakoon wrote the lyrics to the anthem in 1940, being inspired by Bengali poet ... Bamunuarachchi, Jinadasa (2 February 2013). "Vasu, DO NOT KILL Ananda Samarakoon again". Daily News (Sri Lanka). v t e v t e. ... The anthem was translated into Tamil by Nallathambi in 1950 under the title "Sri Lanka Thaye". In 2010, The Sunday Times ... especially in Northern and Eastern Sri Lanka. Nallathambi was born in Vadukkottai, in Jaffna district, the son of Muruga Pillai ...
According to a 2005 BBC World Service Poll, 50% of Sri Lankans view Japan's influence positively, with 4% expressing a negative ... Japan portal Sri Lanka portal Foreign relations of Japan Foreign relations of Sri Lanka Japanese people in Sri Lanka "Embassy ... Daily Mirror Sri Lanka. Daily Mirror Sri Lanka. Retrieved 28 August 2018. "Sri Lanka should make better use of existing trade ... www.dailymirror.lk/7624/more-japanese-tourists-to-visit-lanka Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan. ...
Sri Lanka and Australia, Tendulkar became the only batsman to complete 16,000 runs in ODIs. He achieved this feat against Sri ... against the Sri Lankans. After this, Tendulkar endured the longest[needs update] spell of his career without a Test century: 17 ... He scored his first ODI century on 9 September 1994 against Australia in Sri Lanka at Colombo. It took him 78 ODIs to score his ... He was the only Indian batsman to perform well in the semi-final against Sri Lanka. Tendulkar fell amid a batting collapse and ...
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Over 1 million homes in Sri Lanka do not have electricity, and rely on kerosene lamps for illumination, often improvised lamps ... and inexpensive enough to be affordable by the impoverished Sri Lankans at risk for these fires. The resulting lamp is a small ... In 1993, with contributions from numerous sources, including Science Fiction writer and Sri Lanka resident Arthur C. Clarke, ... Kerosene lamp Appropriate technology "A Bright Idea - Winner 2009 (Archived)" Sri Lanka Guardian "Dr. Wijaya Godakumbura and ...
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  • The Spectrum Dance Theatre from the US will perform 'five of the company's most impressive creations' in Colombo By Smriti Daniel In a much anticipated performance, The Spectrum Dance Theatre will be performing in Sri Lanka this week. (sundaytimes.lk)
  • Cyril Gamini Fernando, national director of Catholic social communications in Sri Lanka, told NCR on the phone from Colombo. (ncronline.org)
  • After arriving in Colombo on Jan. 13, he will visit with Rajapaksa before leading canonization rites for the 17th-century missionary priest Blessed Joseph Vaz , Sri Lanka's first saint. (ncronline.org)
  • I got my job with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) while working in a bar in Colombo, Sri Lanka's capital! (doctorswithoutborders.org)
  • COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings which killed more than 200 people , the country's health minister said Monday. (pbs.org)
  • A Maldivian female student who is studying in Sri Lanka was today ordered to pay a fine of Rs.5, 000 by a Colombo Court for having 12 illegally imported cigarettes in her possession. (tobacco.org)
  • Lanka-e-News 21.May.2021, 11.00AM) The Colombo Port City Economic Commission Bill, betraying the heart of the motherland to the Chinese imperialists on May 20, 2021, similar to the Kandyan Pact that betrayed the kanda udarata to the British. (lankaenews.com)
  • Australian woman Manik Suriaaratchi and her 10-year-old daughter Alexendria were killed in the attack in Negombo , north of Sri Lanka's capital Colombo. (abc.net.au)
  • In an interview last week in Colombo, Sri Lankan Army Commander Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake denied the torture allegations. (taipeitimes.com)
  • COLOMBO: When two-time president Mahinda Rajapaksa lost Sri Lanka's presidential elections in 2015, many thought the shrewd leader, who crushed the Tamil Tigers in a brutal military campaign, was a spent force. (indiatimes.com)
  • COLOMBO: At least 207 people, including three Indians, were killed and around 500 others injured in a string of eight powerful blasts, including suicide attacks, that struck three churches and luxury hotels frequented by foreigners in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. (tribuneindia.com)
  • The Indian High Commission in Colombo said that it was closely monitoring the situation in Sri Lanka. (tribuneindia.com)
  • ( July 20, 2014, Colombo, Sri Lanka Guardian) The punishment might not be commensurate with the crimes - murder and gang rape. (srilankaguardian.org)
  • The government in Sri Lanka provides a free health service in the form of Western medicine, practised in hospitals all over the country, and Ayurvedic medicine (an indigenous, ancient healing philosophy) practised in one hospital in Colombo. (bmj.com)
  • With regard to the rapid conveyance of drugs and items such as water purification tablets and intravenous infusions, the Sri Lanka High Commission are exploring the possibility of facilitating airlifting these items through SriLankan Airlines to Colombo but please inform the Sri Lanka High Commission the full details of these drugs before and during delivery. (blogspot.com)
  • You can send donations to the Rotary Club of Colombo - the Autism Awareness Campaign Sri Lanka are working in partnership with the Rotary Club, a well respected international organisation who have teams working in the diaster areas. (blogspot.com)
  • COLOMBO - Sri Lanka imposed a lockdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 16, but residents of this Indian Ocean island had been panic buying various foods and supplies long before then. (mongabay.com)
  • ADDS THE NAME OF CHURCH - Sri Lankan Army soldiers secure the area around St. Anthony's Shrine after a blast in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (aol.com)
  • Sri Lankan army soldiers secure the area around St. Anthony's Shrine after a blast in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (aol.com)
  • Sri Lankan elderly woman is helped near St. Anthony's Shrine after a blast in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Sunday, April 21, 2019. (aol.com)
  • Sri Lankan officials inspect St. Sebastian's Church in Negombo, north of Colombo, after multiple explosions targeting churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on April 21, 2019, in Negombo, Sri Lanka. (christianpost.com)
  • Sri Lankan cricket team assistant coach Paul Farbrace arrives in Colombo. (sport24.co.za)
  • Spend a perfect holiday in Sri Lanka which commences upon arrival at the Colombo airport. (makemytrip.com)
  • Colombo Sri Lanka, the largest city and once the political capital of Sri Lan. (destination360.com)
  • Just after the end of the Second World War, Ankara had set up diplomatic relations with Colombo on February 4, 1948 after Sri Lanka gained its independence. (eurasiareview.com)
  • Whilst Sri Lanka had opened its Ankara Embassy in 2012, Turkey opened the Colombo Embassy in 2013. (eurasiareview.com)
  • COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Catholic leaders canceled Sunday Masses indefinitely across Sri Lanka and officials urged Muslims to stay home for Friday prayers in an extraordinary call by the clergy to curtail worship as fear of more attacks plagued the island nation after the deadly suicide bombings on Easter. (pbs.org)
  • Sri Lankan Special Task Force soldiers stand guard in front of a mosque as a Muslim man walks past him during the Friday prayers at a mosque, five days after a string of suicide bomb attacks on Catholic churches and luxury hotels across the island on Easter Sunday, in Colombo, Sri Lanka April 26, 2019. (pbs.org)
  • Ranjith, who is the archbishop of Colombo, asked the faithful across Sri Lanka to stay home for their own safety. (pbs.org)
  • In addition to Sri Jayewardenapura Kotte and Colombo, other important cities are Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Kandy Kandy , city (1995 est. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • BEIJING / COLOMBO - Beijing is providing a US$1.4 billion loan to Sri Lanka for their Port City Colombo project, The South China Morning Post reports. (onenewspage.com)
  • Strong message in the Sri Lanka Development Update 2019 Sri Lanka Development Update for 2019 was released by the World Bank last week. (ft.lk)
  • Sri Lanka is home to 3,771 species of flowering plants, of which 1,430, or nearly two-fifths, have medicinal properties, according to a 2019 study . (mongabay.com)
  • Police officers work at the scene at St. Sebastian Catholic Church, after bomb blasts ripped through churches and luxury hotels on Easter, in Negombo, Sri Lanka 22 April, 2019. (crisisgroup.org)
  • Multi-faith priests attend at a prayer meeting to show solidarity with the victims of Sri Lanka's serial bomb blasts, outside a church in Kolkata, India, April 23, 2019. (pbs.org)
  • Relatives carry the coffin of Bangladeshi boy killed in one of the Sri Lankan blasts, during a funeral in Dhaka, Bangladesh, April 24, 2019. (pbs.org)
  • In 2017 Sri Lanka was hit by the worst drought in 40 years. (ipsnews.net)
  • Unable to pay back the loan as the port failed to attract business, Sri Lanka handed over the harbour facility to Beijing in 2017 on a 99-year lease , giving the Chinese navy, despite Colombo's claims that it will not allow Chinese military activity in Hambantota, a key deep-water port just south of India in the middle of the Indian Ocean basin . (eluniversal.com.mx)
  • On Thursday 25 May 2017, ANSTO CEO Dr Adi Paterson signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Sri Lankan High Commissioner to Australia, His Excellency Somasundaram Skandakumar. (ansto.gov.au)
  • In this vein, the Department of International Relations of the Middle East Technical University and the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Ankara held a joint panel entitled "Turks and Sri Lankans: Through Historical Links to the Future" on June 19, 2017, thus providing an opportunity to comprehensively assess Turkey-Sri-Lanka relations. (eurasiareview.com)
  • (1 of ) In this July 18, 2017, photo, a Sri Lankan man known as Witness #202 shows branding marks on his back during an interview in London. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • (2 of ) In this July 20, 2017, photo, a Sri Lankan man known as Witness #197 is photographed during an interview in London. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • (3 of ) In this July 27, 2017, photo, Sri Lankans, many of whom said they were tortured in their home country, eat lunch in London. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • (5 of ) In this July 27, 2017, photo, a Sri Lankan man known as Witness #221 speaks during an interview in London. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • In July, the Vatican announced that Francis would visit Sri Lanka, where the country's 1.2 million Catholics make up about 6 percent of the population. (ncronline.org)
  • Taking the next step to make world-class wellness products readily available among Sri Lankans, country's leading value-added Health & Beauty retail chain, Healthguard, will improve their offerings through world's leading wellness brand GNC, adding a new range of internationally sought-after GNC products. (ft.lk)
  • by Taylor Dibbert, 'Foreign Policy,' Washington, DC, October 31, 2014 SOUTH ASIA Sri Lanka's twenty-six-year civil war was a brutal conflict that pitted the Sri Lankan government forces against the Tamil Tigers, a group that fought for a separate state in the country's northern and eastern provinces. (sangam.org)
  • Lanka's most valuable exports, as their remittances provide the country's second largest source of foreign exchange after garment exports (ref A). In recent years, growing numbers of Sri Lankan professionals have also been leaving the country seeking better career prospects, higher pay, greater physical security, improved prospects for their families. (scoop.co.nz)
  • BFE), there are 1.4 million Sri Lankan citizens, or an eighth of the country's labor force, legally working abroad. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Since it was first observed in the mid-1990s, CKDu has emerged as a significant public health issue in Sri Lanka, with disease clusters recorded in five distinct provinces in the country's north-east. (ansto.gov.au)
  • Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa will step down from his claim to be the country's premier, but Sri Lanka's economy has been badly damaged. (nytimes.com)
  • Several decades on, a Sri Lankan president was bold enough to remember the country's national heroes who had sacrificed their lives for an independent Sri Lanka. (eurasiareview.com)
  • If the global financial crisis slams the brakes on worker remittances from the Middle East, Sri Lanka's top foreign exchange earner, it could severely exacerbate this country's economic woes, analysts say. (globalissues.org)
  • I wrote this in March of 2006, just after perhaps the most foreign city/town we visited the whole trip: Negombo, Sri Lanka. (theworldisnotflat.com)
  • It happened today in Negombo , Sri Lanka , and I think it was the first of many experiences that will give me much satisfaction. (theworldisnotflat.com)
  • Sociologist Enrica Morlicchio estimated in 1992 that 2/3rds of the Sri Lankan population in Italy was Sinhalese and Tamils constituted 1/3rd. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most Sri Lankans are Sinhalese Buddhists or Tamil Hindus. (peregrineadventures.com)
  • Tamils in Sri Lanka intermarried to an extent with the Sinhalese. (khazaria.com)
  • Flowing in the other direction, genetic data also suggests Sri Lankan Tamils have partial Sinhalese ancestry. (khazaria.com)
  • This is a comprehensive study of mtDNA haplogroups in 271 unrelated individuals from Sri Lanka and South India comprising the Sinhalese, Tamil, and Vedda peoples. (khazaria.com)
  • The Tamils were subdivided into Sri Lankan Tamils and Indian Tamils and the Sinhalese were subdivided into the Up-country and Low-country Sinhalese. (khazaria.com)
  • The haplotypes and analysis of molecular variance revealed that Vedda people's mitochondrial sequences are more related to the Sinhalese and Sri Lankan Tamils' than the Indian Tamils' sequences. (khazaria.com)
  • Through a comparison with the mtDNA HVS-1 and part of HVS-2 of Indian database, both Tamils and Sinhalese clusters were [more] affiliated with Indian subcontinent populations than Vedda people who are believed to be the native population of the island of Sri Lanka. (khazaria.com)
  • It was evident that Up-country Sinhalese are genetically closer to Sri Lankan Tamils. (khazaria.com)
  • Despite its denials that widespread torture still persists, Sri Lanka has repeatedly failed to investigate war crimes allegations stemming from its 26-year civil war between the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, who were fighting for an independent homeland, and the Sinhalese-dominated government. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Sri Lankans from all ethnic and religious groups - Sinhalese and Tamil, Muslim, Buddhist, Christian and Hindu - lived through terrible violence during the decades of war and terrorism that ended ten years ago. (crisisgroup.org)
  • Political struggles between Sri Lanka's Sinhalese and mostly Buddhist majority and the mostly Hindu Tamil minority, who make up about 15 per cent of the population and are concentrated in the north and east of the island, eventually led to a three-decade civil war, which left some 150,000 dead (a small minority of both Sinhalese and Tamils are Christians). (crisisgroup.org)
  • Soon after the government crushed the Tamil Tigers' separatist struggle in May 2009, Sri Lanka's Muslim community - about 10 per cent of the population - became the target of violence, hate speech and economic boycotts by groups of Sinhalese Buddhists who claimed that Muslims threatened the island's stability and Buddhist character. (crisisgroup.org)
  • In the face of years of sustained attack, Sri Lanka's Muslims have displayed calm and restraint, with not a single act of retaliation against Sinhalese. (crisisgroup.org)
  • Present-day Sri Lankan Sinhalese are a blend of indigenous Sri Lankans and others who arrived from many different parts of India. (destination360.com)
  • srē läng`kə) [Sinhalese,=resplendent land], formerly Ceylon, ancient Taprobane, officially Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, island republic (2005 est. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The population of Sri Lanka is composed mainly (more than 70%) of Sinhalese, who are Theravada Buddhists. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • The Sri Lankan bowlers were once again not up to the mark as they kept leaking runs throughout. (firstpost.com)
  • Pace bowler Thilan Mirando was the pick of the Sri Lanka bowlers, taking 3-57, while offspinner Suraj Randiv claimed 2-38. (smh.com.au)
  • But Sri Lankan bowlers came back strong as Mominul added just one run to his overnight score of 175. (thedailystar.net)
  • The day had started in promising fashion when the Sri Lankan bowlers needed just 36 minutes to end the Invitation XI's first innings. (espncricinfo.com)
  • After losing the toss, the Sri Lanka A bowlers stuck to a nagging line that kept the batsmen, most of them in fine fettle, in a tight leash. (espncricinfo.com)
  • The bombings, Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since a devastating civil war that ended a decade ago, killed at least 290 people with more than 500 wounded, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said. (pbs.org)
  • The lethal Easter bombings in Sri Lanka have stunned a country still recovering from decades of internal war. (crisisgroup.org)
  • The president of Sri Lanka has announced an emergency law banning all face-covering garments following the Easter bombings that left over 250 people dead and hundreds more injured at churches and high-end hotels throughout the country. (aol.com)
  • Two dozen suspects were detained, according to Sri Lankan authorities, for their part in the Easter Sunday bombings that as of Monday morning have resulted in at least 290 deaths. (christianpost.com)
  • Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe released a statement on Twitter denouncing the bombings as "cowardly attacks on our people. (christianpost.com)
  • As Sri Lanka on Saturday marked the 10-year anniversary since its brutal civil war came to an end, the country finds itself again at a crossroads following the Easter Sunday bombings that ripped through the nations fragile peace and fuelled some of the islands worst fears of returning to violence. (onenewspage.com)
  • Leo Perera, who directs the Sri Lanka church's lay apostolate, wrote the bishops of Sri Lanka ahead of their December meeting, proposing postponement of the papal visit. (ncronline.org)
  • Pressing ahead with the visit at this time will have more disastrous consequences for the Catholics in Sri Lanka with the impression being created that once more the Church is favouring the President," Perera wrote. (ncronline.org)
  • In response, Thirimanne and Perera led Sri Lanka's charge and struck some early blows to put themselves in the driving seat. (dawn.com)
  • AU - Perera,I R, AU - Usgodaarachchi,U S, PY - 2009/9/29/entrez PY - 2009/9/29/pubmed PY - 2009/12/16/medline SP - 150 EP - 6 JF - Community dental health JO - Community Dent Health VL - 26 IS - 3 N2 - OBJECTIVE: To develop and validate a psychometric scale to assess dental satisfaction among Sri Lankans. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Except for brief periods, Sri Lanka has been under emergency rule since 1971, Perera said. (asianews.it)
  • Sri Lanka's Court of Appeals today refused to issue a stay order sought by the major cigarette company in the country Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to stop the government from labeling cigarette packets with graphic warnings. (tobacco.org)
  • Tamils are a people living in southeastern India (especially in the Tamil Nadu region) and in Sri Lanka (known as Ceylon until 1972). (khazaria.com)
  • The original locality for padparadscha was Sri Lanka (Ceylon) and many purists today believe the term should be restricted only to stones from Ceylon. (ruby-sapphire.com)
  • After the war, independence was inevitable and by February 1948 Sri Lanka won its freedom and was named the Commonwealth of Ceylon. (destination360.com)
  • The Ottoman Empire opened its first diplomatic representative to the British-ruled Sri Lanka (Ceylon) in 1864. (eurasiareview.com)
  • India and Sri Lanka now both have five titles, and with this win Mathews' men also look favourites at the upcoming World Twenty20. (dawn.com)
  • Below are our experiences in India and Sri Lanka. (theworldisnotflat.com)
  • View of South India and Sri Lanka from the payload bay of the Space Shuttle in earth orbit. (eurasiareview.com)
  • Overall, people's satisfaction with their health and habits in Sri Lanka has declined since the previous AIA Healthy Living Index in 2016. (ft.lk)
  • Some 35% of people in Sri Lanka rate themselves positively on the amount of exercise they are getting - down twenty-eight percentage points since 2016. (ft.lk)
  • On average, respondents in Sri Lanka claim to do 1.4 hours of exercise each week - a decrease from 2.1 hours claimed in 2016. (ft.lk)
  • Sri Lanka was declared malaria free in September 2016. (usaid.gov)
  • However, the NATA (National Alcohol and Tobacco Authority) statement in 2016 indicates that 40 % of Sri Lankan males consume alcohol. (island.lk)
  • In 2016, Turkey imported merchandise worth $105 million from Sri Lanka while it could only export goods worth $52 million to its counterpart. (eurasiareview.com)
  • In January 2016, the Director General of Sri Lanka's Reconciliation taskforce met the Director General of Interpeace. (eurasiareview.com)
  • Pope Francis meets Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa during a private audience Oct. 3 in the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican. (ncronline.org)
  • President Maithripala Sirisena sacked Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and replaced him with Mahinda Rajapaksa as the new Prime Minister on Friday triggering a political tsunami in Sri Lanka. (newsclick.in)
  • The coming together of traditional rivals, the United National Party (UNP)and a faction of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party in 2015, with the one point agenda of keeping former president Mahinda Rajapaksa out, was a quick-fix solution to an immediate problem. (newsclick.in)
  • Who benefits from the Easter terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka? (eluniversal.com.mx)
  • Lanka-e-News -25.April.2021, 3.25 PM) Former Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and his brother Riaj Bathiudeen were arrested by the CID yesterday 24th morning for questioning in connection with the Easter attack. (lankaenews.com)
  • An Australian man whose wife and daughter were killed in the Sri Lankan terrorism attacks has described the moment a bomb went off during an Easter Sunday church service. (abc.net.au)
  • Three churches were attacked in Sri Lanka, with explosions killing dozens of Christians as they celebrated Easter Sunday morning. (christianpost.com)
  • POTUS and I are monitoring the horrific attacks on those celebrating Easter in Sri Lanka. (christianpost.com)
  • Still, no one was prepared for Easter Sunday's atrocities, whose death toll - now over 300, with more than 500 injured - and degree of organisation make them Sri Lanka's worst-ever terror attack. (crisisgroup.org)
  • Near simultaneous blasts rocked three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. (aol.com)
  • Witnesses are reporting two explosions have hit two churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, causing casualties among worshippers. (aol.com)
  • More than hundred people were killed and hundreds more hospitalized from injuries in near simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a security official told The Associated Press, in the biggest violence in the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago. (aol.com)
  • A Sri Lanka hospital spokesman says several blasts on Easter Sunday have killed dozens of people. (aol.com)
  • Dozens of people were killed and hundreds wounded in near simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, officials said. (aol.com)
  • Several suspects have been arrested in the investigation over the bombing of multiple churches and hotels on Easter in Sri Lanka, with the death toll nearing 300. (christianpost.com)
  • Ms Jayakody said local Sri Lankan community members was urging leaders in their homeland to renew peace efforts in the wake of the devastating attacks. (abc.net.au)
  • These developments cannot be seen isolated from the surge in anti-Muslim attacks in Sri Lanka's Sinhala-majority south since 2012, prompting many to wonder if the minority community, which makes about 10% of the country' population, had become a new target after the end of the civil war. (lankaweb.com)
  • However, most of the deadly attacks in the past in Sri Lanka were carried out by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) which ran a military campaign for a separate Tamil homeland in the northern and eastern provinces of the island nation for nearly 30 years before its collapse in 2009 after the Sri Lankan Army killed its supreme leader Velupillai Prabhakaran. (tribuneindia.com)
  • Heartfelt condolences from the people of the United States to the people of Sri Lanka on the horrible terrorist attacks on churches and hotels that have killed at least 138 people and badly injured 600 more," said President Donald Trump in a tweet. (christianpost.com)
  • Christians in Sri Lanka have experienced a sharp increase in attacks since last year, with 67 reported cases between January and September, according to the National Christian Evangelical Alliance of Sri Lanka . (christianpost.com)
  • The government has arrested twenty-four Sri Lankan Muslim suspects, allegedly part of a hitherto little-known Islamist militant group, National Towheed Jamaat (NTJ), which government officials have said carried out the attacks with foreign support. (crisisgroup.org)
  • On Friday night, Sri Lanka's military said its soldiers in the eastern part of the country engaged in a gunbattle with suspects believed to be linked to the attacks, and police announced a 24-hour curfew until further notice in the Muslim-dominated area where the shooting took place. (pbs.org)
  • Recently BBC World news has been keeping us updated on attacks and retaliations between the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tigers (LTTE). (theworldisnotflat.com)
  • Jaffna, June 5: Last week, members of a Hindu outfit, 'Siva Senai', based in northern Sri Lanka, staged a protest in Jaffna, calling for a ban on cow slaughter and the sale of beef in the town of Chavakachcheri. (lankaweb.com)
  • Alan Moores, Booklist For three decades, Sri Lanka's civil war tore communities apart. (sangam.org)
  • The Rajapaksa family has dominated Sri Lankan politics for two decades. (indiatimes.com)
  • This contrasts greatly to what the Sri Lankan economy looked like during the first 3 decades after the country gained independence from Great Britain in 1948. (nationsencyclopedia.com)
  • Development strategies that shaped the Sri Lankan economy over the last 5 decades may be distinguished under 2 eras: the first era covering the period between 1948-76, and the second era during the post-1977 period. (nationsencyclopedia.com)
  • Extremist voices have emerged in recent decades among Sri Lankan Muslims, but the limited violence such groups have committed has hitherto been against other Muslims, not Christians or Buddhists. (crisisgroup.org)
  • At 70, Sri Lanka has accomplished a lot in its seven decades as an independent nation. (worldbank.org)
  • The World Bank has been supporting Sri Lanka's development for more than six decades. (worldbank.org)
  • Government forces fought the Tamil Tigers for over two decades, today Sri Lankans are struggling to rebuild their lives. (onenewspage.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to compare selected cardiovascular risk factors between migrant Sri Lankans living in Oslo, Norway and Urban dwellers from Kandy, Sri Lanka. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Data on non fasting serum lipids, blood pressure, anthropometrics and socio demographics of Sri Lankan Tamils from two almost similar population based cross sectional studies in Oslo, Norway between 2000 and 2002 (1145 participants) and Kandy, Sri Lanka in 2005 (233 participants) were compared. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Our comparison showed unexpected differences in risk factors between Sri Lankan migrants living in Oslo and those living in Kandy Sri Lanka. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Our study compares cardiovascular risk factors from a population based study in Kandy Sri Lanka with data from Sri Lankans participating in the Oslo Immigrant Health Study. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Kandy is Sri Lanka's culture capital, a pleasant city home to a picturesque lake, old shops, a bustling market and some great restaurants. (peregrineadventures.com)
  • Lying amidst the hills, Kandy is the last capital of the ancient kings of Sri Lanka. (makemytrip.com)
  • Sri Lanka, on the Kandy Plateau. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • And in Kandy, Sunday, I was declared joint first but ranked fourth behind compatriot Dinesh Sharma and two Sri Lankans due to a strange rating system. (thaindian.com)
  • Angelo Mathews' Sri Lanka have been the dominant team in the five-nation event with four straight victories in the league, including a 12-run win over Pakistan in the tournament opener on February 25. (dawn.com)
  • IMAGE: Sri Lanka players Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella and Roshen Silva in discussion with India's Wriddhiman Saha. (rediff.com)
  • At least 290 people were killed and 500 injured in a series of coordinated blasts in churches and hotels, in Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since a devastating civil war ended in 2009. (abc.net.au)
  • OHCHR is willing to support the Government of Sri Lanka in this way. (asiantribune.com)
  • What's more, her office it still hopeful of persuading Sri Lanka to accept one -"OHCHR," she says, "is willing to support the Government of Sri Lanka in this way. (asiantribune.com)
  • The Government of Sri Lanka, however, did not condone violence against women or human rights violations committed by the security and police personnel. (un.org)
  • Lanka-e-News -30.June.2020, 11.30PM) With the general election now scheduled for 5th August, the government has banned the reporting of new positive COVID-19 tests except under exceptional circumstances. (lankaenews.com)
  • I just want to, in a way, also take this opportunity to tell the Sri Lankan Government leaders and the Opposition, everybody, to somehow ensure peace and harmony in Sri Lanka and also make Sri Lanka's different ethnic communities and different religions, languages, all as Sri Lankans. (abc.net.au)
  • Raped, branded or beaten repeatedly, more than 50 men from the Tamil ethnic minority seeking political asylum in Europe have said they were abducted and tortured by Sri Lanka's current government. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Shortly after his victory in the election, Rajapaksa announced his intention to crush the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), which had established a de facto government in northern Sri Lanka. (indiatimes.com)
  • The Sri Lankan government minister in charge of the police agreed to an interview with the AP last month but did not follow through. (nypost.com)
  • All necessary emergency steps have been taken by the government, said Harsha de Silva, Sri Lanka's Minister of Economic Reforms and Public Distribution. (tribuneindia.com)
  • With about 150 Tamils now in the Australian detention system who face involuntary return to Sri Lanka, an Age investigation has uncovered instances where people sent home from Australian soil, or stopped by the Australian government from ever reaching the country, have been returned to systematic, state-sanctioned abuse. (theage.com.au)
  • AIA Group (AIA) has found that people in Sri Lanka face a considerable 'financing gap' where savings, current levels of insurance and government health provisions may not be enough to pay for the treatment for critical illnesses (such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes or other serious conditions). (ft.lk)
  • This assertion holds valid as the government of Sri Lanka directly played a role in constructing and operating the railways. (lankalibrary.com)
  • These changes in the structure of the Sri Lankan economy are a result of varying economic policy measures adopted by the government since independence. (nationsencyclopedia.com)
  • Government statistics indicate around 1,500 Sri Lankans die from CKDu each year. (ansto.gov.au)
  • Unfortunately, due to a lapse on the part of the government the issue wasn't taken up nearly four years after the first airing of Sri Lanka's Killing Fields). (island.lk)
  • Sri Lanka's justice minister, Rauf Hakeem, acknowledged in a statement reported by the U.K. Independent on Monday that the government had received warnings that such an attack was going to happen. (christianpost.com)
  • Sri Lanka's government faced increasing pressure Friday to answer for alleged human rights violations following an Associated Press investigation that found more than 50 men who said they were raped, branded or tortured as recently as this year. (latimes.com)
  • We continue to receive a worrying number of cases from Sri Lanka despite the change of government. (latimes.com)
  • A government psychiatrist in Sri Lanka goes door to door in an area scarred by civil war, doing whatever he can to meet a staggering need for help. (nytimes.com)
  • I have been in touch over recent days with the Government of Sri Lanka at the highest levels and had offered Commonwealth assistance to find a way forward from the constitutional impasse. (colombotelegraph.com)
  • I will continue to remain engaged with the Sri Lankan Government following today's developments. (colombotelegraph.com)
  • The Sri Lankan activists called on the Maldivian government and law enforcement authorities, with international participation, to conduct a credible, transparent and expedient investigation into Yameen's murder. (thesundayleader.lk)
  • The Sri Lankan government was called on to condemn the murder of Yameen Rasheed and the handling of the case by law enforcement authorities, and closely monitor the investigations until those responsible are held accountable. (thesundayleader.lk)
  • As outlined in its Vision 2025 , the current government has kickstarted an ambitious reform agenda to help the country move from a public investment to a more private investment growth model to enhance competitiveness and lift all Sri Lankans' standards of living. (worldbank.org)
  • In Sri Lanka, different members of the government have voiced different opinions on the constitutional process. (eurasiareview.com)
  • The 20-year-old right-hander hit 111 off 118 balls at Harare Sports Club as Sri Lanka reached 4-270 with 10 balls to spare in response to India's 9-268. (smh.com.au)
  • Chennai, March 14 (IANS) After a good outing in three international meets in Sri Lanka, India's teenage chess prodigy N. Srinath is aiming to become a Grandmaster (GM) by the end of the year. (thaindian.com)
  • India's strategic autonomy in Sri Lanka will seriously be tested by the United States and - to a lesser extent - Japan. (onenewspage.com)
  • Off-spinner Muralitharan limited the damage, taking 6-86 off 25 overs for the tourists, but a top-order collapse had Sri Lanka in deep trouble after Matthew Hoggard and Monty Panesar took two wickets each on Friday. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Sri Lanka pacer Suranga Lakmal picked up consecutive wickets, removing Mushfiqur just eight runs shy of his hundred to break the 236-run third-wicket partnership. (thedailystar.net)
  • Earlier, Rohit Sharma (65) and Kohli added 135 runs for the fifth wicket in the first session as Sri Lanka never looked like getting any wickets before Sandakan induced a bottom edge off Rohit at the stroke of lunch. (rediff.com)
  • Dilshan, whose second-innings 69 formed a key part of Sri Lanka's fightback at Lord's, compiled his latest score of 59 _ his ninth test 50 _ off 113 balls, hitting eight fours. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Liam Plunkett, England's leading wicket-taker in Sri Lanka's first innings with 3-43, was replaced in the field by Durham's Gary Scott after injuring his right shoulder while fielding on Friday. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Kusal Mendis scored 196 as Sri Lanka put the hosts under pressure with a massive first-innings total, but Liton Das played a perfect supporting role to Mominul in the second innings as the Tigers salvaged a tricky situation to enforce a draw. (thedailystar.net)
  • CAPE TOWN, Jan 4 South Africa stormed to a crushing victory over Sri Lanka by an innings and 229 runs on the third day of the second Test today. (tribuneindia.com)
  • Stressing the need for specific legislation to address violence against women, speakers voiced their concern about the growing prevalence of violence against women in Sri Lanka, especially minority women and migrant workers. (un.org)
  • In Melbourne, there was an outpouring of grief at vigils around the city as Australia's migrant Sri Lankan community absorbed the scale of the terror attack. (abc.net.au)
  • A number of countries have approached us for support and all this is under consideration,' he said, indicating a possible drop in migrant remittances for countries like Sri Lanka, the Philippines and Nepal. (globalissues.org)
  • However, according to the Indian and Sri Lankan press Sirisena dismissed Wickremesinghe, who allegedly had plotted with New Delhi his assassination, in favor of the pro-China Rajapaksa due to pressure from Beijing . (eluniversal.com.mx)
  • Rajapaksa was sworn in as the prime minister for the fourth time on Sunday by his younger brother and President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Rajamaha Viharaya in Kelaniya, an ancient Buddhist shrine that has often been associated with the rise and fall of Sri Lanka. (indiatimes.com)
  • Rajapaksa, who ruled Sri Lanka with an iron hand with his two brothers and promoted his family, did not tolerate any opposition. (newsclick.in)
  • Sri Lankan Muslims have integrated well into the Sri Lankan society. (dailymirror.lk)
  • However, the anti-beef campaign has the potential to divide Hindus and Muslims which is beneficial for Sri Lanka. (lankaweb.com)
  • Historically, Sri Lankan Muslims have been considered and considered themselves a separate ethnic group, but increasingly their identity is defined in religious terms as well. (crisisgroup.org)
  • Embassy of Sri Lanka in France. (wikipedia.org)
  • The U.S. Embassy in Sri Lanka also warned the public to stay away from places of worship over the weekend, a stark alert underlining that authorities believe that attackers remain at large. (pbs.org)
  • As well a providing refuge for some Sri Lankans, members of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE or Tamil Tigers) have been based in Switzerland. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Sri Lankan Tamil community in Switzerland has become LTTE sympathisers who have created a network of money power, man power and muscle power towards the tamil eelam independence movement back in Sri Lanka. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] With the end of the Sri Lankan Civil War, LTTE networks around the world were being shut down by both Sri Lankan and foreign governments. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2011 the Swiss police arrested ten former LTTE representatives in the country for threatening, blackmailing and extortion of Tamils of the Sri Lankan diaspora to support the LTTE and the war effort financially. (wikipedia.org)
  • The powerful nations which have for long been the happy hunting grounds of the Eelamists could go easy on Sri Lanka's enemy, the LTTE. (asiantribune.com)
  • The Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF) had the wherewithal to provide accurate real time intelligence required by ground forces pushing into rapidly shrinking LTTE-held territory on the Vanni east front. (island.lk)
  • She had arrived in Sri Lanka on February 28, 2008 from London and served in the frontline LTTE fighting formation, Sothiya Regiment. (island.lk)
  • Of the 41 as many as 12 - 11 of them Sri Lankans - committed suicide during the investigation, mostly by taking cyanide, the hallmark of LTTE. (thaindian.com)
  • These three were Prabhakaran, Pottu Amman and Akhila, the LTTE women's wing leader who was killed by Sri Lankan security forces in 1995. (thaindian.com)
  • Upon the ambassador's return to Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena vowed that neither Jayasuriya nor any other "war hero" would face prosecution - a pledge that rights groups said illustrates the government's refusal to investigate its own soldiers accused of war crimes. (taipeitimes.com)
  • President Maithripala Sirisena) has made this decision to strengthen national security as well as to not inconvenience any demographic group so as to create a peaceful and harmonious society in Sri Lanka," read a Sunday statement from the nation's leader. (aol.com)
  • Upon the ambassador's return to Sri Lanka, President Maithripala Sirisena vowed that neither Jayasuriya nor any other 'war hero' would face prosecution - a pledge that rights groups said illustrates continued impunity in Sri Lanka. (latimes.com)
  • Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena and Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. (eurasiareview.com)
  • The breakaway faction of the Sri Lanka Freedom Party, led by Sirisena and Prime Minister Wickremesinghe's UNP had reached a breaking point. (newsclick.in)
  • The capital is Sri Jayewardenapura Kotte Sri Jayewardenapura Kotte, city (1995 est. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Despite years of internal conflict and the lasting impact of the 2004 tsunami, Sri Lanka has made great progress in improving the status, health and education of women and has recently become a middle-income country. (unfpa.org)
  • The tsunami has devastated Sri Lanka - also affected are Sri Lankans with disabilities. (blogspot.com)
  • The Autism Awareness Campaign Sri Lanka are not collecting money ourselves but we are working with partners all over the world to reach out to all Sri Lankans including the disability community who have been affected so badly by this deadly tsunami whgich struck the island on the 26th of December 2004 and has caused so much devastation. (blogspot.com)
  • Two weeks after the Indian Ocean tsunami, hundreds of thousands of Sri Lankans are still suffering. (socialistworker.co.uk)
  • Abstract: In the summer of 2005, 21 acupuncturists, three massage practitioners and a homoeopath traveled to Sri Lanka for three weeks as part of an Acupuncture sans Frontieres project to offer treatment to a population suffering the consequences of the tsunami of December 2004. (jcm.co.uk)
  • After 17 years of this visit, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a visit to Sri Lanka in December 2004 in the aftermath of the tsunami disaster hit to South and Southeast Asian nations. (eurasiareview.com)
  • Lanka-e-News -07.Aug.2020, 11.30PM) The final official results of the parliamentary elections have been released. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News- 04.Aug.2020, 3.40PM) Former Director of the CID Shani Abeysekera has been remanded. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News -31.July.2020,11.00PM) Former CID director Shani Abeysekera, known as Sherlock Holmes in Sri Lanka, has been arrested by the CCD this morning, citing a reason not material in any other country on the planet. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News -25.July.2020, 11.30PM) The Kandakadu Cluster and Abductive Quarantine - Between 10th July and 17th July, over 1,250 positive test results were recorded, of which just over 800 are associated with the new Kandakadu cluster. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News -17.June.2020, 3.00PM) The two armies each had guns, artillery and tanks to the rear. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News- 12.June.2020, 10.30PM) The Cinnamon garden police claims, the body found with gunshot injuries at the independence square today 12th morning is a suicide. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News- 4.June.2020, 10.45PM) The Fundamental Rights petitions filed in the Supreme Court for the holding of the general election on June 20th was dismissed day before yesterday (02), without a reason. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News -28.May.2020, 11.30PM) 1. (lankaenews.com)
  • Sri Lanka's Minister of Disaster Management and Human Rights Mahinda Samarasinghe and the beleaguered Professor Rajiva Wijesinghe, the director of The Secretariat for Coordinating the Peace Process (SCOPP), try in vain to show that the Commissioner had no inclination to establish a human rights monitoring mission in Sri Lanka. (asiantribune.com)
  • In a blog post titled " An appeal from a Sri Lankan Catholic to Pope Francis: Please don't come ," human rights activist Ruki Fernando wrote, "In this first week after nominations [for president], at least 6 incidents of shootings have been reported," targeting mostly people connected with opposition parties. (ncronline.org)
  • Thus being a minority of the Tamil people living in Switzerland, Zentrum für Migrationskirchen (literally: Centre for migration churches) in Zürich-Wipkingen houses among others the Oikos church that has its origins in Sri Lanka and was founded in 2004. (wikipedia.org)
  • Virtually every country in the world is affected, close to 50,000 people already dead and Sri Lanka has also seen its 4th death and no one is certain when it will all end. (lankaweb.com)
  • Sri Lanka Minister of Power and Energy Patali Champika Ranawaka says the poverty cannot be eradicated in the country as long as people waste money for alcohol, smoking and drugs. (tobacco.org)
  • Since 1969, UNFPA has partnered with Sri Lanka to improve access and availability of quality reproductive health services and information for women, men and young people. (unfpa.org)
  • There was a striking contrast between Sri Lanka's many well-educated and accomplished women and boats full of people who arrived every week in Europe "in practically slavery conditions" searching for work, the monitoring body of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women was told as it considered Sri Lanka's combined third and fourth periodic reports in two meetings today. (un.org)
  • People in Sri Lanka are more prone to thugs. (lankaenews.com)
  • Sri Lanka is such a beautiful country and the people have lovely smiles. (peregrineadventures.com)
  • Sri Lanka's cities are built-up and crowded, but a lot of people still live simple lives in small rural villages, dotted amongst the countryside. (peregrineadventures.com)
  • The database contains some people with roots in Sri Lanka and India. (khazaria.com)
  • Mitochondrial DNA history of Sri Lankan ethnic people: their relations within the island and with the Indian subcontinental populations. (khazaria.com)
  • For her immersive adaptation of Sri Lankan-Canadian author Shyam Selvadurai's beloved novel "Funny Boy," Mehta kept one particular sense in mind: "I want people to smell 'Funny Boy. (indiewire.com)
  • For many people, the memory, because they'd been through what they had, with the terrible pogrom that happened in Sri Lanka, which many people don't know about, was very difficult," said Mehta. (indiewire.com)
  • They paid 200,000 rupees ($1465) each for passage on a people smuggler's boat and reached Australia, but after nearly a year on Christmas Island they were forcibly removed - by plane - to Sri Lanka. (theage.com.au)
  • In Sri Lanka, 41% of people are concerned about the potential costs of critical illness. (ft.lk)
  • Across people who cannot afford treatment in Sri Lanka, the financing gap for heart disease is 75% and for diabetes 92% of direct costs. (ft.lk)
  • Commenting on the Survey, AIA Sri Lanka CEO Pankaj Banerjee said, "Most people underestimate the financial impact that a serious illness has on their assets and savings…both in terms of being able to afford the best care and in recovery from a serious illness. (ft.lk)
  • Sri Lankans have become accustomed to life with restrictions and do not know how people live in a free society. (asianews.it)
  • 1. (U) SUMMARY: Professionals and business people are steadily migrating out of Sri Lanka in pursuit of better living conditions and a more stable business environment. (scoop.co.nz)
  • USAID works with the people of Sri Lanka to strengthen democratic governance, social cohesion and sustained and inclusive economic growth. (usaid.gov)
  • People are seen through a bullet hole as they gather to pray for shooting victims at the site a day after a deadly ambush on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore. (sport24.co.za)
  • It is estimated that about 65 people die in Sri Lanka daily due to alcohol related deaths. (island.lk)
  • The indigenous people of Sri Lanka arrived from various parts of India. (destination360.com)
  • It has been a predominant part of modern Sri Lanka history, with both maintaining they are the indigenous island people. (destination360.com)
  • A total of 41 people were arraigned for the crime, 14 of them Indians and the others Sri Lankan Tamils. (thaindian.com)
  • Any fall in remittances are sure to have a ripple effect on the economy since almost a quarter of Sri Lanka's 20 million people depend directly or indirectly on this income, economists say. (globalissues.org)
  • Civil aviation authorities are aiming to work with the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) in operating five main domestic airports in the country, an official said. (sundaytimes.lk)
  • All of the bombers were Sri Lankan citizens, but authorities suspect foreign links, Senaratne said. (pbs.org)
  • Sri Lankan authorities have denied the allegations. (taipeitimes.com)
  • The levels of sexual abuse being perpetuated in Sri Lanka by authorities are the most egregious and perverted that I've ever seen," he said. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Reacting to mounting pressure on the authorities to prevent the Sri Lankan cricketers from taking part in the upcoming IPL, Sri Lanka Cricket today said it was powerless to stop the players. (hindustantimes.com)
  • He has also worked tirelessly to pressure local authorities and international organisations to investigate into the disappearance of his close friend and journalist Ahmad Rilwan," several Sri Lankan civil society activists, bloggers, social media producers and journalists said in a joint statement. (thesundayleader.lk)
  • Lanka-e-News -29.April.2021, 6.00 PM) The criminal investigation department has informed the courts that SJB national list parliamentarian Dayana Gamage alais 'Cannabis Diana' has only British Citizenship, that she don't have. (lankaenews.com)
  • Investigation by reporters earlier this year showed that 134 Sri Lankan peacekeepers participated in a child sex ring in Haiti that persisted for three years - and no one was ever prosecuted. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Members of Sri Lanka police's Criminal Investigation Department were waiting at the airport. (theage.com.au)
  • The AP's investigation into the recent Sri Lankan torture allegations came months after another investigation in which the AP found that 134 U.N. peacekeepers from Sri Lanka were implicated in a child sex ring in Haiti between 2004 and 2007. (latimes.com)
  • The brutal killing of a Maldivian blogger recently has led to calls for an independent, international investigation, a push supported by Sri Lankan activists. (thesundayleader.lk)
  • Global Sri Lankan Forum Sri Lankan Diaspora Switzerland (SLDS) This website has been taken offline in 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sri Lankan Diaspora - Switzerland Archived 2010-12-10 at the Wayback Machine. (wikipedia.org)
  • 150,000 The Sri Lankan Diaspora have created a number of associations which organise Sri Lankan festivals, cultural functions and sports events for the Sri Lankan community. (wikipedia.org)
  • CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) BASUG Remittance workshop for Sri Lankan Diaspora in Paris=http://www.basug.nl/uploads/files/20100710_Report%20BASUG-JMDI%20Workshop,%20Paris.pdf. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mehta was struck by feedback from diaspora Sri Lankans after a small early screening of the film. (indiewire.com)
  • Three years ago, Dr. Vidya Athreya, an Indian researcher studying the human- leopard conflict in India visited Sri Lanka and developed rescue protocols from her own experiences," said Rukshan Jayawardene, President, Wildlife and Nature Protection Society. (dailymirror.lk)
  • Many had already been in the country for more than fifteen years due to the Sri Lankan Civil War. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Independent Interactive Voice of Sri Lanka on the Internet for more than 17 years. (lankaweb.com)
  • 1,000 Sri Lankans aged 18-75 years, selected by cluster sampling with probability proportionate to size technique, using National Voters' register. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • It's a token of gratitude, according to Suku: 'we attribute our success abroad to our years of rigorous and free education in Sri Lanka, where we were taught the value of integrity, teamwork, tenacity and unconditional service for the betterment of humanity. (dailynews.lk)
  • As one of the major stops along the old maritime trade routes of the 18th and 19th centuries, Sri Lanka has absorbed a dozen different cultures over the years, including Arabian, Moorish, Dutch, Portuguese and British. (peregrineadventures.com)
  • But five years later, the 74-year-old has returned to power, with his newly-formed Sri Lanka People's Party (SLPP) scripting history by becoming the political party with the shortest life span to gain absolute power in the island nation's political history. (indiatimes.com)
  • and "Water" took years to complete after Hindu mobs destroyed the film's Ganges River sets, forcing Mehta to shoot in Sri Lanka instead. (indiewire.com)
  • In recent years, the United Nations has criticised Sri Lanka for the state of refugee camps in the northern part of the country, and for human rights violations. (asianews.it)
  • Batadomba Lena Cave in Kuruwita and Bundala in the southern Sri Lanka are two prehistoric sites which are as old as 40,000 years and 125,000 years respectively. (lankalibrary.com)
  • Several caves in the wet, dry and intermediate zones were excavated during the last 70 years and a large amount of evidence has been discovered from these sites, which could be used to explain the prehistoric culture in Sri Lanka. (lankalibrary.com)
  • Prehistoric man had lived in Sri Lanka 40,000 years before present as per the C14 dating received for Batadomba Lena Cave in Kuruwita, from where many artefacts also were discovered. (lankalibrary.com)
  • Bundala in Southern Sri Lanka is the oldest known prehistoric site which dates back to 125,000 years (as confirmed by C14 and Thermo-luminescence dating). (lankalibrary.com)
  • As forensic experts, we have collectively seen many hundreds of Sri Lankans who have fled their country following torture over the years,' the physicians' letter said. (latimes.com)
  • We were told at the opening ceremony of the first clinic that Buddhist monks had been providing this kind of charity work for hundreds of years and that the monasteries were the "First NGO (non-governmental organisation)" in Sri Lanka, a tradition which lives on to this day. (jcm.co.uk)
  • For many years now, padparadscha has been narrowly defined by Western gemologists as a Sri Lankan sapphire of delicate pinkish orange color. (ruby-sapphire.com)
  • Sri Lanka was ruled by monarchs since ancient times, most distinct being the Sinha royal dynasty lasting more than 2,000 years. (destination360.com)
  • New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India will seek forensic evidence from Sri Lanka to confirm the deaths of Tamil Tigers chief Velupillai Prabhakaran and his intelligence head to finally close the case on the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi 18 years ago. (thaindian.com)
  • A painful anniversary, 10 years after Sri Lanka's Civil War ended, Al Jazeera takes a look at how the victims are being remembered. (onenewspage.com)
  • Happy to be back in Sri Lanka, my third visit to this beautiful island in four years. (onenewspage.com)
  • Lahiru Thirimanne and Mahela Jayawardene the architects for Sri Lanka's win, their fifth Asia Cup title! (dawn.com)
  • Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene arrives back in Sri Lanka. (sport24.co.za)
  • Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene shares a moment with his wife on his arrival. (sport24.co.za)
  • Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene and Ajantha Mendis arrive back home. (sport24.co.za)
  • My elective was spent at a teaching hospital in Galle, in Sri Lanka. (bmj.com)
  • When victims are Lankans (as is the case almost all the time) privileged criminals will continue to have plenty of hiding places. (srilankaguardian.org)
  • Sri Lankan torture victims seeking asylum in Europe travel to London each week for English classes, counseling sessions and lunch. (pressdemocrat.com)
  • Victims of civil war seek accountability from both Sri Lankan troops and Tamil Tiger rebels for crimes against civilians. (onenewspage.com)
  • In Sri Lanka, this will inevitably lead to even greater human - elephant conflict. (island.lk)
  • Introducing Sri Lanka's report, Lalitha Dissanayake, Secretary of the Ministry of Women's Affairs, said that Sri Lanka's commitment to gender issues had been challenged to the utmost in the conflict areas of her country. (un.org)
  • 5. (U) Veteran business leaders in Sri Lanka say that the brain drain is not a new phenomenon, as migration waves have historically correlated with Sri Lanka's separatist conflict, starting in 1983 and picking up most recently since 2005. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Approximately one in 20 Sri Lankans has received USAID assistance to meet basic needs after conflict and natural disasters. (usaid.gov)
  • USAID catalyzed the expansion of private sector investment in Sri Lanka's former conflict zones and economically lagging regions. (usaid.gov)
  • This helped Sri Lanka, which has one of the highest rates of amputees due to its 26-year conflict, to address the shortage of affordable and high-quality products for rehabilitation services. (usaid.gov)
  • At the UNHRC, the Sri Lankan foreign minister assured that "the Constitution drafting process is for us both central and essential not only for democratisation, but also for ensuring non-recurrence of conflict…The Parliamentary process and referendum are for us, imperative. (eurasiareview.com)
  • From misty highland tea plantations to the palm-fringed beaches of the south, Sri Lanka's subtle spiritualism and unique natural beauty stick with you long after the journey is over. (peregrineadventures.com)
  • Lanka-e-News - 12.July.8.45 PM) As it was reported this morning, the risk of spreading Covid-19 pandemic has risen that, according to specialists, it can become a national catastrophe. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News -19.June.2021, 11.45PM) Sri Lanka's most outstanding detective and the former director of CID Shani Abeysekere known as Sherlock Holmes, who was arrested and kept in remand custody on false charges. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News -08.June.2021, 11.30PM) One year after Gota's inauguration, a public opinion was formed that Gota had failed. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News - 05.June.2021, 11.30PM) Dappula de Livera retired as Attorney General on May 25th and President's Counsel Sanjay Rajaratnam was sworn in as the new Attorney General. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News -28.May.2021, 5.20AM) China uses a completely different approach to the Western model in lending to foreign countries. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News - 2021.May.25, 11.30PM) Lanka e News has received evidence that Dr. Padeniya's GMOA doctors Association has been involved in a serious Kovid vaccine corruption. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News -11.May.2021, 6.45PM) As medical specialists serving in the frontline of the fight against Covid-19, we strongly believe that Sri Lanka is at a critical stage. (lankaenews.com)
  • Lanka-e-News -05.May.2021, 6.30PM) Rishad Bathiudeen, a Member of Parliament who was detained by the CID on a detention order under the Prevention of Terrorism Act on false charges, was not allowed to enter Parliament yesterday. (lankaenews.com)
  • News about Sri Lanka, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times. (nytimes.com)
  • Lankaweb is Sri Lanka's first Social Media -Social Cloud Web site in its true sense. (lankaweb.com)
  • Lankaweb is mostly read by Sri Lankans living outside sri lanka. (lankaweb.com)
  • Skipper Virat Kohli's magnificent 243 was overshadowed by unprecedented scenes of mask-wearing Sri Lankan players, who halted proceedings thrice, complaining of poor air quality, on Day 2 of the third Test, in New Delhi. (rediff.com)
  • Catholic church leaders in Sri Lanka are pushing ahead with preparations for Pope Francis' Jan. 13-15 trip to their country, banking on the politicians' promise that presidential elections scheduled five days ahead of the papal visit would be free of violence. (ncronline.org)
  • In his interview with Messenger , Ranjith explained the significance of the papal visit for Sri Lanka: "The visit of a Pope to a country is very rare and if it is to a small Asian country like ours then indeed it has to be a blessing and no other. (ncronline.org)
  • Mister Sri Lanka is known to be the biggest annual bodybuilding contest in the country and it is for the first time it has been held in an outdoor sports complex. (dailynews.lk)
  • Sri Lanka harbors over 3000 plant species, and most of these plants have been of immense importance in the traditional systems of medicine in the country. (hindawi.com)
  • Thus, as a continuation of our ethnobotanical inventory work in different regions in the country, the present study was carried out in one of the administrative districts in the North Central area of Sri Lanka known as Polonnaruwa district. (hindawi.com)
  • Considering the ethnobotanical data in other developing countries in the world, particularly in the neighboring country (India) [ 6 ], we could speculate that herbal preparations are more popular among the rural communities in Sri Lanka as well. (hindawi.com)
  • The documentation of Sri Lankan medicinal plants to the scientific community was initiated during the colonial period of the country, specially with the descriptions of plant specimens collected by Paul Hermann in the 1670s and also with Icones Plantarum Malabaricarum (1694-1718) [ 7 , 8 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • In May, the EU restored the special trade status that Sri Lanka lost in 2010, after the country had failed to implement key international conventions. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Rivers cascading from the central hill country provide energy to generate hydropower, the major source of electricity in Sri Lanka. (nationsencyclopedia.com)
  • The loss of human capital will impede Sri Lanka's economic development goals and erode its regional and global competitiveness, especially as the country seeks to become a regional information technology and outsourcing hub. (scoop.co.nz)
  • As a result, Sri Lanka has moved from being a country with relatively high safety net spending to one with limited resource allocation for safety nets. (worldbank.org)
  • Everyday Sri Lankans - a retired banker, a former nurse, a marriage counselor - volunteer at a phone counseling line to ease burdens in a war-traumatized country. (nytimes.com)
  • With so many coastal destinations on this island country, Sri Lanka beaches a. (destination360.com)
  • Sri Lanka is set to partially ban glyphosate-based herbicide use following a new peer-reviewed study linking it to a fatal chronic kidney disease epidemic badly affecting the country [1]. (i-sis.org.uk)
  • On the other hand, Sri Lanka carries an important tourism potential and needs to increase both the number of touristic facilities inside the country and the quality of service in its facilities. (eurasiareview.com)
  • We've found that coverage is generally strong and there are multiple networks in nearly every location, including the high country of Sri Lanka. (theworldisnotflat.com)
  • Like many Sri Lankans across the country, I joined Sri Lanka's 70th Independence Day festivities earlier this month. (worldbank.org)
  • Sri Lankans who had fought in the rebellion had been assassinated in cruel ways and some were exiled and imprisoned outside the country. (eurasiareview.com)
  • The UN had criticised the Sri Lankan mechanism as "worryingly slow," accusing the latter's leadership of neglecting the widespread torture and abuse that are still a reality in the country. (eurasiareview.com)
  • In a world where country after country is feeling the global meltdown in their backyard, it appears that the Sri Lankan economy is unscathed in spite of the turmoil in global financial markets,' he said. (globalissues.org)
  • The top supplying country or region is Sri Lanka, which supply 100% of coconut oil respectively. (artofphotographyshow.com)
  • But Chandimal and Kapugedera's partnership eased the worries of a Sri Lanka collapse. (smh.com.au)
  • Here we have included participants from both studies born in Sri Lanka between 1940 and 1971, and in this group the response rate was 50% in HUBRO (143 participants) and 50.9% in the Oslo immigrant health study (1002 participants) [ 19 ]. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Sri Lanka's chase faltered when captain Tillakaratne Dilshan on 21 pulled a delivery from Ashok Dinda to Yusuf Pathan at mid-on. (smh.com.au)
  • Half centuries by Vandort and Dilshan gave Lanka a 40-run lead over England at stumps on a rain-interrupted third day of the second Test at Edgbaston. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Sri Lanka resumed on 86-4, trailing by 68 runs, with Vandort not out 30 and Dilshan on 21. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Sri Lankan cricketer Thillakeratne Dilshan holds his son upon his return. (sport24.co.za)
  • Sri Lankan cricketers Kumar Sangakkara and Thillakeratne Dilshan embrace their family upon their arrival back in Sri Lanka. (sport24.co.za)
  • Meanwhile, some 1,500 US Marines have arrived in Sri Lanka-a deeply unpopular measure. (socialistworker.co.uk)
  • A Sri Lankan police spokesman has denied all allegations, saying claims of maltreatment are politically motivated and that there is no torture. (theage.com.au)
  • Sri Lanka, which has denied the allegations of torture and war crimes, goes before the U.N.'s Human Rights Council in Geneva next week as part of a regular examination known as the Universal Periodic Review. (latimes.com)
  • The new allegations suggest that Sri Lanka still has not stopped using torture - a practice it was highly criticized for during and after the war against the Tamil Tigers rebel group. (latimes.com)
  • Both the debt moratorium and the working capital proposed by the Ministry of Finance as a 'Relief Package' to strengthen Sri Lanka's tourism industry. (onenewspage.com)
  • Sri Lanka has a long and complex history of inter-ethnic and inter-religious violence. (crisisgroup.org)
  • and the communal discrimination and differences between different ethnic groups fuelled by the colonial British rulers at that time continues to overshadow the Sri Lankan nation even today. (eurasiareview.com)
  • With Sri Lanka under lockdown to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, panic buying has resulted in an artificial shortage of several herbs, popular as home remedies. (mongabay.com)
  • Table 1 shows that there are 39 Sri Lankan Tamils and 57 Indian Tamils in this study and that these Sri Lankan Tamils have 33 different haplotypes while the Indian Tamils have 47. (khazaria.com)
  • On the other hand, Sri Lankan Tamil subgroups were closer to each other when compared with Indian Tamils. (khazaria.com)
  • In fact the level of trade integration of Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka is reasonably high with India. (idsa.in)
  • Viljoen is no stranger to Willowmoore Park, having played his amateur cricket for Easterns alongside Marchant de Lange who is in South Africa's Test squad, but like the Sri Lankans the day before he did not adjust his lengths well enough against an international line-up. (espncricinfo.com)
  • UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, who has pushed for accountability in Sri Lanka, was aghast at the accounts of the 52 tortured men. (taipeitimes.com)
  • Yasmin Sooka, director of the South Africa-based Foundation for Human Rights, said she hopes the review will spur member states to ask Sri Lanka tough questions. (latimes.com)
  • Both Ravana Force and National Bhikku Federation have said that the Sri Lankans must skip the IPL in protest of the Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa's ban on the Island's players from entering the State. (hindustantimes.com)
  • Unlike most unskilled laborers, however, many professionals are permanently settling abroad and do not send significant remittances back to Sri Lanka. (scoop.co.nz)
  • With prices for Sri Lankan commodities such as rubber and tea crashing, remittances remain the mainstay. (globalissues.org)
  • I am addressing you as the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka," Wickremesinghe told reporters at a nationally televised press conference on Friday, adding "I remain as Prime Minister and I will function as the Prime Minister. (newsclick.in)