Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Sri Lankan news in brief May 3rd

Sri Lanka's dirty war must be investigated
Financial Times
Last year, Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary-general,
commissioned a report into human rights violations in the closing
months of the decades-long Sri Lankan civil war that ended in 2009.
The report points to credible evidence of mass shelling ...
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Sri Lanka's Dialog enters BPO JV with India's Firstsource
COLOMBO May 3 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's largest mobile operator Dialog
Axiata , a subsidiary of Malaysia's Axiata , on Tuesday announced a
business process outsourcing (BPO) joint venture with India's
Firstsource Solutions in the island nation. ...
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Lankan coach not worried about players's late arrival
PTI Sri Lankan players arriving late for the tough tour of England due
to their involvement in the ongoing Indian Premier League may not be
an ideal situation, but the interim coach Staurt Law is not reading
too much into it. ...
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Match-fixing: Ex-Lankan skipper alleges life threat
India Today
Former Sri Lankan skipper Hashan Tillekaratne on Tuesday said he had
received death threats following his revelations about match fixing in
the national cricket team. Tillekaratne, now a politician in Sri
Lanka's opposition party, told media that on ...
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* Sri Lanka's rising inflation in April due to escalating fuel prices
Colombo Page
May 03, Colombo: The marginal increase in of 0.1 percent in the
Colombo Consumer Price Index during the month of April was mainly due
to the changes in fuel and gas prices during the month, the Central
Bank of Sri Lanka said Tuesday. ...
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Indian players for Lankan T20 league?
The Sri Lankan Cricket board is keen to invite Indian players in their
premier league Twenty20 competition, which is likely to be held in
July. Sources close to the development told TOI that the SLC officials
are already in touch with BCCI, ...
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On Sri Lanka, As GL Peiris Riffs on Old Call, Kohona Comes Calling at UN
Inner City Press
By Matthew Russell Lee UNITED NATIONS, May 3 -- After in Sri Lanka
external affair minister GL Peiris told Parliament he had spoken with
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon by telephone and would be formally
responding to the UN Panel of Experts' war ...
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Inner City Press
2 held for sending refugees to Lanka
Times of India
RAMESWARAM: Police arrested two persons, including a Sri Lankan
national for allegedly sending two Lankan refugees illegally to the
island nation from coastal Rameswaram on Tuesday for a sum of Rs
40000. One of the arrested persons had allegedly taken ...
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Sri Lanka Expolanka in travel deal with India's Akquasun
Lanka Business Online
May 03, 2011 (LBO) - Sri Lanka's Expolanka Holdings and Akquasun Group
based in Mumbai have formed a joint venture called Akquasun Lanka to
focus on attracting tourists from emerging markets like India, Russia
and China. The two companies plan to ...
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Sri Lanka stocks end down 1.2-pct
Lanka Business Online
May 03, 2011 (LBO) - Sri Lankan shares closed down Tuesday with losses
in high value shares dragging the indices down and turnover boosted by
large deals among oil palm companies, brokers said. The main All Share
Price Index closed at 7270.67, ...

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