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Lanka's opposition to resolution a matter of principle - Minister Samarasinghe


Plantation Industries Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe has underscored the need to retain military presence in the Northern region citing what transpired last Friday. Friday's confrontation between Security Forces and LTTE operatives in Vavuniya has ... Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 day ago

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One plant to $1.5bn industry

(CNN) -- The leaves that go into a cup of Ceylon tea play a surprisingly complex role in the history of Sri Lanka. It started with a single camellia sinesis plant brought from China in 1824 by the British, who had colonized the island then known as ...
 CNN1 month ago Wee Tea Company brewing success at Perthshire plantation  BBC6 days ago Sips of history: From one plant to $1.5B industry  CNN1 month ago Sri Lanka's top tea experiences: Sips of history  CNN1 month ago

Can Lanka use Eco-tourism for sustainable forest management ?

Tucked away amidst a tea plantation and bordering the Deniyaya side of the Sinharaja Rainforest is a unique eco-tourism venture that could hold valuable lessons on the future of forest-based ecotourism in Sri Lanka. The Rainforest Eco Lodge, owned ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago

LANKA up, up and away!

Happiness seems to require a modicum of external prosperity - Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics As the Sinhala and Tamil New Year dawned, the Financial Times of London reported that Sri Lanka has become one of Asia's fastest growing economies. Sri ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 day ago

Diplomacy with Lanka has been spot-on

In April 1977, just after the Janata Party government assumed office, the eminent Soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko arrived in Delhi, looking visibly nervous. Having backed Indira Gandhi's Emergency Rule, Gromyko expected a cold reception in ...
 Hindu Business Line1 week ago

People and communities should unite for better future

The outgoing South Korean ambassador, Jong-moon Choi speaks to the Daily Mirror about his experience in Sri Lanka, the exchanges between the two countries and his perspective about the social and economic development of Sri Lanka. Q: What is the ...
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka3 weeks ago

Politics is making Sri Lanka go round and round Campaign woes Geneva butterflies chugging to Pallai

As the day of polling nears, contestants from several parties in the fray are in a race against time in campaigning to bag as many preferential votes as possible. Preferential votes, as observed at many other elections under the Proportional ...
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 month ago
Times of Oman

Agriculture is key to economic prosperity: Asoka Girihagama

Under the current rapid technological and industrial development, every country has to modernise their traditional industries to face the global competitiveness. Thereby, industrial sector has become more efficient income earner than the agriculture ...
 Times of Oman1 month ago

'We have been treated well in India, this is the best model of refugee welfare'

65,000 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees still live in Tamil Nadu.'s A Ganesh Nadar discovers the challenges for the refugees to return home. When the ethnic war broke out in the Tamil-dominated parts of Sri Lanka in 1983, hundred of thousands of Tamils crossed the Palk Straits into India. A refugee camp in Mandapam awaited the Tamils fleeing the ethnic conflict. The camp was originally built to accommodate refugees fleeing Rangoon (now Yangon) in Burma (now Myanmar) ahead of the Japanese ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
World Socialist Web Site

Sri Lanka: JVP pledges to defend big business interests

The opposition Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) has issued a new policy framework, entitled Our Vision, to coincide with its campaign for the Western and Southern Provincial Council elections in Sri Lanka on March 29. The document seeks to exploit ...
 World Socialist Web Site1 month ago
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