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Sri Lanka , Thursday 26 April 2018

News Sri Lanka » Western: Why violent Buddhist extremists are targeting Muslims in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: http://theconversation.com/why-violent-buddhist-extremists-are-targeting-muslims-in-sri-lanka-92951
Publication date: hursday 26 April 2018

Dharmapala focused on founding Buddhist schools and strengthening the Sinhala language and Buddhism in Sri Lanka’s public sphere. To this day, Sinhala nationalists portray him as a hero and their saviour from “the evil influence of Western domination ...

News Sri Lanka » Western: There’s no respect for foreign women in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: http://www.dailymirror.lk/article/There-s-no-respect-for-foreign-women-in-Sri-Lanka-149106.html
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

Every time there is a bad news in Sri Lanka it spreads so fast and gets the attention of ... because the water came in with great speed and took all our sand towards the Western side of the reef. Nobody speaks about such incidents, but I decided to voice ...

News Sri Lanka » Western: Over 5 lakh still affected by Sri Lanka drought

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/south-asia/over-5-lakh-still-affected-by-sri-lanka-drought/articleshow/63832941.cms
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

DMC spokesman Pradeep Kodippili said people had been affected in terms of scarcity of drinking water and crop failures. However, he said the southern, central and western parts of Sri Lanka were experiencing rain.

News Sri Lanka » Western: What Is China Doing To Pakistan? The Same Thing It Did To Sri Lanka

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2018/04/15/what-is-china-doing-to-pakistan-the-same-thing-it-did-to-sri-lanka/
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

One day, China will turn Pakistan into its own “semi-colony,” as it did recently with Sri Lanka. China has been nice to Pakistan, on the surface that is. It has been building the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), which will connect Western China ...

News Sri Lanka » Western: UNDP supports Sri Lanka to Build Back Better

News channel or source: http://www.asiantribune.com/node/91782
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Exactly one year ago, heavy rainfall and high winds triggered by the Southwest monsoon caused severe floods and landslides which affected 15 districts in the Southern and Western provinces of Sri Lanka. The natural disaster cost the lives of over 200 ...

News Sri Lanka » Western: Sri Lanka: Pearl of the Indian Ocean

News channel or source: https://www.thejc.com/lifestyle/travel/holidays/sri-lanka-pearl-of-the-indian-ocean-1.462232
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Food in Sri Lanka is excellent throughout. Breakfast in the hotels is generally Western, with extensive options ranging from granola and eggs to fresh juices and cheese. As for curry: despite rarely eating it in London, by day three of the holiday ...

News Sri Lanka » Western: Over 500,000 people still affected by drought in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/19/c_137122881.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

The DMC said the 10 districts, located in the northern, northwestern and eastern provinces of Sri Lanka, had been affected and the Puttalam district in the north western province is the worst-affected area with 216,670 people suffering from the drought.

News Sri Lanka » Western: Lanka panel ready to hold provincial elections in December

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/590493/Lanka-panel-ready-to-hold-provincial-elections-in-
Publication date: Wednesday 25 April 2018

The Sri Lankan Election Commission says that it is ready to hold ... Provincial Council election nominations in mid-October for the Northern, Central, North-Western, Southern, Western and Eastern provinces. Deshapriya said it would be the responsibility ...

News Sri Lanka » Western: Indian arrested for visa violations in Sri Lanka

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2018/apr/16/indian-arrested-for-visa-violations-in-sri-lanka-1802214.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

Image used for representational purpose only. COLOMBO: An Indian national, who arrived in Sri Lanka on a tourist visa, has been arrested for allegedly doing business illegally in the country's western province, according to media reports today. The 52-year ...

News Sri Lanka » Western: UNDP to help Sri Lanka to build back better

News channel or source: http://www.island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=183496
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

Exactly one year ago, heavy rainfall and high winds triggered by the Southwest monsoon caused severe floods and landslides which affected 15 districts in the Southern and Western provinces of Sri Lanka. The natural disaster cost the lives of over 200 ...