Archive for August 4th, 2012

What happened in the history of Jaffna – A THOUSAND FLOWERS BLOOMED IN THE SINHALA-BUDDHIST CULTURE

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

H. L. D. Mahindapala Historians agree that there was no bitter division or explosive violence between the Tamils of the north and the Sinhalese of the south until the constitutional changes introduced by the British in the early twenties and thirties led to the rise of communalism in the north, particularly with Sir. Ponnambalam Arunachalam leaving the broad, multi-ethnic […]

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Although The Cost Of Living As Explained By Central Bank Is Rising, The Current Economic Policies According to the International Monetary Fund Needs To be Sustained Towards Economic Stability!

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

LankaWeb Weekly Editorial August 4th 2012 A recent report compiled by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka indicates that the cost of living is rising in Sri Lanka, where the stats released  show, with or without the consideration of price sensitive food and fuel in measuring inflation, which is the rate at which prices increase.  The […]

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Combustible northeast of India

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

Kuldip Nayar Courtesy The Island INDIA’S northeast is the most combustible region. Some 250 ethnic groups are arrayed against one another and New Delhi to fight for their identity, some seeking even an outside-India status. Religion-wise, the proportion of Hindus, Muslims and Christians is more or less the same. Infiltration, mostly from Bangladesh or what […]

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Indian industrialists to invest US$ 5 bn in SL Plan to open two industrial zones

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

By Mario Andree  Courtesy The Island Visiting Indian Minister Anand Sharma yesterday announced that his country’s private sector would invest five billion US dollars in Sri Lanka. Accompanied by 108 Indian corporate heads, India’s Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles Anand Sharma said it was time that the two countries looked at strengthening their economic […]

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