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Lt Gen Sarath Fonseka, LTTE's nemesis

'I strongly believe that this country belongs to the Sinhalese but there are minority communities and we treat them like our people. We being the majority of the country (75 per cent), we will......

Three killed, 100 injured in communal clashes in Sri Lanka

At least three people were killed and nearly 100 others injured when communal clashes broke out in a popular Sri Lankan tourist region, even as President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Monday warned rioters......

Is India-Sri Lanka fishing row nearing an end?

Sri Lanka’s signals -- that it is ready for ‘joint fishing’ initiatives -- and Tamil Nadu fishermen’s sticking to commitments have paved the way for a negotiated settlement......

'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. Rediff.com's A Ganesh Nadar discovers the challenges for the refugees to return home. When the ethnic war broke out in the Tamil-dominated......

Indian diplomat writes anthem for SAARC

After the European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the eight-member South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation could soon have an anthem after an Indian diplomat in......

SAB, Sri Lankan channel in pact

Television content provider Sri Adhikari Brothers Television Networks has entered into a collaborative agreement with Sri Lankan TV channel, Sirasa TV, part of the Maharaja Group.Under the......

Shashi Tharoor: The Magic of Bollywood

Shashi Tharoor delivered this speech at the IIFA inauguration in Colombo on Sunday: Aayu Bovan, Vanakkam, Namaskaram, Good evening! At one level it might seem a little odd for me to be addressing......

'Shah Rukh and I were six feet away from blast'

Priyanka Chopra was performing in Colombo with Shah Rukh Khan, when a bomb ripped through the stands, about six feet away. At least two persons were killed and about 18 injured.Also performing at......

Financial crisis for Sri Lanka cricket after WC

Plagued by financial constraints post the World Cup, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has sought help from the government and country's state banks to meet the huge expenses incurred during the quadrennial......

Lankan singer apologises for offensive WCup song

The Sri Lankan singer, who composed a song backing the country in the 2011 Cricket World Cup, has apologised after his much-hyped song was banned, as President Mahinda Rajapaksa expressed his......

Sri Lanka dumps 'insulting' WC anthem

Broadcasters in Sri Lanka have stopped playing a song backing the country in the Cricket World Cup after President Mahinda Rajapaksa expressed his disapproval of the lyrics over fears that it might......

  People speak for sinhalas

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pravin
Q. How many recognised languages are there in India?
Pravin:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/how-many-recognised-languages-are-there-in-india/25553588/answers/

nahu khan
Q. Who knows Sinhala language ??
Nahu Khan:  A. According to Census of India of two thousand and one , thirty languages are spoken by more than a million native speakers, 122 by more than ten...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/who-knows-sinhala-language-/24150796/answers/25553610

Nauty
Q. Amrood kitne prakaar ke hote hain ?
Nauty:  A. not me :-( more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/amrood-kitne-prakaar-ke-hote-hain-/21204324/answers/24150823

Nauty
Q. Say words--'hallow! how are you?--( Koho mada?) from which language plg?
Nauty:  A. SINHALESE,,, sinhala,, from SRILANKA,,(Sinhalese language belongs to the Indo-Aryan group of languages.) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/say-words--hallow-how-are-you---koho-mada-from-which-languag/21204324/answers/20985640

POPPY
Q. WHAT IS THE KARTHIKEYA MEANING
POPPY:  A. Murugan also called Kartikeya, Skanda and Subrahmanya, is a popular Hindu deity especially among Tamil Hindus, worshipped primarily in areas with...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-karthikeya-meaning/20985620/answers/20311796

  Web results for Sinhalas
People versus the state

By Samanth Subramanian Rs 499 Rs 499 This Divided Island: Stories from the Sri Lankan War The closing of Samanth Subramanian’s intense... ...

http://wwv.asianage.com/books/people-versus-state-727
SL military deploys clustered-houses for Sinhala colonisation in Jaffna

The clustered houses in Valikaamam North reminds the people of the 5,000 houses that were put up by the SL military in Murikandi to launch a... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3610167
Occupying SL military demolishes mosque in Trincomalee

The demolition has been carried out silently within the past two days amidst heavy rains by the SL military deploying heavy machinery. A commander... ...

http://www.webnewswire.com/node/3609897
Searching for the soul

Samanth Subramanian talks about why he went to Sri Lanka in search of tales to tell and what he discovered I offered him some bad coffee in pretty... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/sunday-read/Searching-for-the-soul/articleshow/40318399.cms
Overwhelming Down The Ages

Timeline A historical walkthrough of how majoritarianism has made appearances in idea and practice.... Sunit Arora Majoritarianism is an... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Overwhelming-Down-The-Ages/291676

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