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SL: Briton held for Channel 4 video on war crimes

The Sri Lankan police has arrested a British national for allegedly providing "false video footage" to a British TV channel to produce a documentary that accused Lankan troops of war crimes. The......

Krishna inaugrates Indian mission in Jaffna

External Affairs Minister S M Krishna inaugurated the new Indian consulate in southern Sri Lankan coastal city of Hambantota, voicing confidence that India will take advantage of the industrial and......

Jayaratne sworn in as Lanka PM

Veteran Sri Lankan socialist leader D M Jayaratne, a close ally of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, was sworn-in on Wednesday as the country's 20th prime minister after the ruling party secured a near......

Lanka: Rajapaksa's alliance gets simple majority

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's ruling United People's Freedom Alliance (UPFA) on Thursday won two more seats in Kandy and Trincolamee districts, but still fell short of two-thirds......

Rao meets Rajapaksa, pushes for political solution

India has assured Sri Lanka of its support to the process of resettlement and rehabilitation of Tamil civilians displaced due to the war and pushed for a political solution to the decades-old......

Tourism: Sri Lanka is back in business

If Udaya Nanayakkara is brimming with enthusiasm, it's because statistics suggest the chairman of the Sri Lanka Tourism Board has been able to pull off one of the most amazing turnarounds in the......

SriLankan Air: Quick to take wing

Peter Hill, CEO of SriLankan Airlines, is a worried man. With tourism to Sri Lanka having been hit by the tsunami disaster, the airline chief was in India to promote both the island country as well......

Taj launches Best of Sri Lanka package

In an effort to take advantage of the high tourist interest in Sri Lanka, Taj Group has launched a package that lets tourists take a close look at the nature, culture and people of the island......

Pace bowler Mills to lead NZ in Sri Lanka

Swing bowler Kyle Mills will captain New Zealand for the first time on his country's limited overs tour of Sri Lanka later this month after Kane Williamson was ruled out with a broken and......

SLC to summon IPL bench warmers

Sri Lanka Cricket is mulling to call back its players who have been warming benches in the ongoing Indian Premier League for preparations for next month's Champions Trophy, its secretary said on......

Sri Lanka move ODIs from Colombo due to rain threat

Persistent rain has forced Sri Lanka to move the next two contests of the five-match One-day International series against New Zealand away from Colombo, the country's cricket board (SLC) said. The......

We never had momentum going in the chase: Jayawardene

Mahela Jayawardene, who stepped down as Sri Lanka's Twenty 20 captain after losing the World Twenty20 final against the West Indies, said his team failed to handle the "pressure situations" in the......

Mahindra to sponsor Sri Lanka Premier League

The inaugural edition of the Sri Lanka Premier League, which saw Indian business houses buying out all the seven franchises on offer, announced on Wednesday that it has roped in auto major Mahindra......

  People speak for sri lanka kandy

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amitava duttamajumdar
Q. in which country Temple of Tooth is situated?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-country-temple-of-tooth-is-situated/24078191/answers/

amitava duttamajumdar
Q. What is the Temple of the Tooth?
Amitava Duttamajumdar:  A. Sri Dalada Maligawa or The Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-temple-of-the-tooth/24078191/answers/19686050

hena akhtar
Q. Everywhere mikes blare Makkal Thilagam MGR filmy songs today. Do you know why ?
Hena Akhtar:  A. His birth day. A man born in Kandy(Sri Lanka) to a Keralite parents and suffering in poverty studied only upto 3rd class. Came to Tamilnadu, earned...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/everywhere-mikes-blare-makkal-thilagam-mgr-filmy-songs-today/19686037/answers/12780186

Dharmarajan
Q. I am planning to take a tour to Sri Lanka. I know that being an Indian, I get the tourist visa on arrival at Colombo for free. However, I was wondering if anyone has been to Sri Lanka? How much would be the expenses per person - an estimate. Waiting for your answers. Thank you.
Dharmarajan:  A. They will charge you 1000 Sri Lankan Rupees while exiting. Beautiful place of poor people. Much cleaner than India, less densly populated. Young...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-am-planning-to-take-a-tour-to-sri-lanka.-i-know-that-being/12780060/answers/12762148

Anirudha
Q. What is the record for the highest score by a team in ODI cricket?:
Anirudha:  A. The highest score ever achieved by a team in a One Day International is 398/5 by Sri Lanka. They made this score in the 1996 World Cup league match against Kenya at Kandy, Sri Lanka. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-record-for-the-highest-score-by-a-team-in-odi-cr/12761830/answers/11332637

  Web results for Sri Lanka Kandy
100-plus artistes dance, sing, drum at grand finale of SAARC fest

Over 100 artistes from India and abroad performed together to tastefully coordinated choreography that unveiled a grand range of aesthetics,... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/100-plus-artistes-dance-sing-drum-at-grand-finale-of-saarc-fest-news-national-oj3tbojjedebg.html
India sets up language lab in Sri Lanka

Seeking to enhance education cooperation, India today set up a language lab in Kandy, the second largest Sri Lankan city to help raise the general... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/india-sets-up-language-lab-in-sri-lanka-114092900941_1.html
Silk Road Diplomacy

NEW YORK The romantic concept of a historic Silk Road by which camel caravans wend among the mountains and deserts of Central Asia is back in... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Silk-Road-Diplomacy/292067
SAARC nations' cultural history comes alive at exhibition

New Delhi, Sep 26 Zig-zag block-like formations, carrying around 170 images of various cultural engagements the Sangeet Natak Akademi has been... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a492925.html
Golfers from 18 countries to tee-off at the SriLankan Golf Classic

Considering SriLankan Airlines consistent overseas promotional drive to promote leisure golf combined with family holidays, over 100 amateur... ...

http://traveltradejournal.com/articledetail.php?cat=1&subcat=1&pid=3313

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