• Linguistic Rights
    education, with relevance to the language of medium of instruction. Linguistic rights can be applied to the private arena and the public domain. [edit] Sri Lanka See also: Sinhala Only Act The start of the conflict regarding languages in Sri Lanka goes as far back as the rule of the British. During...
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    HELP FOR SINGREESI UNICODE 1.8 Overview Singreesi is all about making Sinhala typing easy. It has been made so easy that you can type in Sinhala just like you are typing an SMS. For example, if you want to type අම්මා, in Singreesi you would type: ammaa The Sinhala output is in unicode...
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  • French Sylabus
    8. Arabic, Sinhala, Tamil: Assessment at a glance 8.1 Scheme of assessment summary All candidates take Papers 1 and 2. Paper 1: Composition (1½ hours) Section A – 15 marks One composition of about 120 words from a choice of three topics. Section B – 30 marks One essay of about 200 words...
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  • Sociology
                                                  paper on Buddhism CHAPTER 5 of the text talks about the importance and relevance of Kataragama temple in the lives and religious practices of the Sinhala Buddhist tradition. The shrine of Kataragama is always surrounded by an element of...
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  • Sri Lanka
    and Sinhala conflict in Sri Lanka (of religion and power). A longstanding rivalry has ensured an extremely volatile relationship. The race and ethnic relations that is shown throughout the conflict show a likeness to two of the six patterns of Simpson and Yinger’s (1985) patterns of inter-group...
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  • Mama Ea Kollek
    HELP FOR SINGREESI UNICODE 1.8 Overview Singreesi is all about making Sinhala typing easy. It has been made so easy that you can type in Sinhala just like you are typing an SMS. For example, if you want to type , in Singreesi you would type: ammaa The Sinhala output is in unicode characters, so...
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  • Sri Lanka Conflict Resolution Case Study
    peace. The demographics of Sri Lanka at the turn of the twentieth century listed four major races: the Sinhala (66%), the Sri Lanka Tamils (13%), the Muslims (6%) and the Indian Tamils (13%). The Sri Lanka Tamils and the Indian Tamils spoke Tamil. Most were Hindu. The Sinhala spoke the Sinhala...
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  • To What Extent Is Citizenship Rights Responsible for the Conflict Between Sinhalese and Tamils?
    Sinhala Only’ language policy. Sinhala was to be used as the only language in government officer. Tamils who work in the government offices are to learn Sinhala in three years or face retrenchment. This upset many Tamil civil servants as it was very hard for them to learn Sinhala. This policy seems to...
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  • Culture of a Country for New Comer
    Sri Lankans. As example we can mention the wedding and religious functions. Religious differences too prevail among these communities. In Tamil community we find Hindus and Christians along with Muslims (speaking Tamil as mother language). In Sinhala community we find Christians and Buddhists. No...
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  • “How Far Was the Resettlement of Sinhalese Peasants to Tamil Areas a Cause of the Conflict Between Sinhalese and Tamils in Sri Lanka? Explain Your Answer.”
    discriminated against in Sri Lanka. Another cause was regarding the ‘Sinhala Only’ policy. Before independence, the English-educated Tamils held powerful jobs in the government service despite being the minority because of their good command of English. The Sinhalese were disadvantaged as they were...
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  • Funny Boy
    Funny Boy, a novel by Shyam Selvadurai, tells us a story through the eyes of a growing Tamil homosexual boy, Arjie. By using a first person narrator, Selvadurai vividly describes Arjie¡¯s struggle to negotiate life in Sinhala-dominated Colombo. Besides, the horrible ethnic violence between Tamil...
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  • Study
    : 940310750V Languages spoken : English, Tamil and Sinhala E-mail : Safranzhikr@yahoo.com Mobile No : 0757886868 Tel No : 011 2981461 Job Objective & Career Goals To be a dynamic professional, working in challenging environments that would enable me to...
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  • Some Help
    find its support when there is economic inequality as a result of government discriminatory policies that threaten one’s livelihood. * Unemployed youth populations faced with lack of opportunities is a breeding ground for terrorist recruitment. * For example, in Sri Lanka, in 1956, the Sinhala...
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  • Power Sharing
    strife between the two different linguistic communities.  Power Sharing in Sri Lanka  Sri Lanka has a diverse population with 74% Sinhala speakers and 18% Tamil speakers. Among Tamils, 13% are called ‘Sri Lankan Tamils’ and the rest ‘Indian Tamils’.  Most of the Sinhala-speaking people are Buddhist...
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  • Car Is
    were started in all parts of the country. The medium of education of Maha Vidyalaya’s was either Sinhala or Tamil. Today primary education lasts six years, after which the pupils sit a scholarship examination. Those who passed scholarship examination are qualify themselves to be admitted to popular...
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  • English
    Pallewela Central College 10.Education qualification – Passed G.C.E O/L Examination 2006 Subject Grade Sinhala C English...
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  • Personal History Statement
    I was enrolled in School of Asian and African Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University in September, 2006, and studied Sinhala, one of the rarest majors in China (only 24 students are enrolled every four years). After four years’ study of Sinhala, with a major GPA of 3.78\4 and the top-two rank...
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  • Social
    1000 years. Stayed in Sri Lanka for more than 1000 years. Brought in by the British during 19th century to work in tea and rubber plantations. Language Sinhala Tamil Tamil Religion Buddhist Hindu Hindu Where Southern, Western and Interior parts of...
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  • An Island Rich of Cultural Diversity
    religious are represented by maroon color background of the flag. 2 1.4 Languages Sinhala, Tamil and English are official languages in Sri Lanka. Sinhala, a language of Indo-Aryan origin is the language of the majority. English is widely spoken and understood. Place names and sign-boards on buses...
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    was the cause of the conflict between the Tamils and Sinhalese in Sri Lanka. In 1956, Sinhala was declared as the country’s official language. As a result, only Sinhala was used as the language of administration. The Tamils in the government service were given three years to learn Sinhala or be...
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