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  • Sri Lanka - 856 Words
     David Cameron, who is The United Kingdom’s current Prime Minister wishes to visit the war torn north of Sri Lanka in order to find out in detail what exactly went on over the course of about a half years’ time, and what has led to the horrific deaths of so many of its civilians. Cameron has requested a meeting with the controversial President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa, after what the United Nations believes to be extremely heinous deaths of over 40,000 civilians over the course of the...
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  • Sri Lanka - 321 Words
    Sri Lanka officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia. Known until 1972 as Ceylon Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest and the Maldives to the southwest. Sri Lanka's documented history spans three thousand years.[10] Its geographic location and deep harbours made it of great strategic importance from the time of the ancient Silk Road[11] through...
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  • Sri Lanka - 599 Words
    We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm, adventure, excitement and learning! There is no end to adventures and learning, we can have them if only we seek them with our eyes and mind open. my international internship through AIESEC, an NGO, took me to an incredible journey to Sri Lanka ; a booming country with beautiful and varied geography and a great deal of history. I was offered an international internship to Sri Lanka to teach Hindi, Dance and Sports to the under...
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  • Sri Lanka - 1440 Words
    SRI LANKA Welcome all of you to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka was known as Ceylon before 1972 and became independent in 1948.its 1972 constitution claimed it an independent republic. Based on Geography profile showing that Sri lanka is about 65,610sq/km between West Asia and South East Asia. Sri Lanka is an island-nation situated in the Indian Ocean, off the south-eastern coast shores of India., Sri Lanka is a multi-religious and multi-ethnic nation, where almost 70 percent of the population follows...
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  • Sri Lanka - 1085 Words
    Development’s from 2010 to 2012 TODAY’S SRI LANKA Development’s from 2010 to 2012 TODAY’S SRI LANKA Sri Lanka successfully concluded a war against a terrorist Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in May 2009. There has been no terrorist violence in Sri Lanka since the end of the conflict. Today, Sri Lanka today is aggressively promoting ethnic reconciliation, redevelopment of conflict-affected areas and expanded trade and foreign investment for the restoration of normalcy...
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  • Sri Lanka Food - 291 Words
    Sri Lanka's meal consist of a large serving of rice followed by up to twelve different side dishes such vegetables, egg, meat, or fish stewed together with peppers, spices, and often coconut milk. This rice and curry meal is traditionally eaten in the afternoon, however it may also be served in the evening. The traditional morning and evening meals usually consist of string hoppers (fresh rice noodles), hoppers (cup-shaped pancakes), roti (coconut flat bread), or thosai (sourdough pancakes),...
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  • Natural Disasters in Sri Lanka
    [pic] • Home • News • Canada • Eelam • Tamil • Articles • Human Rights • Business Directory • Memory of the Day [pic] Home :: Canada :: Eelam & Canada Natural Disasters in Sri Lanka By: Pon Kulendiren When you look back at the history of natural disasters in Sri Lanka one will be surprised to know that the island is located in a dangerous position not far away from the two fault lines, one in Indian Ocean and the other in the Bay of Bengal. The volcanic...
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  • Sri Lanka Tourism - 8210 Words
    ISSN 1327-8231 ECONOMICS, ECOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT Working Paper No. 133 The History and Value of the Elephant in Sri Lankan Society by Ranjith Bandara and Clem Tisdell November 2005 THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND ISSN 1327-8231 WORKING PAPERS ON ECONOMICS, ECOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT Working Paper No. 133 The History and Value of the Elephant in Sri Lankan Society by Ranjith Bandara† and Clem Tisdell* † Department of Economics, University of Colombo,...
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  • Sri Lanka Report - 5244 Words
    [pic] COUNTRY REPORT OF SRI LANKA [pic] Submitted by- Group 4 Rajat Khullar- FT-11-1021 Amit Yadav- FT-11-1040 Arshdeep Singh- FT-11-1002 Avijit Srivastava- FT-11-1042 TABLE OF CONTENT...
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  • consequences of the conflicts in Sri lanka
    Armed conflict is one of the political consequences of the conflict in Sri Lanka. In 1950s, the Tamils made peaceful demands for tamail areas to be recognized as a federation. In 1976s, Tamils asked for a separated independent state of tamail ealam. However, the government rejected the idea. Angry and dissatisfied tamail youths decided to resort to violence to demand for their rights and they formed LTTE. As they believe violence is the only way to fight for their rights. This results armed...
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  • Genocide in Sri Lanka - 686 Words
    Genocide in Sri Lanka To quote the late Chinese politician Mao Tse-Tung a, “Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.” Genocide; is the deliberate and systematic destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic, racial, religious, or national group. But why do we participate in a matter that can only have a negative outcome? The ongoing struggle can be related to the religious, political and the European intervention to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka a small island that...
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  • Sri Lanka Development Stratergies
    1. Introduction Sri Lanka’s development policies are being reoriented under the stewardship of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) Government, aimed at acceleration of economic growth with special consideration given to pro-poor growth strategies. The development strategy consolidates positive elements of the policies followed over the past two decades and revisits the weaknesses, limitations and lapses in past policies in order to ensure equitable development in the country. As...
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  • Development Constraints in Sri Lanka
    Poor governance can be viewed as a major constraint to the development of a country. Through a brief political history of Sri Lanka this section will demonstrate the linkages present in a number of government issues that have hindered the development of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka gained independence from Britain in 1947. From 1948 to 1977 Sri Lanka was a socialist country. Industries were nationalized and a welfare state was established. This improved living conditions but produced slow economic...
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  • Develop Tourism in Sri Lanka
    Critically evaluate the possibility of using tourism as a tool to develop post war Sri Lanka Table of Content Introduction Page No: Introduction 03 Main Body 04 Conclusion 13 Introduction In countries like Maldives, Malaysia, Singapore and Spain, tourism and related recreation activities play a significant role in the generation of income / foreign exchange and provision of employment opportunities. In fact, in the global context this industry is...
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  • Tourism Industry of Sri Lanka
     1. SRI LANKA A DESTINATION FOR TRAVEL AND TOURISM 1.1Tourist arrivals through the years Over the years Sri Lanka has been a tourist attraction. The tourism industry in Sri Lanka has gone through an up and down road mostly due to the instability of the country. The graph below shows these fluctuations. Source: Annual Statistical Report of Sri Lanka Tourism-2007 & Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority. The above graph shows how much Sri Lanka’s tourism industry has declined...
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  • Online Marketing in Sri Lanka
    I. Online Marketing in Sri Lanka 1. Introduction The development of online marketing in Sri Lanka is lagging behind when compared to developed countries. The adoption of online marketing is more than a technical issue. Country specific factors such as differences in culture and business environment are influencing the nature and type of appropriate IT solutions including online marketing. Therefore the marketing strategies must be suitable for the country to reach and communicate with the...
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  • Villa Rentals in Sri Lanka
    Villa rentals in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, the land of serendipity as many believe is one of the most beautiful islands ever in the Indian ocean, with a great heritage, breathtaking sceneries, more than enough peace and tranquility, which is perfect for someone who looking for an amazing holiday getaway. I hope that anyone who has been here won’t mind if it is said that this lush and tropical island is nothing but a paradise for a perfect vacation. It doesn’t matter whether you are someone who...
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  • Presntday Women in Sri Lanka
    More importantly, the country’s economy rests to a very large part on the shoulders of women. The Sri Lankan economy’s main foreign exchange earners used to be tea, rubber and coconut cultivation for export. Apart from these commercial crops, paddy (rice) cultivation has been the mainstay of the rural economy. Women’s labour plays an important role here, but in most instances is not taken into account. The traditional economic pattern has completely changed during the last 10-15 years....
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  • Floriculture Analysis in Sri Lanka
    Front Page Acknowledgement Preface Content 1. Introduction A Dumindu industry is a large salt base industry in Hambantota district. The company was established under the government registration number N (PVS) 31768 as private limited and commenced operations on 02st October 2002. It was inaugurated with just 10 employees and now it is functioning smoothly with 110 direct employees. Now the company produces the several salt base products to market under brand name of “Dumindu” and average...
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  • Sri Lanka Tourism - 905 Words
    Tourists Return to Paradise Isle a Year After War’s End By Amantha Perera COLOMBO, May 17, 2010 (IPS) - A year since Sri Lanka’s bloody civil war ended on May 18 last year, tourists are returning in huge numbers to a popular beach destination located over 300 kilometres from where the last battles were fought. Nowhere is the relief at the end of fighting more tangible than on the beautiful beaches of Hikkaduwa, south of the capital Colombo. The war against the secessionist Liberation...
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  • Study of Hutch Sri Lanka
    COVENTRY UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF BUSINESS ENVIROMENT AND SOCIETY A331BSS BUSINESS ANALYSIS RESEARCH PROPOSAL “The impact of Advertising on customer Satisfaction with special reference to Hutch Sri Lanka”. STUDENT NAME: Muhammad Naveed Zafar STUDENT ID: T21200674 SUPERVISOR: Mr Nalin Abeysekera Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 1 Introduction: 3 2 Study Back Ground: 4 2.1 Table 1- Number of Sri Lankan Mobile Subscribers in Millions 5 3 Study Area: 6 3.1 Hutch...
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  • Sri Lanka Strenght and Weakness
    5. Strengths and weaknesses of the country as an investment candidate & 6. Potential risks and rewards to potential investors Over the past several years, investments in countries such as China and India have emerged as the most popular investments abroad, taking focus off other potentially profitable investments. Sri Lanka is not a country that’s usually mentioned when discussing investments abroad, but the fact is, there are several countries that have seen the true potential of Sri...
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  • Tamil Population in Sri Lanka
     The island of Sri Lanka, situated in the Indian Ocean off the southern tip of India, is an exquisitely beautiful and spiritual place. Torture, rape and random killings have been perpetrated by the military and pro-government paramilitaries. Underpinning this war has been Western military aid and political support. This reflects Sri Lanka's strategic significance, but also that the military, political and theocratic elites that rule Sri Lanka maintain Western domination of the economy that...
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  • Sri Lanka After the War
    Sri Lanka after thirty years of war; the achievements so far and the challengers ahead For nearly three decades, Sri Lanka has been scarred by a bitter civil war driven by ethnic tensions. In May 2009, the Government of Sri Lanka announced a decisive military victory over the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE or Tamil Tigers). The war claimed thousands of deaths and tensions between ethnic groups remain high. If left to simmer below the surface, these tensions could threaten the...
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  • Matale, Sri Lanka - 351 Words
    Matale is a city, in Matale District, Central Province, Sri Lanka, 142 kilometres (88 mi) from Colombo and 26 kilometres (16 mi) from Kandy. It is the administrative capital of Matale District. Surrounding the town are the Knuckles foothills called Wiltshire. It is a mainly agricultural area, where tea, rubber, vegetable and spice cultivation dominate. The Knuckles Mountain Range is a special landmark of Matale. The Aluvihara Temple, on the North side of the town, is the historic location where...
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  • National Museums in Sri Lanka
    The Department of National Museum is a non-ministerial government department in Sri Lanka responsible for maintaining the National Museums. There are other museum in the country run by the Department of Archaeology and the Central Cultural Fund, Sri Lanka. [edit] National Museums * National Museum of Colombo * National Museum Kandy * Colombo Dutch Museum * National Museum Galle * National Museum Maritime * National Museum Ratnapura * FOLK Museum, Anuradhapura *...
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  • transport in sri lanka - 264 Words
    Transport In Srilanka ... Public Transportation in Sri Lanka is based mainly on the road network which is centered on Sri Lanka's capital, Colombo. Buses, three-wheelers and trains make up the public transport system. Airports, harbors and waterways are also there. Most of the roads in Sri Lanka are in good condition; however some roads in the rural areas might not be up to standards. Below are a list of means of transport that you can consider while visiting Sri Lanka: Buses...
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  • Mcdonalds in Sri Lanka - 286 Words
    McDonald Sri Lanka is governed by the Head Office in USA who has total control on all activities in Sri Lanka. Everything from menus to promotions is directed from the US Head Office. Parameters they look at before entering a market include : The fast food culture itself was looked into. That is Mc Donald’s saw that KFC and Pizza Hut were already established in Sri Lanka Way they chose a franchisee are: Mc Donald’s requested for applications and financial stability was looked into. One...
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  • Humanitarian Operations in Sri Lanka
    In early 2010, through a family contact, I met Andre Istevan – the South Asia regional Director for Medicines Sans Frontiers. We started talking about the post civil war situation in Sri Lanka and its humanitarian fallout. He told me about refugee camps set up for the war-affected population; and described the kind of work that his group did there. As I listened to him, I was enthralled. This here was an opportunity for me to contribute to a bigger cause beyond my immediate community. But MSF...
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  • Traditional Dancing in Sri Lanka
    Using Traditional Arts to attract Tourists Traditional Dancing in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka’s Traditional dancing is a one major reason that attract foreign tourists to sri lanka. In this search for Traditional dancing ,we are going to find out , what are the dances , their characteristics , what musical instruments uses for the dance. There are three main styles of Sri Lankan classical dance: The Kandyan dances of the Hill Country, known as Uda Rata Natum; The low country dances of the...
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  • Tea in Sri Lanka - 361 Words
    Tea is Sri Lanka's largest agricultural export and fetched $1.02 billion in 2007, its third highest foreign exchange earner after garments and remittances from Sri Lankans working abroad. The country is not likely to achieve its 2008 revenue and production targets, after demand and prices for Sri Lankan tea tumbled in the last quarter, with the slowdown possibly extending into 2009, Lalith Hettiarachchi, the head of Sri Lanka Tea Board, told Reuters in an interview on Friday. Production this...
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  • Traffic Congestion in Sri Lanka
    Traffic Congestion The Problem, Causes, Implications and Recommendations (17th September 2010) [pic] By : Black Business Consulting Group To : Colombo Traffic Board CONTENTS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 3 1. Introduction 4 2. Discussion 5 2.1 Analysis of the Current Situation 5 2.2 Gap Analysis 5 2.3 SWOT Analysis 6 2.4 Implications of Traffic Congestion 7 2.5 Steps...
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  • Fab India in Sri Lanka
    Synopsis Fabindia’s Foray into Sri Lanka (Cross Culture Marketing) [pic] [pic][pic] [pic] [pic] Group 7: Shamsy Goyal- 211 Punit Saraf- 230 Ridhee Singla- 238 Anshul Bhatia-253 Tejuswi Prakash-242 Amar Bhartia- 255 Shashank Yagnick- 259 About Fabindia: Fabindia is India's largest private platform for products that are made from traditional techniques, skills and hand-based processes. Fabindia links over 40,000 craft based rural producers to modern urban...
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  • Vending Machine Sri Lanka
    Silent Salesman: Vending Machine Technology adaptation in Sri Lanka 1. Introduction A Vending Machine is a coin or note operated machine selling products ranging from fast moving consumer goods up to selected electronic items. Vending machine has been considered as the best automated retail solution that with one swipe, eliminating the wonder through retail shops and super markets, thus ensures the round the clock convenience and exclusivity and impulse purchases for all customers. At...
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  • Development of Tourism in Sri Lanka
    Sri Lanka is an island in the Indian Ocean, also often called the “The Pearl of the Indian Ocean”. Tourism in Sri Lanka has had its ups and downs. Such things like the civil war is now over, but for the past thirty years that the war was ongoing, a lot of people feared to travel to Sri Lanka and the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami . But despite all these events, the tourism in Sri Lanka is still one of the major profit generating industries. Sri Lanka may be a small island, but it has a...
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  • Training Module for Sri Lanka
    Business Communication Project Training Module Development for Sri Lanka Submitted By Group 9: Gagandeep Singh (118) Jaideep Jain (119) Merlin Treesa (120) Husein Harniswala (121) Ashish Paul Thekkan (122) Namita Sharma (123) TABLE OF...
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  • Seylan Problem in Sri Lanka
    Seylan Bank Problem in Sri Lanka | NowPublic News Coverage Search Home Local Stories Stories Go Sign In Join NowPublic Truemors Sports Strange Internet Layoffs Google Help World Newsroom Culture Apple Forum Member Ranking Tech & Biz Health Drupal Tools Style Gadgets Environment Featured Tags: Automakers Tech & Biz Seylan Bank Problem in Sri Lanka Online FX Trading World's best user friendly software Join Our Newsletter for Offers www.sevenstarfx.com...
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  • Economy of Sri Lanka - 7859 Words
    Economy of Sri Lanka From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Economy of Sri Lanka | World Trade Center in Colombo | Currency | Sri Lankan rupee (LKR) | Fiscal year | Calendar year | Trade organisations | SAFTA, WTO | Statistics | GDP | US$ 64 Billion (2012 IMF est.) / US$ 170 Billion PPP[1] | GDP growth | 7.2% (2012 est.)[2] | GDP per capita | US$ 3200 (2012 est.) / US$ 7900 USD PPP[2] | GDP by sector | agriculture: 12.8%; industry: 29.2%;...
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  • Sports in Sri Lanka - 793 Words
    Sports in Sri Lanka We Sri Lankans as a nation have faced three decades of bloody terrorism. The impacts upon our society by the conflicts are deep and memorable with brutal consequences. It has been a leach sucking the blood of prosperity and peace. It has influenced badly in every corner of our society and our economy. The sports in Sri Lanka had no strength to escape from the grip of the brutality of the era. Yet in this context at least some sports in Sri Lanka has managed to survive and...
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  • Macroeconomic Analysis of Sri Lanka
    SRI LANKA Macroeconomics analysis Section C Group 4 Akhil Jain – 2C Anuj Agarwal – 6C Pranav Arora – 30C Shraddha Jha – 45C Vaibhav Srivastava -53C Vinit Patil – 55C INDEX 1. Overview 2. Macroeconomic Performance Indicators 3. Macroeconomic Challenge 1 4. Recommended solution to Macroeconomic challenge 1 5. Macroeconomic Challenge 2 6. Recommended solution to Macroeconomic challenge 2 7. Macroeconomic Challenge 3 8. Recommended...
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  • Augmented Reality in Sri Lanka
    AUGMENTED REALITY Shafeek MACM 1. Augmented Reality The first true mention of augmented reality is in L. Frank Baum’s novel The Master Key. Printed in 1901, the book mentions a “character marker” set of electronic spectacles that when view someone through them would show a letter on that person’s forehead regarding their character. “I give you the Character Marker. It consists of this pair of spectacles. While you wear them every one you meet will be marked upon the forehead with a...
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  • FDI in Sri Lanka - 409 Words
    Foreign Direct Investment in Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, the pearl of the Indian Ocean, had a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of worth USD 59.42 billion in 2012. It became an open economy in 1977 with trade and FDI liberalisation and became the largest open economy in South Asia. Majority of the South Asian countries became open after 1980s; India itself became open after 1991 when it allowed trade with the global arena. In the 1970s, South Asia did not attract much FDI, but in 1980s, Sri Lanka...
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  • Sri Lanka Community - 876 Words
    My involvement with this culture started off with me being curious about my fathers heritage. It was also a way to feel connected to my grandparents that passed away. I never had a chance to meet them. I had so many questions for them. So many things I wanted to learn from them. The only remembrance I have from them is my grandmother's wedding ring that she had left for me. I started attending the Sri Lankan events a year ago. I would go by myself. I wouldn't parade the fact that my father was...
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  • Political Violence in Sri Lanka
    The Open University of Sri Lanka BA Degree in Social Sciences – Level iv (2007) Tutor Marked Assignment ii Applied Sociology – SSU 2207 Registration No: 60531951 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Last Date of Submission 30th April 2007 01. Do you think that political violence in Sri Lanka is a result of the power struggle? Discuss with example. The recorded history of the world clearly points out the major...
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  • Sri Lanka Conflict - 1268 Words
    Consequences of Conflict in Sri Lanka Political consequence consequence (SC). (PC), Economic consequence (EC), and Social PC: Political consequence is an important consequence of the Sri Lankan Conflict. Armed conflict arose out of the intense displeasure of the Tamils at their discrimination. An armed group, the Tamil Tigers, was formed which resorted to attacking Sinhalese as well as Tamil officials who supported the ruling party. Many incidences of violence ensued including the 1983 riots...
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  • Causes of Conflict in Sri Lanka
    Causes of Conflict in Sri Lanka : Citizenship rights In 1948, Sri Lanka granted citizenship to those who were either born there in Sri Lanka or those fathers and grandfathers were born there. As a result, many Indian Tamils found themselves stateless. Though India tried to solve the problems, many Indian Tamils continued to stay stateless in the 1980s.In 2003, Sri Lanka passed the Grant of Citizenship to the person of origin Bill-Citizenship was given to any person or descendants of...
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  • It Industry in Sri Lanka
    ICT/BPO is Sri Lanka’s 6th largest export earner:EDB survey | By Bandula Sirimanna | The ICT/BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) industry posted revenues of US$ 310 million in 2010/2011 becoming Sri Lanka’s 6th largest export earner.Exports from this sector rose by 47% from US$ 210 million in 2009/2010 and are set to reach $1 billion by 2015 if this momentum is continued in the coming years, said Export Development Board, (EDB) Chairman Janaka Ratnayake at a press conference in Colombo this...
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  • Pestle Analysis on Sri Lanka
    PESTLE analysis Project Cycle Management ----- A short training course in project cycle management for subdivisions of MFAR in Sri Lanka MFAR, ICEIDA and UNU-FTP Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (DFAR) Sri Lanka Icelandic International Development Agency (ICEIDA) Iceland United Nations University Fisheries Training Programme (UNU-FTP) Iceland Content • What is PESTLE analysis? • What does PESTLE analysis include? • Case study on post harvest losses. Learning...
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  • Tourism Industry Sri Lanka
    CONTENTS Task One: Reaching the full potential of tourism 1 2 3 4 5 6 Introduction Tourism boom in post war era Need of the hour- enhancing quality of employment Inertia as an impediment Association of MACRO and MESO factors Prospective publications for the article 02 02 02 03 03 04 Task Two: appropriate strategy by harmonizing with ground realities 8 9 Introduction Labour Market below par with demand 05 05 06 07 08 09 10 Inertia as an impediment to expansion 11 Ground realities...
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  • history of quantity surveying in sri lanka
    FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY AKURE DEPARTMENT OF QUANTITY SURVEYING QSV 102 ASSIGNMENT BY ADEWUMI OLUMIDE DAVID QSV/13/44O7 A. DIFFERENT MEANINGS OF A QUANTITY SURVEYOR AND IN YOUR OWN WORDS, B. WRITE THE HISTORY OF QUANTITY SURVEYING IN ANY COUNTRY OF YOUR CHOICE. SUBMITTED ON 20TH OF AUGUST, 2014 To Miss Ajobiewe D.T Question A 1. A quantity surveyor is a professional working within the construction industry concerned with construction costs and contracts-www.wikipedia.com 2....
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  • Regional Desparity Of FDI In Sri Lanka
    CHAPTER 01 INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background of the Study Historically changing the economic path of the country, newly elected government in 1977 made radical changes to the economic policies that had been implemented by the previous governments from 1948 to 1977. As a result of introducing new economic policies and policy reforms, first country in South Asian region was the Sri Lanka who opened its economy to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI). Just after introducing new economic reforms, Ronnie De...
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  • Sri Lanka Research Paper Copy
     Sri Lankan Clash of Civilizations By Tanina Cadwell, FYS Section II Introduction Ethnic conflict is frequently in the news, and pervasive throughout history. In many countries ethnic groups are or have been visiting violence on each other, sometimes on a horrific scale (the word ‘genocide’ by definition, refers to a type of ethnic conflict). Fearon and Laitin identify no less than 58 ethnic civil wars between 1945 and 1999, constituting 51% of the total number of civil wars1....
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  • Tourism industry analysis in Sri Lanka
    Acknowledgement We would like to offer our special appreciation and thanks to our supervisor Mr. Shamal Fernando. His guidance and advises were priceless. Those guidance have facilitated us to complete our assignment successfully. We would also like to appreciate the commitment of staff members of Sri Lanka tourism development authority, who have helped us to obtain information of past situations, present position and future estimation of tourism industry in Sri Lanka. Executive summary...
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  • Grape Farms in Jaffna (Sri Lanka)
    The dying art of Jaffna “The next generation is not keen on getting their hands dirty and they dislike hard work. They do not want to take up the field of farming. They prefer being in air conditioned offices or being doctors and lawyers. They have dreams of their own and being a grape farmer is hardly one of them” For thirty long years Sri Lanka was torn apart by a malevolent war between the country’s majority and minority; a war that not only claimed the lives of many, soldiers and...
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  • Pest Analysis for Thailand and Sri Lanka
    Introduction As the newly appointed Vice President of International Marketing research it is my job to help seek to internationalize our business operations. The Chief Executive has identified Thailand and Sri Lanka as high-potential countries that we can do business with. It is now my job to look at public domain resources that will provide us with information about the exporting marketing and international sourcing of these countries and then analyze if these countries are a good choice...
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  • Swot Analysis of Hotel in Sri Lanka
    Get Approval for Tourism Projects | ------------------------------------------------- Top of FormBottom of Form | Approval Procedures – Tourism ProjectsThe Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority is committed to help potential investor invest in Sri Lanka. Lucrative incentive programs are available and the Director, Planning and Development is available to assist interested organizations and individuals. | | Procedure 1. The Project Proponent should submit a project proposal to the...
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  • Tea feild training in Sri Lanka
     INDUSTRIAL TRAINING REPORT COMPLETED AT CEYLON FRESH TEAS (PVT) LTD. By WIJETHUNGA W.M.N.S. UWU/TEA/09/0046 B. Sc. in Tea Technology & Value Addition Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka 2013 Industrial Training At Ceylon Fresh Teas (Pvt) Ltd. By Wijethunga W. M. N. S. The Industrial Training Report Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements of the Degree of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN TEA TECHNOLOGY & VALUE ADDITION Uva Wellassa University,...
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  • An Architect of Sri Lanka- Geoffrey Bawa
    Geoffrey Bawa was born in Ceylon (now known as Sri Lanka), the younger son of a wealthy Muslim lawyer and his Dutch Burger wife. After graduating, he studied English at Cambridge and Law in London. He had always preferred to be treated as a Ceylon-born European instead of a Ceylonese who had some European blood in his veins. Perhaps he came to the conclusion that he was more Asian than European, Bawa decided to return to Colombo in 1948. “Soon after he returned, he bought an abandoned rubber...
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  • Green Golf Traingle Sri Lanka
    Propose Green Golf Triangle – Sri Lanka [pic] Introduction The world Tourism arrivals grew by 4.4 % in 2011 to a total of 980Mn up from 939 M in 2010. Among the regions Asia lead with 6.1 % growth. Sri Lanka did well with 32% growth in 2011 and country is expected to reach 2.5 million tourist arrival by year 2016. The Development policy framework of the Government namely ‘Mahinda Chintana’ is committed to a sustainable tourism development. The strategic...
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  • Nalyze Investment Opportunities in Sri Lanka
    Running head: International Business Experience (BA 670) BA670 (SN9) Arcadia University International Master of Business Administration Individual Assignment Sandip Kumar Kundu (Student Id: P000099745) Word Count: 4300 International Business Experience (BA 670) Introduction: The end of Sri Lanka’s long-running civil war in May 2009 and prevalence of peace for more than four years has given a new rays of hope to usher an era of sustained positive growth and economic...
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  • Financial Reporting Environment in Sri Lanka
    Introduction The purpose of this report is to investigate the current financial reporting environment in Sri Lanka and its impact on the companies listed on the Colombo stock exchange. Hotel SIGIRIYA PLC has been chosen to study the financial reporting requirements, cultural impacts and the political influences on the Sri Lankan listed companies. 1. Financial Reporting Environment in Sri Lanka 1.1. Current financial reporting requirements for publically listed companies in Sri Lanka. In...
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  • Global Economic Crisis and Sri Lanka
    Comments on The Present Global Financial Crisis and Sri Lankan Economy by Mr Ajith Nivard Cabraal, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka 10 October 2008 1. The Global Economy is in Turmoil.  The ongoing financial crisis originated as a result of the subprime mortgage crisis (SMC), erupted in mid 2007. The SMC erupted due to the bursting of the US Housing Bubble and high default rates on “Sub Prime Mortgages”, beginning 2006.  The major cause for this financial crisis was the reckless...
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  • Proposed Youth Policy in Sri Lanka
    NATIONAL YOUTH POLICY The final DRAFT prepared by The Committee appointed by the Hon. Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs MEMBERS Prof. Lakshman Jayatilleke (Chair) Prof. Siripala Hettige Prof. M T M Jifffry Mr. O Arumugam Ms. Sriyanie Wijesundara (Convener) CONTENT Abstract Page 1. 2. Preamble Introduction 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 2.7 Background Purpose and Rationale Definition of Youth Historical Contemporary issues affecting young women and men Youth Profile Background to the...
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  • The Pearl of the Indian Ocean: Sri Lanka
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