Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)

Type: City
Name: Anuradhapura (Sri Lanka)
Country: Sri Lanka
Latitude: 8.32
Longitude: 80.410004
population: 60,954
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Immediate Programme to provide Relief to Sri Lanka's Drought Affected Districts

Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa drawing his special attention to the people who are encountering immense difficulties due to the prevailing drought, has initiated an immediate development programme. It has ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Col. Henry Steel Olcott, the Pioneer of Buddhist Education

Sri Lanka, July 27 -- Sri Lankan Buddhists are ever grateful and indebted to Col. Henry Steel Olcott, the silver-haired and bearded great American, who was instrumental in introducing Buddhism to the English educated in Sri Lanka. This thesophist is second ... [Published HighBeam Research - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka : Pura Neguma to develop 22 local govt agencies

Twenty two local government agencies in the Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Puttalam and Monaragala districts have been selected for development under the Pura Neguma project, said Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa.... ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

“Pura Neguma” to develop 22 local govt agencies

(Colombo,Lankapuvath) Twenty two local government agencies in the Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Puttalam and Monaragala districts have been selected for development under the Pura Neguma project, said Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa.The minister ... [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The Times They Are A-Changin’

\r\n \r\nIt’s a time of change at the British High Commission. I have now left Sri Lanka for London at the end of my posting, but my successor and the new British Deputy High Commissioner to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, Laura Davies, will carry on the ... [Published Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

History repeats itself

by The history of a country is its life. Deprive it of its noble deeds, the intellectual vigor of its great men and women, its wonderful inventions, the bravery of its heroes, and that country is dead."A country without ruins is a country without mem ... [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

A short history of Sri Lanka

SRI JAYAWARDENEPURA KOTTE: As the eastern part of Gondwana tectonic plate broke off and swept away to collide with Eurasia and give rise to the Himalayas, an island was created to the south. This vast area from the Himalayas to the island of Sri Lanka ... [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Poson Celebration in Sheffield

With the view of making the current generation aware of the significance of Poson, Sri Lankans living in and around Sheffield celebrated this event on 5th July 2014 for the third year running. The event that was held at the picturesque Sheffield Buddhist ... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Sri Lanka: Rs. 4 billion allocated for agricultural loans to farmers

Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to increase the amount allocated for agricultural loans for the farmers up to Rs. 4 billion. President Rajapaksa has made this decision at a meeting held in the ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Understanding The ‘Sinhala-Buddhist Mindset’

By N. Sathiya MoorthyComing as it did after the Aluthgama incident, BBS leader, Ven Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thero’s call for Pope Francis to apologise to Sri Lanka’s Sinhala-Buddhists for alleged atrocities committed by Christian colonialists in the ... [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

How Sinhala Extremism Turned Against Sri Lanka’s Muslims After the Civil War

Samanth Subramanian in Caravan (Gemunu Amarasinghe / AP Photo): One evening in Colombo, my friend Sanjaya dropped by, intending to collect me on our way to someplace else. I offered him a drink—beer, I seem to remember now, but given how the next ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ancient Cities

The History of the Growth of Human Urbanism Urbanism, the practice of people living in close proximity to one another, is an ancient lifestyle, with the earliest examples from at least 10,000 years ago at Catal Hoyuk, Turkey. Scholars define "city" either ... [Published About - Jul 01 2014]

Quotes

"The company has the know-how and ability to retread tyres for any rim-size."
"A country without ruins is a country without memories"
...more employment opportunities in Sri Lanka, but it also reduces environmental damage caused by unnecessary transportation of vehicle parts. "The customers have access to island-wide spare parts availability with the after sales dealer network"
"Poor patients must be looked after well. Therefore, I request that the patients be served without resorting to strikes over trivial issues" Prof. Vitharana said

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Sri Lanka exchange implements new business grow... [Published FTSE Global Markets - 19 hours ago]
Col. Henry Steel Olcott, the Pioneer of Buddhis... [Published HighBeam Research - 20 hours ago]
AMW launches radial precured tyres [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 27 2014]
Public appeal to the Judiciary to uphold Buddhi... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 27 2014]
Lobby Correspondence in Sri Lanka - It’s been ... [Published The Nation.lk - Jul 26 2014]
Sri Lanka : Pura Neguma to develop 22 local gov... [Published Wall Street Business Network - Jul 24 2014]
“Pura Neguma” to develop 22 local govt agencies [Published Lankapuvath - Jul 22 2014]
The Times They Are A-Changin’ [Published Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Jul 21 2014]
Foreign powers trying to brainwash Lankans thro... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 20 2014]
History repeats itself [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 19 2014]
A short history of Sri Lanka [Published Himalayan Times - Jul 19 2014]
Poson Celebration in Sheffield [Published LankaWeb - Jul 18 2014]
SRI LANKA'S NATIONAL IDENTITY, OFFICIAL LANGUAG... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 15 2014]
Beef is sold in Buddhist citadel of Kandy, pork... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 15 2014]
Protect Sri Lanka's Foundational Buddhist Civil... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 14 2014]
Sri Lanka: Rs. 4 billion allocated for agricult... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
STC launches easy payment scheme for Bajaj Moto... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 13 2014]
Third International Conference on Community Wat... [Published Colombo Page - Jul 13 2014]
Ceylinco Insurance Opens 8th ‘Ceylinco VIP Spot’ [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 13 2014]
The Journey Of The Returned Asylum Seekers [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 12 2014]
Understanding The ‘Sinhala-Buddhist Mindset’ [Published Sri Lanka Sunday Leader - Jul 12 2014]
Sri Lanka: Terracotta artefacts of folk culture... [Published TamilNet Newswire - Jul 12 2014]
Lanka to honour Vietnam Buddhist martyr [Published LankaWeb - Jul 10 2014]
All-inclusive holidays: Sense of adventure [Published Travel Weekly - Jul 10 2014]
Checkmate by ex-minister’s family [Published Daily Mirror Sri Lanka - Jul 10 2014]
How Sinhala Extremism Turned Against Sri Lanka’... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 09 2014]
Prof. Vitharana calls for doubling of health al... [Published Sri Lanka Island - Jul 07 2014]
Canada complaints at the UN in Geneva on Srl La... [Published LankaWeb - Jul 07 2014]
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Sri Lanka: Immediate Programme to provide Relie... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 8 hours ago]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa drawing his special attention to the people who are encountering immense difficulties due to the prevailing drought, has initiated an immediate development programme. It has ...
Sri Lanka: Rs. 4 billion allocated for agricult... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Source: Government of Sri LankaCountry: Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa has decided to increase the amount allocated for agricultural loans for the farmers up to Rs. 4 billion. President Rajapaksa has made this decision at a meeting held in the ...
How Sinhala Extremism Turned Against Sri Lanka’... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jul 09 2014]
Samanth Subramanian in Caravan (Gemunu Amarasinghe / AP Photo): One evening in Colombo, my friend Sanjaya dropped by, intending to collect me on our way to someplace else. I offered him a drink—beer, I seem to remember now, but given how the next ...
The Limits of Tolerance [Published groundviews - Jun 17 2014]
Photo courtesy  Today There is a limit to tolerance, and this is it. In its short history as an independent republic, Sri Lanka has seen more bloodshed than seems fair. Many of our citizens have been active participants in the bombing, burning, ...
The Story of a Meditating Sri Lankan Man [Published groundviews - Jun 01 2014]
The other day, on the banks of the Diyawanna waterfront close to the Sri Lankan Parliament, I noticed a man sitting in meditation. What a surprise? He is none other than my drinking partner from Bridgetown — the Sri Lankan Tamil fellow Sivapuranam ...
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