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SINGAPORE (IDN) - A recent skirmish has highlighted a widely unnoticed fishing war that has been going on for two years in the Palk Straits, a stretch of sea about 30 km long, that separates India’s Tamil Nadu state from Sri Lanka’s northern province that was plagued by a civil war for over 30 years. The southern state of Tamil Nadu is often at daggers drawn with the central government in New Delhi.
- Created on Friday, 06 January 2012 10:36
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Presented by Mr. Ajith Nivard Cabraal Governor Central Bank of SriLanka
- Created on Wednesday, 19 October 2011 22:55
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As the regular seasonal journey of the migrant birds have begun many bird watchers and Ornithologists are flocking the lagoons and salterns of the eastern, north-western and south-eastern coasts and in the wetlands and forested areas of Sri Lanka to catch a glimpse of the various fascinating migratory species of birds.
- Created on Wednesday, 21 September 2011 12:58
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The beauty, shape and the art of the human body mingle with the warmth and radiance of the ocean, surroundings and the sky. A person exploring the depths of human vigor strives to catch the perfect wave and seeks to reach utter fulfillment, completion harmonizing with nature. Surfing thus quenches his ardent thirst for adventure and ecstasy providing him the space and medium for athleticism and free expression. All these traits of Surfing draw millions to the ocean and a group of top rated surfers from many countries in the world flew to Sri Lanka recently to capture an exceptional surfing experience.