Free Essays on Sri Lanka

  1. Sri Lanka

    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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Sri Lanka Culture Change to Attract Fdi

    Should Sri Lanka Business Culture be Changed to Attract Foreign Investments, to Produce Goods and Services to the Global Market By Fathima Shamila Suhaib MBA UWIC – at ICBT Mount Campus Batch No. 6 Student Number - 67 Introduction After worn out by the War for almost 30 years Sri Lanka is now...

  5. Development Constraints in Sri Lanka

    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...

  6. Tsunamis

    Sumatra’s coast, tsunamis demolished coasts and killed thousands in, Indonesia, India, and Sri Lanka. In this disaster, tsunamis ravished across the Bay of Bengal to wreak havoc in India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. To help prevent such disasters from happening again, we must be able to predict such...

  7. Vesak

    Vesak is considered as both a religious and cultural festival in Sri Lanka. It is celebrated on the day of the full moon in May. Vesak Day is one of the biggest days of the year in the Buddhist calendar and is celebrated by Buddhists all over the world. Buddhists commemorate the important events that...

  8. Technologies: Telecommunications

    Certification This is certification that D.M.J.B.Dissanayake has successfully completed his basic industrial training at Huawei Technologies Lanka Co (Limited) from 05th January 2009 to 04th July 2009. …………………….. ………………………… Date...

  9. Tsunami Experience.

    Ocean just south of Simeulue Island, off the western coast of northern Sumatra, Indonesia. The resulting tsunamis devastated the shores of Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India, Thailand and other countries with waves of up to 15 m (50 feet) high, even reaching the east coast of Africa, 4500 km (2,800 miles) west of...

  10. Spreading of Buddhism in South and South East Asia

    directions, all around the world. Special significance is given to Buddhism spreading in the South and South East Asian region. Countries such as Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, and Indonesia are greatly influenced by the philosophy of Theravada Buddhism. Theravada Buddhism also referred...

  11. Clothing Styles

    modernized cheongsam. People enjoy wearing cheongsam as a cosplay too. Finally, sari is the traditional costume in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Because sari is worn in many countries, there are differences of wearing it. In Pakistan, sari is not popular as an everyday wear but for formal...

  12. "Policies for Electricity Generation from Renewable Energy Sources

    “White Paper on Policies for Electricity Generation from Renewable Energy Sources in Sri Lanka” Head Planner and Coordinator Dr. A. Atputharajah Chair of Drafting Team Professor H Sriyananda Technical Secretary Mr. M. Anparasan Power High Voltage and Energy Systems Club Department of...

  13. Advantages & Disadvantages of Sri Lanka Entering Into Free Trade Agreements

    Contents Topic Page Introduction 02 History of Sri Lanka 02 Sri Lanka’s First Trade Agreement 04 Traditional Sri Lankan Export Commodities 04 Advantages 04 Disadvantages 06 Conclusion 07 References 07 Introduction In this assignment...

  14. Literature Review - Review on Hris and Need for a Hris for Nurses in Public Health Sector in Sri Lanka

    Systems (HRIS) and need for a HRIS for Nurses in Public Health Sector in Sri Lanka Dr. Ravi R. Wickramaratne MBBS Postgraduate trainee in Biomedical Informatics Post Graduate Institute of Medicine University of Colombo Sri Lanka E-mail: raviwick@hotmail.com Abstract Shortage of human resource data...

  15. Sri Lanka Conflict

    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...

  16. The Ramayana

    found a pair of footprints in Sri Lanka. The giant monkey had stepped across the ocean to Sri Lanka. From there the giant footprints disappeared and reappeared. The giant footprints then led back to the ashram. The monkey must have reported what he saw in Sri Lanka to a party awaiting the information...

  17. Safta

    experiences with trade liberalisation in the region. The Indo-Sri Lanka bilateral FTA for instance, even within a short period of less than three years of implementation, has led to a lot of dynamism in the intra-regional investments. India-Sri Lanka FTA has brought down the trade surplus of India with the...

  18. Buddhist Violence

    Buddhist countries after the separation of the British Empire: Buddhism took a leading role in the nationalist movements that emerged as Burma and Sri Lanka sought to throw off the yoke of the British Empire. Occasionally this spilled out into violence. In 1930s Rangoon, amid resorts to direct action...

  19. Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka

    Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka The Tamil Tigers immigrated to Sri Lanka from southern India and made up ten to fifteen percent of the population. The Tigers were the minority when compared to the Sinhalese, who represented seventy-five percent of the population. Right away there was ethnic conflict due...

  20. Mas Holdings

    Magazine [1]. It is one of the largest non-listed companies on Colombo Stock Exchange in terms of market capitalization in the large apparel industry of Sri Lanka [2]. MAS holdings currently runs 28 factories and design studios in 10 countries with over 41,000 employers. It is the largest suppler to Victoria’s...

  21. Gatsby

    nothing”. My trip to Sri Lanka has changed my perspective on living my life. My time in Sri Lanka has provided me with unforgettable experiences that changed many of my preconceptions such as understanding my parent’s individual identities, differing the ways of life between Sri Lanka and Canada and the...

  22. Ltte

    is a militant organization based in northern Sri Lanka. Founded in 1976, it has since actively waged a violent secessionist campaign that seeks to create an independent Tamil state in the north and east of Sri Lanka.[2] This campaign has evolved into the Sri Lankan Civil War, one of longest running armed...

  23. Sri Lanka Tourism

    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...

  24. Basic Features of Religions

    Storm are considered as deities. Many festivals are held in honour of these deities. Ex: “Shikien Sengu”, in honour of the Sun goddess Amaterasu. In Sri Lanka too the indigenous community (Veddas), believe and venerate the sun, moon, and trees, as spirits dwelling among them. Even though it is contradicted...

  25. History of Military Logistics of Sri Lanka

    Ancient history of logistics in Sri Lanka Early years of Sri Lanka saw the evolvement logistics through the renowned work of the historical books. The military logistics has taken an essential part in the early history of Sri Lanka. The best examples of military logistics can be given below. Mahawamsam...

  26. International Organization for Standards for Sri Lanka

    International Organization For standards Sri Lanka The Sri Lanka Standards Institution (SLSI) is a member of the International Standards organization, representing Sri Lanka. The member is the only status that has the right to vote. The SLSI aims to: increase productivity and maximize...

  27. Sri Lanka Pharma Market Outlook 2015: More beyond Importers & Distributors

    With the recent development, Sri Lanka’s aim of developing a pharma industry should be to penetrate the global market since the internal market is not sufficient for any big firm to operate at optimum levels. According to a report published by Indian Council on International Relations in Dec. ‘14, the...

  28. shri klanka

    Sri Lanka ratified the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Waste and their Disposal in 1992 and we have taken many steps to fulfill the objectives of the Basel Convention since then. Efficient and effective implementation of the Basel Convention requires Parties...

  29. Global Provitamin and Vitamin Market to 2019 – Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 70 Countries

    Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam The market data covers the years 2008-2019. The major...

  30. ramayana

    all-Indian holidays celebrate events in the Ramayana. Dussehra, a fourteen-day festival in October, commemorates the siege of Lanka and Rama's victory over Ravana, the demon king of Lanka. Divali, the October-November festival of Lights, celebrates Rama and Sita's return home to their kingdom of Ayodhya ...

  31. Thomascook

    Thomas Cook Tours Ltd, Indian Horizon Travel & Tours Ltd and Thomas Cook (Mauritius) Holding Company Ltd. The company has overseas operations in Sri Lanka which is a branch of TCIL and Mauritius which is a subsidiary of Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. The company along with their subsidiaries has their presence...

  32. Sri Lankan Case Study

    The Sri Lankan Tamils fought back against their oppressors, but the Negroes in Mississippi Burning did not fight back. The Tamils in Sri Lanka had started the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to fight against the injustice the Sinhalese were giving them, but the Negroes did not start anything...

  33. Armed Conflict Is the Most Serious Consequence of the Conflict in Sri Lanka

    consequence of the conflict in Sri Lanka. Do you agree with the statement? Explain your answer. I agree to a large extent that armed conflict is the most serious consequence of the conflict in Sri Lanka. Armed conflict is a serious consequence of the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka because it has led to...

  34. My Pofile

    Gunmen opened fire on the Sri Lankan cricket team's bus in the Pakistani city of Lahore on Tuesday, killing at least eight people and wounding six team members. Lahore test called off after attack on Lankan team BCCI shocked by attack on Lanka cricketers In Pics: Sri Lanka cricket team attacked in...

  35. Industrialization Experience in Sri Lanka

    Abstract On the whole, this paper gives an analysis on the impact of globalization on Sri Lanka and further examines the industrialization experience in Sri Lanka following the market-oriented policy transformation instigated in 1977, while emphasizing on the establishment of trade Policies including...

  36. etisalat CSR

    many countries where these campaigns took place and many people participated in different countries with full sprit. Countries such as UAE, Nigeria, Sri Lanka and Pakistan participated in the campaign. In 2012, the Etisalat Group wanted to guarantee that its hard work is better coordinated across all operations...

  37. MAS case study

    barely be heard over the noise of political demonstrators marching in the streets around the building. In the summer of 2005, a ceasefire between the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil separatists was still tenuously in effect. The separatist war between the majority Sinhala government and the Tamil ...

  38. ASH SOC 308 Week 5 DQ 2 Why War

    conflict map site, analyze the impact of ethnic conflict in the world today. Examples include: Sudan Eastern Congo/Rwanda Iraq Sri Lanka Former Yugoslavia (Croatia, Bosnia, and Serbia) Check this A+ tutorial guideline at http://www.assignmentcloud.com/SOC-308-ASH/SOC-308-Week-5-DQ-2-Why-War ...

  39. Culture Change

    is an enterprise within MAS Holdings (pvt) Limited, the largest exporter of intimate apparel and sportswear in Sri Lanka. Linea Intimo project is one of the largest investments in Sri Lanka for the manufacture of knitted seamless body-wear, mainly catering to the upper market of Europe and USA. Mr...

  40. Global Cement Market to 2019 – Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 70 Countries

    Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Senegal, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam The market data covers the years 2008-2019. The major questions...

  41. chinese indonesian

    was scared of peace of order. So, in 1740 Company wanted to move a part of them to Sri Lanka. But, this kind of rumor was happened around Chinese. 「you might be thrown out into the sea among shipping to Sri Lanka!! 」 So, they took place coup detare. Then, Dutch and other European got panic and...

  42. 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...

  43. Sri Lanka Conflict Resolution Case Study

    Introduction The conflicts that plagued Sri Lanka for twenty-seven years of civil war can be traced back to the time when the country was decolonized by Britain. Although the conflict in Sri Lanka is ethnic in essence, the evolution of the conflict over that extended period of time added layers of grievances...

  44. ACC 340 Week 3 Individual Assignment - E-Business Paper

    Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, United Republic of, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom,...

  45. 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...

  46. The Relationship Between Systematic Risk and Profitability : a Case Study of Selected Banking Institutions in Sri Lanka

    The Relationship between Systematic Risk and Profitability : A Case Study of Selected Banking Institutions in Sri Lanka Research proposal submitted by: Mr. Kanapathippillai Kiritharan Reg.No-2009/BAD/040 Research proposal submitted by: Mr. Kanapathippillai Kiritharan Reg.No-2009/BAD/040 ...

  47. Literature-Leonard Woolf

    Some critics of Leonard Woolf’s writings on Sir Lanka have described him as a “passionate anti-imperialist” while others argue that he is a “Eurocentric racist.” What is your view? Leonard Sidney Woolf was a member of the Ceylon Civil Service who served the colonial enterprise in Ceylon for...

  48. 'O' Level Sri Lanka Social Studies

    What are the causes of the Sri Lanka conflict? 1. Citizenship Act In 1948, the citizenship act was passed and those who are born in SL or whose father/grandfather is born in SL are granted citizenship, whereas tamils who have been living in Sri Lanka for a long time and working in tea plantations...

  49. Saarc. Policy Issues hinge on security and democracy

    such as India the 13th SAARC summit had to be postponed. The postponement of the summit has made the other members of SAARC, including Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Pakistan apprehensive of India’s hegemonic role and its capacity to virtually block any move towards cooperation among the seven SAARC member...

  50. water

    ICC Champions Trophy under the captaincy of Dhoni. India has also been the runner-up in 2000 ICC KnockOut Trophy and the joint champion along with Sri Lanka in 2002 ICC Champions Trophy, led by Ganguly in both the instances. The Indian cricket team is currently ranked second as per the ICC Test rankings...

  51. 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...

  52. Business Plan of an Online Accessory Store

    Introduction The Gift Lanka is a start-up retail store offering accessories and gifts to consumers wanting to create a personalized environment. The company would be located in the heart of Colombo and caters to all consumers irrespective of all races, class dimensions. Gift Lanka always looks beyond the...

  53. Hindu Prayer

    devotion to your lotus feet and free me from the evil qualities like lust and greed. I bow to the son of the wind-god, the most beloved devotee of Sri Rama, the chief of monkeys and the repository of all virtues, the foremost among the wise, the fire to consume the forest of the demon race, possessing...

  54. GEOG3 Analyse the response to seperatism

    minority for example the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka. Separatism can lead to a wide range of consequences that range from the collapse of governments and civil wars to, more political disputes and peaceful protests. Separatism does not have to be aggressive. The Sri Lankan civil war is a prime example of...

  55. Saarc Developments

    by a meeting of the foreign secretaries of the seven founding nations: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, in April 1981, in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Subsequent to this the Committee of the Whole upon meeting identified five major areas for regional cooperation: agriculture,...

  56. SWOT Analysis

    Company Profile Dialog Telekom PLC (The Company/Dialog Telekom/Dialog) operates Sri Lankan’s largest and fastest growing mobile telecommunication network – Dialog Mobile. The company is also one of the largest listed companies on the Colombo Stock Exchange in terms of market capitalisation. Dialog...

  57. Zvsvsdvdv

    island of Sri Lanka. In this report I will be giving you a brief overview of all the important aspects of Sri Lanka. Trust me, after reading this report, your next travel destination will be the wonderful land of Sri Lanka. Geographical Sri Lanka The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, formerly...

  58. Infrastructure: a Sr Lanka Risk

    Infrastructure: A Sri Lankan Risk By Gloria Cervantes Juaquina Twidwell BUS 133B, Marketing in Asia Researching Foreign Risk Professor Jeff Fadiman 7 April 2004 Infrastructure: A Sri Lanka Risk Ten most effective questions: 1. What do you consider as the most significant economic...

  59. An Ancient Trade of India

    Trade Currently, the global annual production of coir fiber is about 350,000 metric tons (MT). Yet, even in the world’s top two producers, India and Sri Lanka, which account for about 90% of global coir fiber production, combined, this renewable resource is underutilized; local coir mills process only a...

  60. Peace Efforts in Sri Lanka

    Peace Ever since Sri Lanka became a democratic socialist republic, (1978)the Tamils of the north wanted to be an independent state and acted out through violence The first efforts toward peace were in 1985 at the Thimpu Talks which consisted of Tamil Delegation and Sri Lanka Delegation trying...