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  • Sri Lanka

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    Obtaining true Independence for Sri Lanka as a nation from the British was a long struggle which began in 1915 due to a rivalry between the Sri Lankan Muslims and the Sinhalese Majority over commercial interests which led to a riot in Colombo, the administrative capital of what is then known to the world as Ceylon (Corporation, 2008). The British, in response to the riots among the Ceylonese and the Muslims, placed the sole blame of these riots on the Sinhalese and implemented strict punishments

  • Sri Lanka

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    Sri Lanka’s main industry during the pre-colonial period, which expands from 6th century BC to 1505 AD, was agriculture or wet Rice Paddy; however, a big change in the industries of Sri Lanka can be seen during the Colonial period, which span from 1505 to 1948 AD. The colonialists who occupied the nation before the British being the Portuguese and the Dutch began commercializing the Sri lanka in making profits from cinnamon and other spices locally available with a low overhead, yet formulate profit

  • Sri Lanka Airlines

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    Company Background Sri Lankan Airline launched in 1979 as the flag carrier engaged as a full service international scheduled operator, operating from Bandaranaike International Airport in Katunayake, to 35 countries. Further Sri Lankan Airlines provides Sri Lankan Airline- Engineering, Sri Lankan Catering, Sri Lanka Airport Services, Sri Lankan Holidays and Cargo Service for other airline and passengers.. Sri Lanka airline has partnershiped with some of world recordnised prestige airlines such as

  • Separatism In Sri Lanka

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    2610590672 Ankitkumar Patel HSS 405-104 Prof. Charles Brooks 5/5/2014 Sri Lanka and Tamil Separatism Territorial issues are involved in various political disputes that lead to separatism usually from the minorities in the country (Knight, 1982). The separatism refers to the separation or independence from a larger group, however, ethnic separation refers to conflict based on cultural differences amongst diverse residents in a country. Sri Lanka is a small South Asian island country which experienced ethnic

  • The Economy of Sri Lanka

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    INTRODUCTION Sri Lanka is the home to many languages, cultures, ethnicities. It is an island country on the northern Indian Ocean off the southern coast in India’s subcontinent located in southern Asia. There are many things that contribute to their economic growth and I shall discuss some of them below. ECONOMIC HISTORY OF SRI LANKA According to Sri Lanka wonder of Asia, (2014), when explaining Sri Lanka economic growth, it is advisable for the purpose of this essay to look into Sri Lanka’s history

  • Essay On Taxation In Sri Lanka

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    2- Legal Issues 2.1- Taxation Sri Lanka's tax rate are mid-range for the region the highest corporate tax is 28%, related to Pakistan -35%, India -30%, Bangladesh -27.5%, Nepal -25%, and Maldives -0% private sector contacts and economists generally admire the government for maintaining the quiet consistent tax policy over the certain years, for some, persistent taxes are also relevant than lower taxes. One unusual omission was the 2013 extension of the 12.5% value added tax (VAT) to supermarket and

  • A Brief Look at Sri Lanka

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    INTRO Sri Lanka is a island that is made up of many different ethnicities, the Sinhalese who make up 75% population, the Tamils who make up 11% and 14% others. The differences amoung these groups on the basis of religion, language, and ethnicity has resulted in a 26* year long Civil War that began in July 1983 and ended in May 2009. The war was fought between the Sinhalese dominated state and militant Sri Lanka Tamil separatist movements. This paper will demonstrate how The Sri Lankan civlil war

  • Sri Lanka A Country Report

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    Most of Sri Lanka is relatively flat, according to Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia “About four fifths of the island is flat or gently rolling”. In fact, the majority of Sri Lanka is made up of plains which are between approximately 98 to 656 feet above sea level (CSAH). Although most of Sri Lanka consists of plains, these plains are dotted with several mountains, the most well knowing being Adam’s Peak at 7, 356 feet. While Adam’s Peak is most well known as a result of numerous religious traditions

  • Sri Lanka Tour Analysis

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    Sri Lanka is an island located in the Indian Ocean with a population of 22 million inhabitants. Unlike some other industrialized countries, Sri Lanka is without the tradition of tourism (Spencer, 2014). Early travel was principally a religious undertaking to the historical shrines and travel was strictly domestic and very limited. It was only during the British Colonial era that tourism found its first expression in Sri Lanka (SLAAED, 1994). Luxurious rest houses and hotels were constructed during

  • Sri Lanka: A Unique Geography

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    the country of Sri Lanka, many may be flabbergasted to hear that even such a small group of people have such a big purpose in lieu of people’s lives. In fact; beyond various contrary beliefs, Sri Lanka is unique in both physical and human geography, commencing from History, to government, and even location! It is these factors that make this country important to its people, its culture, to society, and even to the world. To begin with, the History (Human Geography) of Sri Lanka provides a detailed

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