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Sri Lanka FAQ answers common question for Sri Lankans Living outside of Sri Lanka. It has information on where/how to get more information. Contains some tourist information as well.

This list should not be construed as an endorsement of any of the products or services mentioned herein. I will take no responisibily for hardships caused due to incorrect or inaccurate, or even accurate information presented. Those who wish to use the information are strongly encouraged to use common sense and consumer doubts if and when applicable.

I have tried not to list any illegal or illicit activities. If the services or persons mentioned here are engaged in such activities, it is by their own discretion. I neither endorese nor condone such activities.

If you think that the scope of this FAQ should be expanded by adding more questions and/or answers, please do contribute. Your contributions will make this document more useful.

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(b) You do not make money (or other equivalent compensation) by doing so (other than nominal distribution charges -- if you include this FAQ in a CD-ROM, I would appreciate if you send me a copy of the CD-ROM)

I would like to thank everyone who helped me in the compilation process.

Compilation (c) Copyright Prasad Dharmasena dharma@src.umd.edu

-0 What the heck is a FAQ?
FAQ stands for Frequently Asked Questions. This FAQ list tries to ...
-1 How do I get the latest copy of this FAQ?
I will try to post an updated copy of this on soc.culture.sri-...
-2 How do I make changes to the information in the FAQ?
If you find any errors, omissions, or otherwise incorrect information,...
-3 Thank You!
A lot of people have sent me information. I tried to keep a ...
-10 Where is Sri Lanka? What are the general information?
More information can be found on CIA world fact ...
-11 How do I get tourist information on Sri Lanka?
Book: Lonely Planet Travel Survival Kit, Sri ...
-12 So what's so great about Sri Lanka?
Famous sci-fi writer Arthur C. Clarke, who resides in the island, ...
-13 Tourist Hotel information?
Here are some five star hotel addresses and phone numbers. There ...
-15 What is the Civil War in Sri Lanka?
There is a long standing ethnic crisis in the country ...
-20 Where are the Embassies of Sri Lanka?
If you are visiting Sri Lanka, you may want to find out about the ...
-21 What/Where are the Embassies in Sri Lanka?
Australian High Commission ...
-22 How do I get my Sri Lankan passport renewed?
There are two types of renewals. ...
-23 What are the US Immigration announcement phone numbers?
These are the numbers for Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)...
-24 Does Sri Lanka allow dual citizenship?
[ under construction ]...
-30 What are the electronic forums on Sri Lanka?
SLNet: A moderated electronic mailing list which carries news and info....
-31 Does Sri Lanka have e-mail?
Lanka Academic Network (LAcNet), a not for profit organization created by ...
-32 Are there Sri Lanka related FTP/Web/Gopher sites?
For more info on FTP, e-mail, Usenet, gopher, WWW, WAIS, etc. read:...
-33 Are there any Sinhala fonts?
-33 new Mac fonts with the package Fontographer on the Mac.
[ Here is a recent update from Rasika Suriyaarachchi ]...
-34 Are there any Tamil fonts?
[ There is a Tamil Software Information FAQ prepared by Ravi ...
-35 Are there Sinhala/Tamil word/text processors?
[ See note under <34> ]...
-40 What are the Sri Lankan publications in my country?
**
-41 Can we get Sri Lankan newspapers outside of SL?
** Australia -- Most SL newspapers are available. Check with ...
-42 Are there any SL radio programs outside of Sri Lanka?
**
-43 What are the SLBC shortwave frequencies?
Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) Radio ...
-44 What are the BBC frequencies for North America?
{try these and let me know if they work}...
-45 What are the All India Radio frequencies?
-50 Are there any Sri Lanka related organizations?
**
-51 Who's the best airline ticket agent?
There are way too many ticket agents (just like lawyers) and they all ...
-52 From where do I get Sri Lankan Cookbooks?
Cookbooks - Heather Jansz, Fire and Spice: Cuisine of Sri ...
-52 From where do I get Sri Lankan stuff? Canada
[ Apparently there are *many* places in Toronto that ...
-52 From where do I get Sri Lankan stuff? USA
Lanka Link ...
-53 Are there any Sri Lankan restaurants outside of SL?
Please send info for this section. Give general comments as well....
-54 How do I get my wedding tape converted from PAL to NTSC?
Sri Lankan TV format is called PAL whereas that of US is called NTSC. ...
-55 How do I send flowers to SL?
No one actually sends flowers from here. A florist or a company ...
-56 How do I send money to and from SL?
International Money Orders - you can get them from any bank....
-57 How do I send misc big items to and from SL?
Also see <52>. A 20ft. container costs about $2,000 - $2,500 from a ...
-58 What about parcels to SL?
Following prices are for a 1 pound letter/document from Washington, ...
-70 Are there any quality books on Sri Lanka?
This will be archived in a different file. More info later....
-71 Where's the info about the SL stock market?
Sri Lankan stock market, as are most other developing country ...
-72 Is there a "Study Abroad" program for Sri Lanka?
Fullbright Scholarship program ??...









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