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Colombo, Sri Lanka


Colombo, Sri Lanka metric first Yes single line Yes temperature colour Jan record high C 35.2 Feb record high C 35.6 Mar record high C 36.0 Apr record high C 35.2 May record high C 32.8 Jun record high C 33.5 Jul record high C 32.2 Aug record high C 32.2 Sep record high C 32.2 Oct record high C 33.6 Nov record high C 34.0 Dec record high C 34.2 year record high C 36.0 Jan high C 30.9 Feb high C 31.2 Mar high C 31.7 Apr high C 31.8 May high C 31.1

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national capitals Category:Populated places in Western Province, Sri Lanka Category:Portuguese forts File:Ro pool gilberte.jpg Albino rabbit File:Albino Squirrel aw6789.jpg Albino Squirrel, (Colombo, Sri Lanka) File:Pseudofusulus varians.png Common and albinotic colour forms of land snail ''Pseudofusulus varians'' Japanese signals An outpost of the Government Code and Cypher School had been set up in Hong Kong in 1935, the Far East Combined Bureau (FECB). The FECB

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, Sri Lanka. As the plane didn't have enough fuel to reach Colombo, it refueled in Penang, Malaysia and then flew to Don Mueang (Don Muang). The hijackers demanded the release of Commando Jihad members imprisoned in Indonesia, and US$1.5 million, as well as another plane to take the released prisoners to an unspecified destination. The then Kopasandha commandos (now Kopassus), led by Lieutenant Colonel Sintong Panjaitan and directly supervised by Lieutenant General Benny Moerdani as the head of the Armed Forces Intelligence, who took part in this mission, trained only three days with totally unfamiliar weapons, brilliantly executed this fast-paced operation. One of the Kopasandha commandos was shot by the hijacker leader, who then shot himself. The airliner's pilot, Captain Herman Rante, was shot dead, probably by a stray bullet. The other hijackers were killed and the hostages rescued. *April 27, 1980 - a Thai Airways Flight 231 BAe 748 en route from Khon Kaen to Bangkok lost altitude during a thunderstorm and crashed about 8 miles from Don Mueang International Airport (formerly: Bangkok International Airport). All four crew members and 40 of the 49 passengers were killed. *April 15, 1985 - a Thai Airways Boeing 737#737-200 Boeing 737-200 hit high ground on Phuket (Phuket city) and was destroyed by the impact and subsequent fire. All four passengers and seven crew members were killed. The accident occurred after a failure of both engines was reported. KKC VTUK Khon Kaen Airport Khon Kaen, Thailand - - Khon Kaen Khon Kaen (Khon Kaen Province) align right 114,335 September 23, 1995 The Royal Gazette, Vol. 112 No. 40ก, Pages 24-28 plus map. September 24, 1995. Retrieved on November 28, 2008. 200px (File:Sithan Gate, Khon Kaen University .JPG) - '''Mor lam sing''' (Thai (Thai language) Isan (Isan language) หมอลำซิ่ง) is a fast-paced, racy, modernized version of the traditional Lao (Laos) Isan song form ''mor lam''. ''Sing'' comes from the English (English language) word "racing" (a reference to the music's speed and its origins among Isan's biker (motorcycle) fraternity). A lead singer is accompanied by the ''khaen'', a bamboo mouth organ, Western drums, electric guitar, and electric keyboard (Keyboard instrument)s and bass guitar. The style was invented in Chaiyaphum province around 1985, and was popularised over the next few years after it was taken up by Ratdri Sivilai in Khon Kaen. It is based on the Khon Kaen style of ''lam tang san'', but it incorporates string instrumentation, luk thung singing styles and extensive use of the Central Thai language rather than Isan (Isan language). Regional styles Isan has regional styles, but these are styles of performance rather than separate genres. The most important of the styles were Khon Kaen and Ubon, each taking their cue from the dominant form of ''lam gon'' in their area: the ''lam jotgae'' of Khon Kaen, with its role of displaying and passing on knowledge in various fields, led to a choppy, recitative-style delivery, while the love stories of Ubon promoted a slower and more fluent style. In the latter half of the 20th century the Ubon style came to dominate; the adaptation of Khon Kaen material to imitate the Ubon style was sometimes called the Chaiyaphum style. Miller p. 133. url http: books?id IiUVAAAAIAAJ&pg PA47&dq Suwannaphum&hl en&sa X&ei 2HNLT-b6N4irrAeKkLDWDw&ved 0CFQQ6AEwBg quote The 'losers' and 'dissidents' began migrating or taking refuge into the area of Isan. Most of them recognized the superior status of Siam, in accord with what 20th century scholars later described as the Mandala (Southeast Asian history) system. Under this system, Muang leaders were granted something equivalent to European 'fiefdom' and Thai feudal titles (Thai royal and noble titles#Feudal lifetime titles for male commoners (all obsolete)) as 'governor', having full right of ruling over their towns. Thus, they eventually became the subjects of Siamese royal court in Bangkok. New towns were founded such as Chaiyaphum, Udon Thani, Khon Kaen and Ubon Ratchathani, along with many minor towns such as Han Chai Cham Na (Amphoe_Maha_Chana_Chai#History). WikiPedia:Khon Kaen Commons:Category:Khon Kaen (city)

from Bangkok International Airport. All four crew members and 40 of the 49 passengers were killed. *1981: The Hijacking of Flight Garuda Indonesia GA 206 on 28 March 1981. This was the first serious Indonesian airline hijacking, since the first was a desperate Marine hijacker who was killed by the pilot himself. The hijackers, a group called Commando Jihad, hijacked the DC 9 "Woyla", enroute from Palembang to Medan, and ordered the pilot to fly the plane to Colombo

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; * Weeratunge Edward Perera, MBE; educator and social entrepreneur Nyíregyháza, Hungary


and Opanayaka, which were dismantled due to financial losses from their operation. thumb 300px Container handling at the Port of Colombo (File:ColomboHarbour-SriLanka02.jpg) Sri Lanka has deep-water ports (List of deep water ports), at Colombo (Port of Colombo), Hambantota (Port of Hambantota), Galle, and Trincomalee. Of these, Colombo handles the highest volume of cargo, followed by Galle. There is a harbour at Kankesanturai, north of Jaffna, navigable by ships of relatively

Atoll met the requirements and it was secretly developed as a fleet anchorage. Once available, the facilities at Addu Atoll were used extensively by the Royal Navy. In April 1942, ''Hiei'' and the Third Battleship Division joined five fleet carriers and two cruisers in a massive raid (Indian Ocean raid) against British naval forces in the Indian Ocean. On 5 April—Easter Sunday (Easter Sunday Raid)—the Japanese fleet attacked the harbor at Colombo, Sri Lanka Ceylon

would be the devaluation of Colombo (Colombo (Sri Lanka)), Galle and Trincomalee, but this could be offset by the development of Talai Mannar, Kankesanthurai and Point Pedro. * 3rd Submarine Squadron * 4th Submarine Squadron (United Kingdom) - with China Station 1939. With headquarters at Singapore, the then-named Fourth Submarine Flotilla comprised Rorqual, Grampus, Regent, Rover, Parthian, Olympus, Proteus, Regulus, Rainbow, Phoenix, Perseus, Pandora Orpheus

Federated Malay States

, ''Van Valkenburgh'' headed for the United States. She completed a circumnavigation of the globe, sailing via Singapore, Federated Malay States; Colombo, Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and Ras Tanura, Aden; the Suez Canal&mdash;transiting that waterway on 14 November; Naples and Genoa, Italy; Cannes, France; and Gibraltar; reaching Norfolk, Virginia, on 12 December. Historically, remisiers first appeared in the region during the colonial period in Malaya (British Malaya) (the collective name comprising the Crown Colonies of Malacca, Penang and Singapore; the Federated Malay States; and the Unfederated Malay States), where they dealt primarily in rubber and tin-related companies that were listed on the London Stock Exchange, on behalf of Malaya-based clients. From the point of view of the stockbroking companies, the use of remisiers allowed them to generate additional trading volumes and revenues without the need to incur a fixed cost base or the need to build a customer base directly. From the point of view of the remisier, the additional financial burden of having to bear – or recompense to the stockbroking company - his or her own operational costs (in today’s context, this may include the rental of office space and ancillary costs, telecommunications costs, and computer hardware and software costs) is outweighed by the potential for substantial commission income through his or her 40% share of the trading commission. In addition, a remisier remains the gatekeeper for his or her own client relationships. ''Walton'' subsequently conducted two more WestPac deployments out of Pearl Harbor. During the fifth deployment, the ship visited Singapore, the Federated Malay States; Hong Kong; Kobe, Japan; the Marianas; and Chinhae, Korea; where she, in company with


). There is at least one flight a day to Moscow and to St. Petersburg. There are also flights to Turkey. Airport lies southeast of the city and not so far from the city center. A taxi from the train station to the airport takes about 25-35 minutes and can cost $15-25. Public transportation to and from the airport is uncomplicated, as there is direct bus service between the airport and the city center. Get around There are mashrutkas and buses that go all over the city and run very frequently. These can be hard to figure out if you can't read Russian so look up the route on yandex before heading out. Pay right before getting off, not as you get on. The drivers will make change for 50 or 100 ruble notes. See '''Statue of Salavat Yuliev''' - In the summer there are beautiful gardens around the statue and in the winter there are huge ice slides. '''Victory Park''' - Park dedicated to the Great Patriotic War located in the Chorney Kofka part of Ufa. It has many monuments, artillery guns and a tank. '''The House Museum of Lenin''' - Dostoevsky, 78 - Entry: 25 rubles. Do Buy '''Mega''' is a huge mall outside of the city with an Ikea, Ashan Hypermarket, H&M, and many other stores. Eat Budget '''Mado Bistro''' ul. Lenin 16, just opposite to McDonald's, offers meals for about 200R and is recommended by Lonely Planet. '''Tasty Tramcar''' in the square outside of Guest's Yard (mall) on Lenin, only in the summer. Good cheap schwarma and donuts. The schwarma is like a Russian burrito. ~70 rubles per person. '''Lido''' Pushkin, 94 or Mendeleev, 201b - cheap tasty crepes. Don't eat anything from the hot bar. In the summer there are good places for schashlik everywhere, usually in squares or outside of malls. ~300 rubles per person. Mid-range '''Indochina''' ul. Communist 80, - a great Chinese restaurant, one of the few places in Ufa where you can get something that is spicy. They have normal Western-style Chinese dishes such as egg rolls, sweet and sour pork, etc. and a few unusual things as well. ~500 rubles per person '''BeerBerry''' ul. Komsomol 140, - European and Japanese food and good beer, and the wheat beer is particularly good. The menu has pictures so it's easy to order if you don't speak Russian. ~600 rubles per person


and Miss World Africa for 2005. Sumari was born in Arusha, Tanzania, in 1986 to Abraham Simango Sumari. She is one of five children, including her older sister Nakaaya Sumari of reality TV show "Tusker Project Fame". East African Community The East African Community (EAC) is the regional intergovernmental organization of the Republics of Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania with its Headquarters in Arusha, Tanzania. The Treaty for Establishment of the East African Community was signed on 30 November 1999 and entered into force on 7 July 2000 following its ratification by the original three Partner States – Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Rwanda and Burundi acceded to the EAC Treaty on 18 June 2007 and became full Members of the Community with effect from 1 July 2007. Location & Access '''Tarangire National Park''' can be reached via paved road from Arusha in under four hours. Lake Manyara National Park is only a 70 kilometer(43 mile) drive from Tarangire. The park is just a few kilometres north east of Arusha, though the main gate is 25&nbsp;km east of the city. It is also 58&nbsp;km from Moshi and 35&nbsp;km from Kilimanjaro International Airport (KIA). birth_date 1953 birth_place Arusha, Tanzania death_date DATE OF BIRTH 1953 PLACE OF BIRTH Arusha, Tanzania DATE OF DEATH Description It is along the main road from Arusha, Tanzania heading west towards Manyara and Dodoma. This remote place is on a long rising curve in the road just past the turn-off to Monduli. Local legend The Ubungo bus terminal serves as a transportation link to most large Tanzanian urban areas such as Arusha, Moshi, Morogoro, Dodoma, Mbeya, Iringa, Mtwara, Lindi, Singida (Singida (town)), Tanga (Tanga, Tanzania) and Mwanza, as well as to Nairobi, Lilongwe, Lusaka and several other East African cities. 15-0-0 Designation of Arusha as seat of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda - '''Monduli''' is one of the five districts of the Arusha Region of Tanzania. These include, Monduli, Ngorongoro, Karatu, Arumeru, and Arusha. It is located in the northeastern section of the country. It is bordered to the north by Kenya, to the east by the Kilimanjaro Region and Arumeru District, to the south by the Manyara Region and to the west by the Ngorongoro and Karatu Districts. The capital of this area is Monduli. According to the 2002 Tanzania National Census, the population of the Monduli District was 185,237. Geography The Monduli District is near the city of Arusha and Mt. Meru. The Monduli Mountains run through the area. The area contains plain land, rainforest, and mountains. The famous volcano Oldoinyo Lengai, Maasai for Mountain God, resides among the Monduli Mountains. This volcano holds a special place in the hearts of the local Maasai and is a stunning geographic landmark. thumb right 175px Arusha Region's Districts (Image:Arusha1.GIF) '''Arusha''' is one of the five districts of the Arusha Region of Tanzania, and it contains the regional and economic capital; the city of Arusha. It is bordered on the south by the Monduli District (Monduli) and to the north, east, and west by the Arumeru District (Arumeru). Arusha District is the wealthiest district in Tanzania. Wilson and George Kinyonga began as musicians in their home town of Tanga (Tanga, Tanzania) in Tanzania when they joined Jamhuri Jazz Band in 1966. They moved to Arusha in 1970 and formed Arusha Jazz Band with their other brother, William Kinyonga. In 1970 they moved to Kenya and formed Simba Wanyika, which would become one of the most

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IND Delhi, India Colombo, Sri Lanka ''(from 2012-2016)'' Proximity to nearby urban centers abroad The following is a list of foreign cities

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