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Gunawardena, National Organiser, Member of the Political Bureau, Minister of Higher Education and Information Technology Development *Russian Federation: Communist Party of the Russian Federation *Sri Lanka: Communist Party of Sri Lanka *Sweden: Left Party (Left Party (Sweden)) Some historians treat them as subsect of Mukkuvar community found across South India and Sri Lanka although in caste hierarchy Mukkuvars are considered inferior to Arayans. The Indian spiritual

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Miller first Greg date August 15, 2008 work Los Angeles Times She was later posted to China, where she received the Emblem of Meritorious Civilian Service as head of the Registry of the OSS Secretariat.

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is slightly less radioactive than pitchblende, but harder to shield due its high energy gamma rays. It is common in the alluvial gem-gravels of Sri Lanka, where it occurs mostly as water worn, small, heavy, black, cubic crystals. The largest crystals are usually up to around 1.5 cm. Larger crystals, up to 6 cm, are reported from Madagascar. ; August 31 :* – Engine drivers across Sri Lanka go on strike (Strike action) protesting what has been termed

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recognizing his caliber and capability, International Tamil University came forward with a D-lit degree to honor him on behalf of the Tamil People. Memory wizard title 2010 by the United Nations Organisation, Srilanka is another major title which came to his way. Kerala has become fortunate to bring back the oratory and intellectual genius to Malayalam TV by his current hit program ' Vachakaraja' in Surya TV airing on every Saturday at 10pm. Recently he has been declared as the ' suvarnaprathibha

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through discussion rather than war. Huge anti-war demonstrations took place in Dhaka, Bangladesh; Kathmandu, Nepal; Colombo, Sri Lanka; Kelantan; Jakarta and Java (Java (island)), Indonesia; Surabaya; and Bangkok, Thailand. Species Species of ebony include ''Diospyros ebenum'' (Ceylon ebony), native to southern India and Sri Lanka; ''Diospyros crassiflora'' (Gaboon ebony), native to western Africa; and '' Diospyros celebica

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that carbon nanotubes were included in its structure, which might explain some of its legendary qualities, though given the technology available at that time, they were produced by chance rather than by design. Natural wind was used where the soil containing iron was heated up

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The CrocBank serves as a consultant on reptile management and conservation issues by a wide range of organisations including Food and Agriculture Organisation, World Wide Fund for Nature, IUCN (International Union for the Conservation of Nature), National Geographic Society and the governments of India, Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh, Mozambique, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bhutan, Brunei, Sri Lanka and Nepal. He published several books, as well as many articles in ''The Missionary Herald''. He is remembered in Sri Lanka

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in political science in 1955 and then qualified as a barrister from Lincoln's Inn, London in 1958. She also obtained the Certificat d'Etudes Politiques from ''Institut d'etudes politiques de Paris'' in Paris (best known as Sciences Po) in 1956. In 1964 she received a Ph.D. for a thesis on the labour movement in Ceylon, from the London School of Economics. '''George Keyt''' is often considered Sri Lanka's most distinguished modern painter (Painting). Keyt’s dominant style

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in music 1997 and masterminded by Talvin Singh & Sweety Kapoor. It is not a strict musical genre ''per se'', since the specific sounds can vary wildly (from Cornershops' Britpop to Panjabi MCs' jungle (oldschool jungle)). Most of these artists are the children or grandchildren of immigrants and have grown up in Western culture, but still have a strong Asian background through their families. The son of a crofter, MacDonald left school before he was 15, enlisted

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Stadium 32x32px Sri Lanka (Image:Flag of Sri Lanka.svg) won by 66 runs 2001 - '''Arjuna Ranatunga''' (Sinhala (Sinhala language):අර්ජුන රණතුංග; born 1 December 1963) is a retired Sri Lankan cricketer and politician. A former captain of Sri Lankan cricket team, he led the team to an unbeaten title-winning campaign at the 1996 Cricket World Cup. Ranatunga was the chief of Sri Lanka Cricket until December 24, 2008. WikiPedia:Sri Lanka Dmoz:Regional Asia Sri Lanka commons:Sri Lanka

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'''Sri Lanka''' ( ), Sri Lanka has maritime borders with India to the northwest and the Maldives to the southwest.

Sri Lanka has a documented history that spans over 3,000 years, but there are theories to suggest that Sri Lanka had pre-historic human settlements dating back to at least 125,000 years. Sri Lanka has a rich Buddhist heritage, and the first known Buddhist (Buddhism in Sri Lanka) writings of Sri Lanka, the Pāli Canon, dates back to the Fourth Buddhist Council in 29 BC. author Jack Maguire title Essential Buddhism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs and Practices url http: books?id 62KQpPX1oVkC&pg PA69 date 2001 publisher Simon and Schuster isbn 978-0-671-04188-5 page 69 quote ... the Pali Canon of Theravada is the first known collection of Buddhist writings ... The country's recent history has been marred by a thirty-year civil war (Sri Lankan Civil War) which decisively ended when Sri Lankan military defeated Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam in 2009. Reuters Sri Lanka wins civil war, says kills rebel leaderreuters (18 May 2009). Retrieved on 18 November 2012.

Sri Lanka is a republic and a unitary state governed by a presidential system. The legislative capital (Capital city), Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, is a suburb of the commercial capital, and largest city, of Colombo. It is also an important producer of tea, coffee, gemstones, coconuts, rubber (Natural rubber), and the native cinnamon, the island contains tropical forests (Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests) and diverse landscapes with a high amount of biodiversity.

The country has had a long history of international engagement, as a founding member of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) and a member of the United Nations, the Commonwealth of Nations, the G77 (Group of 77), and the Non-Aligned Movement. It is the only country in South Asia that is currently rated "high" on the Human Development Index.

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