Sri Lanka

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military music

;Carmen (Carmen (novella))"... his friend, Anthony Panizzi, who works at the British Museum, opened to house the collection of Dr. Hans Sloane, who treats Lady Montague's smallpox before she sees Turkish tulips, first drawn by Gesner, whose godfather eats sausages and cancels the military contract with France, which was the first to develop military music and choreography, used in a London show by John Gay, whose friend Arbuthnot does statistics that impress the Dutch


long military

by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (the LTTE, also known as the Tamil Tigers), a separatist (Separatism) militant organization which fought to create an independent (Independence) Tamil (Tamil people) state named Tamil Eelam in the north and the east of the island. After a 26 year long military campaign, the Sri Lankan military defeated the Tamil Tigers in May 2009 (2008–2009 Sri Lankan Army Northern offensive). WikiPedia:Sri Lanka Dmoz:Regional Asia Sri Lanka commons:Sri Lanka


modern painting

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


quot bass

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fast song

Company , or to the Island of Ceylon (Sri Lanka), or to the Island of Saint Helena." "Galang" is a moderately fast song, with a tempo of 101 beats per minute. It combines dancehall, jungle (jungle (music)), electroclash and worldbeat with folk style chants, and is set in common time (time signature). The song features sparse instrumentation throughout, consisting primarily of minimal "jarring" polyrhythm beats written with a drum machine and "blaring" Moog synthesizer sounds as the song's riff. WikiPedia:Sri Lanka Dmoz:Regional Asia Sri Lanka commons:Sri Lanka


year taking

for 6, but did not impress with the ball, taking only one wicket and bowling six no-balls in his fourteen overs. He never played for England again, after a career lasting just three Tests and without a One Day International to his name. One-Day International career In 1990, Illingworth had his most productive year, taking 75 wickets at a bowling average of 28.29, and he went on that winter's A team (England Lions cricket team) tour to Pakistan and Sri Lanka


made long

into Kriya Kundalini Pranayam from Siddha Agastya. Babaji became disciple of Siddha Agastya. Nagarath got initiated into secrets of Kriya Kundalini Pranayama or "Vasi Yogam". Babaji made long pilgrimage to Badrinath and spent eighteen months practicing yogic kriya taught to him by Siddha Agastya and Bhogarnathar. Babaji attained self-realization shortly thereafter. The Brown-capped Babbler is an endemic (endemic (ecology)) resident breeding bird in Sri Lanka. Its habitat is forest undergrowth and thick scrub. This species, like most babblers, is not migratory (bird migration), and has short rounded wings and a weak flight. In Sri Lanka, this bird is known as ''Parandel-kurulla'' (translates to 'Dried-grass(colored) bird') or ''Redi Diang'' (onomatopoeic (Onomatopoeia) in origin) in Sinhala Language. WikiPedia:Sri Lanka Dmoz:Regional Asia Sri Lanka commons:Sri Lanka


service position

; Marlow (Marlow, Buckinghamshire) in England. He left a position with Barclay's Bank, London, to become a rubber planter back in Ceylon, where he also held a civil service position with the Public Works Department and served with the Ceylon Engineers. During World War I, he served as 2nd Lieutenant with the 1st Battalion, attached to the 11th Battalion, East Lancashire Regiment, of the British Army. UNHCR has achieved some success in launching campaigns to prevent and reduce statelessness among formerly deported peoples in Crimea, Ukraine (Armenians, Crimean Tatars, Germans, and Greeks who were deported en masse at the close of World War II). Another success has been the naturalization of Tajik refugees in Kyrgyzstan, as well as the participation in citizenship campaigns enabling 300,000 Estate Tamils (Indian Tamils of Sri Lanka) to acquire citizenship of Sri Lanka. UNHCR also assisted the Czech Republic to overcome the large number of stateless persons created when it separated from Slovakia. '''Thambiluvil''' ( WikiPedia:Sri Lanka Dmoz:Regional Asia Sri Lanka commons:Sri Lanka


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legislature Parliament (Parliament of Sri Lanka) sovereignty_type Independence (History of Sri Lanka) sovereignty_note from the United Kingdom established_event2 Dominion (Dominion of Ceylon) established_date2 4 February 1948 established_event3 Republic established_date3 22 May 1972 established_event4 established_date4 7 September 1978 area_rank 122nd area_magnitude 1 E10 area_km2 65,610

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writing analysis

parpola0.html Indus Writing Analysis by Asko Parpola Today, the Dravidian language family is concentrated mostly in southern India and northern Sri Lanka, but pockets of it still remain throughout the rest of India and Pakistan (the Brahui language), which lends credence to the theory. Finnish Indologist Asko Parpola concludes that the uniformity of the Indus inscriptions precludes any possibility of widely different languages

Sri Lanka

'''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.google.com 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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