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DateLine Sunday, 18 November 2007





Marriage Proposals
Government Gazette

Jagath Chamila and Paboda Sandeepani

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How to kill the dragon in you

A message for all times:

Today, more than thirty-four years later, the role of Lancelot, thus played by Dharmasiri Bandaranayake has been assigned to a relative new comer in the arena of the Sinhala theatre. In Jayalath Manorathne's production of the play which will go on the boards at the Elphinston Theatre on November 21 and 22, 2007 the role of Lancelot will be played by Jagath Chamila.

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A veteran mountaineer with sixteen climbs to Mount Everest

Sky's the limit and to attempt a first may sound crazy and to do it a record breaking sixteen times sounds even more crazier making one wonder if he actually spent most of his life in the freezing cold up on Mount Everest, mountain climbing. But, it was serious stuff he was talking about when I met him, a man of many accolades; an icon of scouting in Sri Lanka, who brought honour to his alma mater, Dharmaraja College, Kandy and later Ananda College.

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The wish - conferring tree:

The kithul or fish tail palm is a popular tree among the rural community in Sri Lanka. This tree is botanically known as Caryota urens which belongs to the family Palmae. Traditionally the coconut tree, Cocos nucifera which belongs to the same family Palmae is known as the wish-conferring tree, ("Kapruka") since all parts of this tree have important and different uses as a multipurpose tree.

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Special | - Sri Lanka

Sunday Meeting

BodY & Soul

Sunday Crime

Gamin Gamata - Presidential Community & Welfare Service
General Manager
Ceylinco Banyan Villas

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