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  2. Sri Lankan English - Wikipedia

    Sri Lankan English (SLE) is the English language as it is used in Sri Lanka, a term dating from 1972. [1] Sri Lankan English is principally categorised as the Standard Variety and the Nonstandard Variety, which is called as "Not Pot English". The classification of SLE as a separate dialect of English is controversial.

  3. List of heads of state of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia

    5 years, 8 months and 13 days. Served as the last Governor-General of Ceylon and the first (non-executive) President when Ceylon declared itself a republic in 1972, and changed its name to Sri Lanka. Executive President (1978–present) 2. Junius Richard Jayewardene.

  4. S&P Sri Lanka 20 Index - Wikipedia

    Website. S&P SL20. The S&P SL20, or the Standard & Poor's Sri Lanka 20, is a stock market index, based on market capitalization, that follows the performance of 20 leading publicly traded companies listed in the Colombo Stock Exchange. The 20 companies that make up the index is determined by Standard & Poor's global index methodology, according ...

  5. Sri Lankan rupee - Wikipedia

    The Sri Lankan Rupee ( Sinhala: රුපියල්, Tamil: ரூபாய்; symbol: ₨. /- in English, රු in Sinhala, ரூ in Tamil; code: LKR) is the currency of Sri Lanka. It is subdivided into 100 cents, but cents are rarely seen in circulation due to its low value. It is issued by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.

  6. Jacques Kallis - Wikipedia

    Jacques Henry Kallis (born 16 October 1975) is a South African cricket coach and former cricketer. Widely regarded as one of the greatest cricketers of all time and as South Africa's greatest batsman ever, he is a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium swing bowler. [2] As of 2022, Kallis is the only cricketer in the history of the game ...

  7. Sarong - Wikipedia

    A sarong or sarung ( / səˈrɒŋ /) is a large tube or length of fabric, often wrapped around the waist, worn in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Western Asia, Northern Africa, East Africa, [1] West Africa, and on many Pacific islands. The fabric often has woven plaid or checkered patterns, or may be brightly colored by means of batik or ikat dyeing.

  8. Ranil Wickremesinghe - Wikipedia

    During his visit to Singapore, in an interview with The Straits Times he invited Singaporean submarines and frigates to visit Sri Lanka. Post-premiership (2019–2022) Following his defeat, Premadasa left the party to form his own party, Samagi Jana Balawegaya from which he contested the 2020 Sri Lankan parliamentary election.

  9. Perodua Bezza - Wikipedia

    1,510–1,525 mm (59.4–60.0 in) Kerb weight. 865–940 kg (1,907–2,072 lb) The Perodua Bezza (codenamed D63D) is an A-segment sedan [3] produced by Malaysian automobile manufacturer Perodua. It was launched on 21 July 2016 as Perodua's first sedan car, and a complement to the Axia hatchback. The Bezza is based on the Axia's platform, and is ...