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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. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Sri Lankan cuisine - Wikipedia

    A Sri Lankan rice and curry dish. Sri Lankan cuisine is known for its particular combinations of herbs, spices, fish, vegetables, rices, and fruits. The cuisine is highly centered around many varieties of rice, as well as coconut which is a ubiquitous plant throughout the country. Seafood also plays a significant role in the cuisine, be it ...

  6. Ranil Wickremesinghe - Wikipedia

    ^ Gamini Gunaratna, Sri Lanka News Paper by (LLC)- Latest Hot News from Sri Lanka (27 February 2009). "Sri Lanka, 2 – 27 – 2009: Sri Lanka opposition leader faces further crisis in his party". Archived from the original on 15 February 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2012.

  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. List of tallest buildings in India - Wikipedia

    Mumbai Skyline at night. Mumbai's Lower Parel Skyline view from Bandra. Mumbai Skyline across back bay. Mumbai's Tardeo Skyline. Kolkata Skyline. This article list ranks the tallest buildings in India that stand at least 190 metres (623 ft) tall, based on standard height measurement. This means that spires and other architectural details are ...

  9. Deshabhimani - Wikipedia

    Deshabhimani is a Malayalam newspaper and the organ of the Kerala State Committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). It started as a weekly in Calicut on 6 September 1942 and converted to a daily in 1946. [2] The paper now has ten different printing centres: Calicut, Cochin, Trivandrum, Kannur, Kottayam, Trichur, Palakkad, Alappuzha ...