eLanka Marriage Proposals eLanka has recently launched the Marriage Proposals page. If you would like to list your Marriage proposal under “Brides” or “Bridegrooms” please email us info@eLanka.com.au  Marriage Proposals – Brides Marriage Proposals – Grooms   Marriage Proposals – Grooms eLanka Grooms 11: My Name Is Ramanans. I am seeking a Sri Lankan or Indian Girl Friend. I am 35 years old and am seeking a girl between the ages 22-35. I live in Eastwood, Sydney. So ladies close to Eastwood please contact me via email: RamananThanapalasingam499@gmail.com eLanka Grooms 10: Bodu Govi mother seeks kind hearted beautiful daughter for her very handsome son. B.Sc Engineer born in 1987 resides in Australia with dual citizenship (Prefer Doctors, Engineers And PhD holders). Reply to proposala2022@gmail.com eLanka Grooms 9 : British/SL dual citizen, UK resident, Sinhala G/B retired professional gent (looks younger), seeks educated lady aged 55-70 years. Residents from Sri Lanka ...

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“Kota Vehera” – commemoration of a royal birth – By Arundathie Abeysinghe Situated approximately 15 kilometers from *Kegalle, Dedigama “Kota Vehera” also known as “Suthigara Seya” or “Suthigara Dagoba” (“suthikagaraya” meaning place of birth) is a dome-shaped shrine comprising relics of the Buddha or an *Arhat. According to *Mahawamsa, King Manabharana, a sub-king of *Ruhuna lived in exile in Dedigama. He has used “Punkhagama” (present Dedigama) as his capital city during his reign. The Suthigara dagoba (or stupa is a shrine that contains sacred relics) gets its name from the word “suthikagaraya” (meaning place of birth). Queen Rathnavali gave birth to a baby boy (who later reigned as King Parakramabahu I also known as King Parakramabahu the Great – 1153-1186) in the place where the stupa is located. This stupa has been constructed by King Parakramabahu as a memorial for the location, he was born. According to typical architectural style of King Parakramabahu I, the stupa has its hemispherical form truncated on the ...

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FIRST JET AIRCRAFT TO LAND IN SRI LANKA Compiled – By Gp Capt Kumar Kirinde, SLAF (Retd) Annex A – Brief on Gloster Meteor, Page 10 Annex B – Brief on De Havilland Vampire, Page 11 Based on an article by aviation historian and writer Roger Thiedeman in the Sri Lanka Sunday Times of January 30, 2000; plus other material supplied and written by Roger. The day jet planes first came to Ceylon – by Roger Thiedeman (Sri Lanka Sunday Times, January 30, 2000) https://www.sundaytimes.lk/000130/plus10.html Passengers, visitors and those who work at Katunayake airport would be accustomed to the sound of jetliners landing and taking off. The shrill, piercing whine or deafening roar of jet engines is today a familiar backdrop to the bustling activity at Colombo’s aerial gateway. But there was a time when Katunayake knew only the more genteel drone of piston engines and the hum of whirling propellers. That all changed nearly 49 years ...

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Economic assurance for Sri Lanka – By Dr Harold Gunatillake economic Website : www.Doctorharold.com The importance of further strengthening the existing economic, agricultural and cultural relations between China and Sri Lanka in the face of the current financial crisis was emphasised Chinese Ambassador Qi Zen Hong assured China, as a member of the International Monetary Fund, will provide the necessary support at the board of directors meeting, a statement from the Prime Minister’s office said. The ambassador called on Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardane and discussed economic, agricultural and cultural relations between China and Sri Lanka in the face of the current financial crisis. The discussion was initiated with a satisfactory reference to the historical bilateral relations between the two countries. “The Ambassador officially handed over the congratulatory message sent by the Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang to the new Prime Minister Dinesh Gunawardena. During the meeting, the importance of further strengthening the ...

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