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Neil Angus MP attendance at 73rd Anniversary of the Independence of Sri Lanka yesterday – Consulate General of Sri Lanka Melbourne In recognition of the 73rd Anniversary of the Independence of Sri Lanka yesterday, Neil Angus MP was delighted to join the Sri Lankan Consul General to Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, Mr Kapila Fonseka at the Consulate General of Sri Lanka Melbourne to celebrate this important occasion.  As the Victorian Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, Neil Angus MP was pleased to represent Victorian Liberal Leader – Michael O’Brien MP at this event. The post Neil Angus MP attendance at 73rd Anniversary of the Independence of Sri Lanka yesterday – Consulate General of Sri Lanka Melbourne appeared first on eLanka. Source link ...

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Leslie Handunge Leslie David Perera Handunge was an outstanding boxer who had the rare opportunity of representing the country at two Olympic Games. He made his appearance at the 1948 London Olympic Games as well at the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games. He also has the distinction of being the first boxer from Sri Lanka to make his appearance at the London Olympic Games and the first to record a win in the preliminary rounds. Handunge was born in Kandy on June 18, 1921 and joined Trinity College for further studies. His brothers and sisters were also well-known sportsmen and sportswomen in their respective fields at that time. While keeping the family tradition, Handunge took to boxing at the age of 15 and had the privilege of captaining the Trinity College Boxing Team in 1939. He was certainly a multitalented sportsman and also displayed his prowess while representing the school in ...

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Brought to you by – John Keells Stock Brokers (JKSB) John Keells Stock Brokers (JKSB) is a leading equity brokerage house in Sri Lanka and is a subsidiary of John Keells Holdings PLC (JKH), the largest listed entity on the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE). We are one of 15 founding members of the Colombo Stock Exchange and our history in equity trading dates back to 1896. We are widely regarded in the industry for good governance practices with an emphasis on compliance and regulations. Our core sales and research staff have been engaged with the firm for a period of 10 – 25 years. Over the years this has helped JKSB develop strong and lasting relationships with our core client base of Foreign Funds/Individuals, Local Institutions and HNWI’s. This has contributed to our superior offering of order sourcing and placement capabilities. JKSB has always excelled in its ability to secure ...

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Source:Themorning The Gypsies need no introduction. They are one of Sri Lanka’s best-loved and most famous bands. 2020 saw the iconic group celebrating 50 years of music, having started their journey together back in 1970.  Initially a family affair, The Gypsies consisted of the Perera brothers – Sunil, Nihal, Nimal, Lal – and three of their cousins. Today, the group includes brothers Sunil and Piyal Perera with Gordon Athula, Dushan Jayathilake, Monique Pallegama, Kamal Perera, and Shezri Shirajudeen. Needless to say, the last 50 years have been a time of great change, across all levels, with our most recent upheaval taking place in 2020. Through it all, The Gypsies have entertained us with their music.  The Gypsies lead singer Sunil Perera is at the core of The Gypsies, and is one of Sri Lanka’s best-known entertainers. The Sunday Morning Brunch chatted with Perera, reflecting on how The Gypsies came to be and how the music industry ...

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  The land belonging to my father is located a quarter kilometer  away from my house.More than half of bordering area is enclosed with a fascinating paddy field.There is a small house too.I like to be there very much indeed.Sometimes my father stays there.No power is available there.There are only the lights coming from the lamps mixed together with moon lights and the light from light flies.Usual things tonight can be mesmorizing our eyes anyway.This natural lights soften our minds probably.Only the sounds come from the frogs, bats.Mind would be calming down for a whole period of time during the night.Fresh air frequently come through the paddy field.Fhere is a water canal flowing down through the paddy field and the land.I remember the days back in my childhood when got down to this stream and played as much as I wanted.Now its exposed before my eyes like as it happens ...

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Amila Madushanka Fernando Source:Dailynews Sri Lanka Swimmer, Sri Lanka Inter- University Swimming Record Holder, Gold Medalist Amila Madushanka Fernando brought honour and glory to his Alma Mater St. Joseph Vaz College Wennappuwa, University of Ruhuna and his motherland. He entered St. Joseph Vaz College in 2003 when Rev. Fr. Sylvestor Jayakody was at the helm of the College and his first class teacher was Mrs. Rita. His parents former airman Anton Joseph Fernando and Arunalatha Guneththi being swimming coaches taught their son the basics of swimming at the age of four years. Amila commenced swimming as a four year old and he participated in the under 7 age group in an Open Swimming Meet and won a Bronze Medal at his first attempt in Back Stroke and in 2005 he participated in a Dual Swimming Meet in Chennai, India and in the 25 metre Free Style Event he won a ...

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To play as a full back in the game of rugby football one should possess special skills and talent especially in kicking and ball handling. Chanka Jayaweera was one of them who played a pivotal role in that position handling the oval shaped ball from his school days upto international level. Chanka’s father was an ex-Army officer and later joined the International Red Cross. He has four siblings – one brother who is a businessman and three sisters who are housewives. His brother Chandana Jayaweera represented Thurstan College in rugby and captained the school in 1984. He later played for CH along with Chanka. Chanka started his school career with Isipathana College from year one . He was residing at Anderson Flats, Park Road, Colombo 5 at the time he joined the school and had the passion for sports from his early age. He had many opportunities to take part ...

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Source:Dailynews Sri Lanka will tour England for a three-match One Day International (ODI) series in addition to three Twenty20 Internationals in June/July, 2021. Sri Lanka will begin their tour of England with two back-to-back T20 internationals on June 23 and 24 at the Sophia Gardens in Cardiff, Wales. The third and final T20 international will be played on June 26 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. The ODI series between England and Sri Lanka will commence on June 29 at the Emirates, Riverside in Durham. The second ODI will be played on July 1 at the Kia Oval in London while the third and final ODI will be played on July 4 at the Bristol County Ground in Bristol. The schedule: June 23: First T20, Sophia Gardens. June 24: Second T20, Sophia Gardens. June 26: Third T20, Sophia Gardens. June 29: First ODI, Emirates Riverside. July 1: Second ODI, Kia ...

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Gamini Udugama was a versatile ruggerite-By Hafiz Marikar Source:Dailynews Kandy born Gamini Udugama began his career in rugby at Trinity College; He first represented the school when he was 19 years old and played as a number eight forward for over 15 years. He was a player considered by many as one of the top class third row forwards. and was- 5ft – 11 inches tall, He had the height, strength, and skill to dominate in line-outs and loose play. Gamini’s brothers were also top ruggerites. The eldest Mohan Udugama a top sportsman never played for the school, but played for Dimbula and Dickoya. Saliya Udugama stood out for Trinity College, Army, Defence Services and Sri Lanka and the other brother Athula Udugama played for Kandy SC. Gamini Udugama played under the captaincy of Ajith Abeyratne in 1967, and his team-mates were Shafie Jaiundeen, Jadi Dissanayake, P.E.G. Warne, H.Azeem S.M. ...

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SPC Melbourne NfontvdltheSdrSmrdpoobernrsil r2oro9d,n 20ed20  · SPC OBSC Melbourne had its 38th Annual General Meeting on Friday 27 November 2020. Due to the current COVID restrictions the committee decided to have the AGM via Zoom which was well received and the proceedings went off smoothly. The following were appointed to the committee for 2020-21. 20/21 Committee: President                    – Valentino Pereira Vice President           – Jerome Chandrasekara Past President           – Prasad Algama Secretary                    – Ahamed Farihan Treasurer                    – Shenal Fernando Editor                           – Tony Martyn Membership Secretary – Gavin Godlieb Rugby Group              -Dilan Abeygoonawardena 70’s Group                  – Brian Jayasingha General Committee  – Tyrone Le Mercier General Committee     – Ajith Perera 1 Comment 5 Shares https://www.facebook.com/groups/628347903921268/user/1084238592/?__cft__[0]=AZW-VKwMU5gITSKZFzPcBqQ-V4snmg69ky7_LyFQF8LHcA2EcSa9lzMXzFu0G3gnBfCrjjp5d755w6uUTk1e4-aqvZGBp9Dqw_7j5yzqZ2oDkb3rWnjGF0RbKDyKkl8O0xdwk3OFj3G97VoiroFVB3qW5IYZmVka1XIYkQpSrYQ13w&__tn__=-]C%2CP-R Source link ...

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