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1960 And 1970 Sri Lanka
1,933 words... Constellation aircraft of Air Ceylon flying in to land at Ratmalana. In 1934 the State Council of Ceylon made a historic decision to construct an aerodrome and found that Ratmalana was the best area because it was within easy reach of the capital city of Colombo. The first plane landed at Ratmalana was on 27 th November 1935, a de Havilland Puss Moth flown by Tyndalle Bio, Chief flying instructor of Madras Flying Club. This was the year of Sumith Wickramasinghe's birth. Little did Sumith Wic...
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1960 And 1970 Sri Lankan
1,309 wordsVernon Corea was one of the world's greatest broadcasters - he was born on the island of Ceylon. The 'Hindu' newspapers placed him among the 'greats' in the world of broadcasting. Vernon was born in Kurana, Katunayke on September 11 th, 1927. His father Rev. Ivan Corea was a curate at the St. Phillips Church in Kurana in 1927. The Corea family are descendants of Dominican Corea who was crowned King of Kate in the 16 th century. Vernon Corea's parents were the late Canon Ivan Corea and Ouida Core...
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Prince Of Wales Sri Lanka
1,321 words... y for radio programs in English involving Asian culture, Asian music and personalities. The programme was very successful and Vernon interviewed Pandit Ravi Shankar, Pandit Amaradeva, Asha Bhosle, Usha Uthup, Lata Mangeshkhar, Clarence Wijeywardene, Annesley Malawana, Normal Media, Reginald and Jamaica Massey, His Excellency the President of Sri Lanka among a whole host of distinguished personalities. "London Sounds Eastern" built up a huge following and Vernon was reaching new audiences acr...
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High Employee Turnover In Asia Software Companies
481 wordsBackground: The software industry in Sri Lanka is still in its infancy. However, it is an industry which has shown one of the highest growth rates in the last five years. The revenue earned by the software exports has grown to Rs. 55 million in year 2000, from almost nothing from the year 1996. It has been predicted that this high growth rate will continue in the near future. There are about 30 major software firms in Colombo (with employee strengths more than 50) that cater almost entirely to t...
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Sri Lankan Counter Productive
1,061 wordsDespite the importance of effective pricing for marketing success, many organisations only pay lip service to same. The reasons could be, (a) A lack of understanding, of the true strategic value of sound pricing strategy. (b) The over reliance on finance personnel, to independently formulate pricing policy and strategies. (c) The lack of financial / costing knowledge on the part of marketers. Whatever the reasons may be, it is time that a professional integrated approach be taken towards pricing...
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Osama Bin Laden U S Government
2,402 wordsTerrorism Final Introduction According to famous saying one mans terrorist is another mans fighter for freedom. Why people become involved in terrorist activity? What causes a person to strap explosives across his chest, for blowing himself up along with innocent bystanders? It is just an irrational hate, which is behind peoples willing to become terrorists, as we are being told today? In this paper, we will analyze the activity of three terrorist organizations: RAF (Rote Armee Fraction) which i...
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Sri Lanka Tsunami A Social Autopsy Part 2
1,665 words... were the biggest problems to follow. There were also case of pneumonia and lung inflammations from water inhalation during the inundation, especially among women and children who would have had trouble staying above water. Also, minor injuries become easily infected. A greater danger than that posed by unburied dead bodies would be nitrogen poisoning from mass graves leaching into groundwater, so that had to be watched. Identifying the bodies was a worse problem than burying them, so they to...
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Sri Lanka Oxford Companion
4,454 wordsDaudi Bohra English as spoken in Sri Lanka by Tasneem Amirally Akbarally Paper V Standards 038; Varieties of English Dr. Manque Gunesekara 1 st November 2001 Daudi Bohra English as spoken in Sri Lanka Just a few centuries ago English was only spoken by about five to seven million people on Britain, which was merely one, relatively small island. The language at that time only consisted of dialects spoken by monolinguals. But the story of English is quite different today. There are more non-nat...
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