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Ceylon:

see Sri LankaSri Lanka
[Sinhalese,=resplendent land], formerly Ceylon, ancient Taprobane, officially Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, island republic (2015 est. pop. 20,714,000), 25,332 sq mi (65,610 sq km), in the Indian Ocean, just SE of India.
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Ceylon

1. the former name (until 1972) of Sri Lanka
2. an island in the Indian Ocean, off the SE coast of India: consists politically of the republic of Sri Lanka. Area: 64 644 sq. km (24 959 sq. miles)
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Ceylon Graphite Corp, is a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (CYL:TSX-V), that is in the business of exploration and development of graphite mines in Sri Lanka.
"The main suspect in the Central Bank Bonds scam, Arjun Aloysius, had given a sum of Rs 75 million to United National Party (UNP) Leader and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, at the latter's personal residence - it was reported to Ceylon Today.
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"I'm thrilled to see Ceylon is one of the communities to receive a new cellular site in Phase 2 of our government's initiative to improve communication services in rural communities." Dustin Duncan MLA for Weyburn-Big Muddy said.
The Ceylon Mine historically targeted outcropping graphite mineralisation, averaging around 3-5% TGC.
Ceylon Tea and the seven agro-climatic regional teas have been registered as geographical indications to prevent misuse of these appellations.
The Commercial Bank of Ceylon has become the first bank in Sri Lanka to issue UnionPay Credit and Debit Cards, according to an online report.
As part of its goal to educate the public on the taste of pure Ceylon tea and reintroduce it in a big way to the Kingdom, Dilmah brought its School of Tea to Riyadh for the very first time.
55, Jalan Raja Chulan, Bukit Ceylon in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, did engage in money laundering, to wit, by receiving proceeds of unlawful activity totalling RM155,000,000.00 from account number 8550299001 belonging to Tanore Finance Corporation in Falcon Private Bank, Singapore, into AmIslamic Bank Berhad account number 2112022009694 belonging to you, thereby you have committed an offence under paragraph 4(1)(a)of the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 [Act 613], punishable under subsection 4(1) of the same Act.
Meanwhile, Plantation Industries Minister Navin Dissanayake addressing the Tea Exporters' Association's AGM recently said that the SLTB and stakeholders unanimously agreed to put more emphasis on digital channels to promote Ceylon Tea under the Rs.4.5-billion global tea promotional campaign.
Under the British rule, Sri Lanka which was known as Ceylon at that time was considered as the most mature nation ready to embrace the idea of democracy.