Kurunegala


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Kurunegala

(ko͝or'o͞onā`gələ), town (1995 est. pop. 29,500), W central Sri Lanka. It is a road junction and the administrative and commercial center of a coconut, rice, and rubber plantation district. Overlooking the town is Elephant Hill, a stronghold in the 14th cent., when Kurunegala was the capital of a Sinhalese kingdom.
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Sajith Premadasa said this while speaking at a rally staged in Kurunegala this evening.
In addition to Malabe, Kia Motors (Lanka)'s subsidiary 'Autopoint Limited' has made a Rs 150 million investment in a facility at Kurunegala designed and equipped to international standards.
The victim was a 65-year-old resident of Kurunegala.
Fourteen girl guides from Musaeus College Colombo, Girls High School Kandy, Hillwood College Kandy and Maliyadewa Balika Vidyalaya Kurunegala led by the Sri Lanka Girl Guides Association International Commissioner Manishini Ekanayake and Guide Captain Shiromi Serasinghe were in the UK to participate in a Girl Guide Camp in Leicestershire.
Minister Bathiudeen, and added: "You all know there were violence in places like Kurunegala, Hettipola and Minuwangoda where 29 mosques were damaged and so many Muslim owned businesses were destroyed leaving those families depending on the businesses also destitute."
The parliamentarian, identified as Mohamed Naushad Jalaldeen, 42, who has served as a translator attached to the Hanzard Department of Sri Lankan parliament since 2006, was arrested by a special police team in Kurunegala on Monday on charges of aiding and abetting NTJ leader,
Several mosques and Muslim homes were damaged in an attack overnight in the western district of Kurunegala, the Muslim Council of Sri Lanka and residents said.
Thereafter, the Relics will be taken to Kurunegala (8th May at Diyakalamulla Pirivena, Kuliyapitiya), Anuradhapura (9th and 10th May at Sri Sarananda Maha Pirivena) and Kandy (11th May at Balagollla Budhist Centre and 12th May at Ambanwela Raja Maha Vihara) for public exposition.
Anthony's (Wattala), Ananda, Nalanda, Rahula (Matara), Zahira (Matale), Maliyadeva (Kurunegala) and D S Senanayake (Colombo).
Some of the well-known schools that are participating in this tournament are Ananda, Royal, St Peters, Nalanda, Trinity and St Anne's Kurunegala. Our tour party will be around 85 persons strong.
* CRICKET: Jos Buttler's century was in vain as England Lions slipped to a six-wicket defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka A in their third unofficial one-day international in Kurunegala.
CRICKET Tour match, Kurunegala: Sri Lanka A v England Lions.