Negombo

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Negombo

(nāgōm`bō), town (1991 est. pop. 65,000) W Sri Lanka, at the mouth of the Negombo Lagoon. Chiefly noted for its ceramics and brassware, it is also a fishing center and a market for coconut products and cinnamon. Many 17th-century Dutch buildings remain. Sri Lanka's major international airport is on the outskirts of Negombo.

Negombo

 

a port city on the western coast of Sri Lanka. Population, 53,000 (1968). The city is a transportation junction, as well as a center for trade and handicrafts. Fish and seafood are commercially caught in nearby waters. Negombo is also a health resort.

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After schooling he joined Negambo Cricket Club and fast bowling Academy, Colombo.
The body of the deceased arrived yesterday evening from Ports Morsby and was deposited at the Negambo Hospital.
Initially we stayed at the Camelot Beach Hotel in Negambo from the first day until the third day.
Ostlund (65) was arrested early this year after he had sex with a 16- year-old boy in a house in the tourist resort of Negambo, 19 miles north of the capital Colombo.
After an eight-hour flight, with a stop-over in Abu Dhabi, we spent our first night at the Browns Hotel, Negambo, 20 miles north of Colombo.
In December 2014 Mr Wickremasinghe said they will cancel this project if the common candidate Mr Sirisena won the election, as he claimed that the sea coast form Negambo to Beruwala will be destroyed should the project be allowed to go ahead.
The Second leg of the kite festival ' The Negambo Kite Festival' is scheduled to take place in June.
Colombo, June 10 -- According to the available reports from the Ministry of fisheries and aquatic Resources 18 fishermen were dead, 36 missing, 37 boats missing from Galle, Kalutara, Colombo and Negambo.
According to the Navy's investigation, persons inside the trawler are from Batticaloa, Trincomalee, Negambo and Chillaw.
The over-crowded trawler named "Sewandi Duwa", - registered in Negambo, with a large amount of dry rations and personal belongings stacked inside, was detected by a Fast Naval Patrol Craft attached to the Eastern Naval Command.
The violation of the rights of torture victim Perera was recognized by the Supreme Court; however, he was killed a few days before he was to give evidence before the Negambo High Court in a case filed against several police officers who were attached to the Wattala police station, under the Convention against Torture (CAT) Act No.