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J. B. Disanayake

Deshamanya Jayaratna Banda Dissanayake (born 16 April 1937) is an Emeritus Professor and one of the leading authorities of the Sinhala Language. [1]

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Ananda College

Ananda College (Sinhala: ආනන්ද විද්‍යාලය), Colombo, is a national school for boys, with a student population exceeding 8,000 across 13 grades from primary to secondary classes, on a campus of in the suburb of Maradana.

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Asian Tribune

The Asian Tribune is an online newspaper that provides news and editorial on the current affairs of Asia, with a special emphasis on South Asia but mostly concentrates its news on the current Civil conflict in Sri Lanka.

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Deshamanya

Deshamanya (Pride of the Nation) is the second highest national honor of Sri Lanka (after the Sri Lankabhimanya) awarded by the Government of Sri Lanka as a civil honour.

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Dharmaraja College

Dharmaraja College (ධර්මරාජ විද්‍යාලය), founded in 1887 is a premier Boys' School in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

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Emeritus

Emeritus (feminine emerita or emeritus; plural emeriti (masc.) or emeritae (fem.); abbreviation emer.)" (Latin ēx, "out of", and meritus, "merit"), in its current usage, is a postpositive adjective used to designate a retired professor, pastor, bishop, Pope, president, prime minister, or other professional.

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Fulbright Program

The Fulbright Program, including the Fulbright-Hays Program, is a program of highly competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists and artists, founded by United States Senator J. William Fulbright in 1946.

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List of Sri Lankan non-career diplomats

This is a list of Sri Lankan Non Career Diplomats, who have been appointed as Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Consul Generals, but are not diplomats by profession, meaning they are not from the Sri Lanka Foreign Service, but are from different professions and politicians.

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Primary education

Primary education or elementary education often in primary school or elementary school is typically the first stage of compulsory education, coming between early childhood education and secondary education.

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Secondary education

Secondary education normally takes place in secondary schools, taking place after primary education and may be followed by higher education or vocational training.

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Sinhalese language

Sinhalese, known natively as Sinhala (සිංහල), is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka, numbering about 16 million.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (or; Sinhalese Śrī Laṃkāva, Tamil Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.

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The Sunday Times (Sri Lanka)

The Sunday Times is a weekly Sri Lankan broadsheet initially published by the now defunct Times Group, until 1991, when it was taken over by Wijeya Newspapers.

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University of California, Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as Berkeley, UC Berkeley, California or simply Cal) is a public research university located in Berkeley, California.

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University of Ceylon

The University of Ceylon was the only university in Sri Lanka (earlier Ceylon) from 1942 until 1972.

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University of Colombo

The University of Colombo (කොළඹ විශ්වවිද්‍යාලය, கொழும்புப் பல்கலைக்கழகம்) (informally Colombo University or UoC) is a public research university located primarily in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._B._Disanayake

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