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Autumn Has Arrived – In California
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Alumex Invests Rs. 1 Billion to Boost Capacity, Exports
Hayleys Group Executive Director Sarath Ganegoda, Chairman/Chief Executive Mohan Pandithage and Alumex Managing Director Pramuk Dediwela opening the new
Low-Carbon Aluminium manufacturing plant. Alumex PLC has invested Rs. 1 billion in a state-of-the-art new melting facility in Sapugaskanda to produce low carbon aluminium, by the brand name ‘Ozon’, incorporating the most modern and environmentally-friendly technologies in the world.
Sri Lankans are Champions in Many Sports
Sri Lanka in majestic win to take Asia Cup
The Sri Lanka team made a superb team effort to win the sixth Asia Cup cricket title when they beat Pakistan by 23 runs at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Sri Lanka chased the target and recorded their victory with three overs to spare. Sri Lanka batted first after losing the toss and made a comfortable total of 170/6 as they defended that total with a superb fighting spirit to clinch the title for the sixth time under the full capacity of Dubai grounds while most of them were Pakistani supporters ended up disappointed with back to back defeats from Sri Lanka.
Sri Lankan Netballers in Glorious Win to Retain Asian Title
Sri Lanka’s Netball team led by Gayanjali Amarawansa once again performed well to retain the Asian Netball crown when they defeated host Singapore 63-53 in their Asian Netball championship final played in Singapore. It was a superb team effort by Sri Lankan lasses who fought back to win the final after close four quarters.
“Dedication” of Enzo and Cruz Sassani was on the Beach in San Francisco, Ca.
Enzo and Cruz Sassani celebrated their “Dedication” (Baptism) on the beach overlooking the famous Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco with an intimate group including parents Jonathan and Jenai Sassani, grandparents Rene and Iswari Camou and Ed and Denise Hester, Godparents Aliki Djahanshahi, Sheahara Pandithage of Wembley, UK, Ken Griffin, Dan Keenan, Emily and Dan Carillo.
Isipathana Clinch 11th Knock – Out Title with Record Win over Joes
Isipathana College have done it again. They won the Inter-Schools Under-20 President’s Trophy Knock-Out title for the 11th year, at the Royal Sports Complex in Colombo, the ‘A’ Division League champions produced some champagne rugby to outclass St. Joseph’s College 49-22 in the final and went on to complete a fantastic rugby double for the 2022 season. Isipathana’s success also had a great amount of significance as they were able to notch-up the highest score in a President’s Trophy final while overcoming their own score of 47-12 against Royal in 2016.
Baja Sub Lanka Ocean Shipping “Send Your Xmas Packages Early to Your loved ones in Sri Lanka”
Shani Ekanayake and Rory Anderson Celebrate their Marriage in Palmdale, Ca.
(Shani is the daughter of Dr Deepal and Tiroma Ekanayake)(Photos by Moran Moran)
Jayam’s Choice “Sway” Dean Martin
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Sri Lanka America Association of Southern California (SLAASC) founded in 1973
(President Samantha Kurera) “Sounds of Music in the Valley” on September 10th in Chatsworth, Ca. (Photos by Moran Moran)
Sabandini Over One Million Views on Youtube
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Hotel Developers Readies Revamped Hilton Colombo for Tourism Rebound
Hotels Developers Lanka Ltd. (HDL) is readying a revamped Hilton Colombo for the envisaged rebound in tourism following favourable country situation and relaxation of travel advisories by several countries. The first-ever major refurbishment of Hilton Colombo after being opened 35 years ago is nearing completion with an investment of
Rs. 2.5 billion. Around 253 rooms of Hilton Colombo is under-going a revamp whilst the five star remains operational and busy even amidst challenging times.
Tourist Arrivals Cross 500K Mark Renew Hope of Achieving 1 m Target
Tourist arrivals to Sri Lanka have exceeded the half-a-million mark, with 4,020 travellers arriving in the country during the first four days of the month. As per provisional data released by the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) yesterday, a total of 500,472 visitors arrived so far. Despite the multiple challenges, Sri Lanka’s tourism industry looks to be in high season, as they ramp up efforts to achieve the set target of one million arrivals and boost foreign exchange inflows.
US Ambassador Julie Chung visited the Dewatagaha Mosque in Colombo recently at the invitation of Mr Reyyaz Salley and the Board of Trustees. “Like the United States, Sri Lanka has a rich diversity of faith communities who contribute much to their neighbourhoods, region, and nation. During my travels around this beautiful country, I have seen temples, kovils, mosques and churches, all coexisting side by side. This rich cultural heritage makes Sri Lanka a fascinating place. It is an amazing opportunity to live where my day starts hearing the Azhan call to prayer from the mosque and ends with the bana from the Buddhist temple in the evening.”
Alkamalee Jabbar (Sri Lankan) Candidate for City Council in Anaheim, Ca.
I’m excited to announce my candidacy for Anaheim City Council District 3. Anaheim unlocked the doors of opportunity for my family and me to prosper. I want to work with you to create a better future for Anaheim. Join our campaign today! – Alkamalee Jabbar
“Kurrypinch” Opens in Tarzana, Ca.
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King Charles Pledges to Work for Inter-Faith Unity
As the new Head of the Commonwealth, of which Sri Lanka is a member, the King said he had a personal duty “to protect the diversity” of Britain in an address to 30 multi-religious leaders at a reception in Buckingham Palace on the eve of the state funeral of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II. Picture shows King Charles III, greeting Venerable Bogoda Seelawimala Thera, Head Monk of the London Buddhist Vihara and Chief Sangha Nayaka of Great Britain. The London Buddhist Vihara was established in 1926 by Anagarika Dharmapala.
It’s our World Tourism Day Special today exploring some little known sites, discussing the relevance of our tourism product, the Indian traveler’s to-do list, improving our urban tourism, some old cheese & a new property plus some economic numbers.
Obituaries – Sad News
Dr Carlyle Perera (84) passed away on September 15th. in Melbourne, Australia. Husband of Megan, father of Sharon, Samantha, Carlyle and Siobhan, father-in-law of Dr John Mariadason and Paul LaMont, brother of Travis, Heloise, Brian and Christopher, brother-in-law of Hiranthi, Martine and Sushila. Papps of Emma, Lucy and Noah.
P.O. Box 667, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia.
Joseph Guy Motha– Passed away in Maryland, USA on September 8th 2022. Son of late Fidelis Cruz and Thangammal Motha, brother of Geraldine, Britto, Philip, Dela, Julius, John and Schola, husband of Cecilia nee Paiva, father of Suhanthie, Ayuska and Sonali, father-in-law of Nishan de Silva, Uli Baeumer and Danny Lozier, grandfather of Minola and Nikhela, Kirana and Bennett and Kai.
Recipes From Roma’s Kitchen
Tangy Crab Salad Sandwiches
8oz (250g) Japanese or baby cucumbers
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup (150g) cooked or canned crabmeat
2 tablespoons lemon or lime juice
1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
4 fresh tofu buns or poppy seed bread or all
grain bread rolls
1 teaspoon finely sliced Thai basil leaves,
1 to 2 tablespoons minced red finger- length
2 cloves garlic, minced
6 shallots or 1 small onion, minced
1/2 cup (125ml) water
1 1/2 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons fish sauce
1.Make the Chilli Dressing by combining all the ingredients
in a saucepan and simmer over high heat for about 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mixture has thickened. Remove and set aside to cool.
2.Peel the cucumbers, then slice very thinly. If using larger
cucumbers, cut in half lengthwise first, scrape out the seeds with a spoon before slicing the cucumbers. Rub the salt into the cucumber slices and mix well, then strain or squeeze the cucumber to remove the liquid. Add all but 1 Tablespoon of the chilli dressing, crabmeat, lemon or lime juice and pepper to the cucumber slices and toss to combine.
3.Make a slit in the Bread Rolls and stuff each roll with the
cocumber crab mixture, then top with reserved Chilli Dressing and Basil leaves when served.
NOTE: Japanese cucumbers are very small and crunchy, and almost seedless. Baby cucumbers.
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