kumara


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kumara

(ˈkuːmərə) or

kumera

n
1. (Plants) a convolvulaceous twining plant, Ipomoea batatas, of tropical America, cultivated in the tropics for its edible fleshy yellow root
2. (Cookery) the root of this plant
Also called: sweet potato
[Māori]
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Ranjith Wasantha Kumara, Noora Mohamed and Rajiya Abdul Samad, who were sentenced to lashes and imprisonment of 10, 4, and 2 years.
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The celebration ended with the kumara ceremony, which took place on the balcony overlooking Wellington Harbour on a still and starry night.
Sajit Kumara topscored with 45 off 32 balls, including a six and four boundaries while Inam Farid scored 32 off 30.
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and wiped out 120 workers' homes at the Meeriabedda tea estate in Badulla district, 218 kilometers (135 miles) east of the capital, Colombo, said Lal Sarath Kumara, an official from the Disaster Management Center, reports Associated Press.
landslides for several years, said Sarath Lal Kumara, a spokesman for
The weather appears to be getting worse and we could have more rain in the coming days," Sarath Lal Kumara noted.
The 63-year-old leader defeated YSR Congress candidate Venkata Swetha Chalapathi Kumara Krishna Rangarao Ravu by a margin of 1,06,911 votes in the just concluded elections.
The message was handed to President by the visiting Mauritanian Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development, Amando Kumara, who was received by President Al-Bashir Monday at the Council of Ministers, in the presence of Minister of Environment and Development, Hassan Abdul-Gader Hilal.
The consultations were attended from the Omani side by Plenipotentiary Minister Khamis bin Thani al-Manthri, Acting Head of the West Asia Department, Plenipotentiary Minister Mahmoud bin Khamis al-Hina'ei, Head of the Office of Undersecretary of the Minsitry for Diplomatic Affairs and a number of officials at the Ministry whilst it was attended from the Sri Lankan side by Madokandi Asoka Kumara, ambassador of the Republic of Sri Lanka to the Sultanate and members of the delegation accompanying the guest.