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Bandaranaike

(ˌbændərəˈnaɪɪkə)
n
1. (Biography) Chandrika. See Kumaratunge
2. (Biography) Sirimavo (ˌsɪrɪˈmɑːvəʊ). 1916–2000, prime minister of Sri Lanka, formerly Ceylon (1960–65; 1970–77; 1994–2000); the world's first woman prime minister
3. (Biography) her husband, Solomon. 1899–1959, prime minister of Ceylon (1956–59); assassinated
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SriLankan Airlines provides ground handling facilities for all airlines and private aircraft at Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport.
Sirimavo Bandaranaike of Sri Lanka became the first woman in the world to serve as prime minister.
1837 - London's first railway station, Euston, opened 1885 - Professional football was legalised in Britain 1940 - The first singles charts in the US featured the No 1 I'll Never Smile Again by the Tommy Dorsey band, vocal by Frank Sinatra 1944 - Adolf Hitler escaped a third assassination attempt when a bomb exploded in Rastenberg 1960 - Ceylon elects world's first woman prime minister, Sirimavo Bandaranaike 1968 - Actress Jane Asher broke off her engagement with Paul McCartney1973 - Kung-fu film star Bruce Lee died in Hong Kong, a month before Enter The Dragon is released
The Dubai-based Airport Emergency Team of the Disaster Resource Network deployed to Colombo's Bandaranaike International Airport three days after the disaster, its mandate to help manage all new arriving humanitarian aid cargoes and enable prompt aircraft turnrounds and the efficient dispatch of relief supplies off-airport.
The Russian aircraft was reportedly forced to make an emergency belly landing at the Bandaranaike International Airport due to problems with its nose wheel.
Japanese Prime Minister Yoshiro Mori has sent his condolences on the death of former Sri Lankan premier Sirimavo Bandaranaike to her daughter President Chandrika Kumaratunga, Japan's Ambassador to Sri Lanka Seiichiro Otsuka said Thursday.
A team of Japanese experts is in Sri Lanka to begin preparatory work on a proposed 100 million dollar modernization and expansion of Bandaranaike International Airport, the country's tourism and aviation minister said Thursday.
Thirteen Sri Lankan illegal immigrants were deported from Australia and were detained at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) today.
The inaugural session of the Information technology exhibition of the International Conference held to mark the 75th Anniversary Sri Lanka Signals Corps of Sri Lanka Army under the Presidents patronage was held at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH).
SriLankan Airlines announced that the departure and arrival times of several flights at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) on Sunday 3rd June have been changed due to the launch of an experimental flight over the Indian Ocean by a country in the region.
He was greeted at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake by Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, several cabinet ministers and state officials.
ISLAMABAD -- The first cargo flight of relief goods from Pakistan, for the victims of the recent devastating floods, landslides and torrential rains in Sri Lanka, landed Tuesday at Bandaranaike International Airport Katunayake.