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 (mə-när′), Gulf of
An inlet of the Indian Ocean between southern India and Sri Lanka. It has important pearl fisheries.


(Placename) Gulf of Mannar the part of the Indian Ocean between SE India and the island of Sri Lanka: pearl fishing



Gulf of, an inlet of the Indian Ocean bounded by W Sri Lanka, the island chain of Adam's Bridge, and S India.
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There are touch screens to provide information to visitors on how India has taken adaptation measures in four regions, including conservation of coral reefs in Gulf of Mannar, glacier protection in Ladakh, heat action plans in Ahmedabad and Gujarat amongst others.
The projects are in the Mannar district of northern Sri Lanka, and are for families internally displaced by the armed conflict within the region.
The Palk Strait runs between the Tamil Nadu state of India and the Mannar district of the Northern Province of Sri Lanka.
Prime Minister Modi will flag off a railway line linking Medawachchiya with Talai Mannar and lay the foundation stone for a cultural centre in Jaffna, the capital of the northern province.
The development project comprises two phases, the first of which involves building 70 family housing units for 460 people from the poorest families in Kondachchy, a village in Mannar district, northern Sri Lanka.
The blocks are located in the Barmer Basin, Krishna-Godavari Basin, the Palar-Pennar Basin, the Cambay Basin, the Mumbai Offshore Basin, the Mannar Basin and Orange Basin.
He stressed that some 111,459 families in the districts of Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Hambantota, Puttalam, Mannar, Vavuniya, Moneragala, and Ampara had been affected by the prolonged situation.
Tenders are invited for one time maintenance of village roads/ odr roads 2015-16- improvements to various panchayath roads in budhanoor, cheriyanadu, mannar, pandanadu, puliyoor and venmony grama panchayath
Bishop Rayappu Joseph of Mannar and Bishop Thomas Savundaranaya-gam Emmanuel of Jaffna reiterated the demand during an early January meeting with Stephen Rapp, U.
Low-income worker Siju Mannar also lost BD358 as a result of the situation.
She visited a number of World Bank funded projects in Mannar and Kilinochchi.
Venkatesh Mannar, President, MI, without giving details of cost.