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(mɔˈrɑ tʊ wə)

a city in W Sri Lanka. 134,826.
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The tournament, which runs until September 14, will be played across five venues - the P Sara Oval, the R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo Cricket Club, Moratuwa and Marians Cricket Club.
Teejay Lanka PLC, one of the largest knit fabric providers in South Asia, has announced an extension of its support to the University of Moratuwa for another two years, further strengthening a long standing and mutually beneficial partnership.
Public Utilities Commission of Sri Lanka (PUCSL), the electricity sector regulator, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the University of Moratuwa to collaborate and introduce a self- powered housing model for low income households with the aim of providing best architectural housing structure with the use of maximum daylight for low income households.
He has a Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Moratuwa and several Masters' from North Dakota State University.
We must meet and discuss whether school will be closed for mourning, but we know that schools in Sri Lanka will be closed on 22 and 23 April." Roy Lasantha, himself a survivor of the 2008 Moratuwa bus bombings in Sri Lanka, which killed 21 commuters, told us, "We were hoping to never see this kind of attack again." Talking about his own experience, he said, "I've been saved by micro seconds in two blasts in Sri Lanka, and have seen the bodies with my own eyes, and blood spread across the roads.
Professor Ranasinghe is a former vice-chancellor, University of Moratuwa, Member of the University Grants Commission and a director on many corporate boards.
Summary: Moratuwa (Colombo) [Sri Lanka], Jan 7 (ANI): Sri Lanka left-arm spinner Malinda Pushpakumara has achieved the rare feat of claiming all ten wickets in a first-class match.
She made her ODI debut against New Zealand Women at Christchurch in January 1997 and played her last ODI against Sri Lanka Women at Moratuwa in January 2002.
She played her last ODI against Sri Lanka at Moratuwa in January 2002.
She played her final ODI against Sri Lanka Women at Moratuwa in January 2002.
From Colombo - Jaffna 7, Moratuwa - Kankesanthurai 1, Colombo - Nandikadal 1, Hambantota - Jaffna 2, Badulla - Jaffna 2, Tangalle - Jaffna 2, Colombo - Mannar 13, Talai Mannar - Colombo 2, Kandy - Mannar 1, Kandy Vavuniya 1, Mathugama - Jaffna 2, Diyathalawa - Jaffna 4, (57/87) Colombo - Jaffna 1, Nuwera Eliya - Jaffna 1, (68/18) Katargama - Jaffna 2, (68/580) Katargama - Jaffna 2, Walasamulla - Jaffna 2, Vavuniya - Hambantota 3, Hatton - Jaffna 2, Ampara - Mullaitivu 2, Mannar - Diyathalawa 2, Batticaloa - Jaffna 1, Colombo - Thunukkai 1, Karainagar - Panundura 1, Colombo - Kilinochchi 1, Trincomalee - Jaffna 2, & Vavuniya - Trincomalee 1.