Learn to Play the Thammattama
2nd edition: a lesson book for beginning South Asian Drumming! Basic Patterns progressing to Solos and Duets. This is a practical lesson book for the uninitiated into Sri Lankan music who wants to learn to play but cannot currently find a teacher ...more
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Sri Lanka President to appoint a commission this week to investigate Central Bank bond scam
Jan 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena said he would appoint a commission this week to investigate and recommend actions for the Central Bank's controversial Treasury Bond issue in March 2015. ...
Belgium and European companies affirm to expand trade ties with Sri Lanka
Jan 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake and Development Strategies and International Trade Minister Malik Samarawickrama met with representatives of the Belgium government and heads of several leading European companies in Brussels last week. ...
Three Sinha Group receives FCCISL Silver Award
Jan 23, Colombo: Three Sinha Group of Companies, an organization that strives to break new barriers in the roller door industry won the Silver Award in large category – manufacturing sector (national level) at 'Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 ' Awards Ceremony organized by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Sri Lanka (FCCISL). ...
Rs. 5.7 million robbed from a stat bank ATM in Monaragala
Jan 22, Colombo: Around Rs. 5.7 million have been stolen from a state bank in Moneragala by breaking open its Automated Teller Machine (ATM), the police said. ...
Sri Lankans urged to conserve water and electricity as rains not sufficient
Jan 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Disaster Management Center today urged the people to conserve water and electricity as the rains received today in many parts of the country are not enough to alleviate the severe drought prevailing in the country....
Prices of eye lenses to be reduced from next week
Jan 22, Colombo: The National Drug Regulatory Board has initiated a program to reduce the prices of contact lenses and the prices will be reduced by Rs.20,000 from next week, the Government Information Department said. ...
Provincial Chief Ministers meet former President to unite Sri Lanka Freedom Party
Jan 22, Colombo: Chief Ministers of six provinces representing the Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) met with the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa at his official residence today to discuss the future of the party in preparation for upcoming local government elections. ...
Extraordinary Gazette notification announces Right to Information Act to be enforced from February 3rd
Jan 22, Colombo: An Extraordinary Gazette notification published on Friday (20) has announced the date of the enforcement of the Right to Information Act as from 3rd February 2017. ...
Renuka City Hotel honors and rewards 46 long serving employees
Jan 22, Colombo: Renuka City Hotel recently honored 46 of its longest serving staff members at a felicitation ceremony held at the hotel. ...
Sarath Fonseka to be questioned further on Lasantha Wickrematunge murder
Jan 22, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of Sri Lanka police will bring in former Army Commander and Minister of Regional Development, Field Marshall Sarath Fonseka on Tuesday for further questioning in connection with the murder of Lasantha Wickrematunge, according to a report in Sunday Observer....
Sri Lanka will try to negotiate separate trade agreements with Britain - PM
Jan 22, Colombo: Even if Sri Lanka regains the European Union's GSP+ tariff concession, the government will try to negotiate separate trade agreements with Britain when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said. ...
International Commission of Jurists calls on Sri Lanka to implement recommendations of Consultation Task Force
Jan 22, Colombo: The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), an international non-governmental human rights organization has called on the Sri Lankan government to implement the recommendations made by the Consultation Task Force on Reconciliation Mechanisms. ...
President pledges to increase funding for research and development
Jan 21, Talawakelle: President Maithripala Sirisena today said his government will allocate more funds for research and development in all areas including agriculture. ...
Motor vehicle enthusiasts to gather at Ceylon Motor Show 2017 - a showcase of the best of modern cars and classic vehicles in Sri Lanka
Jan 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan motor vehicle enthusiasts are in for a treat with the upcoming launch of the "Ceylon Motor Show 2017" sponsored by Sri Lanka Insurance Motor Plus, the island's largest platform for cutting edge and classic motor vehicles....
Sailors of USS Hopper restores the resting place of first US envoy to Sri Lanka in Galle
Jan 21, Galle: The sailors of the US Navy ship USS Hopper, which is docked at Sri Lanka's Colombo Port, today cleared and restored the All Saints cemetery in Galle, where the final resting place of the first US Consul to Sri Lanka lies. ...
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