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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 declare 2017 as the year to liberate the country from poverty
Aug 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena has said that the year 2017 will be declared as the year of liberating the country from poverty....
Government created a conducive environment in North for people to live a normal life - FM
Aug 29, Jaffna: Sri Lanka's Foreign Affairs Minister Mangala Samaraweera says that this government has created a conducive environment for the people in the North to live a normal life and engage in their day to day activities. ...
U.S. Navy ship Frank Cable arrives at port of Colombo in Sri Lanka
Aug 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed the United States Navy ship USS Frank Cable arrived at the Port of Colombo on Monday, 29th August 2016 on a goodwill visit. ...
Finance Minister invites SAARC nations to invest in Sri Lanka's Financial City
Aug 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake has invited the member states of South Asia Association for Regional corporation (SAARC) to invest in the Colombo International Financial City (CIFC) and enjoy benefits from the emerging economy of Sri Lanka. ...
World Bank support of US$ 202 mn to improve livability and infrastructure in three major cities of Sri Lanka
Aug 29, Colombo: The World Bank is providing support to a project to improve the livability and infrastructure in three major cities of Sri Lanka - Kandy, Galle and Jaffna. ...
The Lanka Hospital Corporation appoints new chief executive officer
Aug 29, Colombo: The Lanka Hospital Corporation said it has appointed senior medical officer Dr. Prasad Medawatte as the Chief Executive Officer of the leading private healthcare institution with effect from Monday 29th August 2016. ...
Teenager arrested for hacking Sri Lankan President's website
Aug 29, Colombo: The Criminal Investigations Department of Sri Lanka police Monday arrested a 17-year old student for allegedly hacking President Maithripala Sirisena's official website last week. ...
LTTE leader's name may be submitted to OMP as a missing person - report
Aug 29, Colombo: The LTTE leader Velupillai Prabhakaran's name may be reported to Sri Lanka's newly set up Office of the Missing Persons (OMP) as some Tamil nationalists in Sri Lanka believe that the LTTE chief may still be alive. ...
Prime Minister says a full reorganization of Sri Lanka's sports field urgently needed
Aug 29, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says an urgent need has risen for the full reorganization of Sri Lanka's sports field, especially for the game of cricket on a school level. ...
Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka seeks court's permission to travel abroad
Aug 29, Colombo: The chief incumbent of the Alan Mathiniyaramaya Temple in Polhengoda Ven. Uduwe Dhammaloka Thera, who has been released on bail, has requested permission from the court to travel abroad from September 3 - 7. ...
WHO gives Rs. 80 million worth donations to Sri Lanka Health Ministry
Aug 29, Colombo: The World Health Organization (WHO) has donated four mobile hospitals and medical equipment worth Rs. 80 million to the Ministry of Health. ...
Treasury Secretary to meet administrative officials today to discuss grievances
Aug 29, Colombo: Treasury Secretary Dr. R. H. S. Samaratunga will hold a special discussion today with the administrative officials who have decided not to sit at the Director Board and Tender Board meetings until their grievances are addressed. ...
CA Sri Lanka launches Continuing Professional Development Online Tool
Aug 29, Colombo: In its efforts to stay ahead with technological advancements and provide its stakeholders with a range of updated services for their convenience and further development, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) recently launched the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Online Tool for the benefit of its members. ...
Sri Lankan maid with commuted death sentence deported after serving jail term
Aug 29, Riyadh: A Sri Lankan woman, who received the death sentence after being convicted of adultery in Saudi Arabia, has been deported home on completion of her jail term in Dawadmi, some 400 km from the capital of Riyadh. ...
World Bank South Asia Region Vice President arrives in Sri Lanka
Aug 28, Colombo: The World Bank South Asia Region Vice President, Annette Dixon arrived Sunday on an official two day visit to Sri Lanka. ...
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