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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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National Child Protection Authority initiate investigation into forcing school children to take part in wedding
Sept 22, Colombo: The National Child Protection Authority (NCPA) said it has commenced an investigation into an incident where 250 school children have been used for a wedding in Gannoruwa, Kandy yesterday. ...
Sri Lanka Customs nab couple attempting to smuggle currency worth nearly Rs. 90 million
Sept 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka Customs officials have arrested a man and a woman at the Katunayake Airport Thursday while attempting to smuggle out local and foreign currency worth nearly Rs. 90 million. ...
U.S. commends Sri Lanka's national reconciliation and rebuilding efforts
Sept 22, New York: A high-ranking U.S. diplomat has lauded Sri Lanka's efforts for national reconciliation and development and the current government's friendly foreign policy during a meeting with the Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena. ...
World Bank to assist Sri Lanka to mitigate climate disasters
Sept 22, Colombo: The World Bank has expressed willingness to assist Sri Lanka to mitigate climate related disasters, the Ministry of Finance said. ...
Sri Lanka, Nepal agree to assist each other strengthening bilateral relations
Sept 22, New York: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba held bilateral a meeting on the sidelines of the 72nd Session of UN General Assembly, in New York City on Thursday (21). ...
Ogilvy PR Sri Lanka wins top Asia Pacific award for Right to Information campaign
Sept 22, Colombo: Ogilvy Public Relations Sri Lanka succeeded in finishing ahead of 1,200 of the best award entries from across the Asia Pacific region at the SABRE APAC Awards held in Hong Kong recently. ...
New constitution will transform Sri Lanka - Prime Minister
Sept 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister says presenting of the new Constitution to the Constitutional Assembly today is a historic occasion since the nation battered by division is now seeing the government and opposition adopting a common cause for a positive change. ...
Sri Lanka's sustainable development cannot be achieved without empowering women - Deputy Minister
Sept 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's sustainable development cannot be achieved without empowering women Deputy Minister of Petroleum and Petroleum Gas Anoma Gamage says. ...
Fisheries Ministry to establish an insurance scheme for fisher community
Sept 21, Colombo: State Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Dilip Wedaarachchi said he expects to introduce a new insurance scheme soon for the fishermen that will benefit their families as well. ...
Former President Chandrika stresses universities to play an important role for National Unity and reconciliation
Sept 21, Colombo: Former President of Sri Lanka and the Chairperson of the Office of the National Unity and Reconciliation (ONUR), Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga stressed that the country's universities should play an important role for the National Unity and reconciliation ...
SriLankan Catering wins another Presidential Export Award
Sept 21, Colombo: SriLankan Catering Limited (SLC), a fully owned subsidiary of National Carrier SriLankan Airlines, covered itself in more glory when it was named the winner of yet another Presidential Export Award...
Opposition Leader assures new constitution is within the firm framework of a 'united undivided and indivisible Sri Lanka'
Sept 21, Colombo: Leader of Sri Lanka's Opposition and main Tamil party, Tamil National Alliance (TNA) R. Sampanthan today assured that the unitary status of the island nation is perpetually safeguarded in the new constitution and it is being done within the firm framework of a 'united undivided and indivisible Sri Lanka'. ...
Sri Lanka nationwide inflation rises to 7.9 percent in August 2017
Sept 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's nationwide inflation in August 2017 determined under the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) increased to 7.2 percent from 6.3 percent recorded in July on an year-on-year basis, the Department of Census and Statistics reported on Thursday....
EU pledges Rs. 5.4 billion to Sri Lanka to support development in rural areas of Uva and Central Provinces
Sept 21, Colombo: The European Union, aiming to make tangible improvements in the lives of some of Sri Lanka's poorest people, has pledged Rs. 5.4 billion (EUR 29.7 million) to reduce poverty in Uva and Central Provinces by improving both living conditions and food security. ...
U.S. Embassy provides strategic trade enforcement training to Sri Lankan Customs officials
Sept 21, Colombo: The U.S. Department of State's Export Control and Related Border Security (EXBS) Program and the World Customs Organization (WCO) trained 34 Customs Officials from Sri Lanka in strategic trade controls enforcement from September 12 to September 15, 2017. ...
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