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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Sunday, February 19, 2017
On this day in ...
1990  Prominent newscaster and human rights activist Richard de Zoysa's body was found in the sea at Moratuwa after being abducted two days earlier by the police.
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2003  During the 2003 Cricket world cup, Sri Lanka beat Canada by nine wickets at Paarl, South Africa. The game lasted just two hours and 23.3 overs, the shortest in the 28 year old history of the World Cup.
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WTO experts to enlighten Sri Lankan exporters on SPS measures
Feb 19, Colombo: Two leading experts from World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva are in Sri Lanka to enlighten the Sri Lankan exporters on the sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures....
Sri Lanka Premier optimistic in reviving economy with international assistance
Feb 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe expressed hope in paying off the government's huge debt and reviving the economy with international assistance as the government work towards to improve the international standing of the country....
Government committed to rebuild the economy - Finance Minister
Feb 19, Colombo: Minister of Finance Ravi Karunanayake says the government is committed to rebuild the economy and is working under a strict economic plan. ...
Indonesian Naval ship arrives at Sri Lanka's Colombo Port on goodwill visit
Feb 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, welcomed an Indonesian naval ship arrived at the Port of Colombo on Sunday. ...
Pilgrims' boat capsizes in seas off southern coast in Sri Lanka killing 11
Feb 19, Colombo: At least 11 people including a child and five women drowned on Sunday when their boat capsized in the seas off southwestern coast of Sri Lanka. ...
Former President says irregular appointment of HC judge threatens independence of judiciary
Feb 19, Colombo: Commenting on the controversy surrounding the recent appointment of a High Court Judge from private bar by Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, the former President Mahinda Rajapaksa said the irregular appointment threatens the independence of judiciary. ...
Two more soldiers arrested over assault on journalist Keith Noyahr
Feb 19, Colombo: Two more soldiers of Sri Lanka Army have been arrested in connection to the abduction, and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr in May 2008....
India, Sri Lanka finalizing plans to restart ferry service
Feb 19, New Delhi: India and Sri Lanka have mooted to resume a ferry service from Kochi to Colombo to enhance the ties between the two countries and are in the process of finalizing the ways the service should be offered, according to a report in New Indian Express. ...
WHO supports Sri Lanka's initiative to establish a centralized national consumer product testing lab
Feb 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's initiative to establish a much needed national consumer product testing lab to ensure product quality has received the backing of World Health Organization, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said. ...
Three Army personnel arrested for 2008 assault on Journalist remanded
Feb 18, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today remanded the three Army personnel arrested for 2008 abduction and assault on Journalist Keith Noyahr until the 23rd of this month. ...
Sri Lankan President urges politicians and government officials to work together for the benefit of the country
Feb 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena says the division between the politicians and the public officials is an obstacle for the forward march of the country and therefore, all should give up conventional thinking and existing political culture and work together with an open mind for the benefit of the country and the people. ...
Sri Lankan woman nabbed attempting to smuggle 11 kg of pangolin scales
Feb 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka Customs officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport Friday night have arrested a Sri Lankan woman with 11 kilograms of pangolin scales. ...
Indian Foreign Secretary arrives in Sri Lanka
Feb 18, Colombo: India's Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar arrived in Colombo on Saturday for a three-day visit continuing the tradition of close exchanges with Sri Lanka progressed in the last two years. ...
Sri Lanka PM launches water supply project in Hemmathagama
Feb 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today launched a Water Supply Project in Hemmathagama for the benefit of the people in the Kegalle district. ...
Sri Lanka Army refutes allegations of sexual exploitation of Tamil women
Feb 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army has emphatically denied the allegations of sexual exploitation and abuses of women in the North by the Army during the post conflict period. The Army Headquarters in a statement said charges made by the head of a reconciliation body are baseless....
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