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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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1947  The Public Security Ordinance that provides for the enactment of emergency regulations was introduced. Under this ordinance, the Governor General could enact emergency regulations in the event of a state public emergency if recommended by the Prime minister.
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2005  The Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) split from the UPFA, leaving the Chandrika Kumaratunga government with a minority of 79 seats in the 225-seat parliament. JVP's departure was in protest of the joint Tsunami Aid sharing deal between the government and the LTTE.
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INTERPOL Red Notice leads to arrest of Sri Lanka bombings suspect
June 16, Colombo: The International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) says its Red Notice has helped the arrest of Sri Lanka bombing suspect Mohammed Milhan and four others in Jeddah recently....
Sri Lanka releases 18 Indian fishermen
June 15, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court has released 18 Indian fishermen who were in detention after they were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy for illegally crossing International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL and poaching in Sri Lankan waters. ...
Two suspects arrested with 2 kg of heroin, 12 kg cannabis
June 15, Colombo: The Police Narcotics Bureau has arrested two suspects with 2 kilograms of heroin and a firearm in Seeduwa during a raid conducted at the Rubberwatte Junction in Seeduwa. ...
Prime Minister has no conflict with anyone, PM office responds to media report
June 15, Colombo: Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has no conflict with the President or anyone and the Prime Minister exercising the constitutional powers vested him without violating the Constitution is no cause for a conflict or a dispute, the Prime Minister's Media Office said today....
Sri Lanka President calls on Asian nations to unite in the battle against terrorism
June 15, Dushanbe: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena called on Asian countries to unite in the battle against terrorism while protecting and preserving the integrity and the independence of the democratic and sovereign nations. ...
Former Eastern Province Governor Hizbullah appears at TID over a video
June 15, Colombo: Former Eastern Province Governor MLAM Hizbullah has arrived at the Terrorist Investigations Division to provide a statement. ...
Indian and Sri Lankan military personnel and families exchange visits under cultural program
June 15, Colombo: In a follow up of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's solidarity visit to Sri Lanka, 160 Indian Armed Forces personnel and their families arrived in Sri Lanka today ...
Poson an occasion for people to feel true meaning of limitless tolerance and harmonious living - Sri Lanka President
June 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena in his Poson Message says the Poson Poya Day is an occasion for the people to feel deep in their hearts, the true meaning of limitless tolerance and harmonious living....
Public Administration Minister attends ISSE-2019 in Moscow
June 15, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Public Administration, Disaster Management and Rural Economic Affairs Ranjith Madduma Bandara has attended the XII Integrated Safety and Security Exhibition (ISSE-2019) in Moscow on 5-8 June 2019....
Sri Lankan Prime Minister requests people to rebuild humanity through the path of Dhamma
June 15, Colombo: Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says Sri Lanka needs to reflect more than ever before on the profound truth preached by Buddha and commit to work in partnership to rebuild humanity through the path of Dhamma....
Two suspects in the case of abduction of 11 youths released on bail
June 15, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court Friday granted bail to two suspects, who were in remand custody since their arrest in connection with the abduction of 11 youths. ...
Former Maldivian President calls on people of all countries to visit Sri Lanka
June 14, Colombo: Former Maldivian President and incumbent Speaker Mohamed Nasheed has called on the people of all countries in the world to visit Sri Lanka and assist the island nation. ...
Sri Lanka Prime Minister assured of Singapore's support for counter terrorism program
June 14, Colombo: Singapore expressed its appreciation to Sri Lanka for its assistance in combating global terrorism and assured to support the island nation's counter terrorism efforts. ...
Sri Lanka, Tajikistan Presidents to work together to ensure regional security and combat drug trafficking
June 14, Dushanbe: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a state visit to Tajikistan to attend the 5th Summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia, met with the President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon on Friday in Dushanbe for bilateral discussions. ...
UNICEF removes 'Parent' from iconic logo in call for greater support for Sri Lankan parents
June 14, Colombo: Marking Father's Day (Sunday, 16th June), the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has temporarily removed the image of the parent from its iconic 70 year old 'parent and child' logo... ...
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