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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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Tuesday, September 25, 2018
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1960  A young student by the name of Rohana Wijeweera left for Moscow on a scholarship to study medicine. At 17 years of age, he was the youngest student at the University.
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National Mosquito Control Week from tomorrow
Sept 25, Colombo: The National Dengue Prevention Unit of the Ministry of Health jointly with the Presidential Task Force on Dengue Prevention has declared a National Mosquito Control Week from September 26 to October 02....
Rainmaker Worldwide delivers its first Air-to-Water unit to Sri Lanka to assist with drinking water crisis
Sept 25, Colombo: Rainmaker Worldwide, working with its local partner, Rainmaker Water PVT Ltd., has delivered its first innovative Air-to-Water unit to Colombo, Sri Lanka...
Health Minister instructs to suspend payment of salaries to transferred nurses and doctors who fail to report for duty
Sept 25, Colombo: Health Minister Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has instructed Health Secretary, Ms. BGS Gunathilaka to suspend payment of salaries for doctors and nurses who failed to report for duty at new work places after receiving transfers....
Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka gives statement to CID on journalist's abduction
Sept 25, Colombo: Minister Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka arrived at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) today to record a statement over the abduction and assault of journalist Keith Noyahr in 2008....
Climate change could cost Sri Lanka 7.0 percent of GDP - World Bank Country Director
Sept 25, Colombo: While Sri Lanka has reduced poverty successfully, the key concern for Sri Lanka is the vulnerability to risks arising from climate change, which could cost Sri Lanka 7.0 percent of GDP, according to a World Bank top official....
Sri Lanka to receive US$ 480 million Millennium Challenge Compact to develop infrastructure
Sept 25, New York: Sri Lanka is to receive US$ 480 million compact from the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) for several infrastructure development projects, especially in the transport and land sectors. ...
Sri Lankan President calls on world leaders to emulate Nelson Mandela
Sept 25, New York: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena yesterday called upon the world leaders to emulate Nelson Mandela, who showed the correct path by his humanitarian qualities and the love for the people. ...
Court grants bail to President's former Chief of Staff, former STC Chairman further
Sept 25, Colombo: A Sri Lankan court today granted bail to the two top Sri Lankan government officials, who had been in remand custody for accepting a bribe of Rs. 20 million. ...
BOI rejects allegations of stalling high-speed rail project
Sept 25, Colombo: The Board of Investment says that a weekend newspaper report, which claimed that two leading politicians and the Board of Investment had asked for commissions for the commencement of a proposed high-speed electric train project, is completely false. ...
'March 12 Movement' requests Speaker to appoint members to Constitutional Council with transparency
Sept 24, Colombo: Members of the March 12 Movement has met Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and requested him to follow a transparent system when appointing the three civil society members to the Constitutional Council....
Sri Lanka Police Chief and team to participate in a workshop at Scotland Yard
Sept 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police Chief, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Pujith Jayasundera and a team of Sri Lankan officials will leave for London to participate in a workshop conducted by the Scotland Yard. ...
Sri Lanka Army troops delivers drinking water to the drought-affected people in Wanni
Sept 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army troops continue to deliver drinking water to the drought-affected people in Wanni area of the Northern Province, the Army said....
First mango cultivation zone to be established in Dambulla and Jaffna
Sept 24 Colombo: The Ministry of Agriculture has decided to establish the first mango cultivation zone targeting Dambulla and Jaffna areas. ...
Sri Lanka welcomes victory of Maldivian opposition candidate, looks forward to enhance relations
Sept 24 Colombo: Sri Lanka today welcomed the victory of Opposition candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih who defeated President Abdulla Yameen at the Maldives' presidential election....
Sri Lanka selectors appoint Dinesh Chandimal as ODI Captain
Sept 24 Colombo: Following the dismal performance at the Asia Cup, Sri Lanka's national selectors have decided on Sunday ( 23rd September) to appoint Dinesh Chandimal as the ODI captain to lead the team in the upcoming England series. ...
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