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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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Price control on several essential food items considered to arrest rising cost of living
Nov 24, Colombo: Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Mahinda Amaraweera says the Committee on Cost of Living has decided to impose a price control on several essential food items....
Sri Lanka to advance the traditional indigenous medicine and methods
Nov 24, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena says the government will provide all the facilities necessary for the advancement of the indigenous traditional medicine of Sri Lanka while giving due respect to the field. ...
Sri Lanka's CICT invests over USD 10 Mn in green infrastructure at Colombo Port
Nov 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Colombo International Container Terminals (CICT) has completed a project to convert the company's diesel-operated rubber-tired gantry cranes to electric-powered rubber-tired gantry cranes or E-RTGs, making a major contribution to efforts by the Port of Colombo to go Green. ...
Red Herring names 99X Technology as one of Asia's most promising tech companies
Nov 24, Colombo: Software product engineering specialist 99X Technology was felicitated for its pioneering work and potential for exponential growth when it was ranked on the prestigious Red Herring 100 Asia Index for 2017. ...
AIS Principal Harshana Perera honored at Icons of Learning Summit, Singapore
Nov 24, Colombo: Recognizing a career filled with remarkable achievements in education and invaluable contribution to institutions of learning, Asian International School of Sri Lanka, Principal, Harshana Perera was recently presented with the Award for Distinguished Educationist at the Fourth Annual Icons of Learning Summit & Awards held in Singapore. ...
Traditional Scottish Pipers in Colombo
Nov 23, Colombo: The Dollar Academy Pipers from Scotland are currently in Sri Lanka. The 10 piece band is in Colombo ahead of the National Day of Scotland "St. Andrew's Day" - celebrated each year on the 30th of November. ...
Criminal investigators face many challenges - Secretary to the President
Nov 23, Colombo: Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando says criminal investigators face many challenges during the course of their work....
Sri Lanka receives World No Tobacco Day Award for third time
Nov 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka for the third time, won World No Tobacco Day Award 2017, bestowed by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the WHO Regions for their accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. ...
Indian, Sri Lankan Premiers discuss entire gamut of bilateral relations
Nov 23, New Delhi: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his visiting Sri Lankan counterpart Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Hyderabad House on Thursday and held bilateral discussions. ...
JO brings no confidence motion against Minister for postponement of elections
Nov 23, Colombo: The Joint Opposition has handed over a no-confidence motion to the Speaker against Minister of Provincial Councils and Local Government Faizer Mustapha saying that the Minister should be held responsible for the continuing postponement of the local government polls. ...
India supports Sri Lanka PM's vision to create a stable and prosperous country
Nov 23, New Delhi: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe today (November 23) called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. ...
CID seeks advice of AG on former PC member's threat against FCID officers
Nov 23, Colombo: The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of police today informed the court that it has sought the advice of Attorney General on the threatening remarks made by the former UPFA Southern Provincial Council Minister D. V. Upul against the officers of the Financial Crimes Investigation Division (FCID). ...
Program launched to assist adopted children to find their Sri Lankan parents
Nov 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Ministry of Health has launched a program to assist Sri Lankan children adopted by foreign parents to find their biological parents, a Health Ministry spokesman said. ...
Party leaders meeting tomorrow regarding the postponement of Local Government election
Nov 23, Colombo: Speaker Karu Jayasuriya today announced in parliament that a party leaders' meeting will be called tomorrow (24) to discuss the postponement of Local Government elections following the Appeal Court's Interim Order suspending the operation of the Gazette notification on the Delimitation report....
Foreign investment in the Sri Lanka Stock Market hits an all-time high in 2017
Nov 23, Colombo: In what continues to be a promising year for foreign investor involvement in the stock market, 2017 has recorded an all-time high in foreign purchases during a year, with Rs. 105.1 billion (year-to-date) in foreign purchases this year passing the record of Rs. 104.7 billion set in 2014. ...
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