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This is a kind request for help from Karuna Trust for the continuation of excellent eye care service they provide to needy Sri Lankans. ...more
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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Monday, October 25, 2021
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2000  Thousands of Sinhalese villagers stormed a rehabilitation center in Bindunuwewa for former Tamil rebel child soldiers, killing 25 of the ex-fighters with stones, knives and swords.
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Adani to meet President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Colombo - report
Oct 25, Colombo: Gautam Adani, chairman of the Adani Group that was chosen to develop a major port terminal project in Sri Lanka, is scheduled to meet President Gotabaya Rajapaksa in Colombo on Monday, The Hindu reported according to official sources in Colombo and New Delhi....
Sri Lanka Navy ship SLNS Samudura takes part in naval exercise with Royal Navy’s HMS Kent
Oct 25, Colombo: Royal Navy’s type 23 frigate HMS Kent arrived at the port of Colombo on 23rd October 2021 for replenishment....
Primary sections of all island wide schools start today after 6 months
Oct 25, Colombo: After a period of 06 months, the academic activities of the primary sections of all schools in the island will commence from today. The Ministry of Education stated that the academic activities will be carried out strictly adhering to the health guidelines....
Another stock of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines arrives in the island
Oct 25, Colombo: Oct 19, Colombo: Another consignment of the U.S. manufactured Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine purchased by the State Pharmaceuticals Corporation (SPC) has arrived in Sri Lanka early Monday. ...
Fitch affirms People’s Insurance at ‘A+(lka)’; Outlook Stable
Oct 25, Colombo: Fitch Ratings has affirmed Sri Lanka-based People’s Insurance PLC’s National Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) Rating at ‘A+(lka)’. The Outlook is Stable. ...
Leading professionals to judge ‘Top50 Professional and Career Women Awards 2021’ by Women in Management and IFC
Oct 25, Colombo: The highly anticipated annual ‘Top50 Professional and Career Women Awards 2021’, has received an outpouring of applications since it opened for entries in September. ...
Central Bank to commence LANKAOR Nationwide Rollout campaign this Monday
Oct 24, Colombo: The Central Bank of Sn Lanka will hold the LANKAQR Nationwide Rollout campaign on Monday, October 25, 2021, at its headquarters in Colombo 01 at 10 a.m. ...
Teachers are gearing up for a continuous Satyagraha
Oct 24, Colombo: The ‘National Coalition Against Teacher-Principal Salary Anomaly’ consisting of 16 teacher-principal trade unions has decided to hold a continuous satyagraha from tomorrow. ...
Coronavirus update: 555 new COVID-19 cases identified Sunday, total rises to 536,084
Oct 24, Colombo: According to Epidemiology Unit of the Health Ministry, 555 new COVID-19 cases were reported so far on Sunday. ...
Sri Lanka Communist Party removes Chairman from the post
Oct 24, Colombo: The Chairman of the Communist Party of Sri Lanka Raja Collure has been removed from his post with immediate effect, the Media Coordinator of the party announced today....
Indian Navy training ships arrive in Sri Lanka’s Colombo and Trincomalee ports for bilateral naval exercise
Oct 24, Colombo: The training ships of the 01st Training Squadron of the Indian Navy arrived in Sri Lanka for a bilateral naval exercise Sunday, 24th October 2021, Sri Lanka Navy said....
Secretary to the President reiterates taking strict legal action against false propaganda against him
Oct 24, Colombo: Secretary to the President Dr. P.B. Jayasundera in a statement issued by the President’s Media Division today reiterated that strict legal action will be taken against false news reports targeting him by certain media institutions....
T20 World Cup: Asalanka - Bhanuka seal victory against Bangladesh
Oct 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by five wickets in the 15th match of the Twenty20 World Cup Cricket Tournament today (24th) at the Sharjah Cricket Ground in Sharjah. ...
Eran questions the purpose of maintaining COPE if it cannot take punitive actions against frauds and corruptions
Oct 24, Colombo: Opposition Samagi Jana Balawegaya (SJB) MP Eran Wickramaratne speaking on the debate on COPE report in Parliament said it was unfortunate that the COPE committee appointed by Parliament to investigate embezzlement of hundreds of thousands of rupees in Sri Lankan state institutions had not even the power to prosecute thieves and fraudsters....
Sri Lanka reports 18 Covid-19 deaths on Sunday, toll rises to 13,611
Oct 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka Sunday reported 18 deaths due to COVID-19 after the figures were confirmed by the Director General of Health Services on Friday, October 22. ...
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