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 23, 2017
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2000  Three Tamil rebel suicide crafts launched a fierce attack on Sri Lanka's biggest naval base, sinking one naval vessel and damaging a gunboat. The rebels also shot down an airforce helicopter that rushed to the scene hours after the attack.
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Sri Lanka continues to lag making progress in Transitional Justice process
Oct 23, Colombo: While Sri Lanka has unprecedented levels of support in the international community because of its willingness to achieve transitional justice, it continues to lag making progress in the process and nowhere close to what it should be more than two years later after the new government made its commitments to its people concerning accountability, a top UN expert says. ...
Milan Maersk mega containership docks at Sri Lanka's Colombo port
Oct 23, Colombo: MV Maersk Milan, a Denmark flagged vessel owned by Maersk has docked at Sri Lanka's Colombo Port, making it the biggest ship to enter a port in South Asia, Colombo International Container Terminal (CICT) said. ...
Youth shot by masked gunmen in Jaffna succumbed to injuries
Oct 23, Colombo: A youth who had received critical injuries following a shooting in the Maniyanthottam area in Jaffna yesterday has died while receiving treatment at the Jaffna Hospital....
Austrian company to invest euro 9.6 million to improve health facilities in Sri Lanka
Oct 23, Colombo: An Austrian company will invest nearly euro 9.6 million euros to improve the health facilities in Sri Lanka, the Health Ministry said....
Speaker assures not to sign any legislation that harms Buddhism or any other religion
Oct 23, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday, assured that he will never sign any legislation that will be detrimental to the country, its people, Buddhism or any other religion. ...
Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendation 2017 awarded to three Sri Lankans
Oct 23, Colombo: The Japanese Foreign Minister's Commendations was awarded to Ms. Punnyakante Wijenaike, Professor Carlo Fonseka and Mr. Punchi Banda Munasinghe, by Ambassador of Japan to Sri Lanka Kenichi Suganuma at a special ceremony held on 19th October, 2017 at the Ambassador's residence in Colombo. ...
NASDAQ hosts 'Invest Sri Lanka' delegates in New York
Oct 23, Colombo: Representatives of the Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) were recently hosted by NASDAQ at NASDAQ market site - the commercial marketing presence of the NASDAQ stock market and the location for Market Bell Ceremonies at New York's Times Square. ...
Sri Lanka PM says those who spread false rumors on proposed constitution attempt to destabilize the country
Oct 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says those who spread false rumors about the proposed constitution aim to destabilize the country when no draft constitution has been prepared yet. ...
Main reason for breaking down of the economy is the colossal debt crisis - JVP leader
Oct 22, Colombo: The two political parties that ruled the country for 70 years have made Sri Lanka a begging country says the Leader of Sri Lanka's Marxist party, Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) MP Anura Kumara Dissanayake. ...
Interest in Luxury yacht building and marina development in Sri Lanka is rising
Oct 22, Colombo: While Sri Lanka is surrounded by the Indian Ocean abundant with scenic views, a high biodiversity of ocean mammals, sailing for pleasure was never a pastime of the Sri Lankans and Sri Lanka was never considered a worthy stop for yachts due to lack of a fully-fledged marina in the country, the Export Development Board says....
Joint opposition to protest LG election delay
Oct 22, Colombo: The joint opposition today said that they will stage a series of protests to demand the government to hold Local Government elections promptly starting from next week. ...
Iran, Sri Lanka sign extradition treaty
Oct 22, Teheran: Iran and Sri Lanka have signed an agreement on the transfer of prisoners between the two countries today in Teheran. ...
Large gap in household incomes between Sri Lanka's urban, rural and estate sectors
Oct 22, Colombo: According to the Household Income and Expenditure Survey - 2016 released by the Department of Census and Statistics recently, the mean monthly income of a household in Sri Lanka for 2016 is Rs. 62,237, which has shown an increase of 35.7% from the last survey in 2012/13. ...
OPV provided by India Coast Guard to Sri Lanka Navy commissioned as Sri Lanka Coast Guard Ship Suraksha
Oct 22, Colombo: The Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) provided by the Indian Coast Guard to the Sri Lanka Navy last month was commissioned as Sri Lanka Coast Guard Ship Suraksha at a ceremony held on Saturday at the Colombo Harbor....
Sri Lankan Government to grant over 3,700 permanent houses to hill country plantation community this year
Oct 22, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has begun a program to build permanent single houses for hill-country tea estate workers, who are at risk of landslides, replacing their line-room houses. ...
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