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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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Sunday, July 22, 2018
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1955  Maureen Neliya Hingert, a Ceylonese model, dancer and actress became the second runner-up at the Miss Universe pageant at Long Beach, California. Hingert is the only Sri Lankan to win an award at the Miss Universe contest.
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Model village uses GPS technology for agriculture development
July 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's first Agriculture Entrepreneurship Model Village was inaugurated yesterday at Kahattewela, Haputale under the patronage of the Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera. ...
Sri Lanka in discussions with GGGI to mobilize climate finance for climate resilient projects
July 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka asserting its commitment to sustainable development has held discussions with the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) on mobilizing climate finance for climate resilient projects....
Sri Lanka PM encourages entrepreneurs in North with tax concessions to uplift local economy
July 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe offered tax relief for 300 percent of the income from capital investment to entrepreneurs who start business enterprises in the Northern Province to boost the local economic growth. ...
Sri Lanka confirms appointment of former Secretary to the President Austin Fernando as envoy to India
July 22, Colombo: Former Secretary to President Maithripala Sirisena and distinguished civil servant Austin Fernando has been designated as Sri Lanka's High Commissioner to India, the Government Information Department said. ...
Sri Lanka plans to settle Iran oil dues with tea - report
July 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka is considering a plan to settle payments to Iran for previous oil purchases by exporting tea to the country at equivalent values, according to an Iranian media report....
Deputy Minister takes wasting fruits and vegetables to elephants at detention center
July 22, Colombo: Deputy Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development Palitha Thewarapperuma arrived at the Dambulla Economic Center early this morning to take away the discarded fruits and vegetables to the Horowpathana Elephant Detention Center to feed the detained elephants. ...
Two school girls drown in sea in Kalutara
July 22, Colombo: Two 11-year old girls who were among a group of people drowned in the seas off Calido beach, Kalutara, last evening had died at the Nagoda hospital this morning. ...
Sri Lanka Railways workers to strike from midnight Sunday
July 22, Colombo: The Railway Technical Services Trade Union Committee has decided to launch a work-to-rule campaign from midnight Sunday (22). ...
Sri Lankan government confirms two new diplomatic posts
July 22, Colombo: Sri Lanka Ministry of Foreign Affairs Saturday announced the appointment of two new diplomatic posts. ...
Sri Lanka takes steps to develop adventure tourism
July 22, Colombo: As part of the National Plan to develop the Sri Lankan Tourism Industry, the Ministry of National Policy and Economic Affairs and the Policy Development Office (PDO) of the Prime Minister's Office is assisting the Tourism Industry standardize and develop adventure tourism and training in Sri Lanka which is an emerging sector with potential to expand. ...
CMC, tri forces launch special project to clean the Beira Lake in Sri Lankan capital
July 21, Colombo: The Colombo Municipal Council under Mayor Rosie Senanayake joined with the country's armed forces and volunteer organizations today to clean the Beira Lake, in the heart of Sri Lankan capital, and surrounding areas. ...
Sri Lanka's first solar panel manufacturing plant with Japanese investment opens in Katunayake
July 21, Colombo: The Japanese Sri Lanka Friendship (JSF) Corporation, Sri Lanka's first manufacturer of solar panels today commenced manufacturing operations at their production facility in Katunayake Export Processing Zone with the participation of Ambassador of Japan Kenichi Suganuma as the Chief Guest. ...
Sri Lanka President commences construction of China-gifted national hospital for kidney patients
July 21, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Saturday inaugurated the construction work of China-gifted National Nephrology Hospital in Polonnaruwa, in north central Sri Lanka. ...
Sri Lanka President determined on implementing death penalty for drug traffickers
July 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena today assured that he would not change the decision taken by the government to implement the death penalty for drug traffickers under any circumstance despite the objections raised by some factions against the move. ...
99X Technology ranked among Sri Lanka's Best Workplaces for sixth consecutive year
July 21, Colombo: As organizations evolve dramatically to create and accommodate the 'millennial workplace', it has been established that a great corporate culture is the cornerstone to succeeding in this endeavor. ...
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