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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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Sri Lanka's MAS Holdings announces opening a plant in Haiti
June 25, Caracol, Haiti: Sri Lankan conglomerate specializing in manufacturing of clothing lingerie, MAS Holdings has announced that it will soon open plants in the Caracol Industrial Park (PIC) in Haiti. ...
Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa writes to Indian PM again on fishermen issue
June 25, Chennai: Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu state J. Jayalalithaa has written to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi again urging him to secure the release of all fishermen and their boats in Sri Lankan custody. ...
Sri Lanka, Ukraine sign agreement on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters
June 25, Kiev: Sri Lanka's Minister of Foreign Affairs Mangala Samaraweera met with his Ukrainian counterpart Minister Pavlo Klimkin in Kiev on Saturday, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Ukraine said. ...
Government collects taxes to invest for the future - Sri Lanka PM
June 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says the youth in the country wants to move forward and United National Party is the only party that can take the country forward and fulfill the aspirations of the youth for the future. ...
President opens Gem and Jewellery Laboratory in Galle
June 25, Galle: Opening ceremony of the state-of-the-art Gem and Jewellery Laboratory, established in Galle fulfilling a request from the people in Ruhuna, was held Saturday (25) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena. ...
Sri Lanka focuses on generating power from renewable sources
June 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka will focus on generating power from renewable sources and will construct environmentally friendly power plants in future, Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Ranjith Siyambalapitiya says....
Sri Lankan national wanted on Interpol red notice arrested in U.S.
June 25, Washington: A Sri Lankan national, who was a subject of an Interpol red notice from Sri Lanka for fraud, has been arrested in the United States. ...
Police bust drug racket operating around nightclubs in Sri Lankan capital
June 25, Colombo: The Police Narcotic Bureau (PNB) of Sri Lanka Police on Friday (24) has busted a drug racket operating around several nightclubs in capital Colombo and arrested three people seizing drugs worth over Rs. 600,000. PNB officers have seized 49 tablets of Ecstasy and 200 LSD containing stamps in the possession of the suspects. ...
Pakistani national arrested at Sri Lanka's Colombo airport with 5 Kg of heroin
June 25, Colombo: The Police Narcotics Bureau (PNB) of Sri Lanka Police on Saturday morning arrested a Pakistani national, who is suspected to be a key member of a drug smuggling racket, when he attempted to smuggle in nearly 5 kilograms of heroin. ...
Brexit effect on international financial markets a key channel of impact for Sri Lanka, trade chamber says
June 25, Colombo: The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce says the effect of Britain's decision to leave the European Union on international financial markets would be a key channel of impact for Sri Lanka, as the external commercial borrowing environment becomes more volatile. ...
Sri Lanka to host meeting of Heads of National Drug Law Enforcement for Asia-Pacific in October
June 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka will host the meeting of Heads of National Law Enforcement Agencies (HONLEA), Asia and Pacific in Colombo from 22-28 October 2016. ...
Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission welcomes President's directives on arrests under PTA
June 25, Colombo: The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) welcomed the Directives issued by President Maithripala Sirisena on the arrest and detention of persons under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and a state of emergency when in force. ...
Sri Lanka investment promotion agency hosts leading Japanese business delegation
June 25, Colombo: A Japanese business delegation consisting of representatives from 28 leading companies visited Sri Lanka aiming to gain a firsthand experience in the business and investment climate of Sri Lanka. ...
Global movement urges Sri Lanka Army to release records of war 'surrendees'
June 24, Colombo: A global non-partisan movement, The Sri Lanka Campaign for Peace and Justice urged the Sri Lanka Army to release the records of the people surrendered to the security forces at the end of the war in 2009. ...
Sri Lanka Central Bank releases results of Purchasing Managers' Index Survey
June 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Central Bank Friday released the results of a survey conducted to provide purchasing professionals, business decision-makers and economic analysts with a timely set of data to help better understand industry conditions....
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