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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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Media reports saying IGP is asked to resign are false - government
Sept 20, Colombo: Deputy Minister of Law and Order, Nalin Bandara in Parliament today (20) said that the President or the Prime Minister had not ordered the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to resign and there is no truth to the rumor spreading to that effect....
National Mosquito Control Week from September 26
Sept 20, Colombo: The National Dengue Prevention Unit of the Ministry of Health jointly with the Presidential Task Force on Dengue Prevention will launch a National Mosquito Control Week from September 26 to October 02 ...
CID ordered to expedite investigations into national rugby player Thajudeen's killing
Sept 20, Colombo: The Colombo Magistrate's Court today ordered the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) to take steps to expedite the investigations into the killing of national rugby player Wasim Thajudeen....
Sri Lanka's former president Chandrika Kumaratunga awarded France's highest national honor
Sept 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's former President Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunga has become the first Sri Lankan to be awarded the Prestigious Medal of Commander in the National Order of the Legion of Honor, the highest rank of the National Order of France, the Government Information Department said....
Climate change could hurt Sri Lanka's economy and living standards, World Bank warns
Sept 20, Colombo; According to a new World Bank report, rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns pose a threat to Sri Lanka and could reduce GDP and living standards. ...
ADB approves $10 million technical assistance loan to improve urban projects in Sri Lanka
Sept 20, Colombo: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that its Board of Directors has approved a $10 million technical assistance loan to finance the establishment of a facility that will help improve the design and implementation of urban projects in Sri Lanka...
Sri Lanka Health Minister to leave for New York and Geneva to attend international conferences on NCDs and tobacco control
Sept 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne will be attending two major international health conferences in New York and Geneva this month. ...
Millennium Challenge Corporation official visits Sri Lanka to continue progress on Compact
Sept 20, Colombo: A delegation from the U.S. Government's Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), led by Chief Operating Officer Jonathan Nash, visited Sri Lanka this week to continue progress on the proposed MCC compact - a large-scale five-year grant program. ...
Screening of Indian film 'Chak de India' in Colombo
Sept 20, Colombo: Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Colombo will be screening "Chak de India" a Shah Rukh Khan starrer sports action Hindi film...
SriLankan Airlines makes progressive changes to its Winter 2018 schedule
Sept 20, Colombo: In keeping with its strategy of optimizing and rationalizing market opportunities throughout its route network, SriLankan Airlines will be introducing a range of significant changes to its winter schedule. ...
Finance Ministry not to allow price hike in sugar
Sept 19, Colombo: The Ministry of Finance and Media says a price hike of sugar will not be permitted as the international price of sugar has been drastically reduced due to excess sugar in the world market. ...
Funds for education will not be reduced despite difficulties - Sri Lankan PM
Sept 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe says that despite the economic challenges the country faces the government will not reduce funds allocated for the education and health sectors....
Sri Lanka's bakers agreed to reduce bread prices after discussions with minister
Sept 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka' largest association of bakers have announced on Wednesday that they are ready to slash bread prices back to previous levels in support of the government's efforts to help the consumers, Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen said. ...
Sri Lankan government spends over Rs. 13.5 billion for dough relief
Sept 19, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government more than Rs. 13.5 billion to provide relief to drought-stricken people, Minister of Disaster Management Duminda Dissanayake says. ...
Sri Lanka Central Bank imposes 100% margin deposit requirement against Letters of Credit (LCs) for vehicle imports
Sept 19, Colombo: The Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka has imposed a 100 percent margin deposit requirement against Letters of Credit opened with the commercial banks for the import of motor vehicles, which are generally used for non-commercial purposes, with immediate effect, the Bank announced today....
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