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Saturday September 02, 2017
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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One-day island wide raid arrests 777 Army deserters
Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) and Sri Lanka Police in a combined raid conducted island-wide throughout Friday (18, Aug) arrested 777 Army personnel who are Absent Without Leave (AWOL) or having deserted their posts in respective formations around the country. ...
'Government is not afraid of talkative personalities'- Minister
Aug 19, Colombo: Government parliamentarians and ministers say that the joint opposition which demands an election within three months would not have been thrown into the streets had they worked for the well-being of the general public when they were holding power....
Extensive investigation on leaking questions on GCE Advanced Level Chemistry paper
Aug 19, Colombo: The Department of Examinations says a special investigation will be conducted into the incident of distributing among the students a handout which included three questions that appeared in the exact form as in the second question paper of chemistry in the GCE Advance Level examination. ...
Government assistance and aid to uplift brick laying industry in the South
Aug 19, Colombo: The government has taken measures to provide knowledge and financial aid to the people employed in bricklaying in Tangalle to uplift the industry in the deep south. ...
Maximum retail price of rice dropped, no change in Sugar prices - Minister Bathiudeen
Aug 19, Colombo: Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen says that the Committee on Cost of Living has decided to remove the maximum retail price that has been imposed on imported rice since February this year....
Project commenced to clean stone ruins of Polonnaruwa ancient city
Aug 19, Colombo: A project to remove the algae and fungi that had covered the stone ruins of the historical archeological site of Polonnaruwa was launched yesterday. ...
Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne appointed as Chief of Defense Staff
Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka President and Commander-In-Chief Maithripala Sirisena has appointed former Navy Commander Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne as the new Chief of Defense Staff. ...
Sri Lanka President says government will stand by honest and committed officials
Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena says that everyone in government should fulfill maximum service on behalf of the country wining the admiration of the people. ...
Sri Lanka Freedom Party to commemorate 66th anniversary on September 3
Aug 19, Colombo: This year, Sri Lanka Freedom Party (SLFP) will celebrate its 66th anniversary on September 3rd, General Secretary of the party Minister Duminda Dissanayake has said....
Eight Sri Lanka Police officers promoted to DIGs
Aug 19, Colombo: Sri Lanka Police headquarters announced in a statement that eight Senior Superintendents (SSPs) of Police have been promoted to the post of Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police by the Police Commission. ...
Army Commander says some elements attempting to disrupt the trust between North and South
Aug 19, Colombo: The Commander of Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake says that there are some elements are again attempting to disrupt the trust being built-up between the people in the north and the south....
Sri Lanka Supreme Court dismisses petition against resettlement of displaced in Wilpattu Forest Reserve
Aug 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has dismissed a Fundamental Rights Petition filed against Minister Rishad Bathiudeen and Minister for Sustainable Development and Wildlife Gamini Jayawickrama Perera under Articles 17 and 126 of the Constitution for infringing the Fundamental Rights of the petitioners by resettling civilians in the Wilpattu Forest Reserve....
No income taxes imposed on money sent by migrant workers under the new Act, Minister emphasizes
Aug 18, Colombo: State Minister of Finance and Mass Media Eran Wickramaratne assured that the proposed new income tax act does not charge any tax on money transmitted by Sri Lankan migrant workers to Sri Lanka....
Sri Lanka's new Foreign Minister assures to build country's image
Aug 18, Colombo: Sri Lanka's new Foreign Affairs Minister President's Counsel Thilak Marapana said that further measures will be taken to rectify the island nation's image in the international community and Sri Lanka's overseas missions will be directed to achieve the goal. ...
Student activist Ryan Jayalath surrenders to court, remanded
Aug 18, Colombo: The convener of the Medical Students' Action Committee, Ryan Jayalath, who was wanted on several arrest warrants, surrendered to the court today through his lawyers. ...
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