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This is a kind request for help from Karuna Trust for the continuation of excellent eye care service they provide to needy Sri Lankans. ...more
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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Sunday, September 25, 2022
On this day in ...
1960  A young student by the name of Rohana Wijeweera left for Moscow on a scholarship to study medicine. At 17 years of age, he was the youngest student at the University.
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Sri Lanka pledges to ‘build back better’ from the current crisis
Sept 25, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry, said Sri Lanka pledges to exploit the crisis that is at hand, build back better, leaving no one behind and rise to new horizons of freedom and progress. ...
President to leave for Japan tonight to attend former Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s funeral
Sept 25, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe is scheduled to leave for Japan tonight (25) for a three-day official visit. ...
First solar-powered boat service in the country commences
Sept 25, Colombo: As a solution to the daily traffic jams in Colombo city, an eco-friendly boat service from Battaramulla Diyatha Uyana and Aggona Heenatikumbura to Wellawatta with solar-powered passenger boats was started last Friday (23). ...
President participates in the Esala Maha Perahera traditional rituals at the Walukarama Maha Viharaya
Sept 24, Colombo: The performance of traditional rituals of the annual Esala Maha Perahera at the Walukarama Maha Viharaya, Kollupitiya and offering of flowers to the sacred dagaba of the Padmakara which was brought from Myanmar was held with the participation of President Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday (23) afternoon. ...
Two suspects arrested for removing batteries from telephone towers and selling them
Sept 24, Colombo: The Kotadeniya Police have managed to arrest two suspects who were engaged in a racket of removing and selling batteries from telephone towers worth more than 30 million rupees....
16 students arrested for setting fire to Ravana Falls forest reserve
Sept 24, Colombo: The Ella Police said 16 school students were arrested on suspicion of setting fire to the Ella Ravana Falls Forest Reserve this evening (24th). ...
Chinese Foreign Minister affirms continued support to Sri Lanka to overcome temporary difficulties
Sept 24, Colombo: China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi Friday met with Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Ali Sabry on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York....
Bar Association expresses concerns over declaration of high security zones
Sept 24, Colombo: The Bar Association of Sri Lanka (BASL) today expressed deep concerns over the declaration of certain areas in Colombo District as High Security Zones under the Official Secrets Act. ...
Sri Lanka calls for global South and North cooperation to overcome contemporary challenges
Sept 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Sabry says the Global North and South should cooperate to overcome the contemporary challenges. ...
UK to provide £3 million urgent food and farming support to Sri Lanka
Sept 24, Colombo: UK Minister of State for the Middle East, South Asia, and the UN, Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon Friday announced that the UK is providing urgent food and farming support to Sri Lankans hit hardest by the economic crisis. ...
Police fire tear gas, water cannons at protest march, 84 arrested
Sept 24, Colombo: The police fired water cannons and tear gas to disperse a protest march that was moving from Lipton Roundabout towards Maradana along Deans Road. ...
New tender to buy coal on a long-term credit basis
Sept 24, Colombo: Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera said Lanka Coal Company will publish a new International Open Competitive Tender that will allow any suitable supplier that has the ability to provide Coal on a long term credit basis....
Agriculture Minister concerned over the future of the poultry industry
Sept 24, Colombo: Minister of Agriculture, Wildlife and Forest Resources Conservation, Mahinda Amaraweera has expressed concern over the future of the poultry industry in the country as the economic crisis is severely affecting the production of chicken and eggs. ...
One person killed, another injured in shooting at Ahungalla
Sept 24, Colombo: A person traveling in a three-wheeler and the driver were shot at near Bogahapitiya Bridge, Ahungalla and the passenger has died after being admitted to the Balapitiya Hospital, the Police said. ...
Three arrested for stealing rice and chilies worth over Rs. 1 million from a store
Sept 24, Colombo: The police on Friday have arrested three suspects who had broken into a store located at Grandpass Majeed Place and stolen a stock of rice and dry chilies worth over Rs. 1 million....
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