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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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A Code of Ethics for Sri Lanka Provincial Councilors
Sept 24, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government plans to draft a Code of Ethics for the Councilors of the Provincial Councils and Local Government Ministries. ...
Sri Lanka Navy and Police seize over 77 kg of Kerala Cannabis
Sept 24, Colombo: Sri Lankan Navy personnel with the cooperation of the police have seized a stock of Kerala Cannabis while being transferred in a three-wheeler in Mullaitivu in the Northern Province. ...
Sri Lankan team to leave for India tomorrow for hi-tech rubber industry training
Sept 24, Colombo: First ever team of Sri Lankan rubber industry professionals will leave for India on Sunday (Sept. 25th) to pursue a hi-tech rubber industry training course at Cochin University of Science and Technology in Kerala. ...
Sri Lankan capital Colombo is 4th Fastest-Growing Destination City in the world
Sept 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's capital city of Colombo is the fourth Fastest-Growing Destination City in the world according to the annual Mastercard Global Destinations Cities Index released Thursday. ...
Tamils in Northern Sri Lanka stage mass protest demanding speedy solutions to their issues
Sept 24, Colombo: Thousands of Tamils in Sri Lanka's Northern Province staged a mass protest in Jaffna today demanding solutions to their issues. ...
Political transition in Sri Lanka brought about crucial peacebuilding opportunities - FM
Sept 24, Colombo: The political transition in Sri Lanka in January last year brought about crucial peacebuilding opportunities for the government and the United Nations Secretary-General's Peacebuilding Fund has helped the government to succeed in its efforts for reconciliation and good governance, Sri Lanka's Foreign Affairs Minister said. ...
Meeriyabedda landslide displaced families to get 75 new Army-built houses before Deepavali
Sept 24, Colombo: The families displaced due to the massive landslide in Koslanda Meeriyabedda estate in Badulla district in 2014 will receive new houses built by the Sri Lanka Army before the end of the next month, the Army said. ...
Jathika Hela Urumaya holds national convention today
Sept 24, Colombo: Sri Lanka's nationalist party, Jathika Hela Urumaya (JHU) will hold its 13th National Convention today (24) at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium. ...
Merchant Shipping sinks new Sri Lankan luxury yacht fleet even before it sails
Sept 24, Colombo: TVB Group in a press release announced that there is a delay in the launch of their new ‘Aggressor’ branded Super Luxury Liveaboard Yacht in Sri Lanka. ...
Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission opposes proposed amendment to Criminal Procedure Code
Sept 24, Colombo: The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) says that the proposed amendment to Criminal Procedure Code will adversely impact on the constitutionally guaranteed rights of persons including the citizens of Sri Lanka. ...
Sri Lanka Navy sailor commits suicide inside Trincomalee base
Sept 24, Colombo: The police had commenced an investigation into a report that a Sri Lanka Navy sailor attached to the Trincomalee naval base has committed suicide inside the base. ...
Video: Sri Lankan woman mercilessly abusing stepdaughter arrested after video of assault goes viral
Sept 23, Colombo: A Sri Lankan Tamil woman mercilessly beating her nine-year-old stepdaughter in Jaffna was arrested by the police after a video of her assaulting the child went viral in social media....
Sri Lanka media platform Roar.lk expands into Bangladesh
Sept 23, Colombo: Roar.lk, Sri Lanka's new media platform, recently launched its Bengali edition, Roar Bangladesh. This addition is the first step in the platform's goal to expand into the South Asian region, providing the same engaging content as it has come to be recognized for in Sri Lanka. ...
Endorsement of our achievements by world leaders is a great incentive and a blessing for Sri Lanka - President
Sept 23, New York: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said that the world leaders have commended Sri Lanka on the achievements of the last 18 months and that is a great incentive, encouragement and a blessing for the country. ...
Over 75 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu camps to return home next week
Sept 23, Colombo: A group of 76 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees lived in camps in Tamil Nadu, India will arrive in Sri Lanka on 29th September 2016 under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary repatriation program. ...
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