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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, October 21, 2018
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2007  Using over 20 suicide bombers, the LTTE raided the Anuradhapura airbase and destroyed several sophisticated airforce aircrafts.
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Sri Lanka to recall commander of peacekeeping contingent in Mali
Oct 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka's military said that it will recall its commander leading a U.N. peacekeeping contingent in Mali even though it does not agree with the U.N. request alleging the officer of human rights violations. ...
Train services on upcountry line restored after derailment
Oct 21, Colombo: Train services on the upcountry line have been restored to normal after the service was suspended due to a derailment of a service train early Sunday morning....
Sri Lanka Police in special operation arrest 3,560 people for various crimes
Oct 21, Colombo: A special five-hour police operation launched early Sunday morning covering all police divisions across the island has made 3,560 arrests for various violations of law, Police Media Spokesman SP Ruwan Gunasekara said. ...
Sri Lanka seeks waiver for Iranian oil imports
Oct 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka, which is dependent on Iranian light crude, has sought advice from India over its strategy on purchasing oil from the country in the light of tightening US sanctions during bilateral talks, according to a Mehr News Agency report....
Indonesian Naval Ship arrives at Sri Lanka's Colombo port on a goodwill mission
Oct 21, Colombo: Sri Lanka Navy, in accordance with naval traditions, ceremonially welcomed the Indonesian Naval Ship KRI Usman Harun arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit on Saturday (20). ...
India to support strengthening Sri Lanka police, crime control
Oct 21, Colombo: India's Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh meeting with the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has said that India will support strengthening of Sri Lanka police to control crime. ...
Two more elephants killed in collisions with trains, another one injured
Oct 21, Colombo: Two elephants have been killed and another elephant was critically injured in two separate collisions with trains. ...
Education Modernization Project to commence on Monday
Oct 21, Colombo: The World Bank-funded Education Modernization Project will commence on Monday (22) under the patronage of Minister of Education Akila Viraj Kariyawasam. ...
Sri Lankan Government to release 79 acres of land in the Northern and Eastern Provinces to original owners
Oct 21, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government is taking measures to release the private lands taken into custody of the Tri‑Forces during the period of conflict in the Northern and Eastern Provinces to the original owners of those lands....
U.S. ad agency J. Walter Thompson to get Rs. 314 mn contract to promote Sri Lanka as a tourist destination
Oct 21, Colombo: The Cabinet has previously granted approval to implement a wide advertising program to promote Sri Lanka as an attractive tourist destination. ...
Premier Modi expresses disappointment in the delay in implementing Indian projects in Sri Lanka
Oct 20, New Delhi: India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, expressing regret and disappointment over the delay of implementing family development projects agreed under the 2017 Memorandum of Understanding between India and Sri Lanka has requested the Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe to take steps to expedite the projects. ...
Sri Lanka mulls restrictions on fruit imports in future
Oct 20, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Minister of Agriculture Mahinda Amaraweera says that a proposal has been made not to allow imports of fruits in the future without prior consultation of the Ministry of Agriculture. ...
Scout movement should move forward with new technology and knowledge - President
Oct 20, Colombo: President Maithripala Sirisena says, the policies and objectives of the Scout movement founded by Lord Baden-Powell was prepared according to the economic, social and cultural features of the then society and amendments should be made to in par with the modern world ...
No director boards of any bank has been dissolved - Minister
Oct 20, Colombo: The Minister of Public Enterprise and Kandy City Development Lakshman Kiriella said the powers to dissolve the Board of Directors in any bank is vested with the Minister and director board of any bank has been dissolved....
Sri Lankan leaders condole loss of lives in Indian rail tragedy
Oct 20, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minster Ranil Wickremesinghe today expressed condolences over the loss of lives in the deadly train accident in Amritsar, punjab that killed at least 59 people and injured scores yesterday. ...
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