Farmers threaten to march on Colombo in two weeks

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The All Island Federation of Farmers (AIFF) today warned that Government that farmers would descend on Colombo if the Government failed to provide farmers compensation which it had promised.

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Tear gas, water cannon used on Anti-SAITM protest

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Police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse a protest demonstration against the South Asian Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM) in Colombo Fort a short while ago.

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President condemns Manchester attack in UK

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President Maithripala Sirisena condemned terrorist attack on a Manchester musical concert, that claimed the lives of 22 civilians and several others were injured yesterday.

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President Sirisena receives warm welcome in Canberra

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President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in Canberra this morning (May 24) commencing a three-day state visit on the invitation of the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

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Commercial Bank offers e-FDs online

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      Sri Lanka's Commercial Bank is offering online, Electronic Fixed Deposits (e-FDs) in both local and foreign currencies.

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Six Indian fishermen arrested for poaching

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Six Indian fishermen who were allegedly poaching in Sri Lanka's territorial waters have been arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy.

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CB Governor’s comments on ‘bubble’ excessive, says condo builder

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  Sri Lankan condo industry officials are reacting strongly to a comment by Central Bank Governor Indrajit Coomaraswamy that the industry is getting overheated with too much credit and prospects of a bubble.

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Two faculties at Ruhuna Uni closed over student clashes

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Two faculties of the Ruhuna University were temporarily closed down yesterday after a clash between two student groups, the University's Vice-Chancellor Dr.

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Three bench trial-at-bar to hear Vidya murder case

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Chief Justice Priyasath Dep yesterday appointed a three member trial-at-bar at the Jaffna High Court to hear the case into the gang rape and murder of Sivalokananthan Vidya, a student from Punkuduthivu.

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