'100 percent' of Jaffna farmers could run out of water

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100 percent of farmers in Jaffna are in danger of running out of water for their crops, Jaffna District Secretary N.

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Lottery ticket prices back at Rs.20

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President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed to reverse the decision to increase the price of a lottery ticket to Rs.

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CPC trade unions protest against IOC

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A group of Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) trade union workers held a protest this morning opposite the World Trade Center calling on the Government to take immediate steps to reacquire the oil tanks under the control of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).

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Update: Tense situation between SLT- Private bus drivers in Vavuniya

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A tense situation arose today when private bus operators clashed with Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB) employees at the newly opened Vavuniya bus halt, local media reported.

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Canadian Federal Court upholds deportation of alleged LTTE fundraiser

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An alleged fundraiser for the LTTE who has been fighting deportation from Canada for more than two decades has lost a key court battle after a federal judge dismissed his appeal, the Vancouver Sun reported.

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"Buddhist Ideals of Good Governance" launched

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The book, "Buddhist Ideals of Good Governance" authored by Prof.

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Transport Minister takes aim at Northern Provincial Council

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Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Nimal Siripala De Silva criticised the Northern Provincial Council (NPC) for failing to provide services to the people on time with the powers it has already been given.

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President scraps Iran visit, no reasons given

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President Maithripala Sirisena has cancelled a planned visit to Iran beginning on January 21.

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Prime Minister to leave for Davos

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Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will leave for Switzerland today to attend the World Economic Summit to be held in Davos City from January 17- 21.

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