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Fuel prices to be increased from midnight today

The prices of fuel would be increased with effect from midnight today, the Petroleum Ministry Sources said a short while ago. Accordingly, the prices of fuel per litre will be increased as follows, Petrol (Octane 92) will be increased by Rs.8 to Rs.145, Petrol (Octane 95) will be increased by Rs.7 to Rs.155, One litre of Auto Diesel increased by …

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How Sri Lankans protected each other during the mob attacks

“The monk protected us. He was the only reason that we weren’t attacked,” said Hassan, a business leader from the community. by  Lisa Fuller ( March 25, 2018, Boston, Sri Lanka Guardian) On March 4th, Sinhala Buddhist mobs began sweeping through Sri Lanka’s Kandy district, hurling petrol bombs at Muslim-owned houses, shops and mosques. The attacks came as a shock, as Sri …

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Time-tested bond of Sinhala-Muslim Friendship

The Muslims of Sri Lanka, since ancient times have been in peaceful coexistence with the other communities of the Island and has proved to be an integral and inseparable component of the Sri Lankan society. According to ancient chronicles, traders from countries like Rome, Greece, Persia( Iran ), China, India etc visited Sri Lanka on trade missions. Arab merchants having maintained …

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