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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2647

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Top cop who ran 119 leads Lanka Sathosa cleanup

In a new move to make Lanka Sathosa a viable entity again, a former Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) has been brought in to commence the clean-up of largest state owned FMCG network in the country-also on the cards are Mini Sathosa’s specifically to sell essential and controlled price items whose prices change daily.

Minister of Industry and Commerce (far right) and retired Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Premalal Ranagala (left) at the special training session held at SLFI on 13 July.
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Sydney H. Schanberg, - A Tribute

Sydney H. Schanberg, a correspondent for The New York Times who won a Pulitzer Prize for covering Cambodia’s fall to the Khmer Rouge in 1975 and inspired the film “The Killing Fields” with the story of his Cambodian colleague’s survival during the genocide of millions, died on Saturday in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was 82.His death was confirmed by Charles Kaiser, a friend and former Times reporter, who said Mr. Schanberg had a heart attack on Tuesday July 9 ,2016.

Sydney H. Schanberg, a correspondent for The New York Times, with Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Founding father of Bangladesh  at Ganabhavan, in 1972
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MRPs for 16 essential items announced

Control prices of 16 essential items were announced by the Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen today 14 July morning.

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