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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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500,000 fixed deposits from senior citizens increased after deposits increased to Rs.1.5million

The upper limit to pay 15% special interest on fixed deposits maintained by senior citizens in the licensed commercial banks and the licensed Specialized Banks has been increased up to Rs.1.5 million from the current limit of Rs.1 million with effect from March 01.

 Minister Ravi Karunanayake: This Government introduced various facilities to assist senior citizens after 2015 as the ageing population is on the increase in the island
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Pathfinder Foundation convenes conference on the Bay of Bengal and Trincomalee

Pathfinder Foundation convened ‘Trincomalee Consultations’, a two-day conference participate by countries in the Bay of Bengal, which are dependent on the bay for their trade and other interactions. The conference is attended by India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Maldives and Sri Lanka. Japan and Norway are also taking part in the deliberations to be held Cinnamon Grand, Colombo on 16 and 17 February 2017.

Mr  Bernard Goonetilleke Chairman Pathfinder
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SAITM has over taken all other issues in Sri Lanka!

You refer to any newspapers in Sri Lanka you will note that SAITM issue dominates the news except for few jealous medical professionals and politicized university students all other the right thinking people are all for this private institution which is ragging free, protest free and with disciplined students, who are keen to study because of their parents hard earned money is involved.

Tear gas, water cannons, the police and angry students: all caused by issues surrounding a medical degree.
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