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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2346


Government to implement two more water projects at a cost of Rs 11,285 million in Walasmulla and Ambatale areas.

Having recognized the importance and urgency of implementation of Kirama Katuwana Water Supply Project and project for Augmentation of Water Pipelines along with the Orugodawatta Ambatale Road Development Project, the Government has now been able to finalize the funding arrangements with foreign and local banks.

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Sri Lanka: Social Media Blocked To Avoid Escalation Of Anti- Muslim Violence

Sri Lanka’s Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) has blocked social media networks - such as Facebook Inc. Viber and Whatsapp across the country for three days, to prevent the spread of communal violence, officials said on Wednesday.

Sri Lankan police officers attempt to douse burning shops in Ambatenna, in central Sri Lanka, Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Sri Lanka's president declared a state of emergency Tuesday amid fears that anti-Muslim attacks in several central hill towns could spread. (AP Photo/Rukmal Gamage) The Associated  Press
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