The new declaration comes as people are frustrated with high cost of living amid unaffordable food prices
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Protesters have called for another massive protest to oust Ranil Wickremesinghe on August 9
The State of Emergency was declared on July 18 ahead of a parliament vote to elect President.
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Protesters, however, vowed to agitate as planned and oust Gotabaya Rajapaksa
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Many people have called all the citizens to join the Saturday protest in Colombo
A similar incident occurred on June 15 in Colombo.
Police suspect the SI took his own life over a personal matter relating to a private dispute.
The victim was a resident of Weeraketiya, Hambantota.
Police was unable to confirm if the incident was motivated by economic woes.
Violent clashes across the country started after Rajapaksa supporters unleashed violence against unarmed protesters
Protesters and police trade charges of instigating violence first
"I must say if the police didn't take that action, 300 -400 would have been killed by now,"
Members asked BIMSTEC to fast-track activities in sectors such as agriculture, food security, connectivity and energy
The study covered a cross section of universities: old and new unis, and those situated in previous conflict zones.
"Hospital staff noticed a foul smell coming from the water tank. That was when they discovered the body," Thalduwa said.
“We have lost around 40 percent of our daily fish catch due to bottom trawling by Indian fishermen,” he said.
The operation comes in the wake of the death of a 16-year-old domestic worker at MP Rishad Bathuideen's residence.
The victim's mother, R Ranjani, rejected speculation of possible suicide by the girl.
The victim’s mother said she had asked Bathiudeen’s wife to go easy on the child as she was still minor.
The postmortem report is to be presented to court on Monday.
The teenager was a resident of Dayagama and had come to work as a maid at the former minister’s house , police said.
Sri Lanka’s overcrowded prisons housed 28,000 to 30,000 prisoners at any given time before the pandemic.
Reports showed inmates at the Welikada prison protesting from the roof of a building at the prison premises.
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