Rice prices sky rocket

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Sri Lanka’s rice prices have sky rocketed with Maha seasonal harvest being hit by drought and a alleged foul play by a government minister in releasing the paddy stocks held by the government. Officials say the harvest of the next Yala season in 2017 could also be damaged even if rains return
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