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Lankan newspapers run out of newsprint due to forex crisis; suspend publication

Deccan Herald | 26/03/2022 03:37 PM | Click to read full article

Sri Lanka’s two major newspapers on Saturday suspended their publication over newsprint shortage and price escalation caused by the country’s all-time worst foreign exchange crisis. 

The Island, an English daily along with its sister Sinhala paper Divayina, ceased to print as the newsprint scarcities and price escalations hit the media organization.