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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1831

Steve Jobs Movie: a mischievous emphasis on human flaws?

"Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we have done something wonderful: that's what matters to me." ~ Steve Jobs

Steve jobs, the ‘much-anticipated’ biopic of the late co-founder of Apple, was released on Friday, much to the dismay of the members of his immediate family, thousands of members – and their dependents - of Apple family, both present and past and of course, millions of loyal Apple fans, in which the visionary, according to independent critics, is disproportionately illuminated under the spotlight of his human flaws at the expense of ingenuity.

Steve Jobs Movie: a mischievous emphasis on human flaws?
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BJP may deny Srinivasan a third term

G Srinivasan, chairman of New India Assurance Company Limited, Mumbai, who is close to former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram is seeking a third extension of the post violating all norms, industry experts aver.

G Srinivasan, chairman of New India Assurance Company Limited, Mumbai
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Letter from America: Anti-Mosque protests in the West

Racism and bigotry is on the rise across the globe.

Letter from America: Anti-Mosque protests in the West
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EU to support strong Climate bill at Paris climate meet on Nov 30

As climatic disorders, owing to wrong state polices, continue to dormant the humanity, world powers are meeting in November in Paris to discuss the dangerous climate issue and decide the solutions to save the earth and the living beings on the earth.

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Call to kick polluters out of climate talks

Activists have appealed to Indian government to take urgent and meaningful action on climate change next week in Germany. The action is part of a global day of action in several countries calling for a more just and sustainable energy system and for policymakers to end the undue influence and obstruction of climate policy by transnational fossil fuel corporations. "Every day we feel the effects of climate change - a crisis we did little to create. Today, the people of India are saying 'enough is enough!'" said Dr Sandeep Pandey, Magsaysay Awardee and Vice President of Socialist Party (India), to CNS (Citizen News Service).

Call to kick polluters out of climate talks
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Members for Committee on High Posts & Standing Committee announced

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday announced in Parliament the names of MPs for the Committee on High Posts and the Standing Committee.

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya
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Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees from India Return Home

Seventy three Lankan refugees sheltered in the special camps in Chennai were repatriated to Sri Lanka with the assistance of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday, 'The Hindu' reported.

Sri Lankan Refugees return home
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Relocation of Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington DC

The Embassy of Sri Lanka located at 2148 Wyoming Ave NW Washington D.C. will be relocating to the following address with effect from October 19th, 2015.

Relocating S.L.Embassy in WashingtonDC
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Cosmoglitz Awards presented in Chennai

Beauty industry is undergoing revolutionary change and progress witnessing a variety of advanced products / services / treatments. Yet there are only a few Awards and titles to recognize the Key personalities responsible for this development.

Cosmoglitz Awards presented in Chennai
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Distinguished Service Decoration given to outstanding senior officers in the armed forces

President Maithripala Sirisena offered “Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (Distinguished Service Decoration)” medals to the senior officers in the Army, Navy and Air-Force at the Presidential Secretariat.

Award being presented to the retired Army General R.M.D Ratnayake
Distinguished Service Decoration given to outstanding senior officers in the armed forces
Distinguished Service Decoration given to outstanding senior officers in the armed forces
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CSW Endorses Declaration of Southeast Asia Conference on Religious Freedom

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has joined a range of other faith-based, intergovernmental and UN agencies in endorsing a declaration on strengthening freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) in Southeast Asia.

CSW  Endorses Declaration of Southeast Asia Conference on Religious Freedom
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Thamby Prabaharan could have even become our Chief Minister - V. Anandasangaree

If Sampanthan, as claimed by him, could have acted with a sense of responsibility at the 2004 General Elections, thousands of lives and several billions worth of valuable property both public and private could have been saved and even Thamby Prabaharan could have even become our Chief Minister – pointed out V. Anandasangaree General Secretary – TULF.

V. Anandasangaree   -   General Secretary,  TULF
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