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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1387

Paris COP21: Saving the world from global warming!

The planet's climate has constantly been changing over geological time. The global average temperature today is about 15C, though geological evidence suggests it has been much higher and lower in the past. However, the current period of warming is occurring more rapidly than many past events.

World leaders call for action at Paris climate talks – as it happened
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Sri lanka and France renew commitment to deepen engagement on sports development

Sri Lankan's Minister of Sports Dayasiri Jayasekara on an official visit to France meeting with his counterpart Thierry Braillard, Minster of Sports for France had very fruitful discussions on developing a mutually beneficial partnership in the field of sports.

Sports minister Dayasiri Jayasekera, during his official visit to France, met with his counterpart Thierry Braillard, sports minister in France.
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President Sirisena Proposes Global Consultation in Advancing Health of Migrants

President Maithripala Sirisena has invited the30 International Organization for Migration (IOM) to host a global consultation in Sri Lanka, on the lessons learnt in advancing the health of migrants.

President Sirisena Proposes Global Consultation in Advancing  Health of Migrants
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President Maithripala Sirisena arrives in Paris

President Maithripala Sirisena who left for France to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference, arrived inCharles de Gaulle Airport in France yesterday (Nov. 29).

 President Maithripala Sirisena arrives in Paris
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India’s army chief General Dalbir Singh kicks off today a five-day visit to Colombo

India’s army chief General Dalbir Singh kicks off today a five-day visit to Colombo where he could discuss upgrading the island nation’s ageing warplanes, tanks and air defence guns as part of New Delhi’s efforts to curb China’s growing influence over Sri Lanka.

India’s army chief General Dalbir Singh
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No Place For SP In Up Grand Alliance

The Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is something of a political enigma. He claims to be a ‘socialist’ who is known to splurge ostentatiously on his birthdays, his numerous rich guests landing in his ‘village’ in their individual flying machines or huge limousines, and he likes the country to know that his is the only genuine ‘secular’ party. The BJP had nicknamed him ‘Maulana’ Mulayam Singh.

Sharad Yadav and Lalu Prasad Yadav with Mulayam Singh Yadav at the latter’s residence in New Delhi on Friday B B Yadav
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Lalin’s Column : France- 3rd World War looming

Hundreds of innocent people were killed by the bestial IS and its affiliates in France, Nigeria, Lebanon, Kenya, sub Saharan Mali, the Cameroons, Iraq, Syria Pakistan and Afghanistan this November.

 Lalin’s Column :  France- 3rd World War looming
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Commemoration of “Constitution Day” on November26, 2015

The Constituent Assembly of India adopted a new Indian Constitution on November 26, 1949. To commemorate the constitution making process in India and the role of members of the Constituent Assembly, particularly the Chairman of the drafting committee, the late Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, India has decided to observe November 26 every year as “Constitution Day”.

Commemoration of “Constitution Day” on November26, 2015
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Commonwealth chooses first female secretary-general

At their biennial summit in Malta, Commonwealth heads of government chose Dominica-born lawyer Baroness Patricia Scotland, a former attorney general to the British government, to take over from Indian diplomat Kamalesh Sharma on April 1, 2016.

The Hug That Set Kejriwal On Fire

Watching the fallout from the Lalu Prasad Yadav-Arvind Kejriwal bear hug it would appear that politicians in India thrive on making ‘mountain out of a molehill’. Can one really believe that when two rivals, be they politicians or whatever, hug each other at a function it must mean a patch-up and alliance? In politics old ‘enmities’ are not forgotten and erased in a jiffy. It is almost always preceded by protracted negotiations, often in camera, but still known to the world.

 Lalu Prasad Yadav-Arvind Kejriwal bear hug
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Pakistan Naval Ship to arrive in Sri Lanka on 30th November, on a Goodwill visit

In a manifestation of the strong political, diplomatic, economic, cultural, and defense ties between the two friendly countries, Pakistan Naval Ship PNS Shamsheer will be arriving at Colombo Port for a 4-day goodwill visit from 30 November to 3 December 2015.

Pakistan Naval Ship to arrive in Sri Lanka on 30th November,   on a Goodwill visit
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Pope in Kenya says Christian-Muslim dialogue essential for global peace!

Pope Francis said dialogue between religions in Africa was essential to teach young people that violence and hate in God's name was unjustified, speaking in Kenya which has been the victim of a spate of militant massacres.
Addressing the Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya on November 26 Pope Francis told that they have little choice but to engage in dialogue to guard against the "barbarous" extremist attacks that have struck Kenya recently, saying religious leaders must be "prophets of peace" in a world sown by hatred.

Pope in Kenya says Christian-Muslim dialogue essential for global peace!
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‘Third generation of reforms’-Rishad in Parliament

Sri Lanka’s proposed economic reforms are of such a magnitude that it is possibly the third generation of reforms in the country’s economic history-and Lankan youth are increasingly attracted to services and it is now time to enlist them to manufacturing as well, said a top Cabinet Minister addressing the Parliament on 27 November.

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen
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