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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 859

India to Assist the Faculty of Agriculture and Engineering at Kilinochchi

India announced of a partnership with Sri Lanka to assist in the setting up of a Faculty of Agriculture and a Faculty of Engineering for the University of Jaffna at Kilinochchi.

India to Assist the Faculty of Agriculture and Engineering at Kilinochchi
India to Assist the Faculty of Agriculture and Engineering at Kilinochchi
India to Assist the Faculty of Agriculture and Engineering at Kilinochchi
India to Assist the Faculty of Agriculture and Engineering at Kilinochchi
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Lanka-B’Desh trade crosses critical $ 100M levels for the first time

s bilateral trade crossed the critical $100 Mn mark for the first time, a confident Bangladesh called on 11 July for a formal investment protection mechanism to drive trade volumes to next levels. “As a result of an investment protection agreement, fundamentals of investments would be right for B’Deshi investors looking at Sri Lanka. " class="caption" align="right" />

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka–left) gifts a farewell souvenir to (HE) Mohammad Sufiur Rahman (outgoing High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka) on 11 July in Colombo.
Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka–right) in discussions with Mohammad Sufiur Rahman (outgoing High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka) on 11 July in Colombo.
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Dilip Kumar's Pakistan residence declared national heritage

Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar’s ancestral house in Peshawar has been declared a national heritage, said a report published in The Times of India (TOI).

Dilip Kumar's Pakistan residence declared national heritage
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Prof. G.L. Peiris holds bilateral talks with Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

Sri Lanka, India discussed subjects such as economic and security cooperation, fisheries issue, and housing projects.

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A friend intrigued is a friend indeed

The CIA seems to be at it again; it can’t resist spying on the most modest woman politician in Europe, Angela Merkel of Germany, the government that she leads and the institutions that the Germans feel are under threat from grave form of espionage.

A friend intrigued is a friend indeed
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Government urged to reign in on Bodu Bala Sena

The Muslim Council of Sri Lanka has urged the Sri Lankan Government to reign in on organizations like Bodu Bala Sena which disseminate, provoke hate speech to pay the way for all religious communities to live in harmony as Sri Lankans.

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Double drubbings for Brazil!

All Brazil fans are thoroughly disappointed with its performance in the playoff for the third place. Netherland added more miseries to the home team with a 3-0 victory, like adding insult to injury.

Spot king: Robin van Persie gives Holland an early lead from the penalty spot
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Letter from America: NSA’s Spying of American Muslims

The Intercept, an investigative outlet co-founded by Greenwald, has lately reported that the National Security Agency spied on five American citizens - all Muslims - despite a lack of any finding that they posed a threat to national security. They were targeted for surveillance between 2002 and 2008 because of their political activity.

Letter from America: NSA’s Spying of American Muslims
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How Kashmir Issue can be resolved?

India always refused to accept third party intervention for the resolution of Kashmir issue since she doesn’t believe in reasons Recently, soon after the publication of the news quoting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as saying that he had, in 1999, sought US role in resolving the lingering issue, the Indian leadership immediately responded that New Delhi Pakistani Prime Minister statement is not in line with Indian policy on the issue.

How Kashmir Issue can be resolved?
How Kashmir Issue can be resolved?
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"We must learn not to hate each other but to hate violence itself" - Prof. Hangawatte

Ratha Yatra is a festival of chariots, a festival of sacred journey. Every year Lord Jagannath, the Lord of Puri , who is believed to be an avatar of Lord Vishnu, with his elder brother Balabhadra and sister Subhadra, travel on grand chariots, from his temple in Puri, to his garden palace in the countryside, said Professor Karunaratne Hangawatte.

"We must learn not to hate each other but to hate violence itself" - Prof. Hangawatte
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