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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1010

Albert Einstein's sadness

The killing of one Palestinian teenager in East Jerusalem by Israelis is highly deplorable as a revenge for the killing of three Israeli teenage settlers by unknown persons.

Albert Einstein's sadness
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Dr. Jayasundera Meets Technocrats Of Japan

Secretary, Ministryof Finance & Planning, Dr. P.B. Jayasundera, and a high level delegation from the Ministry of Finance visited Japan in order to call on senior technocrats as well as to participate at the Sri Lanka Investment Seminar organized by Japan External Trade Organization [JETRO] in close collaboration with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Tokyo and Tokyo Chamber of Commerce.

Secretary, Dr. P.B.Jayasundara, conducting discussions with the Senior Vice President,           Mr. H. Domichi of JICA at the Head Office of JICA
Secretary Dr. P.B.Jayasundera delivering the keynote address at the Japan External Trade Organization [JETRO] at the Head Office of JETRO
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Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship Ramazan & Eid Trade Bazaar

Following its huge success at the 1st Ramazan & Eid Trade Bazaar, the Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship Association will be continuing its drive to enhance people to people contacts and bilateral trade connectivity between the two friendly countries.

Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship Ramazan & Eid Trade Bazaar
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Neomal Perera officiates Sri Lanka Honorary Consulate in Zurich

After his appointment as Sri Lanka Honorary Consul for the Zurich Canton in March 2014 under the guidance of the Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin, Vidarshana Munasinghe has arranged a series of events officiating his functions.

Neomal Perera officiates Sri Lanka Honorary Consulate in Zurich
Neomal Perera officiates Sri Lanka Honorary Consulate in Zurich
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Asian governments must combat hate crime towards minorities and indigenous peoples, says annual survey

Hate crime towards minorities and indigenous peoples is a daily reality across Asia but is often ignored by the governments of the region, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) warns in its annual report.

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Is there religious disharmony among communities in Sri Lanka? Who is adding fuel to the fire and fanning the flames?

Although disharmony is defined simply as lack of harmony or agreement, its synonyms like discord, friction, strife, conflict, hostility, acrimony, bad blood, enmity, feuding etc., describe the real meaning of the word.

 Is there religious disharmony among communities in Sri Lanka? Who is adding fuel to the fire and fanning the flames?
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Listen Hindi Songs You Can Have The Comfort - Chief Minister Dayasri Jayasekara

Listening Hindi songs we can remove the stress. I am willing to listen Hindi songs after busy work, Chief Minister Dayasiri North Westen Province said yesterday when opening first Hindi library in North Western provincial capital - Kurunegala.

Listen Hindi Songs You Can Have The Comfort - Chief Minister Dayasri Jayasekara
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Lanka in global women biz breakthrough

Sri Lanka’s women biz are on the verge of a breakthrough on 02 July as Commonwealth said it has picked the country to be its pioneering training point for its int’l women entrepreneurship push.

Arif Zaman (Senior Advisor, Corporate Governance and South Asia to the Commonwealth Business Council and CW Business Women-right) breaks the good news to Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of industry and Commerce) on 02 July in Colombo.
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A landmark Judgement: European Court upholds French Ban of Islamic Niquab or face covering veil

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday 01/07/2014 in the matter of SAS V Government of France (Case No.43835/2011) upheld France's ban on wearing niqab or Burqa, full-face veils in public, rejecting arguments that the ban undermines freedoms of religion and expression and Muslim women’s’ rights.

 Muslim women chooses to wear a niqab—a veil that leaves only her eyes visible
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President Appoints Nine Members Public Service Commiss

President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday appointed nine members to the Public Service Commission (PSC) headed by retired Supreme Court Judge Sathya Hettige.

Public Services Commission (Pix by: Nalin Hewapathirana)
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Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera assumed duties as the 19th Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa appointed Rear Admiral Perera as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and promoted him to the rank of Vice Admiral with effect from 1st July 2014.

Newly appointed Navy Commander calls on President. (Pix by : Sudath Silva)
 Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera assumed duties as the 19th Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy
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Is it Asthma or COPD?

Both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are chronic diseases involving airflow obstruction and are consequences of gene environment interaction. COPD includes progressive respiratory diseases like emphysema and chronic bronchitis and is characterized by decreased airflow over time and increased inflammation. While airway obstruction in asthma is reversible, airflow limitation in COPD is usually not reversible, although one third of COPD patients do respond to bronchodilators agents and show good reversibility.

Is it Asthma or COPD?
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Marina Lanka Featured at World Marinas Conference in Istanbul

Marina Lanka (Pvt) Ltd., – a Sri Lankan company servicing the yachting industry – was a key feature at the World Marinas Conference (WMC) held in Istanbul, recently. One of Marina Lanka’s projects was featured in prime position by Arrol Ltd., - the world’s No.1 independent marina consultancy firm – which had the largest exhibition at the WMC.

Marina Lanka Featured at  World Marinas Conference in Istanbul
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