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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2553

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<b>Defence Secretary Orders Army to vacate all private houses </b>


Colombo July 21 : Defence Secretary Austin Fernando today ordered the army to vacate all private houses they occupy by August 2, as stated in the ceasefire agreement and to stop immediately the felling palmyrah trees.

<b>Proposed removal of Ravi Karunanayake:Govt. denies President’s allegation</b>

The Island

The Office of the Government Spokesman yesterday made the following comments on the action proposed by the President to remove Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Ravi Karunanayake from the Cabinet of Ministers.

<b>Regional Energy Officials Tackle Climate Change</b>

"Keeping the Earth hospitable to civilization requires dramatic cuts in
fossil fuel combustion and a worldwide transition to clean energy," said
Mr. Kim Hak-Su, UN ESCAP's Executive Secretary. "Without making energy
production and consumption work for common goals, we can but dream of
sustainable development."