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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2347

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Dress code enforced to civil employees from July 17

With the recent decision of the government to implement compulsory dress code, all civil servants across the country will be seen in the uniform dress starting from July 17 – the start of new fiscal year.

Death of Raja’s close aide: CBI move to reopen the case of Batcha

In a move that raises questions about the death of a close associate of former Telecom Minister A Raja, A M Sadhick Batcha, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to approach the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for constitution of a board of doctors to re-examine medical records and post-mortem report of Batcha.

IMF Rep in Sri Lanka says Sri Lanka should expand its trade links with Asia

Sri Lanka should expand trade links with Asia, especially with fast growing economies of India and China, at a time when consumption in industrialized nations is weak. International Monetary Fund's resident representative Mr. Koshy Mathai has said that trade among East Asian nations have grown fast partly due to their integration with global supply chains where parts made in one country are put into final products in another.

Nano car, TV sets as sterilization incentive!

It happens only in India. To motivate men to undergo sterilization, gifts like TV sets, food processors and even a Nano car are being offered in Rajasthan!

Sri Lanka moots multi departmental body to sustain long term export upswing


Sri Lanka is mooting a single coordinating mechanism consisting of vital government departments to sustain its long term exports upswing. Sri Lanka has also identified three emergent challenges to future exports growth, according to Rishad Bathiudeen, Minister of Industry and Commerce.

Sri Lanka’s North and East are transformed economically vibrant regions

Parliament can find a better solution since various political parties are represented in the Parliament and the government consideration that the best solution that could be found is through a Parliamentary Select Committee.

Kannada actress let off lightly, boyfriend gets 10 years jail for murder

A Mumbai court on Friday sentenced Kannada actress Maria Susairaj to three years and her boyfriend Emile Jerome, an ex-navy officer, to 10 years in prison in the sensational Neeraj Grover murder case.

New Faces for Sri Lanka’s troubled Cricket administration

Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage on Friday appointed a new interim committee to administer Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) under Businessman Upali Dharmadasa of the Nawaloka Group Of Companies.

Telangana issue: Congress MPs, MLAs from region plan to quit en masse

In a pressure tactic to force the Centre to take a quick decision on the demand for separate Telangana, the ruling Congress MPs, legislators and state ministers from the region of Andhra Pradesh on Friday said they would resign en masse on July 4 in support of their demand.


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