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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2770

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SLAF Commander Air Marshal Harsha Abeywickrema, returns to country after a five day visit to Russia

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Marshal Harsha Abeywickrema, returned to the island today (13th) after concluding a five day visit to the Russian Federation where he took part in the Russian Air Force’s Centenary celebrations.

Sonia Gandhi asks Assam refugees not to hurry return

UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Monday said refugees hit by the recent violence in lower Assam will have to wait for some time for the situation to become calmer before returning home.

Translating clinical efficacy into public health effectiveness

At the recently concluded XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012), not only the decibels went up on ending AIDS but also sane voices were heard demanding a well-costed and thought-through strategy on how to end AIDS. One of the strategies that will complement a comprehensive HIV prevention, treatment, care and support plan to end AIDS is preventing HIV transmission.

House concern at persecution of Hindus in Pakistan

Persecution of Hindus in Pakistan resonated in Lok Sabha on Monday with members voicing concern and asking the government to take up the matter immediately with that country and summon its envoy to convey condemnation.

Iftar Celebrated at the Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations hosted an Iftar reception for the Sri Lankan Muslim Community in New York, this Wednesday.

Ramdev courts arrest, supporters put inside stadium

Yoga guru Ramdev courted arrest on Monday after he was stopped by Delhi Police from marching towards Parliament as part of his intensified protest against corruption and bringing back black money stashed away on foreign shores.

Anal health is not just a gay issue: Women need rectal microbicides too

"It is high time that anal health and hygiene comes out of the closet" said Dr Ross Cranston from University of Pittsburgh, USA. Dr Cranston was referring to the multitude of anal health complications people practicing receptive anal sex are likely to be dealing with in their lives and very little quality care and products that exist to relieve them.

DMK Chief Mr Karunanidhi’s call for redeeming the political, economic and cultural rights of Sri Lankan Tamils – A challenge for TESO

Tamil Eelam Supporters’ Organisation (TESO) sponsored by DMK Leader M Karunanidhi has demanded that the Indian government take all necessary steps to ensure a “total change of environment” in Sri Lanka and a life of equality and peace to the Sri Lankan Tamils, by “redeeming their political, economic and cultural rights.”