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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2957

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Official Visit of the President Rajapaksa to India

President Mahinda Rajapaksa paid an official visit to India from 19-22 September 2012, following his State Visit to India in June 2010. He visited Delhi as Guest of Honour at the concluding ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in 2010 and visited Mumbai in April 2011 as well for the Cricket World Cup final between India and Sri Lanka.

FUTA Procession (pelapali) From Galle Fort On 24 September

FUTA’s Mass Procession (Maha Pelapaliya) with all the National Trade Unions, Political Parties, Student Organizations, Civil and Political Societies and well-wishers will commence from Galle Fort on 24th September at 7.00am.

Kejriwal leads protest against inflated power bills, targets CM Sheila Dikshit

Arvind Kejriwal today led around 300 activists in a protest against hike in power tariffs, alleging that the Delhi government and private firms were out to loot people.

Comprehensive and integrated action must to control heart disease

Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the world's largest killers, claiming 17.3 million (1 crore 73 lakhs) lives a year. Risk factors for heart disease and stroke include raised blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels, smoking, inadequate intake of fruit and vegetables, overweight, obesity and physical inactivity.

Filipno woman jailed for 10 years for drug smuggling

A 44-year-old Filipino woman, who arrested at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in 2006 with two kg of heroin, has been sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by a Delhi court.

MP Namal Rajapaksa handed over 5 houses to displaced families in Mullaithievu

Five houses built and donated by Mr. Nathan of Karainagar, presently living in Switzerland, was declared opened and handed over yesterday to five displaced families in the Mullaithievu district by Parliamentarian Namal Rajapaksa.