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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2787

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Signatories to the impeachment must declare their assets first!

We sincerely congratulate Ven. Sobitha Thera for his meaningful challenge for all those who initiated the impeachment on the Chief Justice. There is a proverb in English that ‘those who live in glass houses should not throw stones at others!’

Visit of the High Commissioner of India to Kandy

High Commissioner Mr. Ashok K. Kantha visitedKandy in the Central Province on 16 November 2012. During the visit, he called on the MostVenerable Udugama Buddharakkita, Mahanayake Thero of Asgiriya Chapter and the Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Siddhartha Sumangala, Mahanayake Thero of Malwatte Chapter.

Addressing The Double Burden of TB-Diabetes: Better Late Than Never

The association between tuberculosis - TB (a communicable disease) and diabetes (a non-communicable disease) and their synergetic role in causing human suffering has been recognized for centuries but recent studies have undoubtedly established a more direct link between the two.

Israeli offensive in Gaza: Disproportionate use of force unacceptable, says India

In an oblique criticism of Israel's offensive in Gaza, India on Wednesday said "disproportionate use of force" was completely unacceptable and demanded immediate de-escalation of the conflict in the region.

Deepavali Celebration at the Sri Lanka High Commission, London

Over 130 members of the Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora and other Sri Lankan community members living in the United Kingdom participated at the Deepavali celebration organised by the Sri Lanka High Commission in London on 16th November 2012.

Kin of Mumbai attack victims happy at Kasab hanging

Relatives of victims of the 2008 Mumbai terror attack victims on Wednesday welcomed the execution of the lone gunman, Ajmal Kasab, saying justice has been finally delivered.