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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Obama vows equality for all in inaugural address

President Barack Obama used all the rhetorical savvy he possessed to good use to affirm that his quest for liberty included the leveling down of inequality. In his second inaugural address he defined equality as the inalienable plank in the quest for justice.

Obama vows equality for all in inaugural address
Obama vows equality for all in inaugural address
Obama vows equality for all in inaugural address
Obama vows equality for all in inaugural address
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TB Is A Social Disease With Medical Consequences

The Partnership for TB care and control in India announced its first Annual award for TB Champion Individual and TB Champion Organization at its recently held National Consultative Meeting in Delhi. This award has been instituted by the partnership (and is supported by Dr. Madhukar Pai and Global Health Strategies for next five years--2013-2018) to recognize the effort of individuals and organizations working for tuberculosis care and control in India.

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India-Lanka JTF gathers speed

As trade 2012 numbers started to show trade favouring Sri Lanka, in another latest signs of India-Sri Lanka trade acceleration, both countries are re-joining to move the Joint Task Force forward, with greater speed. And private sectors at both ends are being positioned to take the lead.

Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce), reaches out to greet Dr M
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Parliamentary Secretary Chotisuh Sazo resigns his MLA seat to join NPF

Parliamentary Secretary for Social Welfare, Child and Women Development, Chotisuh Sazo, who was elected as an Independent candidate from 18 Chozuba Assembly Constituency in 2008 general election, has today resigned from the membership of the 11th Nagaland Legislative Assembly to enable him to formally join the ruling Naga People’s Front (NPF).

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Celebration of Thai Pongal at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in France

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris celebrated Thai Pongal on 14th January 2013 with the participation of its staff and members of the Sri Lankan Diaspora.

Celebration of Thai  Pongal  at the Embassy  of Sri Lanka   in France
Celebration of Thai  Pongal  at the Embassy  of Sri Lanka   in France
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Ambassador Senevirathna presented credentials to President of Nepal

Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Nepal W.M. Senevirathna presented his credentials to the President of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Dr. Ram Baran Yadav on 10th January 2013 at a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Ambassador Senevirathna presented credentials to President of Nepal
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Divi Neguma Awareness Program in Jaffna

Under the theme of “Poverty free Sri Lanka – 2013”, Divi Neguma Project is being implemented island wide. A divisional level awareness programme was held at Valikamam North, Tellipalai Divisional Secretariat on 20th January.

Divi Neguma Awareness Program in Jaffna
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Sri Lanka’s New Honorary Consul In Seychelles

Mr. Errol Fonseka was appointed as Sri Lanka’s new Honorary Consul in Seychelles.

 Sri Lanka’s New Honorary Consul In Seychelles
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Unwarranted Comments of Navi Pillay condemned

In a strongly worded letter addressed to Ms. Pillay, External Affairs Ministry’s Acting Secretary Kshenuka Senewiratne said that the High Commissioner had made an unwarned comment on a domestic matter of Sri Lanka.

Unwarranted Comments of Navi Pillay  condemned
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