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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

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65th anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence commemorated in Tokyo

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Tokyo commemorated the 65th anniversary of Independence at the Reiyukai hall in Tokyo on Monday 4th February.

65th anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence commemorated in Tokyo
65th anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence commemorated in Tokyo
65th anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence commemorated in Tokyo
65th anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independence commemorated in Tokyo
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Results of TB vaccine study: Longer road ahead

For a disease as old of tuberculosis (TB) how come despite all the scientific research and development (R and D) we still have about a century old BCG vaccine which is the only licensed vaccine to prevent TB - it is used extensively with approximately 100 million newborns being vaccinated globally each year.

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Notify Cauvery tribunal award by Feb 20, Supreme Court directs Centre

The Supreme Court has directed the Centre to notify the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal award by February 20.

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Sri Lankans celebrate independent day in Riyadh

Sri Lankan community living in Riyadh had a grand independent day celebration at Riyadh InterContinental Hotel.

Sri Lankans celebrate independent day in Riyadh
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Ordinance in no way “rejects” Verma report on anti-rape steps

Asserting that none of the Justice Verma Committee recommendations have been rejected, the government on Monday said the ordinance on sexual violence against women was promulgated to meet the “universal demand” for a law. It was done on the broadest consensus available at the moment.

Ordinance in no way “rejects” Verma report on anti-rape steps
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Pakistan PM greets Sri Lankan counterpart on National Day

Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has felicitated D.M. Jayaratne, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka on their national day falling on February 4.

Pakistan PM greets Sri Lankan counterpart on National Day
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One-third of all cancers preventable

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), at least one-third of all cancer cases are preventable. Prevention offers the most cost-effective long-term strategy for the control of cancer. Despite strong evidence and clear mandate to protect public health, lifestyle related cancers are on an alarming rise. Direct, indirect and surrogate corporate advertising of tobacco, alcohol, food, and other lifestyle related products must be censored to ensure consistent public health messaging.

One-third of all cancers preventable
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EPDP MP Silvastrie Alantine hospitalized after a motor car accident

UPFA Jaffna District EPDP Parliamentarian Silvastrie Alantine was admitted to Kilinochchi Hospital with minor injuries last night, following an accident at Mankulam, on the A-9 road, while returning from Trincomalee after participating in the 65th Independence Day Celebrations.

EPDP MP Silvastrie Alantine hospitalized after a motor car accident
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