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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2345

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Attack on Bank of Ceylon Branch in Chennai

The Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission in Chennai has reported that a mob of around 15 people , carrying iron rods, wooden sticks and knives had entered the office of the Bank of Ceylon Branch at Poonamallee High Road in Chennai at 1.30 p.m. on 7th February 2013.

Attack on Bank of Ceylon Branch in Chennai
Attack on Bank of Ceylon Branch in Chennai
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It is important Sri Lanka has stability and Peace - Bhante Ven K. Dhammaratana Thera

It is important Sri Lanka has stability and Peace - Bhante Ven K. Dhammaratana Thera
Bhante Ven K. Dhammaratana Thero, speaking on the 65th Anniversary of Sri Lanka’s Independent said, “Today is Sri Lanka’s new birthday. It is very important; Sri Lanka has stability and peace.

Bhante Ven K. Dhammaratana Thera
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Sri Lanka's progress remarkable after ending a bitter conflict- G.L. tells London audience

External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris held a London audience enthralled with a short, crisp speech that encapsulated Sri Lanka's remarkable progress in less than four years after the defeat of LTTE terrorism in May 2009.

External Affairs Minister Professor G. L. Peiris and High Commissioner Dr. Chris Nonis at the 65th Independence Day Celebrations held at the Sri Lanka High Commission in London on Tuesday
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First Sri Lankan Malay to be honored with the title of 'Deshamaniya'

Lion Al-Haj S.B.C. Thassim, JP is the first Sri Lankan Malay to be honored with the National title "Deshamaniya". This recognition was in appreciation for the yeoman social services done by him for more than 50 years, both locally and abroad.

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Kushboo’s house attacked by DMK workers

Actor-turned politician Kushboo's Chennai house was attacked by her own partymen after a Tamil magazine, which carried her remarks about party's heir-apparent and DMK Treasurer M.K. Stalin, hit the stands on Thursday.

Kushboo’s house attacked by DMK workers
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Monolith on Putsolie laid in grand manner

Putsolie, one of the greatest and wealthiest sons of Kohima Village, has been remembered today in a grand function called Putsolie Tsietha Nyi 2013 (Putsolie Monolith Laying Function 2013) here at the Agri-Link Road below Naga Hospital.

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Diplomatic Reception: 65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka

The Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York hosted a Reception at its new chancery premise son 5th February to celebrate Sri Lanka’s Independence Day.

Diplomatic Reception: 65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka
Diplomatic Reception: 65th Independence Day of Sri Lanka
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65th Independence Day Celebrations – Manila

The Embassy of Sri Lanka, Manila celebrated the 65th Independence Day at the Official Residence of the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the Philippines.

65th Independence Day Celebrations – Manila
65th Independence Day Celebrations – Manila
65th Independence Day Celebrations – Manila
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Congress candidate Praseilie says drastic change need of hour

INC candidate for 10 Northern Angami-I Praseilie Pienyu said they needed a drastic change not only for his constituency but also the entire state so that the state could development at par with the rest of the country.

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65th Independence Anniversary on a grand scale: Show of support from diplomatic corps in France

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris along with the Permanent Delegation of Sri Lanka to UNESCO organized a large diplomatic reception at the Embassy premises on Tuesday, 5th February 2013.

65th Independence Anniversary on a grand scale: Show of support from diplomatic corps in France
65th Independence Anniversary on a grand scale: Show of support from diplomatic corps in France
65th Independence Anniversary on a grand scale: Show of support from diplomatic corps in France
65th Independence Anniversary on a grand scale: Show of support from diplomatic corps in France
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Sri Lanka Embassy in Kuwait Celebrate the 65th Independence Day in Sri Lanka

The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Kuwait celebrated Sri Lanka’s 65th Independence Day on 4th February 2013 at the Chancery in Jabriya.

Sri Lanka Embassy in Kuwait Celebrate   the 65th Independence Day in Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka Embassy in Kuwait Celebrate   the 65th Independence Day in Sri Lanka
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The other side of the record!

We heard one side of the gramophone record in Cairo and soon we will be listening to the other side of the same record by the US president, Barack Obama, in Israel but the venue to be announced in due course, Tel Aviv or Jerusalem.

Karunanidhi's protest against Rajapaksa Visit

DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Friday led a state—wide protest here against the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to India, accusing him of making efforts to “annihilate” the Tamils in the island republic.

Karunanidhi's protest against Rajapaksa Visit
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