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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

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A Pennyworth Experience

I have been suffering from a rare genetic disorder called Von Hippel Lindau (VHL) Syndrome since my early childhood. This disorder results in excess blood flow due to hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) resulting in repeated tumor growths in different organs of my body.

A Pennyworth Experience
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Sri Lanka Independence Day and Establishment of Diplomatic Relations with Korea Celebrated

Celebrations of the 65th Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka and the 35th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and the Republic of Korea.

Sri Lanka Independence Day and Establishment of Diplomatic Relations with Korea Celebrated
Sri Lanka Independence Day and Establishment of Diplomatic Relations with Korea Celebrated
Sri Lanka Independence Day and Establishment of Diplomatic Relations with Korea Celebrated
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United States and UN concerned over developments in the Maldives

The United States on Thursday, 14 February urged all parties in this Indian Ocean archipelago to respects Maldivian democratic institutions, the rule of law, human rights and fundamental freedoms.

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed
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Konyak student, civil organization leaders not allowed to meet Rahul

Leaders of Konyak Union (KU), Konyak Students Union (KSU) and Konyak Nyupuh Sheko Khong (KNSK) (Konyak Women Organization) have been allegedly denied to receive AICC Vice President Rahul Gandhi at Mon Helipad on Thursday.

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India denies meddling in Nasheed issue

India denied Friday that it was interfering in the internal affairs of the Maldives, where former president Mohamad Nasheed has taken refuge in the Indian mission.

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2013 Cyclod’or and Netpac Awards For Prasanna Vithanage

The 19th edition of the International Film Festival of Asian Cinema (FICA) ended a few days ago in Vesoul, France with a Jury presided by Indonesian film director Garin Nugroho awarding renowned Sri Lankan film director Prasanna Vithanage with the Cylco D’Or for his 7th and most recent film “ With You, without you -(Oba Nethuwa Oba Ekka).

2013 Cyclod’or and Netpac Awards For Prasanna Vithanage
2013 Cyclod’or and Netpac Awards For Prasanna Vithanage
2013 Cyclod’or and Netpac Awards For Prasanna Vithanage
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Army denied allegation referred in Channel 4: Suggest might have occurred due to unlawful acts by LTTE

The army court of Inquiry on Channel 4 allegations referred to in the LLRC Report was not caused by the Sri Lanka Army and civilian casualties might have occurred due to unlawful acts by LTTE.

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CBI team visiting Italy; chopper deal to be scrapped

The government is sending a CBI team to Italy to probe the chopper deal kickback scandal where the CEOs of Agusta Westland and its parent company Finmeccanica have been arrested on charges of bribery.
This comes in the wake of government's move to scrap the Rs 3,546 crore deal for 12 Augusta Westland AW-101 helicopters.

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Sunday Leader Journalist Faraz Shaukarally shot

Sunday Leader journalist Faraz Shaukarally has been admitted to the Colombo National Hospital after he was shot by unknown men at his home in Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia last night.

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