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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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Sri Lanka Independence Day celebrated in Berlin

Parallel to the 65th National Independence Day Celebration in Sri Lanka, Independence Day was ceremoniously celebrated on the 4th of February at the official residence of the Ambassador of Sri Lanka in Berlin, Germany. Sri Lankan Ambassador Sarath Kongagage chaired the celebration. Sri Lankans from all communities, representatives of Sri Lankan organizations based in Germany and the Embassy staff participated at the occasion.

Sri Lanka Independence Day celebrated in Berlin
Sri Lanka Independence Day celebrated in Berlin
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US-Europe trade pact as a buffer against China

President Barak Obama’s call for a free-trade agreement between the United States and the European Union has caused optimism on both sides that a breakthrough can be achieved that would enhance trans-Atlantic fortunes economically and politically.

US-Europe trade pact as a buffer against China
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Letter from America: Obama’s Nominations and the ‘Kill-list’

Last week, Chuck Hagel’s nomination for the Secretary of Defense hit a roadblock in the Senate floor. Fifty-eight senators voted yes and forty voted no to his nomination. Obviously, these days a simple majority does not mean much in the Senate floor! The majority leader Senator Reid of the Democratic Party was one of those who voted against so that he could use parliamentary rules to quickly reconsider the nomination.

Letter from America: Obama’s Nominations and the ‘Kill-list’
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Rs 1 core seized from Tamlu NPF candidate

In a major setback to the ruling NPF party, the police and Assam Rifles had seized Rs 1 Crore allegedly from Nyemli Phom, NPF candidate of 49 Tamlu Assembly Constituency today at about 10 AM at Longlen Helipad.

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Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi

Minister of Traditional Industries & Small Enterprise Development Douglas Devananda declared opened on Thursday (14 February) at Kilinochchi, 216 temporary market shops, constructed at the cost Rs. 16 millions.

Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
Douglas Devananda declared opened 216 temporary market shops at Kilinochchi
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British PM visiting India

British Prime Minister David Cameron will pay a three-day official visit to India beginning on Monday during which he will hold delegation level talks with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

British Prime Minister David Cameron
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Sri Lanka High Commission in Islamabad celebrates the 65th Independent Day of Sri Lanka

The High Commission of Sri Lanka, Islamabad celebrated Sri Lanka 65th Independent Day on 04th February 2013 at the Chancery in Islamabad.

Cut the Cake by High Commissioner Chief Guest and Dean of Diplomatic Corp and SAARC High Commissioners
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Curfew lifted from Kashmir Valley

Curfew was today lifted from Kashmir Valley, a week after it was imposed following hanging of Parliament attack accused Afzal Guru.

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Sri Lanka Mission in Jakarta Celebrates 65th Anniversary of Independence

65th Anniversary of Independence and the 1st event of a series of Events to celebrate 60 years of Diplomatic Relations conducted as one event.

Sri Lanka   Mission in Jakarta Celebrates 65th Anniversary of Independence
Sri Lanka   Mission in Jakarta Celebrates 65th Anniversary of Independence
Sri Lanka   Mission in Jakarta Celebrates 65th Anniversary of Independence
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Rising Of A Billion Voices For Justice

It was a Valentine’s Day celebration with a difference. On 14th February, 2013, a vibrant crowd of Lucknowites marched from Begum Hazrat Mahal Park to Hazratganj-- the heart of the city—as a part of ‘Odhani ka Parcham’, a campaign to condemn violence against women.

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65th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations in Los Angeles

The Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Los Angeles celebrated the 65th Anniversary of Independence of Sri Lanka at a grand scale at Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center Auditorium, California, USA on 10th February 2013. The event was attended by well over 1200 guests.

65th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations in Los Angeles
65th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations in Los Angeles
65th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations in Los Angeles
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Sri Lanka High Commission in Singapore celebrates the 65th National Day of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka's 65th Independence Day was celebrated in Singapore on February 4, 2013 with a ceremony in the morning at the official residence of the High Commissioner Mrs Ferial Ismail Ashraff and a reception in the evening at the Hilton.

Sri Lanka High Commission in Singapore celebrates the 65th National Day of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka High Commission in Singapore celebrates the 65th National Day of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka High Commission in Singapore celebrates the 65th National Day of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka High Commission in Singapore celebrates the 65th National Day of Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka High Commission in Singapore celebrates the 65th National Day of Sri Lanka
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Chopper scam probe: Italian court rejects India request for papers

An Italian court, hearing the VVIP chopper deal scam case, has rejected India’s request for documents related to the investigations into the matter, arguing that the “information is covered by secrecy”.

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Independence Day celebrations at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing

The 65th Anniversary of the Independence Day of Sri Lanka was celebrated on 04th February 2013 at the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Beijing with the participation of Embassy staff and the Sri Lankan community in China.

Hoisting of the National Flag by  Ambassador Ranjith Uyangoda
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Rushing to Ignite a Religious War

That last refuge of the persecuted might be vanishing. Faraz Shauketaly of The Sunday Leade was shot in his place of residence.

The three gunmen escaped, naturally. In Sri Lanka, some criminals never get caught.

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