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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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North-East polls: Left retains Tripura, ruling parties set to return in Meghalaya and Nagaland

The Left Front retained its bastion Tripura while the Naga People's Front in Nagaland and Congress in Meghalaya are set to return to power in the northeast states where counting of votes was taken up on Thursday.

North-East polls: Left retains Tripura, ruling parties set to return in Meghalaya and Nagaland
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Sri Lanka High Commission in Islamabad participates at the SAARC – AHAN Exhibition of Handicrafts

The High Commission of Sri Lanka, Islamabad participated at the three day exhibition titled “South Asian Convention and Exhibition on Handicrafts Alleviating Poverty through Skill Development” organized by Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation, Aik Hunar Aik Nagar in collaboration with SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Pakistan – China Friendship Centre from 22nd to 24th February 2013.

Sri Lanka High Commission in Islamabad participates at the  SAARC – AHAN Exhibition of Handicrafts
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Opposition calls Budget a “jugglery”

The Opposition and some parties supporting the government on Thursday slammed the general budget as "jugglery" of numbers and said it had forgotten the 'aam admi', who was already burdened by price rise, and had nothing to offer to the farmers.

Opposition calls Budget a “jugglery”
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In the World Percussion Festival, 2013- India-Sri Lanka Foundation supports participation of “Beat Drummers” group from Sri Lanka

India-Sri Lanka Foundation supported participation of 10 member “Beat Drummers” troupe from Sri Lanka led by Sachintha de Silva at the World Percussion Festival organized by Krishna Prerna Charitable Trust and Times of India Group in association with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in New Delhi from 22 -26 February, 2013.

In the World Percussion Festival, 2013- India-Sri Lanka Foundation supports participation of “Beat Drummers” group from Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka Participates At Gulf Food 2013 In Dubai

A large presence of 33 Sri Lankan companies participated at the Gulf Food 2013 in Dubai displaying food and beverage products such as tea, spices, processed food, soft drink, biscuits, virgin coconut oil, dried fruits, herbal products etc. The Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB) and the Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB) in collaboration with the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Dubai organized two country pavilions for tea and other food items. Gulf Food is the fast growing international trade fair for food and beverage sector and it has been rated as third largest food exhibition in the world and the biggest in the MENA region.

 Sri Lanka Participates   At Gulf Food 2013 In Dubai
 Sri Lanka Participates   At Gulf Food 2013 In Dubai
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Sri Lanka donates USD 25,000.00 to the rehabilitation of homes of the victims of Typhoon “Bhopa”

In December, 2012 lives of thousands of Filipino people living in Compostela Valley in Davao province in the Philippines were severely disrupted by typhoon “Bhopa” which claimed several hundreds of lives and destroyed properties worth millions.

Sri Lanka donates USD 25,000.00 to the  rehabilitation of homes of the victims of Typhoon “Bhopa”
Sri Lanka donates USD 25,000.00 to the  rehabilitation of homes of the victims of Typhoon “Bhopa”
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Urgent action needed

Lankan Muslims in the gulf are really perturbed by the news we read in the media back home and more so by what is being published in the newspapers, with mass circulation here, plus the TV.

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Defeat of terrorism represented a singular achievement - Prime Minister Netanyahu

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu said that the defeat of terrorism represented a singular achievement which lays the foundation for rapid development in the near future.

Israel’s Prime Minister Netanyahu receiving Professor G.L. Peiris,  Sri Lanka Minister of External Affairs
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