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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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President visits Kataragama Mosque and receives blessings.

President Mahinda Rajapksa visited the Mosques at Kataaragama. Having been welcomed by the Moulavi of the mosque, the President participated in religious observations and received his blessings. .

President visits Kataragama Mosque and receives blessings. (Pix By : Nalin Hewapathirana)
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Widespread public discussion in the UK about the legacy of Thatcherism

Briton’s longest serving Prime Minister of the last century Margret Thatcher will go her final journey today, Wednesday the 17th April in London.

The coffin of British former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher rests in the Crypt Chapel of St Mary Undercroft beneath the Houses of Parliament in central London on Tuesday April 16, 2013. The funeral of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher will be held at St Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday- Today
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African domination in Boston marathon overshadowed by blasts

As usual in most of the international marathon events, the Boston events too went to two African contestants. Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia took the men’s title in the 117th edition of Boston Marathon while Rita Jeptoo of Kenya won the women’s race earlier. This is her second Boston victory.

Lelisa Desisa of Ethopia ends years of Kenyan domination at Boston Marathon with surprise win
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Veerappan proves Mast Cells have critical role in initializing Pulmonary Fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis is a chronic, deadly disease that affects five million people worldwide. It is irreversible, its cause is poorly understood, and it has a median survival of only about three years.

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Professor Patrick Mendis Speaks on the “Chinese Dream” and the American Destiny

At the end of his two-month long study and lecture tour in mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong, the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy has invited Professor Patrick Mendis to speak about President Xi Jinping’s idea of the “Chinese dream” and emerging U.S.-China relations.

Photo caption: Professor Patrick Mendis at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy at Tsinghua University after speaking at the China Academy of Social Sciences and the China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing.
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NRI Kannadigas appeal voters to bring back Congress

The Karnataka Chapter of the Indian National Overseas Congress (INOC) USA has appealed to Non-Resident Indians and Kannadigas numbering 60 Million worldwide to help elect a corrupt-free and performance-oriented government in the ensuing state-level Vidhan Sabha elections in Karnataka.

Dr. Dayan Anand Naik,
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Common Entrance for Diploma in English under Markazul Ma'arif, Mumbai

Markazul Ma’arif Education & Research Centre (MMERC), Mumbai declares entrance test dates for the batch—20013-2015 for Diploma in English Language and Literature (DELL) course for all its 5 centres across India.

Maulana M. Burhanuddin Qasmi, Director of MMERC, Mumbai
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Sri Lanka’s First Honorary Consul in Namibia

On the approval of the Minister of External Affairs Professor G.L. Peiris the Sri Lankan High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa appointed Mr Sackey Aipinge as Sri Lanka’s first Honorary Consul in Namibia.

Sri Lanka’s First Honorary Consul in Namibia
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President Rajapaksa Meets with Diplomatic Heads of Islamic Countries

Fifteen diplomatic heads of Islamic countries, resident in Sri Lanka, met with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees this afternoon to discuss various matters of mutual interest pertaining to both domestic and international arenas.

President Rajapaksa Meets with Diplomatic Heads of Islamic Countries. (Pix By : Sudath Silva)
President Rajapaksa Meets with Diplomatic Heads of Islamic Countries
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