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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2768

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You have entered a University- what does this mean?

Addressing a gathering of literati and glitterati on the occasion of this year’s Cumaratunga Munidasa commemoration day held at Folk Art Centre Battaramulla, Minister Wimal weerawansa is reported to have said “thank God! I did not go to University”.

Jinadasa Bamunuarachchi BA, MA - Attorney at Law
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Sampanthan and Sumanthiran stick their necks out for Muslims!

Muslim MPs representing the community in the country’s parliament have created an utter disappointment for the entire community by their deafening silence plus by some MPs even shouting down MPs belonging to another minority community speaking on their behalf.

M.A.Sumanthiran & R. Sampanthan
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Center planning to set up a University in Mon, state buying time

It is good news for the people of Mon district of Nagaland that the Government of India has reportedly chosen the district for the establishment of a Central University there. According to sources, the Government of India has already announced to establish a Central University in each state of the country.

Oken Jeet Sandham
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Bangladesh Foreign Secretary to visit Sri Lanka

Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Mr. Md. Shahidul Haque is expected to arrive in Sri Lanka on 21st April 2013 on a three-day official visit to take part in the Second Foreign Secretary Level Consultations. Foreign Secretary level bilateral discussions initiated with its first meeting took place in Dhaka in January 2011.

Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Mr. Md. Shahidul Haque
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Students from Zahira College visit India

Seven schoolboys from the Advanced and Ordinary Level standards of Zahira College, together with their Principal A.R. Marikkar, are currently on a visit to India from 15 – 22 April 2013.

Students of Zahira College and Bal Bharati Public School with their respective Principals teachers and the staff of the Sri lanka High Commission
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In China - Earthquake kills 32 people, Injures more than 600

The quake struck China's Sichuan province provinces left at least 32 people dead and injured more than 600, just after 8:00am (local time) at a depth of 12 kilometres, sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets, and was followed by several aftershocks.

In China - Earthquake kills 32 people, Injures more than 600
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