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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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Type 1 diabetes vaccine hailed as 'significant step

It may be possible to reverse type 1 diabetes by training a patient's own immune system to stop attacking their body, an early trial suggests.

Patients must keep a close eye on blood sugar levels
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Those who complain that institutions are deteriorating in Sri Lanka cannot boycott the Parliamentary Sub Committee on constitutional reform

As the English proverb goes, one is entitled to tell the Opposition politicians in Sri Lanka that they cannot have their cake and eat it too. While there has been much debate about the intent and the order of the wording of this proverb, one much used interpretation suits the thread of this article. This is to say the Opposition in Sri Lanka cannot try to advocate two incompatible things by not participating in the Parliamentary Sub Committee appointed by the Speaker of the Parliament to discuss constitutional changes.

Those who complain that institutions are deteriorating in Sri Lanka cannot boycott the Parliamentary Sub Committee on constitutional reform
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Windows 8.1: Microsoft lets users to catch a glimpse of the patch

Having come under fire, both from the users and manufacturers for not coming up with a permanent fix for a range of issues that spoilt the user-experience with its latest operating system, Windows 8, Microsoft, at last, seems to be taking the problems seriously.

Windows 8.1: Microsoft lets users to catch a glimpse of the patch
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Musharraf Trial: Try of Dragging Real Issues Away

Newly elected democratic government is facing challenges like restoring of economy, energy crises, the most sensitive security issue and price hike. The government instead taking steps of improving upon and meeting the said challenges, the federal government on 24 June 2013 has informed the Supreme Court that it was ready to take action under the ‘high treason’ act against former President Mushrraf and those who have violated the constitution.

former President Mushrraf
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Thamilini released

Former LTTE women’s wing leader Siva Subramanium Sivahami alias Thamilini was released from the Poonthotam Rehabilitation Centre in Vavuniya, Rehabilitation Commissioner General Dharshana Hettiarchchi said.

Subramaniam Shivathai, alias Thamilini,
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The Poson celebrations at the Ministry of External Affairs

The Ministry of External Affairs of Sri Lanka held their Annual Buddhist devotional Song festival, Missaka Geethaavalito Commemorate the Poson poya day on 25th of June 2013, amidst a large gathering of Ministry Staff and members of the diplomatic corps.

 Minister G.L.Pieris  delivering key note address
The Ministry Choir
 Miss Thiloma Abhayajeewa reading from Dhammapada
Mr. Evan Perera reciting from Light of Asia by Sir Edwin Arnold.
The Audience
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Nelson Mandela's condition has 'gone down' in the last 48 hours as South Africa prepares to say farewell

Nelson Mandela is said to be on life support and his condition has continued to deteriorate over the past few days.

Nelson Mandela's condition has 'gone down' in the last 48 hours as South Africa prepares to say farewell
On the hospital wall
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