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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Sri Lanka: "Succumb to U.S.-India pressure – Or face Naval Blockade & starve” – Warning

The caption of this Asian Tribune report was arranged to depict what Sri Lanka’s former – most recent – diplomat Dayan Jayatilleka, in support of the 1987 Indo-Lanka Accord and the Thirteenth Amendment, wrote to July 8 edition of The Island titled Northern Provincial Council: Prudence prevails for now.

Dayan Jayatilekke
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The Catholic Bishop of Galle condemns the attack on Bodh Gaya

Most Rev. Dr. Raymond K. Wickramasinghe, the Bishop of Galle (the Catholic Church in the Southern Province of Sri Lanka), vehemently condemns the attack on Bodh Gaya (India) which stands out as one of the most Sacred Shrines of worship among the Buddhists throughout the World.

Most Rev. Dr. Raymond K. Wickramasinghe -  Bishop of Galle
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Sri Lankan pilgrims advised against visiting Mahabodhi Temple

The government yesterday advised its citizens against visiting the Mahabodhi Temple in Bihar's Bodhgaya district of India during the next week.

Mahabodhi Temple
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The Indian National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon in Colombo

The Indian National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon who arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday for crucial talks participated in the second NSA-level (National Security Advisor) Meeting on Trilateral Cooperation on Maritime Security between India, the Maldives and Sri Lanka was held yesterday (08th July) at the Ministry of Defence.

Shivshanker Menon, National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of India,  Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development  Gotabaya Rajapaksa,   and Mohamed Nazim, Minister of Defence and National Security of Maldives – seen in the picture
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