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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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Development Starts with People and Ends with People: Prof. Ahsan Iqbal

Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Planning, Development, and Reforms, Prof. Ahsan Iqbal is currently visiting Sri Lanka to attend 6th South Asia Economic Summit (SAES) in Colombo. The 3 days long Summit is organized by Sri Lanka’s economic policy think tank, the Institute of Policy Studies, under the theme of ‘Towards a Stronger, Dynamic and Inclusive South Asia’, from 2nd - 4th of September 2013.

Prof  Ahsan Iqbal delivering Keynote Address at the Inaugural session
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No territory belonging to India was ceded – Indian govt

The Indian government on Friday informed the Supreme Court that the question of retrieval of Kachchatheevu from Sri Lanka did not arise as no territory belonging to India was ceded to Sri Lanka.

No territory belonging to India was ceded – Indian govt
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Defence Seminar 2013 commences today

Post-Conflict Sri Lanka - Challenges & Regional Stability' will be the theme of the 3rd consecutive Defence Seminar which will commence today (03) at the Galadari Hotel inColombo).

Defence Seminar 2013 commences today
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Disinformation campaign by Diaspora causing the Tamil community irreparable damage - Rev. Shantha Francis Bishop of Kurunegala

The Anglican Bishop of Kurunegala, Reverend Shantha Francis said that the disinformation campaign by the Tamil diaspora and its supporters in Sri Lanka is causing irreparable harm generally to the Tamil society in Sri Lanka and especially to the nation which is trying to live in amity and harmony.

Reverend Shantha Francis
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CHOGM : Opportunity for Sri Lankan Tourism

The 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 15 to 17 November. This is the first time an Asian country is hosting the summit in 24 years. There are 54 independent states under the belt of commonwealth and many of those already confirmed their participation.

CHOGM : Opportunity for Sri Lankan Tourism
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Little island raises Tamil ire - Deccan Herald

Members from the AIADMK, DMK, CPI and BJP on Monday demanded vociferously in the Rajya Sabha that India should retrieve the Katchatheevu island it had ceded to Sri Lanka in 1974.

Little island raises Tamil ire  - Deccan Herald
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