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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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U.S. greatly instrumental in the defeat of Sri Lanka Tigers - Defense Secretary

Elsewhere in the Asian Tribune columns we have carried the pronouncements of the Obama White House- nominated Nisha Desai Biswal at her confirmation hearing in the US Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday, 12 September for the position of assistant secretary for South Asian Affairs in the State Department.

U.S. greatly instrumental in the defeat of Sri Lanka Tigers - Defense Secretary
Manisha Gunasekera at UNHRC Geneva on 12 September
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Oken Jeet Sandham attended World Muaythai Conference at Bangkok

President of the Muaythai Federation of India (MFI) Oken Jeet Sandham attended the 3-Day WMC-IFMA World Muaythai Conference which was held from September 11 to 13, 2013 at the Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Sukhumvit, Bangkok.

IFMA General Secretary and WMC Vice President Stephan Fox (right) and MFI President Oken Jeet Sandham (left) during the WMC-IFMA World Conference held at the Rainbow Room, 5th Floor, Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand on 12th September, 2013.
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Largest-ever push to diagnose tuberculosis within two hours

Diagnosing tuberculosis (TB) and also getting to know with accuracy about resistance to one of the two most powerful anti-TB drugs (Rifampicin) is increasingly becoming a reality on the ground. The largest-ever roll-out of Gene Xpert MTB/RIF machines in countries most severely hit by drug-resistant TB was launched on 10th September 2013 at the National Tuberculosis Reference Laboratory in Yangon, Myanmar, with support from UNITAID, an organization whose 70% funding is raised by innovative financing mechanisms such as levying a small fee on airline tickets.

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TNA policy for Tamils is based on the Orwellian satirical notion that some Tamils are more equal than others

If one were to paraphrase this Orwellian satirical phrase, the TNA would have all of us, and in particular the Sri Lankan Tamils believe that Tamils in Sri Lanka are under the tyranny of the Sinhalese, and that if they have a Federal State (the stepping stone for a separate State), they could be the masters of their own destiny, and that by “overthrowing” the Sinhala administration, they could all be “free”.

TNA policy for Tamils is based on the Orwellian satirical notion that some Tamils are more equal than others
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Apple’s Role in the Progress of Smartphones

With the introduction of two iPhones simultaneously with an approximate price gap of $100 on Tuesday, Apple has made the tech enthusiasts talking about two major developments in the world of gadgetry.

Apple’s Role in the Progress of Smartphones
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Letter from America: Some inspiring stories of inter-faith cooperation

In an Internet search I came across a posting which cites a few examples of Muslim-Jewish cooperation during hard times saving lives of each other. Here below, I share four examples of Muslims saving Jewish lives during the World War II.

Letter from America: Some inspiring stories of inter-faith cooperation
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