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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2395

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Baku Mahadeva Passed Away

Mr. Balakumara (Baku) Mahadeva passed away on Firday in Colombo. Mr.Mahadeva has a long record of service to the country spanning four decades. He started his career in the foreign service working for Sir Oliver Goonatilake to establish the first Sri Lankan High Commission in the UK.

President paid last respects to Late Mr. Balakumara Mahadeva. (Pix By : Chandana Perera)
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Christmas party at Carleton Pre-school

: The birth of Jesus Christ the Savior was commemorated today (3rd December 2013) with the participation of over 600 students from Mt. Lavinia and Maligawatte Carleton Pre Schools.

Colombo District Carlton Pre-School Xmas Programme. (Pix By : Lalith Welivitigoda)
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Prof Peiris highlights the need to find collective solutions for issues related to migrant workers

The “Asia – Gulf States Regional Dialogue on Standard Terms of Employment for Migrant Domestic Workers” was held at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel from 3-4 December 2013 sponsored by UN Women and the Ministry of Foreign Employment Promotion & Welfare. . Over 15 countries from the Asian and Gulf region participated at the meeting.

Prof Peiris highlights the need to find collective solutions for issues related to migrant workers
Prof Peiris highlights the need to find collective solutions for issues related to migrant workers
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Holy Mass held in Bethlehem to bless President Mahinda Rajapaksa on his 68th Birthday

A Holy Mass organized by the friends of Sri Lanka in Bethlehem in association with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Israel and the Representative Office of Sri Lanka in the State of Palestine was held at the Church of Nativity in Bethlehem on 23rd evening to bless President Mahinda Rajapaksa on his 68th birthday.

 Holy Mass held in Bethlehem to bless President Mahinda Rajapaksa  on his 68th Birthday
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Deploying technology, managing treatment well - makes the difference

There is no doubt that research and development of new diagnostic technologies and effective drugs must go ahead with full thrust. But there is no single 'magic wand' intervention and therefore deploying existing diagnostic tools optimally and managing treatment well are no less a priority to reach the formidable tuberculosis (TB) related goal of zero new infections, deaths and suffering.

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