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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Carleton Preschool concert, Hambantota.

The yearend concert of Carleton preschool Hambantota Branch was held yesterday (8th December 2013) at Magam Ruhunu International Conference Centre.

Carleton Preschool concert, Hambantota. (Pix By : Nalin Hewapathirana)
Carleton Preschool concert, Hambantota.
Carleton Preschool concert, Hambantota.
Carleton Preschool concert, Hambantota.
Carleton Preschool concert, Hambantota.
Carleton Preschool concert, Hambantota.
Carleton Preschool concert, Hambantota.
Carleton Preschool concert, Hambantota.
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G-15 calls for fresh impetus for an early conclusion of the DDA with a “development”- oriented outcome

The G-15, a Summit level Group of 17 developing countries currently chaired by Sri Lanka, in a Joint Statement at the WTO’s 9th Ministerial Conference in Bali, Indonesia on Thursday (5 December), called for a fresh impetus for an early conclusion of the DDA with a “development”- oriented outcome and also emphasizes the importance of the accession to WTO by developing countries, particularly the LDCs.

Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka  Rishad Bathiudeen
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Congress Routed in the assembly elections

The Congress Party of India suffered a heavy defeat at the assembly elections held this week, when the results are released on Sunday.

Congress Routed in the assembly elections
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New York Times June 10, 1990 Report: CIA tie in Mandela's 1962 arrest

The Asian Tribune for the information of its readers publishes here the June 10, 1990 dated report of The New York Times which revealed the (US) Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) role in the arrest of Nelson Mandela in 1962 which resulted in his incarceration of 27 years in a South African hard-labor prison.

Nelson Mandela visiting his onetime prison cell
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Get Your Own House In Order First! - Sobitha Thera was told

In response to the Chief incumbent of the Kotte Naga Viharaya, Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera, that “Maldives Make Millions Without Cassinos” it has been pointed out to “Get Your Own House In Order First”

Chief incumbent of the Kotte Naga Viharaya, Maduluwawe Sobitha Thera,
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NRIs celebrate Sonia Gandhi’s birthday in NY

Registering for bone marrow transplant, blood donation drive, cancer screening and awareness drive and organ donor programs marked 66th birthday of Congress President Sonia Gandhi organized by Indian National Overseas Congress, Tamil Nadu Chapter in Hicksville in Long Island, New York Saturday.

Leaders of Indian National Overseas Congress flanked by Vazhapadi Rama Suganthan (center) celebrate the birthday of Sonia Gandhi by cutting a cake in Hicksville, Long Island in New York
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Japanese Envoy Yasushi Akashi Calls on President Rajapaksa

Senior Japanese diplomat Mr. Yasushi Akashi called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa this morning at the President’s House. The President and Mr. Akashi discussed a number of matters including progress on the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC), the overall reconciliation process and general bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Japan. " class="caption" align="left" />

Japanese Envoy Yasushi Akashi Calls on President Rajapaksa this morning at the President’s House. (Pix By : Sudath Silva)
Mr. Akashi with President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Temple Trees
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President Rajapaksa Leaves for South Africa to Attend Memorial Service for Former South African President Nelson Mandela

President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for South Africa this afternoon to attend the memorial service for the former South African President Nelson Mandela.

 President Rajapaksa Leaves for South Africa to Attend Memorial Service for Former South African President Nelson Mandela
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