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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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Cardiovascular diseases threaten to reverse gains made in treating HIV

Although historic scale-up of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is keeping people living with HIV (PLHIV) alive, 1 in 10 of them succumb to cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). “The good news is that survival of PLHIV has improved, but CVD is increasingly becoming one of the important causes of morbidity and mortality” said Dr K Naik of Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (LTMMC), Mumbai. Dr Naik was speaking at the 6th National Conference of AIDS Society of India (ASICON 2013).

Cardiovascular diseases threaten to reverse gains made in treating HIV
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Think twice before own a cell-phone but not gun!

It is easier to own a gun in the US than owning a cell phone! They didn't even spare the German Chancellor's privacy in using her own cell phone, thousands of miles away.

Karl Pierson, a senior at Arapahoe High School, has been named as the shooter who shot a 15-year-old student when she got in his path while he was trying to find and kill his debate coach
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Dharmadasa Walpola – Golden Voice of the Silver Screen

Dharmadasa Walpola incontrovertibly dominated the Sinhala Cinema in 1950s & 60s as the best play-back singer. The melodious and romantic voice of Dharmadasa Walpola, a household name, resonates even today in the hearts of music fans over the island. This is a commemorative appreciation of the 30th Death Anniversary of this versatile musician on December 25, 2013.

Dharmadasa Walpola – Golden Voice of the Silver Screen
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Having overcome terrorism, now we stand undivided - President

“Sri Lanka has now entered an era of peace, having overcome the threat of terrorism, which plagued the country for over three decades. Now we stand undivided, under one flag, committed to achieving sustainable economic prosperity, to be shared by all communities” said President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his address delivered at the state banquet hosted by his Kenyan Counter Part Uhuru Kenyata in honour of him at the State House in Nairobi Friday (13). President Rajapaksa is now on a four day state visit to Kenya.

Having overcome terrorism, now we stand undivided - President
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Indian Deputy Counsel General Devyani Khobragade granted bailed in a visa fraud case

The lawyer of Indian Deputy Counsel General Devyani Khobragade, who was arrested and then granted bailed in a visa fraud case, has countered the actions of the US State Department claiming that his client is entitled to diplomatic immunity.

Indian Deputy Counsel General Devyani Khobragade,
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