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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Let’s defeat International Conspiracy in Balochistan

Pakistan’s largest province Balochistan is facing international intrigues due to its strategically important location, mineral reserves including gas, coal and gold. The anti Pakistan elements are operating throughout the province and making their efforts to destabilize it by promoting acrimonious sense of dissent, political volatility, sectarian violence, deteriorating law and order situation and arousing sentiments of separatism.

Let’s defeat International Conspiracy in Balochistan
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Hindu Savant Sri-la-Sri Arumuga Navalar Peruman

Erecting a statute to renowned Hindu Savant Sri-la-Sri Arumuga Navalar Peruman, at the Pannai Road Junction, located near the Jaffna Post Office, Jaffna.

The commemorative postage stamp with the portrait of Sri-la-Sri Arumuka Navalar was issued on 29 October 1971.
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Excavation works at the Mannar Mass Grave to Commence today for the 20th time

Excavation works at the Mass Grave site at Manthai - Thirukketheeswaram, located in the Mannar district, which had been earlier announced as being temporarily suspended due to the forthcoming Hindu festival Maha Sivarathiri, is to commence again for the 20th time from today onward.

Exhuming Skeletal Remains at the Mass Grave in Mannar – File Photo
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Bangladesh Hindus want their rights in the Republic

In 2001, Minorities were violated in 2,685 villages in the country. Minorities were debarred from casting votes in the election -- a fundamental right of any citizen of Bangladesh.

Bangladesh Hindus want their rights in the Republic
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E-Cigarettes: Friend Or Foe

‘Tobacco is one of the leading killers in the world’; ‘smoking is harmful for our health’; ‘smoking can cause lung cancer, heart disease’… We have heard it all before. We also know how once someone gets into the habit of smoking it is very difficult, if not impossible for him/her to quit due to the addictive nature of nicotine. So the tobacco industry, with all its so called concerns for the dying population, has come up with a new alternative to smoking – E-Cigarettes.

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UNDP’s Asia Pacific Chief holds discussions with Secretary, Treasury

Mr. Haoliang Xu, the visiting UN Assistant Secretary-General and Director and UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific met with Dr. P.B. Jayasundara, Secretary to the Treasury, Ministry of Finance and Planning and Secretary, Ministry of Economic Development, and discussed Sri Lanka’s development priorities in relation to macro-economic planning.

UNDP’s Asia Pacific Chief holds discussions with Secretary, Treasury
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Three more skeletal remains found today at the Mannar mass grave site

Three more new skeletal remains were found today when the excavation works commenced for the 20th time after a brief suspension of excavation at the at the Mass Grave site at Manthai - Thirukketheeswaram, located in the Mannar district.

Three more skeletal remains found today at the Mannar mass grave site
Three more skeletal remains found today at the Mannar mass grave site
Three more skeletal remains found today at the Mannar mass grave site
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