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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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Research study to test anti-HIV gel for gay men and transgenders commences in Chiang Mai

Overall new HIV infection rates have dipped by 26% in Asia and the Pacific region since 2001, but not for key populations such as men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender people (source: UNAIDS Asia Pacific report, November 2013). According to estimates, between 15% and 25% MSM of this region are living with HIV, largely in major cities.

Research study to test anti-HIV gel for gay men and transgenders commences in Chiang Mai
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FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil beats Croatia in the first game

Luiz Felipe Scolari’s team won the opening match 3-1 by beating its formidable opponent, Croatia, in Sao Paulo on Thursday night. The nature of victory, despite the initial drawbacks, reinforces the belief among football pundits about the ability of the host to lift the cup for the second time under the guidance of the charismatic manager.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil beats Croatia in the first game
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President Leaves for Bolivia to Attend G77 Summit

President Mahinda Rajapaksa left for Bolivia yesterday evening to attend the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Group of 77 and China.

  President Leaves for Bolivia to Attend G77 Summit
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Sanje Sedera: Rising star in Nevada State Politics :Lanka-born Sanje Sedera makes lasting imprint in Nevada politics

The Electoral District 34 of the Nevada State Legislative Assembly primary election held on June 10 to elect a Democratic Party nominee for the November Assembly election gave a significant message to the Democratic Party apparatus in this Western state: The primary election confined to the cardholders of the party recognized Sri Lanka-born naturalized US citizen Sanje Daraka Sedera's distinctive influence in coming years in local politics, and possibly beyond.

Sanje Sedera: Rising star in Nevada State Politics
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Delft Pradesha Sabaha Chairman Murder: Remand of Kamal and other Two Others Further Extended

In the Delft Pradeshiya Sabha Chairman Daniel Rexigan murder case, Kayts Magistrate further extended the remand of Kamalendran and two other suspects when the case came up for hearing yesterday.

Delft Pradesha Sabaha Chairman Murder: Remand of Kamal and other Two  Others Further Extended
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Shaikh’s Murder – Is this the start of a sinister plan in Modi’s India?

A 28-year-old Muslim man was beaten to death in Pune, India on Monday night (June 2) by Hindutvadi zealots with suspected links to a Hindu fundamentalist outfit over a Facebook message they found offensive, according to police. The victim - Mohsin Mohammed Sadique Shaikh - had been living in Pune since 2006 and was working as a young IT manager with Ujjwala Enterprises in Pune for the last four years.

Shaikh’s Murder – Is this the start of a sinister plan in Modi’s India?
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Burma: Religious Conversion Law Threatens Religious Freedom

Over 80 organizations from civil society worldwide today call on Burma to scrap proposed legislation that would unlawfully restrict the right to freely choose a religion. If adopted, this law would violate fundamental human rights and could lead to further violence against Muslims and other religious minorities in the country.

Faith Conversion Law Should be Scrapped
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Sri Lanka wins Second Place among 84 Nations in one of the largest cultural Pageants in Europe

The Sri Lankan Association in Berlin has achieved one of the most prestigious place among the nations in the international city of Berlin by achieving the Second Place at the Carnival of Cultures, which was held on the 8th June 2014 in the streets of Berlin. This event is viewed by millions alongside the route of the procession and also by millions of Europeans over live-telecast by leading German channels. The Sri Lankan Association was greatly assisted by the Sri Lankan Mission in Berlin with the generous contribution from the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau and the Sri Lanka Tea Board.

Sri Lanka wins Second Place among 84 Nations in one of the largest cultural Pageants  in Europe
Sri Lanka wins Second Place among 84 Nations in one of the largest cultural Pageants  in Europe
Sri Lanka wins Second Place among 84 Nations in one of the largest cultural Pageants  in Europe
Sri Lanka wins Second Place among 84 Nations in one of the largest cultural Pageants  in Europe
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Fate of Article 371A is hanging in balance

If one studies carefully as to how the Nagaland State came into being, it is rather complex. The Nagas, particularly under the banner of the Naga National Council (NNC), had been engaged in series of political talks with Delhi before and after India attained her Independence.

Fate of Article 371A is hanging in balance
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Police warned of the impending threat to peace and normalcy in the Ilavalai Police Area

One of the Plaintiffs - Mr. K.T.Rajasingham in the Konawattai Narasimha Vairavar Temple case, which concluded on 11th at the Mallakam Magistrate Courts has forewarned of the impending threat to peace and normalcy of the Valikamam North region, especially the Ilavalai Police area.

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