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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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President Appoints Nine Members Public Service Commiss

President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday appointed nine members to the Public Service Commission (PSC) headed by retired Supreme Court Judge Sathya Hettige.

Public Services Commission (Pix by: Nalin Hewapathirana)
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A landmark Judgement: European Court upholds French Ban of Islamic Niquab or face covering veil

The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday 01/07/2014 in the matter of SAS V Government of France (Case No.43835/2011) upheld France's ban on wearing niqab or Burqa, full-face veils in public, rejecting arguments that the ban undermines freedoms of religion and expression and Muslim women’s’ rights.

 Muslim women chooses to wear a niqab—a veil that leaves only her eyes visible
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Lanka in global women biz breakthrough

Sri Lanka’s women biz are on the verge of a breakthrough on 02 July as Commonwealth said it has picked the country to be its pioneering training point for its int’l women entrepreneurship push.

Arif Zaman (Senior Advisor, Corporate Governance and South Asia to the Commonwealth Business Council and CW Business Women-right) breaks the good news to Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of industry and Commerce) on 02 July in Colombo.
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Listen Hindi Songs You Can Have The Comfort - Chief Minister Dayasri Jayasekara

Listening Hindi songs we can remove the stress. I am willing to listen Hindi songs after busy work, Chief Minister Dayasiri North Westen Province said yesterday when opening first Hindi library in North Western provincial capital - Kurunegala.

Listen Hindi Songs You Can Have The Comfort - Chief Minister Dayasri Jayasekara
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Is there religious disharmony among communities in Sri Lanka? Who is adding fuel to the fire and fanning the flames?

Although disharmony is defined simply as lack of harmony or agreement, its synonyms like discord, friction, strife, conflict, hostility, acrimony, bad blood, enmity, feuding etc., describe the real meaning of the word.

 Is there religious disharmony among communities in Sri Lanka? Who is adding fuel to the fire and fanning the flames?
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Asian governments must combat hate crime towards minorities and indigenous peoples, says annual survey

Hate crime towards minorities and indigenous peoples is a daily reality across Asia but is often ignored by the governments of the region, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) warns in its annual report.

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