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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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Tobacco use a big ‘No’ for people with TB and diabetes

Tobacco use is anyways harmful for all, but it is especially hazardous for people living with diabetes and those suffering from or at risk of tuberculosis (TB). For the former it acts as an hindrance in their control of blood sugar and in case of the latter their ability to transmit the disease can be enhanced. Nicotine, which is accumulated in the body through smoking, reduces insulin sensitivity which proves detrimental in patients of diabetes.

Tobacco use a big ‘No’ for people with TB and diabetes
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Indian High Commission Offers Scholarship To Children of Estate Workers

The Indian High Commission has called for applications from the children of estate workers, who are resident on estates, for award of scholarships by the Ceylon Estate Workers’ Education Trust (CEWET).

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Renovation and rededication of the Methodist Church a fulfillment of a national duty - President Mahinda

Renovation and rededication of the church is a fulfillment of a national duty, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said.

Renovated Methodist Church, Fort, Galle handed over to Christian devotees. (Pix By : Chandna Perera)
Renovation and rededication of the Methodist Church  a fulfillment of a national duty -  President Mahinda
Renovation and rededication of the Methodist Church  a fulfillment of a national duty -  President Mahinda
Renovation and rededication of the Methodist Church  a fulfillment of a national duty -  President Mahinda
Renovation and rededication of the Methodist Church  a fulfillment of a national duty -  President Mahinda
Renovation and rededication of the Methodist Church  a fulfillment of a national duty -  President Mahinda
Renovation and rededication of the Methodist Church  a fulfillment of a national duty -  President Mahinda
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Latifah: 'Queen of the kitchen’

I am sure that many of the readers, at first sight, would think that this is something to do with the American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress Queen Latifah, who gave us one of her evergreen numbers, ‘Just another day!’

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FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil and Germany in semi-finals

Brazil and Germany sent Colombia and France packing respectively, before being qualified to the semi-finals in the current tournament.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Brazil and Germany in semi-finals
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