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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2397

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TR Zeliang should show something on the ground

Ever since the TR Zeliang government came in a little over one month back, the overall administration and political environment continues to remain still unpredictable.

TR Zeliang should show something on the ground
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Shani's column : Bodhi puja

Culture and Religion are in most cases intertwined. Many people, even though they belong to different religious groups participate in each other’s cultural and religious events world over and at the Ministry of External Affairs, Sri Lanka there is no exception. The Ministry’s staff are predominantly Buddhist, followed by Christians, Muslims and Hindus.

Shani's column : Bodhi puja
Shani's column : Bodhi puja
Shani's column : Bodhi puja
Shani's column : Bodhi puja
Shani's column : Bodhi puja
Shani's column : Bodhi puja
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June 2014 violence against Muslims is frightening and unsettling minorities in Sri Lanka

While minorities in Sri Lanka will justifiably be frightened and unsettled as a consequence of the violence against Muslims in 2014 in Aluthgama and Beruwala, they need to be assured that the overwhelming majority of the majority community, the Sinhalese, had no part either in the violence against Tamils in 1983 or against the Muslims in 2014.

June 2014 violence against Muslims is frightening and unsettling minorities in Sri Lanka
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Dalai Lama urges Buddhists to halt Muslim Violence in Sri Lanka/Myanmar

The Dalai Lama Sunday reiterated his plea to Buddhists in Myanmar and Sri Lanka to halt violence against Muslims, in a speech to tens of thousands of devotees to mark his 79th birthday.

US actor/director Richard Gere, a Buddhist, greets Dalai Lama July 6 in India
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