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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2347

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Debate: What do post-2015 strategic development goals mean to us?

In the year 2000, countries of the world had agreed to meet the 8 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015. Numerous consultative processes have been taking place around the world on what should be the development goals post-2015. A draft list of 17 Strategic Development Goals (SDGs) and 168 targets for post-2015 is expected to be presented before the UN General Assembly in September 2014 to agree on modalities and inter-governmental negotiations might begin from January 2015 on-wards.

Debate: What do post-2015 strategic development goals mean to us?
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Bangladesh’s High Profile In Cricket

The media and political commentators fell over each other to hail the Independence Day speech of Narendra Modi, exhausting their vocabulary of adjectives and superlatives for its contents and many ‘firsts’. In fact, every political commentator worth his or her salt earned the gratitude of the nation for shedding his/her otherwise more natural critical instincts on such an auspicious day to concentrate on discovering the overflow of positives in the over hour long peroration of the prime minister.

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Letter from America: Western Conquerors were never Liberators

On August 5 of this year, Major General Harold J. Greene was killed in Afghanistan by a lone gunman. Greene was the highest-ranking U.S. military officer to be killed in a war zone in four decades. Before him, according to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial database, Maj. Gen. John Albert B. Dillard Jr. was killed on May 12, 1970 when his helicopter was shot down.

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