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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

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A Bangladesh Hindu citizen’s question: has Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina really meant it?

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said that through the 15th amendment to the constitution, the Awami League government reestablished the spirit of the Liberation War." The 15th amendment also ensured the capital punishment for those who will grab the state power violating the constitution. We did this to establish democracy on a solid foundation," she added.

  A Bangladesh Hindu citizen’s question:  has Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina really meant it?
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Atchuvely Industrial Estate Inaugurated Today

The Atchchuvely Industrial Estate in Jaffna district was inaugurated today by Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development of Sri Lanka and Mr. Y.K. Sinha, High Commissioner of India, at a function held at Atchchuvely .

Atchuvely Industrial Estate Inaugurated Today
Atchuvely Industrial Estate Inaugurated Today
Atchuvely Industrial Estate Inaugurated Today
Atchuvely Industrial Estate Inaugurated Today
Atchuvely Industrial Estate Inaugurated Today
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Lankan biz throng first Seychelles forum in Colombo

No less than 130 reps from 125 Lankan firms thronged the first bilateral B2B call between Sri Lanka and Seychelles biz ever to be held in Colombo on 27 August. “Today’s event can be a stepping stone for more bilateral trade between both countries, which is an urgent need at this moment. The total bilateral trade has been low at only $3.7 Mn. Today’s initiative therefore is a major step in this direction” said Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka) on 27 August in Colombo.

Pierre Laporte (Minister for Finance, Trade and Investment of Seychelles-second from right) gifts a ‘Coco de mer’ sea coconut prevalent only in  Seychelles to Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka-second from left) on 27 August in Colombo as Bandula Egodage (Chairman & CEO-EDB-far left) and  Waven William (Seychelles Ambassador to Sri Lanka-far right) look on.
Pierre Laporte (Minister for Finance, Trade and Investment of Seychelles-left) and Rishad Bathiudeen (Minister of Industry and Commerce of Sri Lanka-right) watch a presentation by Seychelles on 27 August in Colombo.
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Chivukula honors 'mridangam' exponent

Upendra Chivukula, deputy speaker of New Jersey State Assembly last week honored eminent South Indian classical instrumentalist and mridangam exponent Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan with the New Jersey Assembly proclamation for his service and promoting Carnatic music abroad.

Chivukula presents the NJ Assembly proclamation to Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan while Dance guru Divya Yeluri, founder director of Nrithya Madhavi School of Dance, NJ and Venu Yeluri look on
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