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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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Indian politics: Delhi poll verdict could determine future politics of India

It's now unanimous, Kejriwal, all polls say AAP have withstood the Modi wave. And there you have it folks. Unless every single exit poll gets it wrong, we are going to see an AAP government in Delhi. AAP is clearly elated with the findings, but also prefer to adopt a more cautious wait and see approach. No one is celebrating yet.

Arvind Kejriwal is expected to lead the AAP to victory. PTI image
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Sri Lanka To Recccall 36 Politically Appointed Diplomats

: Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Ministry has decided to recall 36 politically appointed Sri Lankan diplomats. The decision had been taken at a meeting held recently.

Lakshman Hulugalla the former head of the Media Centre for National Security
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Regime change in Sri Lanka

The regime change in Sri Lanka orchestrated by many players drawn from Sri Lankan and overseas sources heralded much promise. Things were going to change and the country was going to get a fresh breeze of oxygen as it were to breathe.

Regime change in Sri Lanka
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Cricket fever to replace the agonizing election fever!

We spent two long months with an agonizing election fever which is now to be replaced with a more exciting and pleasant cricket fever! There are no crossovers or turncoats here, we are all for one and that is our beloved Sri Lanka, the team that won us the World Cup in 1996 and became twice runner up in 2007 and 2011. Shouldn't we appreciate the incentive of US dollar one million offered by the new government, if our team were to win the trophy this time?

Cricket fever to replace the agonizing election fever!
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Sri Lanka Government’s Mini-Budget Passed – TNA Voted With Government

The Vote on the Appropriation (Amendment) Bill which was presented to Parliament by Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake, was passed with a majority of 163 votes in Parliament yesterday evening.

Sri Lanka Government’s Mini-Budget Passed – TNA Voted With Government
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Anecdotes of Molla Nasreddin Hodja

Nasreddin Hodja (Hoca in Turkish; the letter ‘c’ is pronounced as ‘dj’) was a Muslim humorist from Turkey (in the 13th century C.E.). As many as 350 anecdotes have been attributed to the Hodja, as he most often is called. Hodja is a title - meaning teacher or scholar (“Hodja” or “Hojjat” literally means “Proof,” e.g., of learning or in Islam).

 Anecdotes     of Molla Nasreddin Hodja
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Ukraine Conflict: both sides raise the stakes

It is no secret that President Putin of Russia and the West have been at loggerheads for a significant period of time, with the pendulum of stability in Ukraine dangerously swinging between the extremes of uneasy calm and outright war.

Ukraine Conflict: both sides raise the stakes
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