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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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'Declaration of Peace' pledge an important reminder of effort to seek reconciliation

Sri Lanka's Permanent Representative to the UN in Geneva Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha has said the special 'Declaration of Peace' pledge made at this year’s Independence Day celebration in Sri Lanka was an important reminder of the concerted efforts being made in the country to seek reconciliation and to ensure that we do not repeat mistakes of the past.

 'Declaration of Peace' pledge an important reminder of effort to seek reconciliation
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Lung cancer: Difficult to diagnose, difficult to treat, easy to prevent

Just a few days before World Cancer Day this year, an acquaintance of mine succumbed to this dreaded disease within 10 months of diagnosis, and became part of the world statistics of someone dying somewhere of lung cancer every 30 seconds. Of all known cancers, lung cancer has highest annual mortality (1.6 million) as well as incidence (1.8 million) globally, and is responsible for nearly 1 in 5 cancer related deaths.

 Dr Surya Kant
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Is Indian politics changing? A few valid reasons for the AAPs miracle in Delhi!

How could AAP, a small, Delhi based new party, take on two most powerful national parties like Congress and BJP, simultaneously and win the poll in Delhi?

Arvind Kejriwal Aam Aadmi Party leader stood tall and firm
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Tissa Attanayake and Sarana Gunawardena released on bail

Former Health Minister Tissa Attanayake was today released on bail with two sureties of Rs.1 million each. Colombo Fort Magistrate Thilina Ganmage fixed the next hearing for March 11.

Tissa Attanayake
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