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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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Health Minister appeals all to collectively fight Swine flu; asks not to travel to outbreak areas

As Swine Flu or H1N1 claims another fresh 36 more lives raising the toll to 1041 in the country; the Nagaland Medical Department continues to keep close vigil round the clock to contain the outbreak of the epidemic disease.

Health Minister appeals all to collectively fight Swine flu; asks not to travel to outbreak areas
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BJP assumes power in Kashmir: PDP’s unholy alliance and betrayal of Kashmiris!

People’s Democratic Party (PDP), after a few formal political gimmicks of discussion with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in New Delhi, finally obeys the BJP high command, almost surrendering Kashmir to India once again.

Indian PM Narendra Modi hugs Mufti Mohammad Sayed
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Fraudulently issued dual citizenship and diplomatic passports to come under scanner

Public Order, Disaster Management and Christian Affairs Minister John Amaratunga said a probe will be launched into the manner in which Dual Citizenships and Diplomatic Passports were granted during the previous regime.

 John Amaratunga -  Minister of  Public Order, Disaster Management and Christian Affairs
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2nd March 1815- The Darkest Day of Sri Lankan History

Exactly 200 years ago, on 2nd March 1815, entire Sri Lanka became totally a colony of another country. Sri Lanka was ruled by several kings as an independent nation for nearly 2350 years. Certain areas were under foreign power for some period but not the entire country.

2nd March 1815- The Darkest Day of Sri Lankan History
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Footprints: Five Minutes With Sri Lanka’s Former President

It is 8 am on Saturday and I am outside Carlton House, the forest-green-colored residence of Mahinda Rajapaksa, former president of Sri Lanka. It is a modest structure and on a low roof perches a medium-sized board carrying a picture of him beaming.

A queue outside Carlton House, residence of former Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa, in Tangalle. Hundreds of people come to pay their respects to him every day.—Photo by writer
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Namibia President Pohamba wins world’s most valuable individual award

Namibia’s outgoing President-Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the world’s most valuable individual award, the Mo Ibrahim prize for African leadership—and he will receive $5 million for this.

Namibia’s outgoing President-Hifikepunye Pohamba
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