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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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When will it stop? - India’s Daughter

A new Pandora’s Box of emotions and rage has been unlocked throughout India because of the contents of the recent BBC documentary “India’s Daughter” which is a film based on the brutal gang rape of a 23 year old medical student in New Delhi back in December 2012.

When will it stop? -  India’s Daughter
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An assessment on women’s right - by Mr. Subinay Nandy

Twenty years ago, a world was imagined in which women and girls had equal rights, freedom and opportunity in every sphere of life. But how has the world fared since then?

Mr. Subinay Nandy Resident Coordinator of the United Nations in Sri Lanka (File Photo)
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Apple Watch: latest gadget to be unveiled on Monday

Apple, the enviable front-runner of the tech industry, is going to introduce its latest product, Apple Watch, tomorrow in San Francisco. The much-awaited gadget, the first smartwatch from the makers of an iconic product line, ranging from iPhone to iPad, is going to be the hot topic among tech-savvy audiences in the next few days, if not weeks.

Apple Watch: latest gadget to be unveiled on Monday
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India expands presence in Indian Ocean Region, offering military assistance to others to counter China!

Indian PM Narendra Modi’s forthcoming South Asia tour excludes Pakistan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh and includes Sri Lanka, Seychelles and Mauritius. The Maldives which was a part of PM’s itinerary has been cancelled due mainly to the political situation in that country. Indian PM is likely to visit China, with which it has issues to sort out, in due course.

India expands presence in Indian Ocean Region, offering military assistance to others to counter China!
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Letter from America: American Terrorist Snipers in Action

Since the release of the movie American Sniper, many trigger-happy Americans have gone gung ho in their targeted murder of and terrorist acts against Muslims living in the USA. The hatred is also fueled by hatemongers working for the Fox News. One of her female anchors was heard openly calling for taking out Muslims who practice Islam.

Letter from America: American Terrorist Snipers in Action
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President Sirisena Arrives in London on a Four-Day Official Visit

President Maithripala Sirisena and First Lady Jayanthi Sirisena arrived in London by a scheduled commercial flight, March 7, 2015, beginning a four-day official visit the United Kingdom.

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived at London Heathrow Airport commencing his three-day official visit to the United Kingdom, March 7, 2015. First Lady Jayanthi Sirisena is accompanying the President. Two Sri Lankan children welcomed the President and the First Lady at the airport.(Pix by : Sudath Silva)
Her Majesty the Queen’s special representative Baroness Garden of Frognal welcomed President Maithripala Sirisena and the First Lady as they arrived at London Heathrow Airport, March 7, 2015. President Maithripala Sirisena, as the Chair in Office of the Commonwealth, will attend the Commonwealth Day Observances on the ninth
Sri Lanka’s Acting High Commissioner in UK, Dr. Chanaka Talpahewa, and the High Commission staff welcomed President Maithripala Sirisena and the First Lady as they arrived in London, March 7, 2015.
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