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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2346

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Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship Evening to be held on Saturday, 22nd March 2015

The Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship Association (SLPAFA) in collaboration with Pakistan High Commission Colombo will be organizing a fun-filled Fund Raising Friendship Evening on 21st March 2015, at the Grand Oriental Hotel, Fort, Colombo 1 for the 3rd consecutive year.

Sri Lanka Pakistan Friendship Evening to be held on Saturday, 22nd March 2015
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Sri Lanka leads the International Women’s Day celebrations in Cuba

On the occasion of the “ International Women’s Day 2015 “, the Asian Ladies Association ( ALA ), comprising the spouses of Ambassadors and diplomats based in Cuba under the Chair of Mrs. Ramanika Dissanayake, wife of the Sri Lankan Ambassador, organized 2 mega events, namely a “ Walk Rally “ and an “ Official Ceremony cum Gala Dinner, “ in Havana on 07th and 09th March respectively.

Sri Lanka leads the International Women’s Day celebrations in Cuba
Sri Lanka leads the International Women’s Day celebrations in Cuba
Sri Lanka leads the International Women’s Day celebrations in Cuba
Sri Lanka leads the International Women’s Day celebrations in Cuba
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USA, Iran close in on deal, despite differences!

The six top world powers - United States, China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany are trying to hammer out a nuclear deal with Iran on behalf of UNSC that would lift sanctions in exchange for curbs on Tehran's nuclear program. The parties have set a June 30 deadline to finalize an accord, but hope for a political framework agreement by the end of March.

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif (C) at nuclear negotiations in Montreux, Switzerland. (photo credit:REUTERS)
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Where there is a will there is a way: Teeja Devi

55 years old Teeja Devi was born in village Bargadavaan in a family of farm laborers. The youngest of 4 siblings, her father died even before she was born. A father less Teeja had a tough childhood. She grew up amid fields, and from early childhood farming became part of her daily life. Teeja studied till class 5 and then was married in a rural household of a nearby village. Teeja reminiscences--“I was too young when I got married-- perhaps a child bride. I have no recollections of my marriage. The only thing I remember is that I was brought in a bullock cart to my in-laws house”.

Teeja Devi
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First Reforms, Dissolution Later – President Maithri

President Maithripala Sirisena said the top priority of the government is to fulfill the promise of constitutional reforms and the process has already been initiated with the presenting of the 19th Amendment. He added the dissolution of Parliament could be decided after the amendments to the constitution are enacted.

 President  Maithripala Srisena Meets Editors and Media heads  at Janadhipathi Mandiraya in Fort
President Maithripala Srisena addressing Media Heads
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