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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2960

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Conspiracy’ to Push India into Dark Ages

It is bad enough that while on the political front ‘fringe elements’ are being given freedom to tout their divisive and hate agenda, in the sport arena both the traditional (print) and the ‘new’ (electronic and social) media are on an overdrive to convert Indian sports-lovers, especially cricketers, into incorrigible jingoists and bad losers.

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Joint Celebration - ‘Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation Day and the ‘International Students Day’

annual get-together of the ITEC alumni and Sri Lankan students who studied in India under various scholarship schemes of the Government of India was held on Monday, March 30, 2015, at Hotel Taj Samudra.

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Indian parliamentarian doubts if tobacco kills! Do not reinvent the wheel

Indian parliamentarian who is chairing the committee which told the government not to implement stronger pictorial graphic health warnings on tobacco packs (and raise the warning size from 40% to 85%) from 1st April 2015, casted doubts whether tobacco causes cancer. India is at risk of reversing the gains made in saving lives from tobacco! He is the same parliamentarian who had raised similar questions in the parliament in 2011 and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of the Government of India had given him detailed response underlining the alarming magnitude of the tobacco pandemic in the country.

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Red Dawn for Lankan manufacturing

Stressing that historic Sino-Lanka relations are a model to be followed, China has signalled its keenness to develop Sri Lanka’s manufacturing sector by introducing its famed city focused Special Economic Zone Model (SEZM) to coastal centres here-and extending its direct partnership, China also hinted on loan possibilities in this regard, as revealed on 18 March in Colombo.

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