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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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Politics of Correctness: The Legacy of Lee Kuan Yew

Drawing open the curtains to what is the festive month of April in many parts of Asia and the world, on 02 April, one hundred forty two students were slaughtered in Garissa University College in Kenya by al Shabab: an al Qaeda-linked Somali terrorist outfit. A statement issued by al Shabab warned Kenyans that their cities will run red with blood. Such acts put to shame the broader human race.

Politics of Correctness: The Legacy of Lee Kuan Yew
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Modi-Fixation With Smart Cities

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to spend a day in Toulouse during his latest three-nation tour of the West, the talk of the town is that the BJP-led NDA government may finally opt for the French model for its Smart City project.

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World Health Day: No substitute to healthy mind

We all aspire to be healthy and at times go to great lengths to ward off sickness. The fight against disease begins early on in life with responsible parents ensuring that their kids are administered all available vaccinations ((although there is a small lobby that is against this important preventive measure); as much as possible; they feed them nutritious diet (facing stiff competition from fast food chain offerings) and there is a growing consciousness about the benefits of physical exercise too (despite the allure of the idiot box and the computer).

World Health Day: No substitute to healthy mind
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A Political Fiasco?

There is a loud cacophony, a persistent harsh outcry by some Senior Ministers of the UPFA and the debauched henchmen of their ilk, the very same people who screamed that they will institute disciplinary against all those who attended the UPFA meetings in support of Mahinda Rajapksa are clamouring now, to embed the very same deposed President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on to the same stage as that of the former President Mrs. Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge and the incumbent President Mr. Maithripala Sirisena, on the most revered workers Day – May Day.

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The Most Venerable Mahanayake Thera of Asgiriya Chapter passes away in Singapore

Most Ven. Aggamahapanditha Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Rathanapala Mahanayake Thera (Chief Prelate) of the Asgiriya Chapter, has passed away at a private hospital in Singapore.

Most Ven. Aggamahapanditha Udugama Sri Buddharakkitha Rathanapala Mahanayake Thera
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