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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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Veteran JVP Leader Somawansa resigns from JVP to form new party

Former Leader of the Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) Somawansa Amarasinghe announced yesterday that he would resign from the party.

Somawansa Amarasinghe at the press conference held at Pelwatte
 “Comrade, please leave without creating more issues,” he told Mr. Herath who obliged by moving away.
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Top Tourism Earners and Spenders in 2014

A record 1.138 million international tourists spent a total of US$ 1.5 trillion in 2014.

Lakshman Ratnapala
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Indian forces got several opportunities to nab LTTE supremo Prabhakaran, but "instructions", were given otherwise – V.P.Singh

Union Minister of State for External Affairs General (retd) V K Singh said that during IPKF operations in Sri Lanka, Indian forces got several opportunities to nab LTTE supremo Velupillai Prabhakaran but every time there was "instructions", which ensured him a safe passage.

Union Minister of State for External Affairs General (retd) V K Singh
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Sri Lanka’s Legendary Matriarch Madam Srimavo Bandaranayake ‘s 99th Birth Anniversary – 17th April 1916 – 10th October 2000

As in the previous year’s Private Secretaries to the Cabinet Ministers of the 1970-1977 government will hold a commemorative alms giving on 17 th April at 5.00 pm at the Gamini Matha Elders Home of YMBA situated at Sir James Peries Mawatha Colombo 2, to invoke blessings on late Madam Sirimavo Bandaranaike and other departed Cabinet Ministers, Deputy Ministers and Private Secretaries of the 1970 - 1977 government of Madam Sirimavo Bandaranaike.

Srimavo Bandaranayake
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