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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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Zeliang wants NPF to understand importance of opposition-less government

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang said, “Reconciliation is the most significant indication of life’s maturity as countries across the globe often appoint ‘Truth and Reconciliation’ Commission for rebuilding rapport between communities divided by conflict.”

Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang at IG Stadium
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British High Commissioner James Dauris Visits Kandy

The newly-appointed British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, James Dauris, yesterday made his first official visit to Kandy.

British High Commissioner James Dauris Visits Kandy
British High Commissioner James Dauris Visits Kandy
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No other way out: We need to early diagnose TB and treat with drugs that work

It may sound rhetorical but some of the 'absolute must' steps for progressing towards ending tuberculosis (TB) are to early and accurately diagnose TB and treat with the standard combination of drugs that are sensitive and work for a particular patient. Although sounds simplistic yet these are 'easier said than done' steps! Agrees globally-noted expert on TB diagnosis: "Early diagnosis is a huge problem in India. Not only it is critical to diagnose TB early but also drug-resistant forms of TB, otherwise it is going to be a phenomenal problem!

Dr Madhukar Pai, Director, McGill Global Health Programs
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19th Amendment passed: Significant advancement in post war restoration and reconstruction of democratic governance

A question often asked is why a face is in the front of a head and not the back of a head. The answers seldom considered however is that it is in front so that one can see ahead, and not look back at where one had come from.

 19th Amendment passed: Significant advancement in post war restoration and reconstruction of democratic governance
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resident calls the working people to show their commitment to Good Governance

“As we celebrate May Day this year, we are indeed fortunate in having established a democratic environment in Sri Lanka, where workers enjoy the rights of assembly and protest in an atmosphere of peace both in the work place and society”, President Maithripala Sirisena said.

resident calls the  working people to show  their commitment to Good Governance
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