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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2342

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Sri Lanka’s O-Fish surging further upstream

Sri Lanka’s ornamental fish sector is basking in the glow of international spotlight having bagged many top awards for its diversity-and O-Fish sector is one of highest return on investment sectors, as revealed on 03 June in Colombo.

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (Right) felicitates Vibhu Perera (a Sri Lankan ornamental fish pioneer-at left) during the press briefing of 03 June.
Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (seated third from right) poses with EDB officials and Sri Lankan ornamental fishery award winners of Aquarama 2015 on 03 June in Colombo.
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Hypocrisy Over Dress Code

Two district collectors in Chhattisgarh have earned the wrath of the chief minister, Raman Singh, for not being properly attired when they met the Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the state on a day when the sun god was not in a merciful mood. They were sent ‘waning letters’ for not following the official dress code which obliged them to wear ‘bandhgala’ (buttoned up jacket) while they wore shirt and pants. In fact, one of them attracted an extra charge for sporting sunglasses!

 Hypocrisy Over Dress Code
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Ukraine Puts Public Health First in Suspending WTO Challenge to Australia’s Law Requiring Plain Cigarette Packs

The Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, Washington DC., reports that Ukraine’s new government has suspended the country’s case before the World Trade Organization that challenged Australia’s law requiring that cigarettes be sold in plain packaging.

Ukraine Puts Public Health First in Suspending WTO Challenge to Australia’s Law Requiring Plain Cigarette Packs
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Unstoppable Indian corruption – Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa’s illegal asset case to go to Supreme Court!

As a crude jolt to ambitions of Jayalalithaa who, upon her acquittal in the historic illegal assets case, retook the rein of Tamil Nadu as CM, Karnataka government has decided to appeal in Supreme Court against the apparently faulty judgment delivered by judge Kumaraswami of Karnataka High Court, acquitting her of all charges.

Ms Jayalalithaa, 67, was sworn in as Chief Minister for fifth time on May 23
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