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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2346

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UPFA will win in 14 districts, whereas UNP alliance only in four - Susil Premajayantha

Susil Premajayantha while questioning the veracity of the 6.2 million votes President Maithripala Srisena got in the last Presidential election declared that UPFA will win comfortably in 14 districts whereas UNP alliance can win only in four districts. But Jaffna, Vanni and Trincomalee districts TNA has a strong opportunity of winning majority of the seats.

Susil Premajayantha at a press conference - File Photo
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Thailand should free Phuketwan journalists immediately - Minority Rights Group

The Thai authorities should immediately drop all charges against two journalists on trial for reporting on the human trafficking of Burma’s Rohingya people, Minority Rights Group International (MRG) said as court proceedings began on Tuesday.

 Chutima Sidasathian & Alan Morison
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Culture of bandhs, strikes, blockades in Northeast; but sometimes they become instrument of achieving goals

About 20 bandhs and blockades are normally called by several organizations in Assam in a month. Maximum bandhs and blockades are called in Districts of Karbi Anglong, Golaghat and Jorhat bordering Nagaland. Calling bandhs and blockades have become routine affairs in Assam.

Culture of bandhs, strikes, blockades in Northeast; but sometimes they become instrument of achieving goals
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Sivajilingham pits himself against Mahinda at Kurunegala

Northern Provincial Councilor and former parliament member M.K. Sivajilingam is contesting as an independent candidate in Kurunegala electoral district, against the former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Sivajilingham pits himself against Mahinda at Kurunegala
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