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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2770

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Pakistan arrested 70 Indian fishermen

Pakistan on Saturday has arrested 70 Indian fishermen for allegedly violating its territorial waters off the coast of southern Sindh province, an official said.

Pakistan arrested Indian Fishermen
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Sri Lanka sent a team of experts to assist in the investigations to the explosion Maldives President and First Lady

Sri Lanka sent a special team of experts to Male to assist in the investigations related to the explosion of the boat carrying Maldives President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom and First Lady Fathimath Ibrahim on September 28.

A person injured in an explosion aboard the presidential speedboat Finifenma on September 28, 2015 being transferred to an accompanying police speedboat.
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Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake to attend WB/IMF annual meeting in Peru

Minister of Finance Mr. Ravi Karunanayake left the Island to attend the 2015 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund which will take place in Lima, Peru, from 9-11 October 2015.

Ravi Karunanayake
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U.S. Continues Support for Sri Lankan Cultural and Religious Heritage

As part of its continuing efforts to preserve Sri Lanka’s cultural and religious heritage, the Embassy of the United States of America is pleased to announce new grants totaling $300,000 (42.1 million LKR) to help restore the ancient Buddhist Rajagala Monastery and improve preservation of artifacts at the Anuradhapura Archeological Museum. " class="caption" align="right" />

Rajagala Monastery: The new $150,000 grant with the University of Sri Jayewardenepura to continue restoring the Rajagala Monastery adds to the previous $100,000 grant from 2013 for the same project.
Department of Archaeology: The United States works closely with the Department of Archaeology to enhance conservation standards and introduce new partnerships with U.S. experts from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.
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