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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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U.S. Announces Increased Funding for Demining in Sri Lanka

\In a meeting with Minister D.M. Swaminathan, U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap announced an additional $1.745 million (245 million LKR) for demining activities of international and domestic partners and the National Mine Action Committee (NMAC) under the Ministry of Rehabilitation, Resettlement, and Hindu Religious Affairs.

U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap and Minister D.M. Swaminathan discussed efforts for a mine-impact free Sri Lanka by 2020.  The United States has contributed over $43 million (over 6 billion LKR) for demining assistance to Sri Lanka since 1993.
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Thamby Prabaharan could have even become our Chief Minister - V. Anandasangaree

If Sampanthan, as claimed by him, could have acted with a sense of responsibility at the 2004 General Elections, thousands of lives and several billions worth of valuable property both public and private could have been saved and even Thamby Prabaharan could have even become our Chief Minister – pointed out V. Anandasangaree General Secretary – TULF.

V. Anandasangaree   -   General Secretary,  TULF
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CSW Endorses Declaration of Southeast Asia Conference on Religious Freedom

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has joined a range of other faith-based, intergovernmental and UN agencies in endorsing a declaration on strengthening freedom of religion or belief (FoRB) in Southeast Asia.

CSW  Endorses Declaration of Southeast Asia Conference on Religious Freedom
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Distinguished Service Decoration given to outstanding senior officers in the armed forces

President Maithripala Sirisena offered “Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (Distinguished Service Decoration)” medals to the senior officers in the Army, Navy and Air-Force at the Presidential Secretariat.

Award being presented to the retired Army General R.M.D Ratnayake
Distinguished Service Decoration given to outstanding senior officers in the armed forces
Distinguished Service Decoration given to outstanding senior officers in the armed forces
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Cosmoglitz Awards presented in Chennai

Beauty industry is undergoing revolutionary change and progress witnessing a variety of advanced products / services / treatments. Yet there are only a few Awards and titles to recognize the Key personalities responsible for this development.

Cosmoglitz Awards presented in Chennai
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Relocation of Sri Lankan Embassy in Washington DC

The Embassy of Sri Lanka located at 2148 Wyoming Ave NW Washington D.C. will be relocating to the following address with effect from October 19th, 2015.

Relocating S.L.Embassy in WashingtonDC
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