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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2793

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Plight of arrested Pillayan unknown

The plight of arrested Pillayan is still unclear and according to sources he is expected to be produced before Colombo Magistrate today.

Pillaiyan arriving at the CID office in Colombo on 11th October with his lawyer
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Saudi kingdom will continue to control the Holy Hajj!

Following the double tragedies in Mecca killing hundreds of pilgrims during the Holy Hajj pilgrimage, naturally Saudi government has been blamed for the unfortunate mishap and there is a strong suggestion that control mechanism of the annual pilgrimage should be shared by Muslim nations collectively along with Saudi Arabia.

Hajj Stampede - more than 717 died this year
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Justice Eva Wanasundera taken oaths as acting Chief Justice

Senior Supreme Court Judge, Justice Eva Wanasundera has taken oaths yesterday as the acting Chief Justice before President Maithripala Sirisena.

Senior Supreme Court Judge Justice Eva Wanasundera taking  oaths   as the acting Chief Justice
Justice Wanasundera receiving appointment letter as acting chief justice
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U.S. Underwater Demining Assistance Improves Safety

The U.S. Navy recently concluded a two-week training session in Trincomalee to equip and support Sri Lanka’s underwater demining efforts. Working with scan sonars and robots donated by the U.S. Navy, the Sri Lankan Navy enhanced its ability to search, locate, and provide information on any unknown items underwater, including unexploded ordnance from the conflict in Trincomalee Harbor.

U.S. Navy Technician Trevor Hulsey demonstrates maintenance procedures for the Seabotix underwater robot.
U.S. Navy Technician Joshua Wilborn assists Sri Lanka Navy Divers in locating an underwater shipwreck Maintenance Procedures
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