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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2347

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Heavy rain lashes Tamil Nadu; more rains predicted

North East monsoon has caused havoc with heavy rains lashing Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu for the fifth consecutive day on Friday. As many as 55 people have lost their lives so far, according to official reports in rain-related incidents. Normal life is thrown out of gear; train and flight schedules have been disrupted.

Heavy rain lashes Tamil Nadu; more rains predicted
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Sri Lanka on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems

Sri Lanka has said it “wishes to see the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) move beyond, where a dialogue among States would be at the center of any future discussion on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems (LAWS), and that such a process will help in ensuring clarity on the concerns of States, as well as to create a matrix of common elements which could be derived from the debate“.

Sri Lanka on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems
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Rehabilitation as an Interim Solution

Secretary General - TULF V.Anandasangaree in an appeal to Sri Lanka President Maithripala Srisena with copy to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasingha has reiterated his request to consider seriously and without any further delay, the demands of the Political Prisoners who are on a “fast unto death” in various prisons.

Rehabilitation as an Interim Solution
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Punjab’s Tryst With Its ‘Mandela’

With his uncanny ability to say something that attracts both attention and controversy, the Prime Minister recently called the Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal the ‘Nelson Mandela’ of India. The reason? Badal has spent more years in prison than the late South African freedom fighter and visionary!

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal
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Reduction in Indian Visa Fee for Sri Lankans

The High Commission of India has announced of a reduction in visa fees for Sri Lankan nationals applying for e-Tourist Visa (e-TV), which was introduced from 14 April 2015.

Reduction in Indian Visa Fee for Sri Lankans
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Religious Animosity in Secular India

Second largest democratic country “India” apparently pretending her as a secular state but on ground situation is quite opposite to the claimed one. Many recent incidents are presenting the miserable condition of Muslims, Christians and Sikhs in India.

Narendra Modi - Prime Minister of India
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