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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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Pakistan, Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation in diverse fields

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that the Pakistan and Maldives need to benefit from the opportunities available for promotion of bilateral trade.

Pakistan, Maldives agree to strengthen cooperation in diverse fields
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Sri Lanka’s first formal condemnation against cross-border poaching raised in Mannar

Exasperated by the unabated poaching by cross boarder flotillas from sub-continental coastline, people of Mannar District-one of the richest and most diverse fishery spots in the Asian Pacific Region-have finally braved many a sentiments and decided to take their case all the way to the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka-and a historic regional resolution condemning poaching by Indian fishers has now been adopted for the first time in Sri Lanka on 20 January.

Vanni MP and Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (centre) is toasted by relieved Mannar fisherfolk at Mannar DS Office, Mannar after the on 20 January DDC resolution on poaching.
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New Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 came into force on 15th January, 2016

A very important and unprecedented development has taken place in India.

Menaka Gandhi
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