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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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Grumbling Allies Should Worry BJP

The talk of the coalition era coming to an end at the Centre is an illusion created by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party after it won an impressive majority in the last Lok Sabha poll. It was an image building exercise when the BJP agreed to continue the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) though it did not need support of any other party when it formed the government under the leadership of Narendra Modi in May 2014.

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Christina Fonfé presented with British Empire Medal

Christina Fonfé was presented with the British Empire Medal in recognition of her work with the Sri Lanka Women’s Swimming Project (WSP) by the British High Commissioner, HE James Dauris on 25 February 2016.

Christina Fonfé presented with British Empire Medal
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Tougher smoking laws passed in Queensland

Queensland has passed some of the toughest smoking laws in the country. Thus from September 1, smoking will be banned near childcare facilities, bus stops and taxi ranks, public pools, children’s sporting venues, skate parks and outdoor malls.

Queensland has passed Australia's toughest anti-smoking laws. Photo: Tamara Voninski
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