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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Vigilantism Unlimited!

Vigilantism seems to have overtaken India. Self-appointed moralists and super patriots are finding it easier to prey upon targets on the streets, on campuses and even inside court rooms.

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Mahinda Rajapaksa slammed the government for blaming him for its mistakes

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday slammed the government for blaming him for its mistakes when a journalist asked him about the foreign loans obtained by his government.

"What are we supposed to do?" Rajapaksa asked. "If I am given the opportunity , I'll run the country"
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USAID Conference for COPA, COPE MPs Bolsters Good Governance Agenda

Members of Parliament on the Committee on Public Accounts (COPA) and the Committee on Public Enterprise (COPE) joined officials from the Ministry of Finance and the Auditor General’s Department for a March 5 conference sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to help the Government of Sri Lanka strengthen overall transparency, accountability and effectiveness of governance.

COPA Chairman Lasantha Alagiyawanna,  Speaker Karu Jayasuriya, USAID Acting Mission Director Reed Aeschliman, and MP Harshana Rajakaruna launch the conference to strengthen the effectiveness of the COPA and COPE Parliamentary Committees
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The loss is ours – Suranganie Ellawala

To me she is Lady Ellawala – such a civilized, cultured, gentle and sweet human being – so rare these days. I have met her twice only, but the impression she created in my mind about the kind of human being she is will remain indelible.

The loss is ours – Suranganie Ellawala
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No privatization of SATHOSA, vows Rishad

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen addresses launch of first island wide International Consumer Rights day event in Vavuniya on 15 March.

No privatization of SATHOSA, vows Rishad
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