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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2249

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The current Sri Lankan government can be toppled and fresh elections held

Contrary to what Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe has stated, his government can be toppled as per the 19th Amendment to the Constitution and an election held.

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe
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BHC supports professional development of the Sri Lankan Police Force

The UK will continue to support the development of the Sri Lankan police, Deputy British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Laura Davies says.

Deputy British High Commissioner to Sri Lanka Laura Davies
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Justice Delayed is Justice Denied

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka’s maiden speech in parliament is indeed an eye-opener to all our Sri Lankan citizens, without any exception. This comes from no less a personality than the person who was in the frontline - battlefront and in the forefront holding the position of greatest importance and advancement. He is well aware of all the elaborate and systematic plans of action and schemes perpetrated by the previous regime, their goons and henchmen.

Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka in the centre making the maiden speech in parliament
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Troubled Canal Cruise

It was in 1976 that the chief ministers of the time in Punjab and Haryana, Giani Zail Singh and Banarsi Das Gupta, exchanged letters on constructing a canal to link the basins of the Sutluj and Yamuna rivers. It was to boost irrigation facility in the two premier agriculture producing states of India and reduce dependence on tube wells.

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