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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2552

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19 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu, India are arriving

19 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in Tamil Nadu, India are arriving Sri Lanka on 31st March 2016 Under the UNHCR facilitated voluntary repatriation programme. They are scheduled to arrive through Sri Lankan Airlines from Trichy.

V.Sivagnanasothy, Secretary, Ministry of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs
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Aarrested Indian Navy office admits Terror activities in Pakistan

In a joint press conference by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) head Lt Gen Asim Bajwa and Federal Information Minister Pervez Rashid on Tuesday, according to “The Dawn” a video of arrested Indian Navy officer Kulbushan Yadav was aired in which he confessed to involvement in terror activities in Balochistan and Karachi.

Arrested Indian Navy officer Kulbushan Yadav
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Book Review: Flickering Fortunes - A Walk down A Happy Memory Lane

Despite its opening line, “I am a ladies’ man”, perhaps intended to provoke the curiosity of the lascivious, Lakshman Ratnapala's “Flickering Fortunes,” does not consist of the ruminations of a Sri Lankan Casanova now mentally reliving his conquests while residing happily in San Fransisco with his charming wife.

Dr Palitha Kohona -  former Foreign Secretary of Sri Lanka and Permanent Representative to the United Nations in NY.  Sometime Head of the UN Treaty Section.
Book Review: Flickering Fortunes - A Walk down A Happy Memory Lane
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Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees went on an indefinite in Tiruchi

Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees in Tamil Nadu are continuously harassed by the State Police and those refugees were with no other options to resist the high handed acts of the Tamil Nadu Police other than to resort to fast and sit-in protest.

A family of three refugees, including a child, is on an indefinite fast seeking release amidst fear of getting deported to Sri Lanka
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EgyptAir hijack ends with passengers freed and hijacker arrested

An EgyptAir plane flying from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and forced to land in Cyprus on Tuesday by a man with what authorities said was a fake suicide belt, who was arrested after giving himself up.

A man thought to be the hijacker leaves the hijacked Egyptair Airbus A320 at Larnaca Airport in Larnaca, Cyprus, March 29, 2016
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India: Tamil Nadu poll scene: Congress reduced as a minor party, BJP growing nervous!

It appears, the neutral Tamil voters without party affiliations and who had earlier voted for any party just freely: either AIADMK, or DMK or Congress or BJP or some other parties in order not to waste their franchise, now seem to think favoring the newly formed PWF, making it to emerge a strong coalition to take on the ruling AIADMK and leaving the DMK-Congress stay far away.

Tamil Nadu Leaders
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