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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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Much anticipated “Kohima Smart City” proposal has not been qualified

Kohima City, which is Capital City of Nagaland, has lost out to other Smart City aspirants this time as it has failed to meet the benchmark to be qualified for the Smart City Development. This was disclosed by R Tohanba, Parliamentary Secretary for Municipal Affairs during a Press Conference at Kohima .

R Tohanba, Parliamentary Secretary for Municipal Affairs addressing a Press Conference held at Kohima Municipal Council Office today. State Secretary Commissioner of Municipal Affairs, Dr. Maongwati Aier IAS (right), seen attending the Press Conference.
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Prasad Gunewardene veteran journalist passes away

He was stubborn as a mule, ate what he pleased, refused to see a doctor, take meds and get a medical checkup when it was necessary. He always said, “You’ll know what’s wrong with you only if you get a checkup, not if you don’t.” Prasad chose to be blissfully oblivious until he passed away at the age of 61 on March 30.

Prasad Gunewardene
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Has President Maithripala Sirisena got a moral right to be the chairman of the SLFP?

Maithripala Sirisena is the President of Sri Lanka today because he was elected to this high office largely by UNP voters and not voters from his own party, the SLFP. The constitutionality of his position as the Chairman of the SLFP is also in question as he was not elected by a majority of SLFP voters who opted to vote for the official presidential candidate of the SLFP, Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Has President Maithripala Sirisena got a moral right to be the chairman of the SLFP?
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