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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2730

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Parliament voted to suspend for a week, two MPs for instigating the clash on Tuesday

Sri Lankan Parliament yesterday approved the proposal to suspend for a week from Parliament, effective from today, two members of Parliament - Deputy Minister of Internal, Cultural and Wayamba Development and UNP MP Palitha Thewarapperuma and UPFA Gampaha District MP Prasanna Ranaweera for instigating the clash in Parliament on Tuesday.

Parliament voted to suspend for a week, two MPs  for instigating the clash on Tuesday
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Corruption, liquor, price rise, unemployment and Hindutva - issues in Tamil Nadu poll 2016!

With two weeks left for the people of Tamil Nadu to queue up before the poll booths to decide their own fate as well as the future of their children in the corruption-liquor ridden, latest pre-poll predictions cast the dominant corrupt – and hence richest - Dravidian parties ruling AIADMK and former ruling party DMK as being the beneficiaries of the May poll, while other parties including the PWA and PMK are kept at a distance.

Tamil Nadu Assembly Election - Winners & losers ?
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All top 20 global shipping lines call on Colombo’-Rishad at #WEDF2016

Due to Sri Lanka’s strategic location, all top twenty global shippers call on historic Colombo port –and Sri Lanka’s central geographic location is a great drawcard for the 16th World Export Development Forum (WEDF) session to be held in Colombo this October, as revealed on 05 May in Colombo.

Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen addresses the launch event of WEDF 2016 at Cinnamon Grand, Colombo on 05 May.
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Golden Jubilee of Washington Buddhist Vihara marked

The first Theravada Buddhist monastic community in the United States incorporated as a religious society under the patronage of Most Venerable Madihe Pannasiha Mahanayake Thera in Washington, D.C. celebrated its Golden Jubilee last week attended by Buddhists and well wishers from all over America.

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser as chief guest with Ambassador Kariyawasam and Chief Prelate Maharagama Dhammasiri Nayaka Thero at Golden Jubilee of Vihara
Bhante Dhammasiri with Pope Francis in June 2015
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