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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Tamil Nadu poll 2016: Place of kin and role of gods and floods!

The kith and kin of several political leaders, along with leaders themselves, are testing their political fortunes in the 16 May assembly elections, just like in all states of India, in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Kerala. Party leaders prefer their own kin and kith to occupy their own positions in the parties like Chief Ministers, MLAs, MPs, etc. Interestingly even party workers promote the children of the leaders as a usual practice.

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Sri Lanka invited to Davos of Development

Sri Lanka has been invited to take part in the high profile global forum on inclusivity and development for the first time ever. “Your invitation comes at a time when Sri Lanka enters a period of major economic and social reforms” voiced a pleased Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen on 11 May in Colombo.

 Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (second from right) joins the visiting Pangkor International Development Dialogue team from Malaysia led by CEO of Institut Darul Ridzuan (IDR), Dr Mazalan Bin Kamis (second from left) in Colombo on 11 May.
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Aos have crucial role to play for Nagas

Former Nagaland Chief Minister and the Governor of Odisha, Dr. SC Jamir has been critical of the Center’s Framework Agreement with the NSCN (IM) since the signing of it on August 3, 2015.

Aos have crucial role to play for Nagas
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President arrives in London for Anti Corruption Summit

President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in London last evening(May 11) to participate in the Anti- Corruption Summit – 2016 commencing today in the British capital.

President arrives in London for Anti Corruption Summit
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Basil Rajapaksa Arrested and then released on Bail

Basil Rajapaksa, former strongman in his sibling former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s Government, was arrested this morning by the police Financial Crimes Investigations Division (FCID), then produced before the courts and the courts released him on bail.

Basil Rajapaksa
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