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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2346

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Disgraceful effort to privilege tobacco business interests over public health has rightly failed utterly – other countries to follow UK lead

The High Court challenge to the Regulations on Standardized Plain tobacco packaging by the tobacco industry met with a humiliating defeat on Thursday, 19th of May 2016.

Disgraceful effort to privilege tobacco business interests over public health has rightly failed utterly – other countries to follow UK lead
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Pakistan hands over Most Sacred Buddhist Relics to Sri Lanka for Exposition

The Government of Pakistan has handed over the most sacred relics of Lord Buddha to the Government of Sri Lanka today in a special ceremony arranged at the historic Taxila Museum.

Briefing to SL delegation on sacred relics in Taxila Museum
Group Photo on the occasion
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Charity with a cause from Pakistan

On Wednesday, Nov 25, 2010, the United States added Pakistan's Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation (FIF) to its official list of blacklisted terror organisations. “The move shows the United States will not tolerate any support to this organisation”, Daniel Benjamin, the State Department's coordinator for counter-terrorism said in a statement. He dubbed FIF as an ‘alias’ of Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT), which is already on the State Department's list of “designated foreign terrorist organisations”.

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Weather Havoc in Sri Lanka: are we out of the woods yet?

Torrential rains, coupled with massive mudslides that wreaked havoc in Sri Lanka do not seem to be showing the much anticipated signs of abating, as a significant volume of moist air is heading towards the island from the West and the South West regions triggering off heavy rainfall.

Weather Havoc in Sri Lanka: are we out of the woods yet?
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