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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2253

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Censor Board Fails to Ground Udta Punjab

They were making a film on Punjab which was supposed to be flying ‘high’ with its drug problem. The government-appointed censor board did not like it and clipped its wings, nearly grounding the film titled ‘Udata Punjab’ by its producers. But the censor board, especially its chief Pahlaj Nihalani, a self-confessed ‘chamcha’ of Narendra Modi, achieved just the opposite of what was intended by seeking many cuts in the film—89 in all with the strict order that the word ‘Punjab’ is deleted from the film altogether.

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Brexit: PM David Cameron quits after Britons vote to leave EU

Yes, Britain has decided to exit from EU, making the slogan ‘Brexit’ a reality.

Brexit: PM David Cameron quits after Britons vote to leave EU
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The Ukrainian Captain of the Avent Garde Ship arrested

Gennady Gavrilov, 43 - Ukrainian captain of the controversial Avant-Garde ship was arrested by the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in Galle on Thursday evening around 8 pm , Police said.

The Ukrainian Captain of the Avent Garde Ship  arrested
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Madras High Court refused to interfere with the India-Sri Lanka agreement on Kachatheevu

The Madras high court has declined to interfere with the India-Sri Lanka agreement, and subsequent executive orders, on the Kachatheevu issue saying the issue could be best resolved through diplomatic channels and not through court directives.

Madras  High Court refused to interfere with the India-Sri Lanka agreement on  Kachatheevu
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