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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2404

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Vijay Goel Represents Boorish Indian VIPs

The sports and youth affairs minister, Vijay Goel, rightly drew criticism for his boorish behavior at the Rio Olympics by invading restricted sporting arenas, as pointed to him by an Olympic official in a letter, with his battery of bureaucratic flunkies. As was to be expected, he feigned ignorance about his team flouting any rule and blamed it all on ‘misunderstanding’ because of the ‘language problem’. He could not have been more unconvincing.

 Vijay Goel - Sports and Youth Affairs Ministerl
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TERI-Media Colloquium on Environment Sustainability

The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI) will be hosting the 2016 edition of its flagship programme, World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS), formerly known as Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS), in New Delhi on 5-8 October 2016.

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High Impact Resettlement Projects for North and East

he Government has allocated Rs.14 billion for high impact resettlement projects in the Northern and Eastern Provinces to socially upgrade and integrate the war affected families into the mainstream of development.

High Impact Resettlement Projects for North and East
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Pakistan reaches out to rehabilitate Agrarian community in Eastern Sri Lanka

In order to promote and rehabilitate agrarian community of the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka, the Government of Pakistan through its High Commission in Sri Lanka yesterday handed over a made in Pakistan Tractor worth of US $ 10,010.00 to the Palayadivadai Farmers Association, Pottuvil in an impressive ceremony held at the High Commission of Pakistan.

 High Commissioner Shakee Hussain handing over Key of Tractor to Chief Minister Eastern Province and  and key members of the  Palayadivadai Farmers Association, Pottuvil
High Commissioner of Pakistan  Shakeel Hussain and Chief Miniser Easter Province Hon  Z A  Nazeer Ahamed with the Tractor
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Businessman vows to pay fines for women defying burkini ban in France

A French-Algerian businessman has challenged a ban on Muslim women’s full-body swimwear, known as burkini, saying he would pay the penalty for any woman who was charged for defying the law.

Rachid Nekkaz, wealthy Algerian businessperson and human rights activist (L), vows to pay fines for women defying burkini ban in France
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