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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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U.S. Ambassador's Fund Helps Preserve Sri Lankan Ritual Dances for Future Generations

As part of continued U.S. support for the preservation of Sri Lanka’s cultural heritage, the Embassy of the United States of America has awarded a grant to the University of Peradeniya to document and preserve four traditional ritual dance forms and related crafts.

  Members of the Adivasi community performing the Kiri Koraha ritual near Batticaloa.
<i>Kohomba Kankariya</i> dancers performing.
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IMF Representatives review the Loan facility extended to Sri Lanka with Finance Minister

IMF representatives met the Minister of Finance Mr Ravi Karunanayake yesterday for a mission review of the $1.5 billion loan approved for Sri Lanka under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) to support the country’s economic reform agenda.

IMF review team in talks with Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake yesterday -
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Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi – New Air Force Commander

Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi – New Air Force CommanderSri LankaPresident Maithripala Sirisena appointed Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi as the new Air Force Commander and has promoted him to the rank of Air Marshal, Defence Ministry said.

Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi – New Air Force Commander
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Moses presents Christian Bharatha Natyam

Dr. Babu Moses, a Long Island based leading physiotherapist and hypnotherapist presented a unique Christian Bharatha Natyam at Molloy College in Rockville Center in New York recently.

Moses presents Christian Bharatha Natyam
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For age is opportunity no less than youth itself...

The erosion of traditional livelihoods and family support, along with weak health systems, is simply increasing their vulnerability. Old age means different things to different people. The quality of the sunset years is influenced by factors like economic security, social support, literacy, gender and one's own mindset and thinking. While, as the modern saying goes, life might be beginning at 60-65 for some, for many it starts fading painfully at this juncture.

Photograph of 88 years old Mrs Mua
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Sarath Fonseka to publish his own war memoirs

Sarath Fonseka, Former Army Commander to write his own memoirs about the war with LTTE – Eelam War IV.

Sarath Fonseka
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