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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2249

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Government will bring a People’s Budget with many surprises beneficial to all - Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake

The forthcoming budget that will be presented on Nov 10 will really be a people’s budget as it would incorporate ideas proposed by the people from all corners of the country. The Ministry of Finance has already received over 2200 proposals from the people. This also includes proposals from other sectors of the economy, trade unions; trade chambers corporate sectors, companies and the individual firms.

Government will bring a People’s Budget with many surprises beneficial to all  - Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake
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Attacks on Tamil fishermen on sea: Indian and Sri Lankan officials to meet in New Delhi on November 5

Indian and Sri Lankan Foreign and Fisheries Ministry officials will meet in New Delhi on November 5, to find "practical solutions to the problems faced by fishermen of India and Sri Lanka." This was stated in a press release from the Sri Lankan Prime Minister's office, following a meeting between Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi in New Delhi on October 28.

Bottom Trawling by Indian Fishermen in Sri Lankan waters
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Sri Lankan parliamentary delegation received at the National Parliament of Switzerland

A cross-party Sri Lankan parliamentary delegation led by Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation Nimal Siripala de Silva was hosted by Christa Markwalder, President of the National Council, Switzerland at the Switzerland National Parliament in Bern on 26 October 2016.

Sri Lankan parliamentary delegation received at the National Parliament of Switzerland
Sri Lankan parliamentary delegation received at the National Parliament of Switzerland
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Tamil website blocked and arrangements afoot to bring the owner to Sri Lanka

The Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Sri Lanka has blocked a Tamil language website over a complaint that it had carried news critical of the judiciary.

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President Sirisena paid last respect to the former King of Thailand

President Maithripala Sirisena has paid last respect to the body of former King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej

President Sirisena paid last respect to the former King of Thailand
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