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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Prithika wins Super Singer Junior 5

The Super Singer Junior series conducted by Vijaya TV of Tamil Nadu is a very highly popular program watched by those interested in music all over the Tamil world. The finale of the No. 5 in the series was held in Chennai on the 17th of June with a large audience in attendance.

Prithika wins Super Singer Junior 5
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Jayathma Wickramanayake Appointed Youth Envoy

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka as his next Envoy on Youth.

Jayathma Wickramanayake  Appointed  Youth Envoy
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Global Tamil Forum: Reiterates Call for International Judges in Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Processes

Global Tamil Forum reiterates its call for the participation of international judges in the transitional justice processes following the scathing report on Sri Lankan judiciary by the UN Special Rapporteur.

 Global Tamil Forum:  Reiterates Call for International Judges in Sri Lanka’s Transitional Justice Processes
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District Level Reconciliation Committees To Address Inter-Ethnic & Religious Tensions

Based on the Cabinet Memorandum submitted by the President Maithiripala Sirisena in his capacity as a Minister of National Integration and Reconciliation, the Cabinet of Minister granted approval to establish District Level Reconciliation Committees to address the incidence of inter-religious and inter-ethnic tensions and to promote national integration and reconciliation in all 25 districts.

District Level Reconciliation Committees To Address Inter-Ethnic &  Religious Tensions
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Mohammed bin Salman Newly Appointed Heir to Saudi Kingdom

Saudi Arabia's King Salman has appointed his son, Mohammed bin Salman, as heir, in a major reshuffle announced early on Wednesday.

File photo shows King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud (L) speaks with his son Prince Mohammed in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP)
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Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary, Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero surrendered, arrest warrants recalled and released on bail

Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) General Secretary, Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero, who surrendered to courts this morning,and Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne ordered the Thero released and postponed the case till August 09.

Bodu Bala Sena General Secretary, Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thero surrendered, arrest warrants recalled and released on bail
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Kapila Hendawitharana continuously grilled

Former Intelligence Chief Retired Major General Kapila Hendawitharana continuously grilled over his financial involvement with Jaffna based Dan TV.

Kapila Hendawitharana continuously grilled
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