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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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CRICKETISM: Indo-Lanka joint cricket exercises!

Sri Lankan bowlers enjoy too much by offering big scores to Indians for return favors in Test.

Cheteshwar Pujara fell for 153 in the first innings
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Congressional Caucus on Sri Lanka renewed for the 115th Congress

The Congressional Caucus on Sri Lanka under the leadership of its co-chairs Representative Robert Aderholt (R-AL) and Representative Dina Titus (D-NV) recently renewed its registration as a Congressional Member Organization of the 115th U.S. Congress.

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U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Announces LKR 1.1 Billion to support the development of a compact

A delegation from the U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) led by Fatema Z. Sumar, Regional Deputy Vice President for Europe, Asia, the Pacific, and Latin America, visited Colombo to advance progress on the development of the MCC compact—a five-year grant program—with the Government of Sri Lanka that aims to reduce poverty and promote economic opportunity for Sri Lankans.

 Fatema Z. Sumar, Regional Deputy Vice President U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) signs $7.4 million grant to Sri Lanka with Secretary to the Treasury, Ministry of Finance Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga (and U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Hilto
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An match without umpires!

One might think that this is about the ongoing Test Match between Sri Lanka and India, but not at all! This is all about the match played between two political factions in our country.

An match without umpires!
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Mngala Samaraweera discusses potential investment opportunities with Ms. Fatema Sumar

Minister of Finance & Media Mangala Samaraweera met with Deputy Vice President of the Millennium Challenge Corporation Ms. Fatema Sumar and her delegation at the Minister's office in Parliament yesterday.

Mngala Samaraweera discusses potential investment opportunities with Ms. Fatema Sumar
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U.S. alarmed by the recent actions of the government of Maldives

The Embassies of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the EU Delegation to Sri Lanka and the Maldives are alarmed by the recent actions of the Government of Maldives which seriously damage and undermine democracy, and run counter to the Maldives’ Constitution and the country’s international human rights obligations.

Western democracies have called on the Maldivian government to immediately restore the independence of the legislature after the unprecedented expulsion of opposition lawmakers from the parliament building by the police and military
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