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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2340

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Plea for parole for Rajiv assassin Ravichandran dismissed

The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Wednesday (02 August) dismissed a plea seeking one-month ordinary leave for P Ravi alias Ravichandran – (a Sri Lankan Tamil), a life convict in the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

P. Ravichandran - a life convict in Rajiv Gandhi assasination case. (File Photo)
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Government and UN sign Sustainable Development Framework for 2018 - 2022

The Government of Sri Lanka and the United Nations signed the 2018 – 2022 UN Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF), the agreement which pegs UN assistance to Sri Lanka’s long term development priorities.

Government and UN sign Sustainable Development Framework for 2018 - 2022
Government and UN sign Sustainable Development Framework for 2018 - 2022
Government and UN sign Sustainable Development Framework for 2018 - 2022
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20th Annual Bakeer Markar Commemoration Lecture by Former Turkish Prime Minister

The annual Bakeer Markar Commemoration lecture is to be delivered by Prof. Ahmet Davutoglu, Former Prime Minister of Turkey, on the theme of “Multiculturalism as a Basis for Peace”.

Prof. Ahmet Davutoglu
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US Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Hilton Opens Refurbished Jaffna Hindu Ladies’ College

Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Hilton inaugurated a newly refurbished building at the Jaffna Hindu Ladies’ College on July 31, 2017 that will support reconciliation and stabilization and provide girls in Jaffna with opportunity to study in a modern facility.

DCM Robert Hilton and Northern Chief Minister Wigneswaran cut the ribbon for the new building funded by the United States Pacific Command.
Jaffna Hindu Ladies' College Principal Ms. M. Vimalanathan presents a plaque to DCM Robert Hilton.
U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission Robert Hilton with Northern Chief Minister C.V. Wigneswaran.
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