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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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The Durga Puja in Bangladesh

History records that grand celebration of Durga Puja in present form began in late 1500s. There are many folk tales about the first Durga Puja in Bengal. Raja Kangshanarayan of Taherpur organized the first autumn Durga Puja in Bengal.

 The   Durga Puja in Bangladesh
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Norwegian Ambassador Visits Geotechnical Project In Matale

The Norwegian Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Thorbjorn.Gaustadsaether will visit Matale on 26th September to observe project activities conducted under the technical cooperation between Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) and National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) which operates under the Ministry of Disaster Management.

Ambassador visiting landslide affected areas together with NBRO representative in June 2017.
Ambassador visiting landslide affected areas together with NBRO representative in June 2017.
Ambassador handing over technical equipment to NBRO
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Sri Lanka: Morning News Round Up: Statement by Sarath Fonseka confirms war crimes were committed

TNA Councillor M.K. Sivajilingam claims at UNHRC sessions in Geneva, that recent statement by Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka confirms war crimes were committed.

Sri Lanka: Morning News Round Up: Statement by Sarath Fonseka confirms war crimes were committed
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Batticaloa G.A. Ms P.S.M. Charles appointed as Director General of the Sri Lanka Customs

On the recommendation of the Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mr Mangala Samaraweera, the Cabinet of Ministers has appointed the Batticaloa Government Agent Ms P.S.M. Charles as the new Director General of Sri Lanka Customs Department with immediate effect.

Batticaloa G.A. Ms P.S.M. Charles appointed as Director General of the Sri Lanka Customs
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