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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

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Promise to end AIDS by 2030: Are we on track?

Governments of over 190 nations, including India, have promised to end AIDS by 2030 by adopting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But the current data, trends and experiences of HIV experts pose serious concerns on if we are on track to end AIDS by 2030.

Photo caption: (L to R) Dr Franco Buonaguro, Dr Ishwar Gilada, Dr Sharon Lewin, Dr Naval Chandra at ASICON 2017
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Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as Tamil Nadu Governor

Banwarilal Purohit was sworn in as the 25th Governor of Tamil Nadu, India.

Banwarilal Purohit sworn in as Tamil Nadu Governor
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Northern Provincial Councilor Rifkhan Bathiyutheen Resigns

Rifkhan Bthiyudeen a UPFA Northern Province Councilor has resigned from his post as a Provincial Council Member of the Northern Province.

Rifkhan Bathiyutheen yesterday tendering his letter of resignation to Northern Provincial Council Assembly Chairman C.V.K. Sivangnam
Rifkhan Bathiyuthen   of the United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA)   took oaths before President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees on 17 October 2013 and entered the Council on 25 October 2013.
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“Et Tu Referendum?”

Referendums are commonly considered an expression of democratic will. The Cambridge English Dictionary identifies it as “a vote in which all the people in a country or an area are asked to give their opinion about or decide an important political or social question”. Referendums are not regularly held in a country or region and carry great political significance because it addresses issues of national concern.

“Et Tu Referendum?”
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