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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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What's the link? Diabetes, latent TB, active TB disease and drug resistant TB

Incidentally, the opening day of the largest global lung health conference, also marked the World Obesity Day. One of the important highlights at the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health was the study that probed if diabetes affects latent (or dormant) TB infection.

Photo caption: (L to R) Dr Mileni Romero, Jose Luis Castro, Dr Pablo Antonio Kuri Morales, Dr Leonardo Martinez
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Who is a moron?

The challenge US president, Donald Trump, has thrown at his own Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson for an IQ test is the headline news not only in the US media but worldwide.

Mr Trump challenged Mr Tillerson to an IQ-off
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SRI LANKA: THE UNTOLD STORY:Chapter 23: Srimavo's constitutional promiscuity

"The Tamil-speaking people of Ceylon believe that only a federal type constitution would enable them to look after their own affairs alone and would safeguard them from total extinction. Only under such a constitution, the Tamil-speaking people of this country could live in dignity, with our birthright to independence, as equal with our Sinhalese brethrens." This was stated in the election manifesto of the Ilankai Thamil Arasu Kadchi (ITAK), which was released on April 4, 1970.

Srimavo Bandaranaiyake in black & white
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Sampanthan Urges To Release Immediately All Tamil Prisoners Held Under the Prevention of Terrorism Act

Rajavarothayam Sampanthan, Tamil National Leader and Leader of the Opposition has urged in a letter written to President Maithripala Sirisena for the immediate release of all Tamil prisoners held under the prevention of terrorism act(PTA).

Sampanthan Urges To Release Immediately All Tamil Prisoners Held Under the Prevention of Terrorism Act
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SL Navy denies Arrest of Any Indians with Kerala Ganja

Sri Lanka Navy denies that it has not arrested any Indians and seized any Kerala cannabis from them, but said they recovered Kerala cannabis floating in the Valvettithurai seas on 11 October 2017.

SL Navy denies Arrest of Any Indians with Kerala Ganja
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Minister Mangala attends Commonwealth Finance ministers meeting in Washington

Sri Lankan Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mangala Samaraweera represented Sri Lanka at the meeting of the Finance ministers of the Commonwealth Countries (CFMM) held at the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund in Washington DC, USA on Thursday.

Minister Mangala attends Commonwealth Finance ministers meeting in Washington
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Sivangnam highly critical of President, Prime Minister, Justice Minister & Attorney General

The Northern Provincial Council Assembly Chairman C.V.K. Sivangnam was highly critical of the ‘Yahapalana (Good) Government, as well as at the Attorney General for the present political quagmire in the North and East.

C.V.K. Sivangnam
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