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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Smoking as an ‘informed choice’: implications for endgame strategies

Published in British Medical Journal, a study findings conducted through in-depth interviews with New Zealand politicians, policy analysts and tobacco control advocates, to examine how they interpreted 'informed choice' about smoking as argued by tobacco companies often asserting that adults should be free to make their own choice when using cigarettes, the participants rejected this assumption and saw it as a cynical self-justification by tobacco companies.

Smoking as an ‘informed choice’: implications for endgame strategies
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Signs of Desperation!

Of late, there is a stepped up shrill cries of desperation emanating from the BJP. There is a competition in painting opponents in dark colours, questioning their patriotism, hurling cheap jibes. Whatever anyone speaks against the ruling party charges of ‘traitor’ follow thick and fast and everything said in criticism is denounced in strong and sometimes questionable language which is actually praised in the ruling party circles!

Amit Shah dismissed all allegations against his son without actually being able to answer some pointed issues raised in the story.
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Landslide Early Warning in the Kegalle District

Disaster Management Center said the National Building Research Organization (NBRO) has warned of the Lanslide early warning.

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Weather forecast and warning for the next 24 hours by Disaster Management Centre

Due to the low atmospheric disturbances in the vicinity of Sri Lanka, cloudy showery weather expected in most of Sri Lanka reveals Disaster Management Centre.

Weather forecast and warning for the next 24 hours by Disaster Management Centre
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Kalhari Wins Nine Export Awards in Ten Years

The Kalhari Group which has been engaged in the recycling and export of waste products with the dual objectives of environment conservation and foreign exchange earnings, has won nine export awards in the past ten years.

Kalhari Wins Nine Export Awards in Ten Years
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A 25-year journey with Lankan literature

Submissions for the Gratiaen Prize 2017will be open from 1st to 31st December, 2017.

A 25-year journey with Lankan literature
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