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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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Conspiracy behind august tragedy :Nation Demands high power judicial inquiry commission

27 august 2018- People from all walks of life raised their voice on a high power judicial inquiry commission to inquire into the conspiracy behind the heinous killing of country's Founding Father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and his family members in the black night of 15 august 1975 at his historic residence, road 32 Dhanmondi residential area.

Conspiracy behind august tragedy :Nation Demands high power judicial inquiry commission
Founding Father Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
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Pakistan rides on camel’s back

Imran Ahmed Khan Niazi, a heavily Islamist inclined politician has been ‘elected’ in a controversial election and finally found his way as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Pakistan rides on camel’s back
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Nirupama Rao joins Columbia Univ’s George W. Ball Professor

Nirupama Menon Rao, who served as foreign secretary of India from 2009 to 2011 and as India’s ambassador to the United States from 2011 to 2013, will join Columbia SIPA’s faculty as the George W. Ball Adjunct Professor for the fall 2018 semester.

Nirupama Rao joins Columbia Univ’s George W. Ball Professor
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Sri Lanka - Rotation of Pictorial Health Warnings on tobacco products

Sri Lanka initiated implementation of Article 11-Pictorial Health Warnings (PHWs ) - on tobacco products - of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) of the World Health Organization, early 2015. The pictures cover 80 percent of the surface area of cigarette packets, and eight pictures were introduced.

Pictorial Health Warnings
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Bangladesh: Politics of revenge and vengeance

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), the largest opposition party in Bangladesh has alleged that the government has an 'evil plan' to kill its jailed Chairperson Khaleda Zia. "The family members of our leader Khaleda Zia met her in jail on Thursday. We're not only concerned, but also surprised and disappointed over what they told us about her health condition," said BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir told reporters in Dhaka.

 Jailed Chairperson Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) -  Khaleda Zia
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Special counter for VAT refund to tourists at BIA from Tuesday

Sri Lanka has introduced a procedure for re-payment of 15% VAT to the foreign tourists on their departure, for the goods purchased by them during their stay in Sri Lanka which will be implemented with effect from (Tuesday - 11) today.

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Retail Prices of Auto Fuel increased

The Retail Prices of Fuel have been revised with effect from midnight of September 10, 2018, based on the Fuel pricing formula, the Finance Ministry said.

Retail Prices of  Auto Fuel increased
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