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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2042

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Traditional Scottish Pipers in Colombo

The Dollar Academy Pipers from Scotland are currently in Sri Lanka. The 10 piece band is in Colombo ahead of the National Day of Scotland “St. Andrew’s Day” – celebrated each year on the 30th of November.

Traditional Scottish Pipers in Colombo
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Sri Lanka President To Visit South Korea

Sri Lankan President, Maithripala Sirisena, will make a state visit to Korea on 28th of November, to mark the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties between the two countries.

Sri Lanka President To Visit South Korea
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Nano to stake a comeback with electric model

The Tata Nano is making a comeback, with an electric motor under the hood. Tata MotorsBSE 0.94 %, the manufacturer of the car once touted as the cheapest in the world, however, has only a limited role this time.

Nano to stake a comeback with electric model
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Columbian Delegation in Sri Lanka to study Reconciliation Initiatives

As part of USAID and Common Grounds, a delegation from Columbia comprising of eleven members visited Ministry of National Integration and Reconciliation on 21.11.2017 to draw knowledge, expertise and experiences on reconciliation and integration efforts of the Government of Sri Lanka.

Columbian Delegation in Sri Lanka to study Reconciliation Initiatives
Columbian Delegation in Sri Lanka to study Reconciliation Initiatives
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Chinese police detain seven in multi-billion underground currency scheme

Police in southern China have detained seven people in connection with an underground banking scheme involving more than 20 billion yuan ($3 billion), the state news agency Xinhua reported.

Chinese police detain seven in multi-billion underground currency scheme
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Over fifteen thousand NPF Active Members reaffirming Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu’s Presidentship

Nearly twenty-two thousand Naga People’s Front (NPF) party men and women including over fifteen thousand active members attended the General Convention of NPF led by Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu held at Kohima Local Ground on Wednesday.

Dr. Shurhozelie Liezietsu arriving for NPF General Convention at Kohima Local Ground on 22 November 2017.
Nearly twenty-two thousand NPF party men and women including over fifteen thousand Active Members attending NPF General Convention at Kohima Local Ground on 22 November 2017. (AT Photo)
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USD 350 million from ADB for 3,400 Km road networks development and 100 MW Wind Power Project in Mannar

The Ministry of Finance and Mass Media entered into two Loan Agreements with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to borrow USD 150 million for the development of 3400 km of rural roadways and USD 200 million for the implementation of 100 MW Wind Power Generation Project in Mannar Island.

USD 350 million from ADB for 3,400 Km road networks development and 100 MW Wind Power Project in Mannar
USD 350 million from ADB for 3,400 Km road networks development and 100 MW Wind Power Project in Mannar
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Desi Republicans are Delta Force of GOP: Cox

Indian-American Republicans are now being recognized as the powerful Delta Force in the GOP with their dedication and hard work in electing Donald Trump as President of the United States, said Edward Cox, Chairman of the New York State Republican Party.

Shalabh Kumar and GOP supporters show thumps up sign
Ed Cox presents the award to Anand Ahuja (third from right) while Darshan Bagga,Thomas Koshy, Shalabh Kumar and Dr. Sampat Shivngi look on
Edward Cox presents the award to Dr. Sampat Shivangi
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Dr. Imtiwapang lauded GOI and six NNPGs for their agreement; appeals GOI and NSCN (K) to resume ceasefire

Speaker of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA), Dr. Imtiwapang Aier lauded the Government of India and the six Naga National Political Groups (NNPGs) for entering into an agreement for finding a solution to the longstanding Naga political issue.

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INSSSL Holds Panel Discussion

The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) conducted a panel discussion on '”The Role of Armed Forces in Post Conflict Sri Lanka," to a delegation from The Centre of Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS), Doha on the 17th of November 2017.

INSSSL Holds Panel Discussion
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