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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2901

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India’s National Security Threatened by Sri Lanka’s MCC Compact

Reliable intelligence sources indicate that India was blindsided when details of the MCC work plan for Sri Lanka leaked out into the public domain.

India’s National Security Threatened by Sri Lanka’s MCC Compact
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There are plagues hidden in the ice, and they're reawakening

This July was the hottest month ever recorded on Earth. Greenland, the world's largest island lost 11 billion tons of its ice on a single day. Permafrost is ground, including rock or soil, with a temperature that remains at or below the freezing point of water 0 °C for two or more years.

There are plagues hidden in the ice, and they're reawakening
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When Baloch people call for India’s help against Pakistan

The appeal was fervent from thousands of freedom-aspiring Baloch people and the message was clear that India should support their struggle for attaining an independent Balochistan. After a series of public discourses, social media interactions and seeming an inclined regime in New Delhi, the Balochis have made it official that they need hardheaded supports to defy the decades-long occupation of Pakistan.

When Baloch people call for India’s help against Pakistan
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Humble appeal to the Tamilnaad and Expatriate politicians

On behalf of our people, the Tamil United Liberation Front extends its sincere gratitude to the people, political leaders and other dignitaries of Tamilnaad in India, for the interest they had shown in solving the Sri Lankan ethnic problem.

Humble appeal to the Tamilnaad and Expatriate politicians
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The JNU Fracas - Reading in between the Lines

The Jawaharlal Nehru University, the premier Humanities institution of India, counts among the most esteemed universities of Asia. The public University was envisioned as a neutral bastion of freethinking, that exercises and implements the very values in its system, governance and campus administration, as were idealized in the disciplines that were taught therein.

The Jawaharlal Nehru University
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A first-hand account from Kartarpur

The first impressions from Kartarpur are touching, indeed moving. Though the expected thousands were missing from the Kartarpur Corridor, well, these are early days as yet with glitches by the dozen, the few who had gone across to the other side beyond the vantage binoculars point, has a story to tell – a story of how they were received, how they went around and what images they were carrying back home.

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Liars and lies, damned lies (Okama Boru)

This is the season for lying. With a few days left for the Presidential election panic and distortion, lies and damned lies have overtaken supporters of one side as they fight tooth and nail to survive an impending change of leadership.

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ACMC warns organised vote buying planned against Sajith Premadasa

The All Ceylon MakkalCongress (ACMC) blew an election fraud whistle on 8 November saying that fraudulent vote buying with cash is being planned. ACMC also cautioned voters to not to ‘sell their votes for a few extra rupees.’ " class="caption" align="right" />

Sri Lankan Minister of Industry, Commerce,  and Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen (second from left), and NDF Presidential Candidate Sajith Premadasa seen in solemn observance at Bishop’s House, Mannar on 8 November as Bishop of the Diocese of Mannar. Right Reverend Dr. Emmanuel Fernando (far right) offers his prayers a little the after the conclusion of 117th NDF rally held in Mannar Sports Grounds.
Minister and Leader of ACMC Rishad Bathiudeen (left), hands over his personal  souvenir to NDF Presidential Candidate Sajith Premadasa during the conclusion of 117th NDF rally held in Mannar Sports Grounds on 8 November.
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Remembering Ossie Abeyagoonasekera in his 25th death anniversary

‘Our nation was protected by the sacrifices made by our military, without them, democracy would have been long gone due to terrorism, remember this is the same reason we could conduct this election rally at midnight hours and speak to more than one thousand participants who are gathered here’ Ossie Abeyagoonasekera 23 October 1994 final speech before the LTTE suicide attack.

Remembering Ossie Abeyagoonasekera in his 25th death anniversary
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Kartarpur Corridor No Bonhomie, Only Trust Deficit

So, Kartarpur corridor is set to become the highway from India to the historic Darbar Sahib Gurudwara in Narowal district of Pakistan marking the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikh faith, Guru Nanak Dev which is observed on 12 November.

Darbar Sahib  Gurdwarar
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