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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2039

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8 Indian fishermen held for poaching in Sri Lankan waters

A Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, on routine patrol, apprehended 8 Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters northeast of Vettalakerni in the early hours of yesterday (05th November 2017).

The Apprehended Trawler used by the Indian Poachers
8 Indian fishermen held for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
8 Indian fishermen held for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
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At least 20 dead in Texas church shooting: US media

At least 20 people are dead after a shooting at a Texas church on Sunday, US media reported.

Emergency personnel respond to a fatal shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017.  (KSAT via AP)
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12,000 families in the North affected by bringing Coconut & Palmyrah palms under license system

Nearly 12,000 families involved in toddy tapping in the Northern Province will be affected by bringing coconut and palmyrah palms under license system for toddy tapping.

Toddy tapping in a palmyrah palm
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Australian Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka on 2nd Noovember

The Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull MP, will visit Sri Lanka on 2 November.

Australian Prime Minister to visit Sri Lanka on 2nd Noovember
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Minister Samaraweera disclosed of three important trade agreements

Finance and Media Minister Mangala Samaraweera said that the government was negotiating three important trade agreements with India, China, and Singapore to gain further market access for exports.

Minister Samaraweera disclosed of three important trade agreements
Minister Samaraweera disclosed of three important trade agreements
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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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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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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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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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Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital

Congress President Sonia Gandhi, who was earlier admitted to a hospital here last evening after she complained of upset stomach, was discharged today.

Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital
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