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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2040

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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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USS Nimitz Visit to Sri Lanka First for U.S. Aircraft Carrier Since 1985

The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is scheduled to arrive in Colombo, Sri Lanka for a planned port visit on October 28. The Carrier Strike Group includes the USS Nimitz, the cruiser USS Princeton, and destroyers USS Howard, USS Shoup, USS Pinckney, and USS Kidd. The ships are scheduled to depart Colombo on October 31, 2017.

USS Nimitz
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Sri Lanka at the Montreal International Tourism and Travel Show 2017

The Sri Lanka High Commission in Ottawa, Canada participated at the 29th Edition of the International Tourism and Travel Show which was held in Montreal, Canada from 20th to 22nd of October 2017.

Sri Lanka at the Montreal International Tourism and Travel Show 2017
Sri Lanka at the Montreal International Tourism and Travel Show 2017
Sri Lanka at the Montreal International Tourism and Travel Show 2017
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Pillaiyan bail petition to be heard after the trial of killing Joseph Pararajasingham MP over

The Attorney General yesterday told the Supreme Court that Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan, the former Chief Minister of the Eastern Province, had been indicted in the High Court of Batticaloa, for the murder of Joseph Pararajasinghem, TNA Member of Parliament for Batticaloa District.

Sivanesathurai Chandrakanthan alias Pillayan - File Photo
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USAID Supports Interfaith Forum to Strengthen Humanitarian Response

From October 16-19, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) strengthened partnerships between organizations and local humanitarian response by co-hosting more than 140 participants from 36 countries in Colombo for the Forum on Localizing Response to Humanitarian Need and the Role of Religious and Faith-based Organizations. Representing local and global faith networks, faith-based and secular organizations, aid agencies, policy makers, and governments, participants discussed how “going local” through community and faith-based actors and networks can improve aid to communities experiencing natural and man-made disasters.

 Dr. Andrew Sisson - USAID Mission Director for Sri Lanka and Maldives
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India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka

:India and Sri Lanka signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) for construction of 1200 houses through 50 model villages, using Indian grant assistance of SLR 600 million.

India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka
India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka
India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka
India assists in developing Model Villages across Sri Lanka
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