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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2523

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A 12-step standard procedure should be followed in a No Confidence Motion – PM Office

A 12-step standard procedure should be followed by the parliament when constitutionally passing a No-confidence Motion (NCM) against a prime minister. In the case of a No Confidence Motion against the Prime Minister, a No Confidence Motion should be first handed over to the speaker with at least 20 signatures.

A 12-step standard procedure should be followed in a No Confidence Motion – PM Office
A 12-step standard procedure should be followed in a No Confidence Motion – PM Office
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Victory for democracy – ACMC Leader Rishad Bathiudeen MP

The All Ceylon Makkal Congress (ACMC) yesterday welcomed the Supreme Court stay order on the dissolution of Parliament on 13 November.

Victory for democracy – ACMC Leader Rishad Bathiudeen MP
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Sri Lanka awaits verdict on legality of dissolution

Sri Lanka’s Supreme Court adjourned till 13 November to give its verdict on Fundamental Rights Petitions on the sudden dissolution of Parliament.

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Chennai Sweets Add Flavor To American Diwali

More than 3000 kilograms of pure ghee sweets specially made for Indian Americans were airlifted to 21 states in the US in the last five days to help them celebrate Diwali in traditional style with Indian flavor. They were delivered to the doorsteps in less than 48 hours across the US, thanks to the support of US Border and Customs that recognized the importance of celebrating Diwali with India-made sweets.

Balaji Pattappa with gift box ready to be shipped to the US
Table full of freshly made laddus
Handmade Jangiris ready for delivery in the US
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AAPI-QLI, IALI Help Build Restrooms In Chennai Schools

America Tamil Sangam and Shri Vari Foundation, New York have adopted two corporation schools in Chennai and constructed 10 restrooms partly with donations from American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) QLI and Indian Association of Long Island (IALI) New York.

Prakash M Swamy, Sivasankari, Dr. Natraj, Dr Saroja, Dr. Maithreyan and Dr. Jayavardhan
AAPI-QLI, IALI Help Build Restrooms In Chennai Schools
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New Secretaries Appointed to Ministries

V. Sivagnanasothy was the only Tamil bureaucrat appointed as Secretary to the Ministry of Resettlement, Rehabilitation, Northern Development and Hindu Religious Affairs. For this Ministry Mr. Douglas Devananda has been appointed as the Minister.

 New Secretaries Appointed to Ministries
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Former Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division

Former Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division (CCD) a short while ago over the yesterday’s shooting incident at the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC) premises in Dematagoda which left 1 dead and 2 injured.

Former Petroleum Minister Arjuna Ranatunga was arrested by the Colombo Crime Division
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Sudarshan Graduate Fellowship at UT-A soon

Tributes were paid to the memory of distinguished scientist Dr ECG Sudarshan at a gathering of the University of Texas Professors, friends and family in Chinmaya Mission, Austin, Texas on Oct 27 to celebrate the life of Dr. ECG Sudarshan who died on May 14 this year.

Dr ECG Sudarshan
Sam Kannappan addressing the gathering
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One Person Died in Shooting

One person is dead after Petroleum Minister Arjun Ranatunga’s bodyguard opened fire in Colombo, amidst political crisis in Sri Lanka, reported AFP.

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AIADMK MLAs Case Verdict: Disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs was upheld by Madras High Court

The Madras High Court upheld the disqualification of 18 AIADMK MLAs on Thursday, who had last year revolted against Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami.

High Courts Upholds Disqualifications Of 18 MLAs
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