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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2305

Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo renamed as “Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Colombo”

The Government of India has decided to name the Indian Cultural Centre, Colombo after the famous Indian philosopher and spiritual leader, Swami Vivekananda.

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722 two new houses in Colombo vested with low income families by the President.

Seven hundred and twenty two (722) newly built houses of Madampitiya, Henemulla, “Methsanda Sevana“ housing scheme were vested with low income families in Colombo by President Maithripala Sirisena today May(23).

722 two new houses in Colombo vested with low income families by the President.
722 two new houses in Colombo vested with low income families by the President.
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VAT will be reduced by 2.5 % in 2020 in order to relieve masses of the burden of indirect taxes- Minister Mangala Samraweera

The Minister of Finance and Mass Media Mr. Mangala Samaraweera said that even after 70 years of Independence, country could not achieve peace as the people were still quarrelling on the basis of race, religion and party politics.

VAT will be reduced by 2.5 % in 2020 in order to relieve masses of the burden of indirect taxes- Minister Mangala Samraweera
VAT will be reduced by 2.5 % in 2020 in order to relieve masses of the burden of indirect taxes- Minister Mangala Samraweera
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Finance Minister Appoints Mr. Ranel Tissa Wijesinha Chairman SEC

Minister of Finance and Mass Media has appointed Ranel Tissa Wijesinha as the Chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) with effect from today (24).

Ranel Tissa Wijesinha
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U.S. and Sri Lanka Discuss Disaster Preparedness Ahead of South-Western Monsoons

U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Atul Keshap, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Sri Lanka Mission Director Reed Aeschliman, and Dr. Michael Ernst from USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA) met with Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management and Disaster Management Duminda Dissanayake to discuss Sri Lanka’s preparedness ahead of the monsoon season.

USAID Mission Director Reed Aeschliman and Minister of Justice Thalatha Atukorale handed over houses funded by USAID to families affected by landslides in Nivithigala, Ratnapura.
120 families in Ratnapura affected by landslides received new transitional houses funded by USAID.
(Left to right) USAID Mission Director Reed Aeschliman, USAID/OFDA Advisor Dr. Michael Ernst, and U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Ambassador Atul Keshap met with Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources Management and Disaster Management Duminda Dissanayake to discuss Sri Lanka’s preparedness ahead of the monsoon season.
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Outcome Of Modi Visit To Nepal

K P Sharma Oli, Prime Minister of Nepal told his country’s Parliament that his Indian counterpart’s third visit to the Himalayan nation has taken bilateral relations to ‘new heights’.

At Janaki Temple
Prime Minister Modi and Oli jointly laid the foundation stone for the 900 MW Arun III Hydropower Project
Modi at Muktinath
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Sri Lanka Army To Release more lands in Jaffna Districts in June 2018

Sri Lanka Army has decided to release some more lands, in three separate locations in the Vasavilan area located in the Jaffna district.

Gnanavairavar Kovil located on Kadduwan
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Letter From America: The psychopathology of a settler state called Israel

This year, the Government of Israel celebrated its 70th birthday in what may well be described as brutal, blatant, murderous, thuggish and shameful.

Letter From America: The psychopathology of a settler state called Israel
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Google offers Our Sunday Columnist a Full Developer Scholarship

Google has offered a full scholarship to Hemantha Abeywardena, a Sunday Columnist of the Asian Tribune, in order to train him as a mobile web specialist.

Google offers Our Sunday Columnist a Full Developer Scholarship
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NPF President’s attempts to polarize electorates on religious lines unacceptable - Merentoshi

NDPP has come down heavily on NPF for trying to polarize the people of Nagaland on “religious lines” for their narrow political mileage in the ensuing by-election to the Lok Sabha slated for May 28 this month.

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