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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2678

Kashmiri Schizophrenia

Kashmir has a long tradition of stone pelting. It did not begin with insurgency that broke out in 1989 but stated as early as 1930s as a favourite way of expressing grievances.

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Samantha K. Jayasuriya - The Ambassador-designate of Sri assumed duties

The Ambassador-designate to the Kingdom of Thailand Mrs. Samantha K. Jayasuriya assumed duties at the Sri Lanka Embassy on 8 August 2019.

Samantha K. Jayasuriya - The Ambassador-designate of Sri assumed duties
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6th Edition of COMPLAST (Complete Plastic Exhibition) t

Navin Dissanayaka, Minister of Plantation Industries of Sri Lanka and Taranjit Singh Sandhu, High Commissioner of India inaugurated 6th Edition of COMPLAST (Complete Plastic Exhibition) today. 3rd Edition of International Rubber Expo and 4th Edition of COMEXPO (Complete Manufacturing Expo) were also inaugurated.

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6th Edition of COMPLAST (Complete Plastic Exhibition) t
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Prime Minister to Visit Jaffna: Projects to be Handed Over

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, in his capacity as the Minister of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs is scheduled to visit the Jaffna District shortly, to handover many high impact development projects to the public use and also to launch new projects and programmes.

Prime Minister  to Visit Jaffna: Projects to be Handed Over
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Sri Lanka’s trade talks with fastest growing Asian economy later this year

Sri Lanka’s trade with Asia’s fastest growing economy is set to surge when both countries meet for Ministerial trade talks later this year -after almost three years. “The fifth session of the Joint Economic Commission between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was held in Colombo in 2016. Therefore time has come for the sixth trade session between both countries” said the Minister of Industry, Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons,
Cooperative Development, Skills Development & Vocational Training Rishad Bathiudeen on 6 August in Colombo. " class="caption" align="right" />

High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Colombo HE Riaz Hamidullah (left) meets Minister of Industry, Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development, Skills Development & Vocational Training Rishad Bathiudeen on 7 August in Colombo.
Sri Lanka’s Minister of Industry and Commerce Rishad Bathiudeen (second from right) and Minister of Commerce of Bangladesh Tofail Ahmed (third from right) arrive for the fifth SL-B’Deshi Joint Economic Commission session at Cinnamon Lake Hotel on 9 November 2016.
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Santoor Maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma and Pt Rahul Sharma to perform in Sri Lanka

To celebrate 73rd Independence Day of India the High Commission of India is organizing a special cultural event “Strings of Harmony”- a musical Jugalbandi featuring legendary Santoor maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma and his son Pandit Rahul Sharma on Thursday August 15 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Convention Hall at 6.45 p.m.

Santoor Maestro Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma and Pt Rahul Sharma to perform in Sri Lanka
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Kashmir- Myths, Riddles, New Commandments

J&K, a constitutionally privileged state in India, does exactly what the most anti-women countries do under its prevailing permanent residency laws. From 1927, when the autocratic Dogra ruler Hari Singh introduced the law, women of J&K were disqualified as ‘permanent residents’ if they married non-permanent residents that is outsiders. The archaic law was overruled in 2002 by the J&K High Court. But, even after seventeen years, the women of the state still can’t pass on their state subject rights to their children and non-permanent resident spouses.

 Kashmir- Myths, Riddles, New Commandments
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Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children for the academic year 2019-20

Government of India has been implementing “Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children [SPDC]” since 2006-07. Under this scheme, assistance is provided to the Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) and Non-Resident Indian (NRIs) for pursuing Undergraduate courses in Indian Universities/Institutes.

Scholarship Programme for Diaspora Children for the academic year 2019-20
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NSC decides to downgrade diplomatic relations, suspend bilateral trade with India

NSC decides to downgrade diplomatic relations, suspend bilateral trade with India Prime Minister Imran Khan today chaired meeting of the National Security Committee at Prime Minister’s Office, which eventually decided to downgrade diplomatic relations, suspend bilateral trade with India.

National-Security Committee Meeting, chaired by Imran Khan,  Prime-Minister of Pakistan
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Sri Lanka’s largest direct entrepreneur program gets ready to roll out

To develop entrepreneurship in Sri Lanka to much greater levels, the Ministry of industry and Commerce, with the IDB will launch the largest such program in Sri Lanka for the first time in the country’s SME history.

Minister of Industry, Commerce, Resettlement of Protracted Displaced Persons, Cooperative Development, Skills Development & Vocational Training Rishad Bathiudeen (far left) joined by Ministry Secretary KDN Ranjith Ashoka (second from left) discusses Nanvamu Lanka on 6 August.
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Good Bye, Art 370!

Incorporated in the Indian Constitution by a ‘parachute 1954 Presidential order’ and not by virtue of popular people’s mandate (which also means a parliamentary sanction), the contentious Article 35-A confers special rights and privileges upon the citizens of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and prohibits people from outside the state from buying/purchasing any immovable property in the state.

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Entrepreneurial skills for all through Youth Co:Lab in Sri Lanka: ‘Technopreneurship for Social Change Programme’

UNDP and Citi Foundation, through its flagship entrepreneurship initiative – Youth Co:Lab Technopreneurship for Social Change Programme – recently conducted a programme for persons with disabilities at The Employers’ Federation of Ceylon. Youth Co-Lab, co-created in 2017 by UNDP and the Citi Foundation, aims to establish a common agenda for countries in the Asia-Pacific region to empower and invest in youth through leadership, social innovation and entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurial skills for all through Youth Co:Lab in Sri Lanka:  ‘Technopreneurship for Social Change Programme’
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Europe links to American El Paso Texas shooting

Sri Lankan's should be 'careful' on America and Europe, after the El Paso Texas shooting. The ‘Race Hate’ domestic terrorist attacks were not as domestic as thought. The crazed gun man was linked to 'far right' European groups. He praised the Christchurch terror attacks in his manuscript.

Europe links to American El Paso Texas shooting
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