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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2610

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition

A top Swedish prosecutor on Monday formally asked that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia over the alleged rape of a woman in her home nearly a decade ago, reports said.

Sweden calls for WikiLeaks founder Assange's detention, first step in possible extradition
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Technology and innovation to be brought closer ensuring that one will be left behind - Minister Sujeewa Sengasinghe

"Shilpa Sena", a rolling exposition will be launched island wide in July, geared towards bringing technological skills, knowledge and products to the general public, at a time when the country embraces new and emerging technologies.

Technology and innovation to be brought closer ensuring that one will be left behind   -  Minister Sujeewa Sengasinghe
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Governor Azath Salley presents a cheque for Rs 1.5 million to Minuwangoda Mosque for renovation

: On behalf of the Western Provincial Council, Governor Azath Salley handed over a cheque for Rs 1.5 million on Thursday to the management of the Minuwangoda Jumma mosque, to do the necessary renovations, following the mob attack which damaged some parts of the worshipping place.

Governor Azath Salley presents a cheque for Rs 1.5 million to Minuwangoda Mosque for renovation
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Indian High Commissioner meets Chief Prelates of Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters

High Commissioner of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu paid respects at Sri Dalada Maligawa and received the blessings of the Most Venerable Thibbatuwawe Sri Sumangala Mahanayake Thero of Malwatte Chapter and Most Venerable

Indian High Commissioner meets Chief Prelates of Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters
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SL on auto pilot

SL is on auto pilot. It has been so for nearly 4 years. The ‘good governance’ guru and captain cajoled, enticed and fooled a nonentity to join him in 2015 as co pilot to sail not a fishing boat but the ship of state in 2015. It was a monumental blunder and a Machiavellian stroke. He has to sink with him now.

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Sri Lanka Receives Newest Navy Vessel from United States

A high endurance cutter, a gift from the U.S. Coast Guard, arrived in Colombo on Sunday, May 12 after a 42-day voyage from Hawaii. The ship was officially transferred to the Sri Lanka Navy in a ceremony held in Honolulu, Hawaii on August 27, 2018. After the ceremony, the vessel underwent refit and upgrades while its new Sri Lankan crew participated in training.

Sri Lanka Receives Newest Navy Vessel from United States
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