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

Dosa King P Rajagopal, Founder of Saravana Bhavan dies in Chennai

Saravana Bhavan founder P Rajagopal, convicted in a murder case, died at a private hospital here Thursday (18th July), sources said.

P Rajagopal had surrendered before a local court to serve life sentence in a murder case and had been shifted to Vijaya Hospital. (ANI)
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Upgrading 130 KM Maho – Omanthai Railway Track Under Indian Concessional Financing

A contract agreement for around US$ 91.26 million for upgrading of railway track from Maho to Omanthai under Indian concessional financing was signed between IRCON International Limited and Government of Sri Lanka in Colombo on 18 July 2019.

Upgrading  130 KM Maho – Omanthai Railway Track  Under Indian Concessional Financing
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Japan Provides Human Resources Development Scholarships for the Sri Lankan Public Sector

The Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resources Development Scholarship (JDS) Programme was introduced in Sri Lanka in 2010 by the Government of Japan in order to provide opportunities to the executive level public sector officials to undergo Master Degree Programmes in prominent universities in Japan.

Japan Provides Human Resources Development Scholarships for the Sri Lankan Public Sector
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US House Voted Against Trump For His Twitter Attacks Against Congresswomen

The US House of Representatives voted largely along party lines Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump's Twitter attacks against four Democratic congresswoman of color, with just four House Republicans and one independent lawmaker siding with Democrats to adopt the measure.

From left, Representatives Ayanna Pressley, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hold a news conference
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Sri Lanka: UN expert to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association

UN Special Rapporteur Clément Nyaletsossi Voule will visit Sri Lanka from 18 to 26 July 2019 to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association in the country.

Sri Lanka: UN expert to assess rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
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Phase III of UNIDO backed Sri Lanka bamboo initiative opens today

After the successful and pioneering training for Sri Lanka’s bamboo craftsmen in early 2019 and later in June, the third phase of the program will take-off in Colombo today - 17th July.

A trainer from India’s URAVU addresses the second bamboo industry training session held at IDB on 15 June 2019.
Participants at the second bamboo industry training session held at IDB on 15 June 2019.
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Hotel serving cup of tea' that costs £500 for a pot

A HOTEL that's just across the road from Buckingham Palace has added an astounding £500 pot of tea to its menu. And despite paying the hefty sum, you still need to fork out for scones and sandwiches.

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Out of the 74 liquor licences issued in 2018, 68 0f them were issued in Jaffna district alone

Out of the total of Seventy four (74) new liquor licenses issued island wide, a total of 68 of them alone were issued in the Jaffna district for the year 2018.

Out of the 74 liquor licences issued in 2018, 68 0f them were issued in Jaffna district alone
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Enterprise SL exhibition in Anuradhapura from 24th to 27th July

The Enterprise Sri Lanka Exhibition organized by the Ministry of Finance will be held in Anuradhapura Walisinghe Harischandra Play ground from 24th to 27th July from 10.am to 10 pm daily.

Enterprise SL exhibition in Anuradhapura from 24th to 27th July
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A ‘ties’ filled evening entertained all sport lovers!

While England and New Zealand featured in a history making double tie in the 2019 Cricket World Cup final at Lords, Djokovic and Federer starred in a tennis final at Wimbledon where yet another final set tie break decided who the champion is.

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