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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2371

In Sri Lanka -CID, Customs deploy officials in mufty to arrest contraband

CID arrested an inbound Sri Lanka passenger from New Delhi who came out after Customs clearance at BIA with 20kg ( Approx worth Rs 130 million) of Gold stitched to his cloth this morning.

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SC Quash FIR Against Priya Prakash Varrier: Can Continue To Wink

:The Supreme Court today quashed an FIR against actress Priya Prakash Varrier, director and the producer of Malayalam movie 'Oru Adaar Love', which alleged that the 'wink song' video had hurt the religious sentiments of the Muslim community.

Actress Priya Prakash Varrier,
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Indian PM Modi Full Of Praises To President Sirisena For His Commitment For The Democracy

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral discussions on the sidelines of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation Summit (BIMSTEC) in Nepal today (30).

Indian PM Modi Full Of Praises  To President Sirisena  For His  Commitment  For The Democracy
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USS Anchorage Conducts Exercise at Sea with Sri Lankan Navy

The USS Anchorage joined the Sri Lankan naval ship Suranimila to conduct an exercise at sea on August 28. The exercise allowed the ships to improve each crews' knowledge and strengthen a wide variety of seamanship skills critical to operating throughout a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

USS Anchorage Conducts Exercise at Sea with Sri Lankan Navy
USS Anchorage Conducts Exercise at Sea with Sri Lankan Navy
USS Anchorage Conducts Exercise at Sea with Sri Lankan Navy
USS Anchorage Conducts Exercise at Sea with Sri Lankan Navy
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Fight Against World’s Deadliest Industry

Tobacco remains the world's single largest preventable cause of death. Tobacco killed about a hundred million people in the twentieth century, it now kills over seven million people every year, more than AIDS, malaria, and traffic accidents combined. Heart disease claims the largest number, but close behind are emphysema and lung cancer, followed by premature birth, gangrene, and cancers of the human bladder, pancreas, and cervix and more.

Fight Against  World’s Deadliest Industry
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Agenda for Bimstec Summit in Kathmandu

The fourth summit of regional grouping, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, BIMSTEC, opens in Kathmandu today, the 30th of August. Nepal is the current Chair of the seven-member organisation. The two-day summit will see member states kick start some of the proposals that have been under discussion for the past two decades.

Agenda for Bimstec Summit in Kathmandu
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U.S. Hands over High Endurance Cutter to Sri Lankan Navy

On August 27, the U.S. Coast Guard handed over a high endurance cutter, formerly the USCGC Sherman, to the Sri Lankan Navy in a ceremony presided over by Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe, Commander of the Sri Lankan Navy, and Rear Admiral Michael Haycock of the U.S. Coast Guard.

U.S. Hands over High Endurance Cutter to Sri Lankan Navy
U.S. Hands over High Endurance Cutter to Sri Lankan Navy
U.S. Hands over High Endurance Cutter to Sri Lankan Navy
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Will SimpliciTB make TB treatment simpler?

Taking the encouraging results of its N-005 study one step forward, TB Alliance has initiated SimpliciTB a pivotal clinical study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of a novel and potentially shorter 4 drug regimen for patients with drug-sensitive (DS) as well as multi drug-resistant (MDR) pulmonary TB.

Will SimpliciTB make TB treatment simpler?
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Defence, Air and Naval Attaché of Ukraine to Sri Lanka calls on CDS

Colonel Oleh Hulak, non-resident Defence, Air and Naval Attaché of Ukraine to Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call with the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne on 27th August 2018 at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at the BMICH.

Defence, Air and Naval Attaché of Ukraine to Sri Lanka calls on CDS
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NGO’s novel plan for ‘harassed husbands’ to rid ‘toxic feminism’

They say taking a dip in the Ganga redeems you of all your sins. So a group of Indian men of the SIFF organisation decided that, and they did exactly that. In fact it was men's rights activist Amit Deshpande’s brainchild is this plan. More than 150 men from across the country had converged on the banks of the holy river to perform the rites. Also the men were celebrating the thirteenth year of SIFF in this manner. It was the Kanpur chapter of SIFF that organised this unique way for men to apparently kill 'toxic feminism'.

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NGO’s novel plan for ‘harassed husbands’ to rid ‘toxic feminism’
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Vatican knew about disgraced archbishop’s sex abuse – Ex-Diplomat Holy See

The Vatican’s retired ambassador to the United States accused senior Vatican officials of knowing as early as 2000 that the disgraced former archbishop of Washington, Theodore McCarrick, regularly invited seminarians into his bed but was made a cardinal regardless.

Pope Francis with  Catholic cardinal of US Theodre McCarrick, (file photo)
Deposed Catholic cardinal of US Theodre McCarrick, (File photo)
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Providing bus route permits: A herculean task for National Transport Commission

Latest information reveals that the National Transport Commission has been inundated with requests - not to restart the” Tender System,” in issuing bus route permits in the future.

Providing bus route permits:  A herculean task for National Transport Commission
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