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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2276

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All roads lead to Washington!

Thousands have gathered in the US capital Washington to mark 50 years since Martin Luther King’s famous ‘I have a dream’ on civil rights was made.

Martin Luther King -  ‘I have a dream’
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Where are we?

Every national magazine worth reading publishes cover stories on the best colleges, universities, medical and engineering colleges, etc. at least 4 to 5 times in a year. There are hundreds of medical and engineering colleges and universities spread all over this country.

Where are we?
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Army’s position on the robbery that took place at the Bambalapitiya residency of Mandana

Sri Lanka Army in a clarification note issued to media dismissed all allegations leveled against the Army regarding the robbery that took place at the Bambalapitiya residency of senior journalist, Associate Editor of The Sunday Leader, Ms Mandana Ismail Abeywickrema on the night of 23/24 August 2013.

Army’s position on the robbery that took place at the Bambalapitiya residency of  Mandana
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Reading between the lines, is UNHRC Chief Navi Pillai saying “My mind is made up, don’t confuse me with facts”?

As understood by most people in Sri Lanka, Navi Pillai, the UNHRC Commissioner commences her visit to the country on the premise that her mind is made up contrary to what she has said publicly, she is partial because she is reliant on information fed to her by the LTTE and their supporters, and has never shown a serious inclination to listen to anyone else, and she has to continue pushing for an international enquiry about the last days of the war against the LTTE because her reputation, and that of many of her close associates rests on making sure that happens because she and her associates have invested heavily in condemning Sri Lanka from day 1.

Reading between the lines, is UNHRC Chief Navi Pillai saying “My mind is made up, don’t confuse me with facts”?
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