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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

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Basketball is still not popular in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka joined world basketball federation, FIBA in 1959 and our ranking was 88 and we have not taken part in any FIBA World Cup events.

Basketball is still not popular in Sri Lanka
Basketball is still not popular in Sri Lanka
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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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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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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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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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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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Nepal bans woman to exile during menstruation Period

Radha Paudel was 9 years old when she ran away from home wanting to kill herself. Paudel said she was traumatized that her mother and three sisters were banished to a dingy hut whenever they had their periods. Now, more than three decades later, Paudel, an activist for “dignified menstruation,” is cautiously hopeful that a new law will make her work easier.

Nepalese Hindu women bathe in the Bagmati River on Rishi Panchami, a day when rituals are performed to wash away sins committed during menstruation, a period considered impure, in Kathmandu, Nepal, on Sept. 10, 2013. Nepal's Parliament has passed a bill that went into effect in August 2018 and aims to make women safer by stopping the custom of exiling women who are menstruating. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
Community health workers, right, perform a skit that portrays the experience of women during chhaupadi in an educational session about the practice in Achham, Nepal, in 2012. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons
Nepal in central Asia, highlighted in red. Map courtesy of Google Maps
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