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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1831

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Rs 1500 worth food basket to be sold at Rs 975 at Lak Sathosa during festive season

Rs 1500 worth food basket to be sold at Rs 975 at Lak Sathosa during festive season.

Rs 1500 worth food basket to be sold at Rs 975 at Lak Sathosa  during festive season
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Indian Supreme Court dismisses Karnataka plea against Jayalalithaa

Indian Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed Karnataka’s plea to review the abatement of appeal against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and recovery of Rs. 100 crore fine in a disproportionate assets case.

Indian Supreme Court dismisses Karnataka plea against Jayalalithaa
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Indian Supreme Court dismisses Karnataka plea against Jayalalithaa

Indian Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed Karnataka’s plea to review the abatement of appeal against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and recovery of Rs. 100 crore fine in a disproportionate assets case.

Indian Supreme Court dismisses Karnataka plea against Jayalalithaa
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The Court of Appeal fixed revision application of Wimal Weerawansa for support on April 7

The Court of Appeal fixed for support on April 7, the revision application for bail, filed by Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa.

The Court of Appeal  fixed revision application of Wimal Weerawansa  for support on April 7
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Navy Chief’s, Brazil visit focuses to thrust SL’s blue economic aspirations

Sri Lanka’s aspiration of thriving as a 21st century blue economic hub has been given a much needed thrust, as the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne made progressive discussions with the top brass of the Brazilian Navy.

Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne
 Sri Lanka Navy Chief Vice Admiral Ravindra WijegunaratneUpon  was warmly received by the Director Hydrography Navigation, Vice Admiral Marcos Sampaio Olsen.
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Ease of Doing forum for PPP interaction on Thursday at MILODA

Ease of Doing Business Forum, an initiative by the ministry of Finance to fast track the business processes and maintain a continuous dialogue between the government agencies and the private sector organization will hold its 12th Forum at 2.00 pm on Thursday the 06 th at MILODA, Colombo 01.

Ease of Doing forum for PPP interaction on Thursday at MILODA
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United States Ambassador Extends Condolences on the Passing of the Most Venerable Mahanayake of the Amarapura Chapter

On behalf of the people of the United States, I extend my heartfelt condolences to the Government and the people of Sri Lanka on the passing of the Chief Prelate of the Amarapura Chapter, Most Venerable Davuldena Gnanissara Mahanayake Thero.

United States Ambassador Extends Condolences on the Passing of the Most Venerable Mahanayake of the Amarapura Chapter
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Court rejects Wimal Weerawansa’s bail application

Colombo Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne yesterday ordered Parliamentarian Wimal Weerawansa to be further remanded till April 7, to the motion he had filed claiming his daughter was warded and he needed to get bail, to look after her.

Sashi Weerawansa, wife of jailed NFF Leader Wimal and former Minister of Economic Affairs Basil Rajapaksa arriving at the Fort Magistrate Court yesterday where a fresh bail application on behalf of the NFF leader was rejected by the Magistrate.
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IOM Chief commends Sri Lanka’s dynamism and perseverance as the Chair of the Colombo Process

The Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), Ambassador William Lacy Swing has commended Sri Lanka on its dynamism and perseverance as the Chair of the Colombo Process (CP) which has led to numerous achievements, and steered the CP to a progressive path and to a very good future.

IOM Director General William Lacy Swing (centre) with Ambassador Ravinatha Aryasinha (left) and Ambassador Deepak Dhital (right) in Geneva on 29 March 2017. Photo: IOM
IOM Chief commends Sri Lanka’s dynamism and perseverance as the Chair of the Colombo Process
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1,750 Sri Lankan expats granted dual citizenship

Sri Lankan has issued dual citizenship to another 1,750 expatriates and the Minister of Internal Affairs S.B. Navinne has presented the certificates to the recipients at a function held in Colombo by the Department of Immigration and Emigration.

Grant of dual citizenship
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