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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1796

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The Norwegian Pension Fund Doubles Its Investment In Sri Lanka

Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global started investing in Sri Lanka in 2015. The fund has more than doubled its investment in Sri Lanka by end of 2016, reveals a statement from the Norwegian Embassy in Colombo.

The Norwegian Pension Fund Doubles Its Investment In Sri Lanka
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The senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, Priyasad Depp sworn in as the new Chief Justic

The senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, Priyasad Depp was sworn in as the new Chief Justice before President Maithripala Sirisena at the President’s official residence,today (March 02).

The senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, Priyasad Depp  sworn in as the new Chief Justic
The senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, Priyasad Depp  sworn in as the new Chief Justic
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“Tell the President,” office to be declared open in Jaffna, on the 4th of this month.

The first regional office of the “Tell the President,” is to be declared open in Jaffna on the 4th of this month.

“Tell the President,” office  to be declared open in Jaffna, on the 4th of this month.
Book Cover - Thesiyathi Sangamam
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Equator Prize 2017 launches global search for nature-based solutions for local development

The Equator Initiative today announced its global call for nominations for this year’s Equator Prize, an international award that recognizes exceptional local solutions for people, nature and resilient communities. Nominations are open through 8 March 2017.

Equator Prize 2017 launches global search for nature-based solutions for local development
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Sri Lanka Army promoted Prasanna and Gunaratna

Sri Lankan army has promoted Seekkuge Prasanna to the position of Warrant officer first class, and Asela Gunaratna to the position of Warrant Officer second class, based on their National Level performances.

Prasanna - Gunaratna
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U.S. Congressional Delegation Reaffirms Bipartisan U.S. Support for Sri Lanka

A delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives led by Congressman Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, departed Colombo on February 25 following a two-day visit to Colombo.

 President Maithripala Sirisena, U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap, and Sri Lankan Ambassador to the United States Prasad Kariyawasam welcome the bipartisan U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee members to Sri Lanka, a visit President Sirisena called “a new height in bilateral ties.”
U.S. Ambassador Atul Keshap joins the bipartisan U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee delegation to learn about Sri Lanka’s progress in forging lasting reconciliation and a non-recurrence of conflict with leaders from the Tamil National Alliance
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A gala event to celebrate Sri Lankan independence

Sri Lankan embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia organized a gala event on Monday the 27th to celebrate the country’s 69th independence day celebration at the capital’s prestigious Tuwaiq Palace in the diplomatic quarters.

Ambassador Azmi Thassim receiving Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin  Abdul Aziz Al Saud,  Riyadh governor in traditional Sri Lankan style.
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Religious philosophy is the only way to heal society – President Srisena

“The only way to heal the current society which faces only the competitiveness by repressing the humanity, human love and discipline is the religious philosophy”, says President Maithripala Sirisena.

Religious philosophy is the only way to heal society – President Srisena
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89th annual Academy Awards winners

List of winners for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Mahershala Ali accepts the award for best actor in a supporting role for "Moonlight" at the Oscars on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
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Gazette Notification, issued by then president Mahinda Rajapaksa - a unique example of fraudulent management of public debt

Gazette Notification No. 1895/19 dated 1 January 2015 issued by the then president, Mahinda Rajapaksa is a unique example of relevance of fraudulent management of public debt by him, the then CB Governor Ajith Nivard Cabraal and officials in the Central Bank (CB) in violation of laws, the Finance Ministry announced yesterday.

Former President Mahinda Rajapaksa says he will take the Finance Minister and the Central Bank to Court over the controversial Gazette notification dated Jan 1, 2015 on the issuance of treasury bonds by the Central Bank.
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