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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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Global Tamil Forum has urged UN Human Rights Council to adopt new resolution reflecting High Commissioner Zeid’s call

Global Tamil Forum has urged UN Human Rights Council to adopt new resolution reflecting High Commissioner Zeid’s call to closely monitor Sri Lankan compliance with the resolution of 2015.

Global Tamil Forum has urged UN Human Rights Council to adopt new resolution reflecting High Commissioner Zeid’s call
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South Korea court removes President Park from office

South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye removing her from office over a graft scandal involving big business that has gripped the country for months.

South President Park Geun-hye
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SAITM has not received the approval of the UGC - COPE

The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMO) Secretary, Dr. Naveen de Zoysa, said that since the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) had revealed that SAITM had not received the approval of the University Grants Commission (UGC), all politicians and officials connected to the issue should be brought before the COPE.

SAITM has not received the approval of the UGC - COPE
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Complaint against Smith and Handscomb withdrawn

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided to withdraw the complaint against Steve Smith and Peter Handscomb on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) call issue that led to war of words between the rival teams.

Australian Captain Steve Smith
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Sri Lanka to strengthen trade & economic ties with Indonesia

President Maithripala Sirisena, who is on a state visit to Indonesia to attend the Indian Ocean Rim Association Leaders’ Summit, met yesterday with the Indonesian President Joko Widodo.

President Maithripala Sirisena  seen welcome by Indonesian President Joko Widodo.
Sri Lanka to strengthen trade & economic ties with Indonesia
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South Indian film actor, director held for cheating

A South Indian actor and director of Tamil film industry who made films from the money gained out of cheating people has been arrested, police said.

"Srinivasan alias 'Power Star'
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Dinesh Gunawardena suspended from Parliament for a week for unruly behavior

Joint Opposition leader Dinesh Gunawardena has been suspended from parliamentary sittings for a week following a vote taken due to the MP repeatedly disrupting proceedings yesterday (8).

Joint Opposition leader Dinesh Gunawardena
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Hamid Ansari takes up fisherman issue with Lankan president Srisena

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered a thorough probe into the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, Vice President Hamid Ansari today said after raising the issue with him in Jakarta.

 Hamid Ansari takes up fisherman issue with Lankan president Srisena
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High Commissioner to Sri Lanka takes up fishermen issue with Sri Lankan PM

In the wake of the killing of an Indian fisherman by the Sri Lankan Navy, the government has conveyed its deep concerns.

Thamizhaga Vazhvurimai Katchi Party workers climbed a tower in protest against Sri Lankan Navy in Rameswaram
DMK working president M.K. Stalin
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Indian Captain Kohli stops short of calling Aussie captain Smith "cheat"

Indian captain Virat Kohli today stirred up a major controversy by virtually accusing the Australian captain Steve Smith of cheating in the usage of DRS, flaring up the tensions between the two sides.

Australian captain Steve Smith & Indian Captain Virat Kohli
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