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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2252

Sri Lanka committed to preventing financial crime: Mangala

Sr\ Sri Lanka has long identified the risk of financial crime as a priority area, given the country’s history in battling a sophisticated terror organization. A number of measures were taken over the years and the government is currently working on bringing on necessary amendments to some of the existing regulations with the objective of preventing financial crimes.

Sri Lanka committed to preventing financial crime: Mangala
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700-year-old banyan tree put on saline drip

The world's second largest Banyan tree in Pillalamarri of Mahabubnagar district in Telangana is on ‘saline drip’ now as part of the rejuvenation of the tree that is almost dying.

700-year-old banyan tree put on saline drip
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Plain Packaging on cigarette packets in Sri Lanka?

The Cabinet of Sri Lanka has approved a proposal submitted by the Minister of Health, Dr. Rajitha Senaratne to introduce plain packaging on tobacco products, says Minister of Health.

Plain Packaging on cigarette packets in Sri Lanka?
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Pakistan’s National Defense University Delegation in Sri Lanka

A twenty -one - member delegation from the National Defense University (NDU) of Pakistan, led by Major General Fiaz Hussain Shah is currently visiting Sri Lanka on a foreign study tour from April 15 to 19, 2018.

High Commissioner of Pakistan Maj Gen  (R) Dr Shahid Ahmad Hashmat with visiting NDU delegation
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The Buddhist Way to Happiness

In his book “Sapiens – A Brief History of Humankind”, Professor Harari states that Buddhists have studied systematically the causes of happiness and the essence of happiness, which is the reason for the growing interest in the scientific community, both in the philosophy and meditation practices in Buddhism.

The Buddhist Way to Happiness
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Sri Lanka Cleaning Workers Strategize On Gender Equality

Nearly 50 cleaning-sector employees from offices throughout Jaffna, Sri Lanka, discussed strategies for addressing gender-based violence at work and how unions can be instrumental in empowering workers to tackle the problem during a recent Solidarity Center training.

For most participants, the gender equality at work session was their first exposure to the issue. Credit: Solidarity Center/Suthakar
Credit: Solidarity Center/Suthakar
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President Srisena to attend Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to arrive in London on today, April 15, to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM).

President Srisena  to attend Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting  in London
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Sri Lanka Army released a biggest chunk of 683 acres to civilian in Mailiddi

The Sri Lanka Army released 683 acres of land in the Thelippallai Divisional Secretariat area, to 964 legal owners during a ceremony, held on Friday 13th at Mailiddi, by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake and the Jaffna District Secretary Mr Nagalingam Vedanayaham.

The  Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake  handing over released land documents to  the  Jaffna  District Secretary Mr Nagalingam Vedanayaham.
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Havana oohnana...

All those music fans who were humming Luis Fonsi’s record breaking number ‘Despacito’ until now has started to show their interest in Camila Cabello’s catchy tune ‘Havana’ lately.

Camila Cabello
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