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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2064

Veteran Hindi Actor Shashi Kapoor Dies

Veteran Hindi actor Shashi Kapoor died on Monday evening at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Ambani hospital after prolonged illness. He was 79. The actor had been admitted to the hospital on Sunday night. The hospital said that he died at 5.20 pm.

Shashi Kapoor from the film Deewar | Trimurti Films
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Prophet Muhammad’s birthday in Sri Lanka

The month of Rabi’ al-Awwal (the First Spring Season) of the Islamic Calendar is well known in the entire Muslim world as Shahr al-Mawhid (the Month of Birth) of the Prophet Muhammad p.b.u.h.

Prophet Muhammad’s birthday in Sri Lanka
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Sri Lanka announces dates for the 18th Meeting of Conference of Parties to the CITES to be held in the Colombo in 2019

Government of Sri Lanka has announced the dates for the 18th Meeting of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), to be attended by 183 State Parties, and held from 22nd May - 3rd June 2019 at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo.

Sri Lanka announces dates for the 18th Meeting of Conference of Parties to the CITES to be held in the Colombo in 2019
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Man’s Inhumanity at its best in Kandy against a set of Unsuspecting Community Dogs

To complement the National Dog Sterilization Programme, Animal Welfare Organizations like KACPAW (Kandy Association for Community Protection through Animal Welfare), together with state institutions like the Municipal Councils carry out mass sterilization of dogs, using their own money and get these animals mass vaccinated against rabies as well.

Sedated dogs  Takes a almost a day to come back to normalcy from groggyness   Dumped aftre sedation in a rubbish dump is the ultimate act of cruelty!
Thekkawatta rubbish dump
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Prevent Sri Lankans From Preventable Death, Tobacco Prices Through Tax Increases - Vandana Shah.

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) is a Washington, DC-based public health group, working to reduce tobacco use and its deadly consequences in the United States and around the world. Through strategic communications and policy advocacy campaigns, the CTFK promotes the adoption of proven solutions that are most effective at reducing tobacco use and saves the most lives.

Vandana Shah - Director of South Asia Programs for  Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
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Indian diaspora feel secure under PM: Sahu

Members of the Indian Diaspora now feel more secured, highly respected and held head high, after Narendra Modi assumed charge as Prime Minister of India, said BJP leader Anand Sahu.

Indian diaspora feel secure under PM: Sahu
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Army Released 29 Acres of Land, at Ottapulam- Vasavilan, located inside Palaly Army Cantonment

Sri Lanka Army, this morning, released the land belong to ‘Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church,’ Ottapulam RCTM School and a complete village land to house 70 families.

Commander, Security Forces (Jaffna) Major General Dharshana Hettiarachchi,  handing over released lnd documents to Jaffna District Secretary, Mr. N. Vethanayahan,
Army Released 29 Acres of Land, at Ottapulam-  Vasavilan,  located inside  Palaly Army Cantonment
‘Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church,’ (St. Mary’s Church)
Army Released 29 Acres of Land, at Ottapulam-  Vasavilan,  located inside  Palaly Army Cantonment
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Army to release 29 Acres of Land in Vasavilan

Sri Lanka Army has decided to release 29 acres of land in the Vasavilan area, which includes a church and a school.

Photoshows the Army personnel cleaning the church for tomorrow's function.
The RCTMS school seen  in dilapidated state
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EPDP – First to pay deposit to contest in Chavakachcheri Urban Council

Douglas Devananda’s party members (EPDP) were the first pay deposits to contest in the Chavakachcheri Urban Council Election.

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