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

India: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit draws fire for meeting district officials!

Tamil Nadu governor’s action of talking directly to the officials has been criticized by political leaders in the state who argue Governor cannot do that as there is an elected government, MLAs, MPs, ministers, who would do that job and Governor should not have assumed the role assigned for the state government.

India: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit draws fire for meeting district officials!
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Rajiv case convict Nalini's parole rejected: TN govt objected

The Tamil Nadu government today opposed in the Madras High Court the plea of Nalini, a life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, seeking six months parole, saying she was not eligible for the relief.

Rajiv case convict Nalini's parole rejected: TN govt objected
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Sri Lanka Navy arrest 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters

A Fast Attack Craft attached to the Northern Naval Command, on routine patrol, apprehended 10 Indian fishermen along with a fishing trawler for poaching in the Sri Lankan territorial waters north of Point Pedro Lighthouse last night (15th November).

Sri Lanka Navy arrest 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters
Sri Lanka Navy arrest 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters
Sri Lanka Navy arrest 10 Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters
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Opium Cultivation Reached All Time High In Afghanistan

The area under opium poppy cultivation in Afghanistan has increased a whopping 63 per cent since 2016, a report published by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and Afghanistan's Ministry of Counter Narcotics has revealed.

An Opium Field In Afghanistan
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“Beer is the gateway to other drugs,” - Dr. Kithalawaarachchi

“I must emphasize the fact that beer is the gateway to other drugs and that there is no connection between tourism and alcohol use whatsoever,” asserted Dr. Samanatha Kumara Kithalawaarachchi.

“Beer is the gateway to other drugs,” - Dr. Kithalawaarachchi
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No Tsunami Threat to Sri Lanka

There is no Tsunami threat to Sri Lanka at the moment. Public urged not to panic over false rumours.

No Tsunami Threat to Sri Lanka
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Islamic State warns of Las Vegas-like attack on Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram in new audio

An audio clip surfaced in Malayalam claiming to be from the Islamic State has called for financial help and war against India while living in the country.

Islamic State warns of Las Vegas-like attack on Kumbh Mela, Thrissur Pooram in new audio
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Norway Extends Partnership with UNDP to Support Resettled Communities

UNDP Sri Lanka Country Director, Mr. Jorn Sorensen and the Ambassador of Norway to Sri Lanka Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther signed a partnership agreement to extend the Government of Norway’s support to the recently resettled communities in the Jaffna District (with an emphasis on the Myliddy Harbour areas).

Norway Extends Partnership with UNDP to Support Resettled Communities
Norway Extends Partnership with UNDP to Support Resettled Communities
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