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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2307

14 LTTE members listed in Extraordinary Gazette notification


Sri Lanka government issued an extraordinary gazette on last Wednesday (20th June) listing 14 individuals as designated persons who have connections with the LTTE in terms of terrorism-related activities and funding and financing of terrorism, to the List of Designated Persons.

14 LTTE members listed in Extraordinary Gazette notification
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The boy with the racing heart now racing for records!

As we are crazy over cricket likewise the Arabs are now gripped with the World Cup Football fever, played in Russia. Nothing is more important to them than this now.

Cristiano Ronaldo hat trick in the Portugal’s game against Spain
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US To Announce Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council

The US is expected to announce its withdrawal from UN Human Rights Council later today, Reuters reported on Tuesday.

US To Announce Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council
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Another UNPer Sworn in As Deputy Minister

UNP Parliamentarian Buddika Pathirana has been sworn in as Deputy Minister of Industry and Commerce this afternoon, the President’s Media Division said.

Another UNPer Sworn in As Deputy Minister
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Policemen Who Shot a Tamil Civilian Yet to be Arrested

The policemen involved in the shooting of the 32 years old Tamil civilian V.Sutharsan, on Sunday 17th night, at the Sagaya Madha Temple located on the KKS – Jaffna Road, at Mallakam, in the Tellipalai Police area, yet to be arrested. It seems there is a degree of hesitancy on the part of the Police to arrest the policemen involved in the shooting.

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Japan- Strong quake near Osaka, kills 3, more than 200 injured

At least three people were killed and more than 200 injured after strong quakes rocked Osaka in Western Japan during morning rush hour today, June 18.

Japan- Strong quake near Osaka, kills 3, more than 200 injured
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Masthan Removed Of Hindu Religious Affairs: Ranjith Aluwihare continues State Minister for Christian Affairs

President Maithipala Srisena removed Kader Masthan's deputy ministerial post Hindu Religious Affairs, but Ranjith Aluwihare, continues as the State Minister for Christian Affairs. " class="caption" align="right" />

Ranjith Aluwihare -State Minister for Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs.
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Kashmiri Journalist Assassination: Abuse to Human Rights

A strong Kashmir voice of brave 50 years old Journalist, editor of “Rising Kashmir” was forever made silent through shots on 14th June 2018. Eyewitness stated that four persons wearing helmets and shalwar kameez appeared on two motorcycles outside the office of Rising Kashmir near Lal Chowk at 7.30pm opened fire when just as Bukhari boarded his vehicle.

 Kashmiri Journalist Assassination:  Abuse to Human Rights
 Kashmiri Journalist Assassination:  Abuse to Human Rights
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32 Year Old Civilian Shot And Killed In Tellipalai

The Police has shot and killed a 32 years old V.Sutharsan, a Tamil civilian, yesterday night at Tellipalai and so far the reason for the police to open fire and killing the innocent civilian has not been clearly established.

Mallakam Magistrate A. Judson seen listening to people at the site of the shooting incident at Tellipalai
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Heads of State Institutions should take responsibility for paying salaries to excess employees

The Government has decided that the Secretaries to Ministries, Heads of Departments, Chairpersons, executive officers and Accountants of Government Institutions should take the responsibility of paying salaries to redundant workers they have employed in addition to the approved cadre.

Mangala Samaraweera
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