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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 823


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Friday, July 25, 2014 - 09:16
By S.H.Moulana - Riyadh
Israel has finally discovered no more it can hide the truth of human cost, devastation and savagery it is solely responsible in world’s only open prison, Gaza. The Zionist controlled print and electronic media did everything possible to hide the real truth from the public but failed miserably, thanks to social media. This social media, more powerful than that the super-power or Zionist lobby has.....Read More...
Friday, July 25, 2014 - 09:06
By Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service (CNS)
So said Helen Ayles. She was quoted by Dr Diane Havlir who was speaking in the plenary of the 20th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2014) in Melbourne, Australia. Dr Diane Havlir who is a researcher at the University of California, San Francisco, was hopeful that "Every HIV/TB case prevented and every death averted should become a public health success and put us one step closer to ending.....Read More...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 21:31
President Mahinda Rajapaksa has sent a message to the athletes representing Sri Lanka at the 20th Commonwealth Games taking place in Glasgow, Scotland. “All of you were selected through rigorous competition and hard-work to be included in the national team,” President Rajapaksa said. “You should be proud of this achievement, and consider it a distinct privilege and honor to represent your.....Read More...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 21:15
President Mahinda Rajapaksa, - Chair in Office of the Commonwealth, has conveyed his warm greetings to the President of the Commonwealth Games Federation Prince Tunku Imran for the 20th Commonwealth Games that got under in Glasgow, Scotland, yesterday. “These Games are a unique feature in the Commonwealth calendar, bringing together athletes from across its regions into one arena,” President.....Read More...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:29
By Malladi Rama Rao
India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj goes to Nepal tomorrow on a three-day visit to pursue Modi plank of reaching out to neighbours while foreign secretary Sujatha Singh will travel to Islamabad next month for a meeting with her Pak counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry. The India-Pak foreign secretaries meeting on August 25 will reignite the bilateral dialogue stalled for more than a.....Read More...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:23
A presentation to the General Sir John Kotelawela Defense University of 26 cartons of valuable books, on numerous aspects of International Law was made by Mr. Milinda Moragoda, on behalf of his father Dr. Moragodage Christopher Walter Pinto recently. These books constituted a part of his extensive personal library. Earlier, he had gifted a part to the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo......Read More...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:15
The Government of India will be upgrading 70 Child Development Centers (crèches) in the Estate Sector. Following the conclusion of the tendering process, the 'Contract Agreement' was signed with M/s. R.A.Constructions and M/s. Sarvo-Tech (Pvt) Ltd on July 22, 2014 in the presence of Mr. Y.K.Sinha, High Commissioner of India; Mr.Pathmasiri, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Livestock and Rural.....Read More...
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 08:07
By Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service (CNS)
Viet Nam is one of the countries in the world that has made remarkable progress over the last decade in not only making harm reduction and HIV services available and accessible for people who use drugs but also reforming laws for supportive health policies on the ground. Khuat Thi Hai Oanh who leads Centre for Supportive Community Development Initiatives (SCDI) in Viet Nam, was a plenary speaker.....Read More...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 14:07
By S.H.Moulana - Riyad
The United States’ Secretary of State, John Kerry was caught on mic., while remaking on Israel’s air strike on Gaza, as saying ‘It is a hell of a pinpoint operation. We’ve got to get over there.’ This clearly shows how the world leaders really feel about the genocide which is going on in the besieged Gaza strip, although the Zionist media is suppressing the real truth from the public. Mads.....Read More...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:29
The Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Tanzania Mr. Bernard K. Membe called on President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Tree on July 21st evening. < At the outset, Mr. Membe congratulated Sri Lanka on the success of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2013 and told the President of the “fond memories” the Tanzanian delegation has from that visit to.....Read More...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:22
By Shobha Shukla, Citizen News Service (CNS)
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious bacterial disease and spreads through the air. When people with pulmonary TB cough, sneeze or spit, they propel the TB germs into the air and a person needs to inhale only a few of these germs to become infected. On the other hand, HIV/AIDS is a viral disease that is transmitted chiefly through unprotected sexual intercourse and contaminated blood. Yet there is.....Read More...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:16
Sri Lanka now lists companies much faster -in two days, to be exact. Meanwhile, no less than 232 Chartered accounting firms are actively serving Lanka’s business sector. “We have now modernized the day to day activities of Department of the Registrar of Companies under my Ministry. For example, if a foreigner comes to Sri Lanka and wants to register their company, facilities have been provided to.....Read More...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 08:07
Upendra Chivukula, deputy speaker of New Jersey State Assembly last week honored eminent South Indian classical instrumentalist and mridangam exponent Tiruvarur Vaidyanathan with the New Jersey Assembly proclamation for his service and promoting Carnatic music abroad. The Citation said Vaidyanathan, born in a family of percussionists, began training at the age of six from his grandfather and.....Read More...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 08:49
By Malladi Rama Rao
Sonia Congress is in trouble in three states – election bound Maharashtra and Haryana and in the insurgency-hit north-eastern state of Assam. Two ministers have resigned. Another is threatening to follow suit in what is seen as ‘rebellion’ against party’s crown prince Rahul Gandhi, as he has been providing life-line to the chief ministers in the three states. Industry Minister of the state of.....Read More...
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