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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 949

A big head to roll in the killing of the Chairman of Delft Pradeshiya Sabha

The North is to brace for more turbulence, as the inquest into the death of the Chairman of the Delft Pradeshiya Sabha, Daniel Rexian takes place today in Jaffna.

A big head to roll in the killing of the Chairman of Delft Pradeshiya Sabha
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UN Special Rapporteur Chaloka Beyani arrived in Sri Lanka

United Nations Special Rapporteur Chaloka Beyani arrived in Sri Lanka yesterday on a five-day official to examine the overall situation prevailing in the country of internally displaced persons (IDPs).

Chaloka Beyani
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Project to set up nine language labs in the nine provinces of Sri Lanka inaugurated at Gampaha in Western Province

The project to set up nine language laboratories in the nine Provinces of Sri Lanka was officially launched at Gampaha by Basil Rajapaksa, Minister of Economic Development and H.E. Y.K. Sinha the High Commissioner of India at a function held at Kimbulgoda Maha Vidyalaya in Gampaha on 2 December 2013.

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Sri Lanka - Korea joint Research on Oral Cancer: Donation of a Cone Beam CT Scanner

Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea recently organized a ceremony to support Sri Lanka in oral cancer research. Oral cancer is one of the most common cancers prevalent in Sri Lankan patients. Unfortunately, the prognosis of the cancer is poor and leads to high morbidity and mortality rates. Despite these facts, research in this field is inadequate due to the lack of infrastructure facilities that would help promote advanced research.

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President fails to mention leaders who made Nagaland State happened

It is interesting to note that when the President Pranab Mukherjee spoke on the occasion of the historic celebration of the “50th Anniversary of the Nagaland Statehood” at Kisama on December 1, 2013, he did not mention even a single leader of the then Naga People’s Convention (NPC). Dr SC Jamir, ex-Nagaland Chief Minister and present Governor of Odisha, the only living person amongst those who signed the “16-Point Agreement of 1960 with the Government of India” was also there at the rostrum while President Mukherjee delivered his speech.

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Hon. Consulate of Sri Lanka for Bremen celebrates 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany

The Hon. Consul of Sri Lanka for Bremen, Mr. Thomas Kriwat, and H.E. the Ambassador of Sri Lanka to Germany, Mr. Sarrath Kongahage, organized an event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany at the Kunsthalle Bremen, a renowned art museum in Bremen.

 Hon. Consulate of Sri Lanka for Bremen celebrates 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany
 Hon. Consulate of Sri Lanka for Bremen celebrates 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany
 Hon. Consulate of Sri Lanka for Bremen celebrates 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany
 Hon. Consulate of Sri Lanka for Bremen celebrates 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany
 Hon. Consulate of Sri Lanka for Bremen celebrates 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Sri Lanka and Germany
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Annual concert of Carlton preschool group

The annual concert of the Colombo branch of the Carlton preschool group was held at Nelum Pokuna theatre under the patronage of of President Mahinda Rajapaksa last evening.

Carlton Pre School Annual Concert. (Pix by : Nishanka de Silva)
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
Annual concert of Carlton preschool group
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The AAP phenomenon and what it means for us

In the past several days I have been a part of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)'s campaigning in Matiala constituency of Delhi.

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Commonwealth Conference: Contemptible Start with Pungent End

The 23rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) has been held in the capital city of Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 15th – 17th November 2013. The last CHOGM was held in 2011 in Perth, Australia and the first ever CHOGM was held in 1971 in Singapore.

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Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's - 'Dance Works Centre '

Competency in Fine arts mirrors wellbeing of a nation. The Government of Sri Lanka bestows high importance on Fine arts. In Sri Lanka one can study fine arts up to university and beyond.

 First Lady, Madam Shiranthi Rajapakse was the Chief Guest.
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
Mrs. Kanthi Ranchigoda's  -  'Dance Works Centre '
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Close Encounter: the fate of Comet ISON

The cosmic joke, a comet gets closer to the Sun because it wants to be ‘bright’, is no longer laughing matter for the significant global army of astronomers, both amateur and professional, who are witnessing the apparent demise of a long-awaited celestial guest; the uncertainty over the fate of the ‘comet of the century’ is causing tremendous anguish among the star gazers at the moment, as it suddenly appeared to have fizzled out by Friday after becoming too close to the star of our solar system, the Sun.

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Letter from America: Time for Soft Talk with Myanmar is Over

An OIC (Organization of Islamic Countries) delegation, which included foreign ministers and senior officials from its member states Indonesia, Malaysia, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Djibouti, and Bangladesh recently visited Myanmar.

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Dr Pandith Amaradeva Celebrates His 86th Birthday Anniversary

Born on December 05, 1927 Dr W.D.Amaradeva, the legendary music maestro celebrates his 86th Birthday today. Being a close music fan of his ever lasting immortal compositions, I thought I should pen this note of appreciation of his musical brilliancy on this special day.

Dr Pandith Amaradeva Celebrates His 86th Birthday Anniversary
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Nagaland State completes 50 years without a Medical or Engineering or Technical College

In few hours from now, the State is going to witness the historic celebration of the 50th year of Nagaland Statehood with the President of India Pranab Mukherjee inaugurating it.

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