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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 859

Surgical advancements to salvage the diabetic foot

Some years ago, 30 years old Tanveer (name changed), a noted tabla percussionist, sustained a fall that lead to a spinal fracture and complete paralysis of both his lower limbs. Although orthopaedic surgeons fixed his spinal bony fracture, he continued to have paraplegia.

Surgical advancements to salvage the diabetic foot
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Indian Journalist Union Holds Photographic Exhibition On Sri Lanka In New Delhi

The Indian Media Journalist Union (IMJU) headed by their President Bala Bhaskar organized a photographic Exhibition on Sri Lanka titled “Explore New Lanka” at Aga Khan Hall in New Delhi on 01 September 2013. The Exhibition was inaugurated by High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam.

High Commissioner Prasad Kariyawasam inaugurating the Photographic Exhibition
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Sri Lanka awarded Best Travel Destination in Guangdong, China

Sri Lanka won an award for Best Travel Destination of Cantonese, based on online voting by the readers of the Southern Metropolis Newspaper.

Sri Lanka awarded Best Travel Destination in Guangdong, China
Sri Lanka awarded Best Travel Destination in Guangdong, China
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Sari Lanka shows concern over the recent alleged use of chemical weapons in Damascus

Sri Lanka has express concern over the alleged use of chemical weapons recently near Damascus in Syriya which has resulted in a large number of civilian casualties.

Syrian citizens trying to identify dead bodies, after an alleged poisonous gas attack fired by regime forces, according to activists in Syria, Wednesday, August 21, 2013. (photo credit: AP/Local Committee of Arbeen)
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Today - The Charriot festival at Nallur Temple.

The ‘Ther’ festival at Nallur Kandasamy Temple will be held today. The chariot festival will commence at 7 AM in this morning.

 Today - The Charriot festival  at Nallur Temple.
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Two diseases, one patient…

Tuberculosis (TB) and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) – can we continue to tackle these separately? According to the Global TB Report (2012), in 2011, out of 8.7 million people who developed TB worldwide 1.1 million (13%) were HIV positive.

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Sri Lanka Ambassador Presents Credentials to the President of Chile

Sri Lankan Ambassador Mr. Raja Edirisuriya presented his credentials on August 22, 2013 to the President of Chile Sebastian Pinera Echenique, in a ceremonial event.

Ambassador Edirisuriya presenting credentials to  Sebastian Pinera Echenique, President of the Republic of Chile.  From left to right :  Director General Protocol-Ambassador James Sinclair, H.E. Raja Edirisuriya - Ambassador for Sri Lanka in Brazil,  President of Chile Sebastian Pinera Echenique and Chilean Foreign Minister Mr. Alfredo Moreno Charme.
 Raja A. Edirisuriya and His Excellency the President Sebastian Pinera Echenique on a discussion after the Presentation of Credentials.
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A belated birthday wish to Warren Buffett!

Warren Buffett, who turned 83 on 30 August, was ranked the richest person in the world in 2008 by Forbes magazine with an estimated net worth of US $ 62 billion.

A belated birthday wish to Warren Buffett!
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The Sri Lanka Mission in Warsaw promote Cricket in Poland

The Sri Lanka Embassy officials headed by the Deputy Ambassador of the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Poland Mr. D.S. de Silva had spearheaded a successful effort to formulate a team comprising of Sri Lanka expatriates to form a Cricket Team.

The Sri Lanka Mission in Warsaw promote Cricket in Poland
The Sri Lanka Mission in Warsaw promote Cricket in Poland
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Pakistan's Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Meets President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Government of Pakistan, called on the President of Sri Lanka Mahinda Rajapaksa today at the Temple Trees in Colombo.

Pakistan's Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Meets President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Pakistan's Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Meets President Mahinda Rajapaksa
Pakistan's Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Meets President Mahinda Rajapaksa
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Little island raises Tamil ire - Deccan Herald

Members from the AIADMK, DMK, CPI and BJP on Monday demanded vociferously in the Rajya Sabha that India should retrieve the Katchatheevu island it had ceded to Sri Lanka in 1974.

Little island raises Tamil ire  - Deccan Herald
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CHOGM : Opportunity for Sri Lankan Tourism

The 2013 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 15 to 17 November. This is the first time an Asian country is hosting the summit in 24 years. There are 54 independent states under the belt of commonwealth and many of those already confirmed their participation.

CHOGM : Opportunity for Sri Lankan Tourism
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Disinformation campaign by Diaspora causing the Tamil community irreparable damage - Rev. Shantha Francis Bishop of Kurunegala

The Anglican Bishop of Kurunegala, Reverend Shantha Francis said that the disinformation campaign by the Tamil diaspora and its supporters in Sri Lanka is causing irreparable harm generally to the Tamil society in Sri Lanka and especially to the nation which is trying to live in amity and harmony.

Reverend Shantha Francis
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