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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1125

What happened to the balance gold jewels? Has Mahinda disposed them? – M.A. Sumanthiran

What happened to the balance gold jewels? Has Mahinda disposed them? This question was posed publicly by M.A. Sumanthiran, the ‘Green Horn’ to Sri Lanka Politics, who has been planted as ‘Party List MP,’ in the midst of Tamils, by R.Sampanthan, Leader of Ilankai Tamil Arasu Kadchchi and Tamil National Alliance - a union of Tamil Armed Groups - rightly declared to this effect recently by Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Vigneswaran.

 President Rajapaksa is seen making a  the token return  of gold Jewelries recently– on 12th October at Kilinochchi
MA Sumanthiran - Party List MP
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Stakes higher for Opposition due to reignited terror debate

The electoral dynamics of Sri Lanka changed with the European Union de-proscribing the LTTE on a technicality, reigniting the debate of yesteryear, a hornet’s nest hard for the Opposition to put away but an unexpected windfall for the government.

Stakes higher for Opposition due to reignited terror debate
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Hectic preparation to celebrate “50 Years Anniversary of Nagaland Legislative Assembly” underway

Hectic preparation is underway to celebrate the “50 Years Anniversary” of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly (NLA) at its Complex at 10 AM on November 29 next month.

Nagaland Legislative Assembly Complex - Kohima
Nagaland Legislative Assembly Emblem
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Recycling Company receives Fourth Award for The Year

Kalhari Enterprises won its fourth award for the year when it received a Silver Award for its export performance in 2013 in the medium category industry sector. The award was presented recently by the National Chamber of Exporters (NCE) at its 22nd Annual Export Awards Ceremony at the Hilton Colombo.

Kalhari Enterprises Managing Director, Kaushal Rajapaksa received the Silver Award for the company’s export performance in 2013 in the medium category industry sector from Dr. Priyath Banduwickrema, Chairman, Ports Authority. Also in the picture is Mr. Sarada De Silva, Vice President, National Chamber of Exporters.
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Is Jayalalithaa a BJP ally or foe?

Post-her sentence in graft case and two-month bail from Bangalore central jail, the same old question has come up front: Is Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the AIADMK supremo, a friend or enemy of BJP? This followed what is seen as disowning of Union Minister Maneka Gandhi’s letter to Jaya Amma.

 Maneka Gandhi - Has she  overstepped the 'Laxman Rekha?'
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Deepavali is the deeper celebration of the triumph of Good over Evil – Mahinda Rajapaksa

Deepavali is the deeper celebration of the triumph of Good over Evil (Monster Naga Asuran) , Light of Knowledge over the Darkness of Ignorance.

Deepavali  is the deeper celebration of the  triumph of Good over Evil – Mahinda Rajapaksa
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Professor G.L.Peiris Clears Allegation Against Kshenuka On The Issue Of Contract

Professor G.L.Peiris, Minister of External Affairs has rejected news reports appearing in certain sections of the media recently, imputing impropriety on the part of the Secretary to the Ministry, Kshenuka Senewiratne in the award of a contract for the renovation of the official residence of Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative in Geneva.

Kshenuka Senewiratne, Secretary to the Ministry of External Affairs
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Sri Lanka represented at the largest SME Fair in the Asia Pacific region in Guangzhou

Sri Lanka participated for the first time at the 11th edition of the China International SME Fair (CISMEF) in Guangzhou from 11 to 14 October 2014. The Sri Lanka Pavilion was jointly organized by the Consulate General of Sri Lanka in Guangzhou and the Sri Lanka Export Development Board and had strong representation from business leaders of the SME sector, showcasing premium products from thrust export sectors such as gems and jewellery, tea and spices, handicrafts, handlooms and ayurvedic products.

Sri Lanka represented at the largest SME Fair in the  Asia Pacific region in Guangzhou
Sri Lanka represented at the largest SME Fair in the  Asia Pacific region in Guangzhou
Sri Lanka represented at the largest SME Fair in the  Asia Pacific region in Guangzhou
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Dr. Swamy Reiterates His Plea For Bharat Ratna to Mahinda

Dr. Subramanian Swamy has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his government confer Bharat Ratna on Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa under whose leadership the LTTE was eliminated.

Dr. Swamy Reiterates His Plea For Bharat Ratna to Mahinda
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We want ‘Peace and Unity in Harmony’ - Anandasangare

V.Anandasangaree, in a public letter to President Mahinda Rajapaksa has insisted that “We want Peace and Unity in Harmony.”

We want ‘Peace and Unity in Harmony’ - Anandasangare
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Missing Persons Commission hold discussion with Expert Panel

Chairman and members of the Commission of the Presidential Commission to Investigate into Complaints Regarding Missing Persons (PCICMP) held discussions with Sir. Desmond De Silva, Q.C., Mr. Avdash Kaushal, and Mr. Ahmer Bilal Soofi, Chairman and members of the Advisory Council appointed by the President to advice the PCICMP of inquiry on the specific issues set out by the President in the expanded Mandate of the Commission.

Missing Persons Commission hold discussion with Expert Panel
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