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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1555

Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja, Presents Credentials to Director General of UNESCO

Sri Lanka Ambassador and Permanent Delegate HE Tilak Ranaviraja, presented credentials today, 06th October 2015, to UNESCO Director General Madam Irina Bokova at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.

 Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja, Presents Credentials to Director General of UNESCO
 Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja, Presents Credentials to Director General of UNESCO
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The idea of the Kohima City

Kohima, the Capital of Nagaland State, has lots of historical backgrounds. One of the most significant chapters in the history of this picturesque City is the British India Government occupying it and later becoming their battlefield fighting against the Japanese troops during the Second World War in 1944. After 69 years of this historic British-Japanese war fought in this region (Kohima-Imphal), it was finally adjudged as the “Greatest British Battle” ever fought on this planet.

The idea of the Kohima City
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Hold joint Indo-Lanka naval patrols Demands Sampanthan

Sri Lanka’s Opposition Leader Rajavarothiam Sampanthan has demanded India and Sri Lanka should hold joint naval patrols to prevent fishermen from poaching in each others' waters, Sri Lanka's main opposition leader said.

Sri Lanka’s Opposition Leader Rajavarothiam Sampanthan has demanded India and Sri Lanka should hold joint naval patrols
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Aachi’, Manorama who died on Saturday, cremated today

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah, chief minister J Jayalalithaa, leaders of various political parties, film personalities and people from all walks of life paid homage to actor , comedian and singer Manorama, affectionately referred to as ‘Aachi’, Manorama who died on Saturday night at the age of 79, cremated today.

Aachi’,  Manorama who died on Saturday, cremated today
Aachi’,  Manorama who died on Saturday, cremated today
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Pillaiyan arrested today in Colombo

The Eastern Provincial Council Member of the UPFA and the former Chief Minister of the Eastern was arrested today in Colombo.

Pillaiyan listening to former President Mahinda Rajapaksa - File Photo
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Steve Jobs Movie: a mischievous emphasis on human flaws?

"Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we have done something wonderful: that's what matters to me." ~ Steve Jobs

Steve jobs, the ‘much-anticipated’ biopic of the late co-founder of Apple, was released on Friday, much to the dismay of the members of his immediate family, thousands of members – and their dependents - of Apple family, both present and past and of course, millions of loyal Apple fans, in which the visionary, according to independent critics, is disproportionately illuminated under the spotlight of his human flaws at the expense of ingenuity.

Steve Jobs Movie: a mischievous emphasis on human flaws?
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BJP may deny Srinivasan a third term

G Srinivasan, chairman of New India Assurance Company Limited, Mumbai, who is close to former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram is seeking a third extension of the post violating all norms, industry experts aver.

G Srinivasan, chairman of New India Assurance Company Limited, Mumbai
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Letter from America: Anti-Mosque protests in the West

Racism and bigotry is on the rise across the globe.

Letter from America: Anti-Mosque protests in the West
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EU to support strong Climate bill at Paris climate meet on Nov 30

As climatic disorders, owing to wrong state polices, continue to dormant the humanity, world powers are meeting in November in Paris to discuss the dangerous climate issue and decide the solutions to save the earth and the living beings on the earth.

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Call to kick polluters out of climate talks

Activists have appealed to Indian government to take urgent and meaningful action on climate change next week in Germany. The action is part of a global day of action in several countries calling for a more just and sustainable energy system and for policymakers to end the undue influence and obstruction of climate policy by transnational fossil fuel corporations. "Every day we feel the effects of climate change - a crisis we did little to create. Today, the people of India are saying 'enough is enough!'" said Dr Sandeep Pandey, Magsaysay Awardee and Vice President of Socialist Party (India), to CNS (Citizen News Service).

Call to kick polluters out of climate talks
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Members for Committee on High Posts & Standing Committee announced

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya yesterday announced in Parliament the names of MPs for the Committee on High Posts and the Standing Committee.

Speaker Karu Jayasuriya
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Sri Lankan Tamil Refugees from India Return Home

Seventy three Lankan refugees sheltered in the special camps in Chennai were repatriated to Sri Lanka with the assistance of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Thursday, 'The Hindu' reported.

Sri Lankan Refugees return home
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