Skip to Content

Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1888

Islam Reached the Shore of Konkan in 636 CE, During Umar (ra)'s Caliphate

One of our student groups from Markazul Ma’arif Education and Research Centre (MMERC), Mumbai is on a 40-day trip at Shrivardhan, a township in Raigad district of Konkan region in Maharashtra state of India. We went to meet them on 3rd day of Eidul Adha (15 Sept. 2016). Shrivardhan is 200 kms. from Mumbai, the capital city of Maharashtra and the financial capital of India.

diconary view

Iran: Former President Ahmadinejad may stand for presidency again!

Iran is going to presidential poll in May 2017. Former Iranian hardline president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who held office from 2005 to 2013, has announced that he will run in the spring 2017 presidential election, is expected to launch his comeback campaign.

Iran: Former President Ahmadinejad may stand for presidency again!
diconary view

Open Letter to Harvard University President

Dear Professor Faust,

Open Letter to Harvard University President
Drew Gilpin Faust is the 28th president of Harvard University and the Lincoln Professor of History in Harvard's Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
diconary view

Kashmiris Freedom Fighters Reacted against Indian Army?

17 Indian soldiers killed and any injured when freedom fighters stormed the administrator camp of 10 Gorkha Punja Regiment of 12 Brigade Headquarters located in North Kashmir's Uri town , 102 kms from Srinagar, around 4 am on 18 September 2016. According to the observers four freedom fighters has also probab ly used explosive during their attack. The brigade Headquarters and Dogra regiment are part of 19 Divisional headquarters that is located in Baramullah.

Kashmiris Freedom Fighters Reacted against Indian Army?
diconary view

Sri Lanka President Leaves For New York

Sri Lankan delegation led by President Maithripala Sirisena leaves for the United States to attend the 71st United Nations General Assembly due to be held at the UN Headquarters in New York from September 19 to 26.

Sri Lanka President Leaves For New York
diconary view

Webcam Hacking : when high-tech fails, low-tech or no-tech is the way forward

I have recently noticed that most, if not all, of my friends have covered the built-in webcams of their laptops with a translucent tape, in the wake of growing menace of web cam hacking, the method in which hackers tend to use this particular accessary for malicious purposes with the aid of pieces of software installed in the computer systems of unsuspecting victims or remote administration tools (RAT), while gaining access to them remotely.

Webcam Hacking : when high-tech fails, low-tech or no-tech is the way forward
diconary view

Thoughts on American Presidential Election – 2016

American politics, as expected, has heated up since the Labor Day. In less than two months the American voters will choose between former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and casino- and real estate mogul Donald Trump for the highest political post in the land.

Thoughts on American Presidential Election – 2016
diconary view

A Massive Fire At Kilinochchi Market Complex - Some 120 shops razed to ground

The Kilinochchi market complex with some 120 shops was razed to the ground in a massive fire which erupted on Friday night, police said.

A Massive Fire   At  Kilinochchi Market Complex -  Some 120 shops razed to ground
A Massive Fire   At  Kilinochchi Market Complex -  Some 120 shops razed to ground
diconary view

Inaugurate Anagarika Dharmapala Award

The grant of a Ramon Magsaysay Award in the Philippines to Pandit W. D. Amaradeva (in 2001), inasmuch as it brought honour to Sri Lanka drew attention to a glaring deficiency in this country's national scheme of distribution of awards i.e. the lack of a comparable International Prize in the name of an outstanding Sri Lankan whose work most benefited humanity.

Anagarika Dharmapala (1864-1933)
diconary view

Oceans of (Dis)trust

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon delivered a lecture at the Kadirgamar Institute, Colombo, on ‘Sustainable Peace and Achieving Sustainable Development Goals’. Referring to the lack of UN intervention in Sri Lanka, the Secretary General said, “Had we been more actively engaged, we could have saved much more, many more human lives.”

Oceans of (Dis)trust
diconary view

NPF may not do well this time in coming Manipur’s most complicated electoral war

As I fairly analyze the ongoing electioneering scenario in Manipur’s most unpredictable political games, the regional Naga People’s Front (NPF) may likely to suffer this time.

NPF may not do well this time in coming Manipur’s most complicated electoral war
diconary view

Pak President Confers High Civil Award to Prominent Lankan Personality

The Government of Pakistan has conferred the prestigious Medal of Services “Tamgha-i-Khidmat" to Mr. Ifthikhar Aziz, for his meritorious services towards the promotion of Pakistan-Sri Lanka friendly relations as well as his great contribution towards enhancing Trade, Investment and strengthening Educational & Cultural Links between our two friendly nations.

Mr. Ifthikhar Aziz
diconary view

Global Tamil Forum Delegates Meets US State Department Officials Connected With Sri Lanka

The Global Tamil Forum (GTF) delegates representing US, UK, Canada, Australia and Germany met Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, Nisha Biswal and Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour, Tom Malonowski at the State Department in Washington DC yesterday, Friday 16 September.

Global Tamil Forum Delegates Meets US State Department Officials Connected With Sri Lanka
Global Tamil Forum Delegates Meets US State Department Officials Connected With Sri Lanka
diconary view

Sri Lankan President to UN, Skips NAM Summit In Venezuela

Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena is skipping the 17th Non-Aligned Movement’s summit being held in Venezuela's Margerita Island from September 13 to 18.

Sri Lankan President to UN,  Skips NAM Summit In Venezuela
diconary view
Syndicate content


.