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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2559

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Indian Company to Export 21,000 Tonnes of Wheat to Sri Lanka

PTI News

b>New Delhi, Sept 10- An Indian company has secured an export order for 21,000 tonnes of wheat to Sri Lanka. The private order comes even as modalities are being worked out to select an agency for export of 300,000 tonnes wheat to Lanka under a government to government [GtG] deal over a span of 20 months.

New airline to start flights to Sri Lankas war-torn Jaffna Peninsula

Colombo, Sri Lanka Sep 10: - Another private airline in Sri Lanka said Tuesday that it would start flying to the northern city of Jaffna this week, indicating growing trust in peace efforts to end the island nation's 19-year ethnic conflict.

The baby was delivered, the cord clamped and cut – Bizarre Medical Report

"The skin was moist and dry. The patient lives at home with his mother, father, and pet turtle, who is presently enrolled in day care three times a week. The patient was in his usual state of good health until his
airplane ran out of gas and crashed."

Cholera Patient who preferred Prayer to Medicine dies

Form our Jaffna Correspondent

Fifty-five year old Elizammah Iruthayanathan who suffered a bout of cholera, declined to take medicine saying prayer would cure her. Prayer did not answer and she was rushed by her relatives to the Jaffna hospital where she died eleven minutes after admission.

Battle for Supremacy has been declared


Colombo, September 11:The battle line has been drawn.
The government will gazette tonight the 19th Amendment to the constitution that would curb the presidential power to dissolve parliament after it completes the first year of its six-year term.