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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2343

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Emirates business class facilities for SriLankan passengers in Dubai

September 25:SriLankan Airlines yesterday announced that their Business Class passengers travelling from Dubai to Colombo now have the same facilities available to Emirates First and Business Class passengers at Dubai International Airport.

Sri Lanka Tourism Industry Banking On Big Peace Dividend

By Zaithoon Bin Ahamed of Dow Jones News Wire

Yahoo News - Colombo (Dow Jones)--After taking a pounding from the clashes between Tamil Tiger rebels and government troops, Sri Lanka's beleaguered tourism industry is counting on a substantial peace dividend for the upcoming winter season.

New Miss Universe crowned in New York

New York-September 25: A 24-year-old Russian cop who would rather catch criminals than cut ribbons was stripped of her crown as the reigning Miss Universe because she failed to fulfill her duties, pageant organizers said on Tuesday.

Life Explained...as God Agrees

Compiled by: V.Rajeny

On the first day God created the cow. God said, "You must go
to field with the farmer all day long and suffer under the
sun, have calves and give milk to support the farmer. I will
give you a life span of sixty years."

New Mobile Internet Technical Architecture book provides an insight into the mobile future

Nokia has produced a new comprehensive study on the future of the mobile world. The Mobile Internet Technical Architecture (MITA) book is a set of three volumes, focusing on the technologies, standards, solutions, software and visions of the mobile domain. The book’s authors are among Nokia’s top mobile communications experts.

Hartley College teachers and students protest against assault on principal

Hartley College, located at Point Pedro in the Jaffna Peninsula, was closed down, following a protest campaign launched by students and its staff, against the brutal assault on their Principal on 21 September around 11.30 p.m.

President will use powers when necessary — Mahinda in Los Angeles

President Chandrika Kumaratunga will not hesitate to exercise her executive powers if necessary, Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapakse said in Los Angeles. President Chandrika Kumaratunga will not hesitate to exercise her executive powers if necessary, Opposition Leader Mahinda Rajapakse said in Los Angeles.

British state secretary to visit Sri Lanka

Daily MirrorThe British Minister of State for overseas development, Ms. Clair Short has agreed to visit Sri Lanka in December this year. She has also agreed to find out the developmental needs of our country and to support the rebuilding plan of Sri Lanka, Economic Reform, Science and Technology Ministry said yesterday in a media release.


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