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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2556

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Aalathonguneelakandan vs Aalamundaneelakandan

[b]Tsunamithevan and sooniyathevan[/b]

Science came from E.U. Questioning the leadership of the real God also has to come from E.U.? ([b]Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Church of England[/b].)

Swami Vivekananda came America, after that every body understand his power. Arumuganavalar dedicate his life to Tamil and Hindus.

President appoints inquiry into killings in the east to appease LTTE & Norway

From our Colombo Correspondent

Under pressure from Norway and the LTTE, President Chandrika Kumaratunga has appointed a commission of inquiry into the killings of the LTTE cadres in the east.

Condoleezza Rice arrives in India today

By M Rama Rao from New Delhi reporting for Asian Tribune

US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice is arriving here Tuesday while on her maiden visit to South Asia and East Asia. Her talks with Indian leaders will focus as much on bilateral relations as on peace in South Asia.

Norway told to disarm LTTE

The Liberal Democratic Tamils in Norway (LDTN) has urged Norway to take immediate and effective steps to stop the killing spree unleashed by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Recently established LDTN, in a letter to Jan Petersen, Minister of Foreign Affairs, stated that the only way to ensure peace in the North and East is to disarm the LTTE.

Political uncertainty has hardly dampened Hong Kong’s economic recovery as tomorrow’s budget will show.

Neville de Silva - Diplomatic Editor, Asian Tribune

Though Hong Kong passed through a couple of years of political shocks, the resultant uncertainties have hardly affected the territory’s economic recovery.

Quake rattles western India

Rohit Viswanath in Mumbai

An earthquake of moderate intensity measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale jolted parts of western India on Monday afternoon.

Sri Lanka takes precautions to avert Avian Flu

Sunil C. Perera in Colombo

The eruption of avian flu in several Asian countries persists to be a cause of great concern.

Scope for confrontation between Indian judiciary and legislature ends for now

By D P Kamat in New Delhi

The scope for any confrontation between Indian legislature and judiciary ended Monday over the on-going split verdict phenomenon in the eastern state of Jharkhand.

SL: July Strikers to slap case against Government

Sunil C. Perera in Colombo

The seven thousand plus July strikers of Sri Lanka are determined to seek a court order from the International Human Rights Commission against their national government. The Joint Organisation of July strikers alleged that the government authorities are not in a mood to discuss their contention.

U.S. Interaction With Asia is a Monologue:Will Rice’s Asian Tour Open a Dialogue

Daya Gamage – USA Reports to Asian Tribune

On the eve of her departure to the Asian Region, United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, announcing the Bush administration’s nomination of Karen Hughes as Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs at the State Department in Washington on March 14, said that for the “U.S. to be successful we must listen. An important part of telling America’s story is learning the stories of others. Our interaction with the rest of the world must not be monologue. It must be a conversation.”