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SA's first community radio forced to close in Nepal

[b]SA's first community radio forced to close in Nepal[/b]

[b] Kathmandu, 28 November, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Crackdown on Nepalese independent media continued on Sunday with Nepalese authorities shutting down Radio Sagarmatha, South Asia’s first community radio.

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to undertake major reshuffle..

[b]Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to undertake major reshuffle of his cabinet[/b]

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]New Delhi, 28 November, (Asian Tribune.com): [/b]A week after he effected a mini-reshuffle' involving just four ministers – of water resources, Information, Youth and Urban Development, Delhi political circles are alive with the possibility of a major reshuffle of h

The Diversity of Cham Muslims: Where Indian, Chinese, Arabic, and Malaysian cultures meet

By Antonio Graceffo

Indochina is one of the culturally richest and most diverse locations on
earth, as it is the place where Indian and Chinese cultures meet. But the Cham Muslims of Indochina are the pinnacle of diversity, as they represent the mixing of Indian, Chinese, Arabic, and Malaysian culture.

Sri Lanka managed to develop and grow during the past two decades – Alessandro Pio, ADB Country Director

By Quintus Perera – Reporting from Colombo.

Despite various constraints like the political instability, frequently rising oil prices and the recent Tsunami disaster that has a lot of adverse effects on the economy, Sri Lanka has managed to develop and grow during the past two decades, said Alessandro Pio, Country Director, Asian Development Bank and the Chief Guest at the National Business Excellence Awards 2005 organized by the National Chamber of Commerce of Sri Lanka at the Hilton Hotel, Colombo.

Backlash against Buddhist statue dumped in Hamilton Canal

A Buddhist statue was placed opposite Dias & Dias Company at Duwawatte, Mabole, few years back which is predominantly Muslim area with Sinhalese Buddhist and Christian families also living in large numbers.

Education Minister decides to change the system of admission to Grade 1.

The new Education Minister, Susil Premajayantha has decided to revert back to the earlier system of Principals of schools to decide on the admission of children to the Grade One.

SA's first community radio forced to close in Nepal

Crackdown on Nepalese independent media continued on Sunday with Nepalese authorities shutting down Radio Sagarmatha, South Asia’s first community radio.Post your comments

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to undertake major reshuffle of his cabinet

By M Rama Rao - Reporting for Asian Tribune

A week after he effected a mini-reshuffle' involving just four ministers – of water resources, Information, Youth and Urban Development, Delhi political circles are alive with the possibility of a major reshuffle of his cabinet by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.Post your comments


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