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Bomb scare disturbs Indian Parliament

[b]Bomb scare disturbs Indian Parliament[/b]

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 17 December, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]An e-mail traced to Tirunelveli in Tamilnadu purported to be from an Osama acolyte Friday threatened Indian Parliament with a bomb blast leading to an unprecedented security drill that included evacuation of almost 800 lawmakers, 300 journalists, 1,500 staff, and a lar

Kathmandu goes on strike against civilian killings

A strike called by Nepal's agitating seven parties against the killings of civilians by a Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) soldier in Nagarkot Wednesday night crippled normal life in Kathmandu Valley Friday. Post your comments

Social responsibility integral part of corporate bodies

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

As Unilever Chairman Antony Burgmans has stated, ‘Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not something we do to the society. It is an integral part of everything we do’. In line with their commitment to be a responsible and committed corporate citizen, Unilever Sri Lanka Ltd (USL), is sponsoring the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Sri Lanka (CIMA)/The Business Club Community Leader Awards 2006. This was the view expressed by Dr Anura Ekanayake, Human resources and Corporate Relations Director, USL at the occasion of USL accepting the sponsorship of CIMA/BC Community Leader Awards 2006 held at Galadari Hotel. Post your comments

India terms Iraqi election as a significant step forward

By M Rama Rao – Asian Tribune

India has welcomed the just concluded elections in Iraq as a significant step forward in the Iraqi political process.

Pakistan in grip of dam politics

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

As Pakistan is in grip of politics over construction of new water reservoirs particularly the construction of the controversial Kalabagh Dam, which is the hot topic of the day in the country, several allies of the ruling coalition have threatened to part their ways with the government if they were not taken into confidence ahead of any decision on construction of the dam. Post your comments

Opposition Congress attacks DAN Govt on State’s law and order problems

By Oken Jeet Sandham – Asian Tribune

The Opposition Congress have today come down heavily on the ruling DAN Government for running way from their responsibilities and making the law and order situation in the State from bad to worse.

MFA threats apparel workers –ALARM

By Sunil C. Perera - Colombo

The Apparel-Industry Labor Rights Movement (ALARM), which brings together unions and Labor NGOs and observer organizations affiliated to the apparel industry, was formed to fight for the rights of women workers in the industry. The organization says that almost one year after the much dreaded phase out of the Multi-Fiber Arrangement (MFA) it is still too early to conclusively assess the impact it will eventually have on the Sri Lankan apparel industry.

Pakistan in grip of dam politics

[b]Pakistan in grip of dam politics [/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 17 December (Asiantribune.com): [/b]As Pakistan is in grip of politics over construction of new water reservoirs particularly the construction of the controversial Kalabagh Dam, which is the hot topic of the day in the country, several allies of the ruling coalition have threaten

Social responsibility integral part of corporate bodies

[b]Social responsibility integral part of corporate bodies[/b]

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

[b] Colombo, 17 December, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]As Unilever Chairman Antony Burgmans has stated, ‘Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not something we do to the society. It is an integral part of everything we do’.

Kathmandu goes on strike against civilian killings

[b]Kathmandu goes on strike against civilian killings[/b]

[b] Kathmandu, 17 December, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] A strike called by Nepal's agitating seven parties against the killings of civilians by a Royal Nepalese Army (RNA) soldier in Nagarkot Wednesday night crippled normal life in Kathmandu Valley Friday.

Bomb scare disturbs Indian Parliament

By M Rama Rao - in New Delhi

An e-mail traced to Tirunelveli in Tamilnadu purported to be from an Osama acolyte Friday threatened Indian Parliament with a bomb blast leading to an unprecedented security drill that included evacuation of almost 800 lawmakers, 300 journalists, 1,500 staff, and a large number of casual workers apart from visitors and others - totaling around 4,000.Post your comments


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