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"Sri Lanka has the full support of the us congress&quot

[b]"Sri Lanka has the full support of the us congress" - US Senator Lugar[/b]

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent to Asian Tribune

[b]Washington, 05 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Senator Richard Lugar Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee assured that Sri Lanka has the full support of the US Congress as it seeks to move the peace process forward.

Dalai Lama may not get visa to Sri Lanka

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

Amidst reports of a possible visit by the exiled Tibetan spiritual
leader the Dalai Lama to Sri Lanka, the Foreign Ministry is yet to
receive a request seeking approval for such a visit.Post your comments

Indian court fines Subramanian Swamy

By Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

Subramanian Swamy, a former Federal Minister and Chief of Janata Party, has been asked by an Indian court to pay a fine recently in a libel case after the he did not disclose the source of his allegation that bordered on defamation.Post your comments

Pramuka Bank to be made a State Bank

Q Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The depositors and other stakeholders of the now defunct Pramuka Savings and Development Bank have placed high hopes on the assurance made by the government that Pramuka Bank would be made a State Bank.

Norway refuses to respect EU's list of terrorists

Norwegian Foreign Minister, Jonas Gahr Støre declared in a press statement issued on 04 January, that Norway will not respect the list of terrorist organizations banned by the European Union. Reason: this will make it difficult for Norwegian involvement in peace processes.Post your comments

Pakistan China exchange documents on ratification of friendship treaty

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

China and Pakistan Wednesday exchanged documents on ratification of friendship treaty with each other to make it more effective. Post your comments

Indian companies to invest US$ 500 million in Sri Lanka

From Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

A number of leading Indian Companies have agreed to invest in Sri Lanka following the recent visit to India by President Mahinda Rajapaksha.

Snowfall slows earthquake aid efforts

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

Heavy snow and rainfall has triggered many landslides in the earthquake hit areas of Azad Kashmir and North West Frontier Province NWFP of Pakistan, cutting off rural road access and grounding helicopters since Sunday.

Sri Lanka plans to increase rubber production to meet international demand

By Sunil C. Perera - Reporting from Colombo

The Ministry of Plantation Industries has taken numerous steps to overcome the prevailing shortcomings in the rubber industry with the view to augment and improve the rubber export and industry in the country.

Sri Lanka on the road back to civil war

[b]Sri Lanka on the road back to civil war[/b]

Less than two months after the presidential election, Sri Lanka is slipping towards civil war.

Pakistan China exchange documents on ratification of friends

[b]Pakistan China exchange documents on ratification of friendship treaty[/b]

By Iqbal Hussain Khan Yousafzai – Reporting from Islamabad

[b]Islamabad, 05 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] China and Pakistan Wednesday exchanged documents on ratification of friendship treaty with each other to make it more effective.

Norway refuses to respect EU's list of terrorists

[b]Norway refuses to respect EU's list of terrorists[/b]

[b]Oslo, 05 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Norwegian Foreign Minister, Jonas Gahr Støre declared in a press statement issued on 04 January, that Norway will not respect the list of terrorist organizations banned by the European Union. Reason: this will make it difficult for Norwegian involvement in peace processes.

Indian court fines Subramanian Swamy

[b]Indian court fines Subramanian Swamy[/b]

By Rama Rao – Reporting from New Delhi

[b]New Delhi, 05 January, (Asiantribune.com):[/b] Subramanian Swamy, a former Federal Minister and Chief of Janata Party, has been asked by an Indian court to pay a fine recently in a libel case after the he did not disclose the source of his allegation that bordered on defamation.

The Delhi High Court, whi

Dalai Lama may not get visa to Sri Lanka

[b]Dalai Lama may not get visa to Sri Lanka[/b]

By Munza Mushtaq - Reporting for Asian Tribune

[b]Colombo, 05 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Amidst reports of a possible visit by the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the to Sri Lanka, the Foreign Ministry is yet to receive a request seeking approval for such a visit.

The Mahabodhi Society reportedly intends to invite the Tibetan spiritual

"Sri Lanka has the full support of the us congress" - US Senator Lugar

Daya Gamage – US National Correspondent to Asian Tribune

Senator Richard Lugar Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee assured that Sri Lanka has the full support of the US Congress as it seeks to move the peace process forward. Post your comments


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