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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2492

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Salween Dams proposal revive development nightmare for Karenni in Burma

Karenni Development Research Group has expressed serious concern fear over the proposal to dam the Salween River. The reports brings into sharp focus that 28 villages Karenni villages will be inundated and about 30,000 people will be affected.

SLMC wants Government to refute LTTE allegations against Jihad allegations

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

Sri Lanka's predominant Muslim party, the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) has called upon the Government to categorically deny the allegations leveled by LTTE Chief Negotiator Anton Balasingham that an armed group called the Jihad organization was operating in the Eastern province.

Pak, US agree to explore Islamabad's energy needs

Pakistan and the United States have agreed to explore ways to meet Pakistan's growing energy needs to strengthen its energy security.

UNDP released People's Consultation Report on Post-tsunami Recovery

Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapakse on Monday, formally received the final report on Peoples' Consultations prepared after extensive discussions with those affected by the December 2004 Tsunami.

Court of Appeal orders Elections Chief to accept SLMC nomination papers

By Munza Mushtaq – Reporting for Asian Tribune

The Court of Appeal on Monday ordered Election's Commissioner Dayananda Dissanayake to accept the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) local government election nomination papers for 12 local authorities.

Pak condemns attack on ex-Afghan president

Pakistan has rejected allegations leveled by an Afghan official that Pakistan was involved in attack on Sibghatullah Mujaddedi.

'Pride of Pakistan' exibition in Colombo later this year

By Munza Mushtaq -- Reporting for Asian Tribune

Pakistan is making elaborate plans to host their second 'Pride of Pakistan' trade exhibition in Colombo which is likely to take place in August in conjunction with Pakistan’s National Day celebrations.