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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2790

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Sri Lankan Government to Set Up Courts in Liberated Areas

Colombo, 26 August, ( Sri Lanka’s Justice Ministry has taken a decision to set up courts in Kilinochchi and Mullaithivu districts where the Sri Lankan forces liberated from the LTTE clutches, the Ministry sources revealed.

Another attempt to malign Pakistan nuclear program

Pakistan’s nuclear program has been subjected to sustained propaganda by Indo-US-Israeli media and officials since early 1980s. From 2005 onwards, propaganda snipes became more and more razor-sharp and scathing. Main theme revolves around weak security apparatus and nuclear weapons falling into wrong hands.

Sri Lanka: Kariyawasam, New High Commissioner- Designate In New Delhi

Colombo, 26 ( Sri Lanka's former Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Prasad Kariyawasam has been named the new High Commissioner to India.

Killing and custodial deaths on the increase in Tamilnadu

Chennai, 26 August, ( The killing of an elderly couple at Neelankarai in Chennai on Monday evening is yet another shocking incident, which records the growing crime scenario in the city of Chennai. Not only that the custodial deaths is also on the increase, shattering the people’s confidence with the State police.

Balkanizatio: Why Are Indians Afraid Of China?

Massive cobwebs have developed in the already bedevilled relationship between India and China. The Dragon’s hegemonic tendencies have of late come to the fore. Its ways of duplicity in dealing with India, know no bounds.

Holy See to assist Sri Lanka in the post-conflict recovery stage

Colombo, 26 August, ( The Apostolic Nuncio to Sri Lanka Monsignor Joseph Spiteri, on behalf of Pope Benedict XVI, expressed gratitude in the manner in which the Catholic Church is being treated by the polity of Sri Lanka, when he made his first call on Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama on Tuesday, having presented his credentials earlier this month, and pledged that the Holy See would do its best in assisting Sri Lanka in the post-conflict recovery stage.

American gets jail for carrying pistol

Chennai, 26 August,( A local court has sentenced an American national to one year in jail and imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 for trying to carry a loaded pistol on a flight.

It matters little tor Sri Lanka : US Ambassador "Butenis" or "Haramanis," all the same

The collapse of the Soviet Union helped it. India did not want to be isolated. She was mindful of the ‘threat’ to her from China with the order issue still remaining unresolved. LTTE was to be used by India to prevent the U.S. getting a foothold in Trincomalee which was strategically important for her.

Nepal Govt begins issuing personal PAN cards

Kathmandu, 26 August, ( Nepal government on Sunday launched personal Permanent Account Number (PAN) cards, handing them over to the President, Vice President and all the ministers.

Lanka tourism: Ramayana or Mahawamsa

The August 23 the Sunday Observer reported that the Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA) is planning to promote religious tourism to attract Indians to Sri Lanka. The main focus of this will be the Ramayana epic, according to the report.

The West Has No Shame And Fear Of Wrong-doing

In the Buddhist vocabulary there are 52 mental factors that operate under consciousness the latter being not a mental factor.

Chief justice proposed to be picked up from among senior law professionals

Kathmandu, 26 August, ( In a controversial decision, Constituent Assembly (CA) Committee on Determining Judicial System has decided to make a provision that allows picking up chief justice in the Supreme Court from among eligible law professionals other than those serving in the apex court.