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Basil in Jaffna

Basil in Jaffna

Basil Rajapaksa MP, Greeted by Jaffna civilians

Basil In Jaffna

Basil In Jaffna

Cultivation of 1124 acres of abandon paddy land in Jaffna peninsula inaugurated by Senior Presidential Advisor and Parliamentarian Basil Rajapaksa. Also in the picture Minister Douglas Devananda.

Outstanding Entrepreneurship

Outstanding Entrepreneurship

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh lighting the lamp to inaugurate the National Awards Presentation function to Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, in New Delhi on August 28, 2009.

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Dinsha J. Patel and the Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Shri Dinesh Rai are also seen.

Outstanding Entrepreneurship

Outstanding Entrepreneurship

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh gave away the National Awards to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises for their outstanding entrepreneurship, in New Delhi on August 28, 2009.

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Shri Dinsha J. Patel and the Secretary, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Shri Dinesh Rai are also seen.

Balkanising India, Chinsese way

A Chinese "strategist" has recently posted a game plan on a website to break India into “20-30 pieces” of ethnic concentrations. And so what’s new? The Chinese have been trying to destabilize India almost from the moment of its emergence as a free nation from British colonial bondage by providing guerrilla warfare training, arms and sanctuaries to the Nagas. All the North-east insurgencies are China-Pakistan joint ventures.

How to maximize opportunities in the global market

Colombo, 28 August, (Asiantribune.com): Often importers and exporters even those with experience encounter issues that could be avoided. To offer practical information that will help protect interests of companies and maximize opportunities in the global market, the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce (CCC), in association with the Department of Sri Lanka Customs, will hold a series of half day Seminars on Export & Import Procedures.

Bangladesh: Swine flu cases on the increase - taking the total infected to 139

M.A Qader-Reporting from Bangladesh

Dhaka, 28 August, (Asiantribune.com): The swine flu cases continue to increase in the country with at least 22 more cases detected in a single day since the first case was detected in June this year, said officials of the Institute of Epidemiology, Disease Control and Research (IEDCR).

Will insurgency end with death of Baitullah Mehsud?

Baitullah came into limelight after the death of Abdullah Mehsud in July 2007 who was killed in Zhob by security forces. Within a short period of five months little known Baitullah managed to spread his influence in all seven tribal agencies of FATA and established Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in December 2007.

Duty First - Mastery in Servitude, says Meher Baba

Meher Baba Speaks -11

Meherabad (Ahmednagar, Maharashtra) 28 August (Asiantribune.com): For some strange reasons, I could not continue this column. What are the reasons, you may ask? Frankly, I don’t know. It so happened that the column did not appear. Just like that. I cannot attribute this ‘casual leave’ to any pre-occupation. Because, I did not stop working since March end when the last column in the series had appeared.

DSL to market Schaeffler products

Colombo, 28 August, (Asiantribune.com): Douglas and Sons Ltd (DSL) Mmarket leader in auto-spare parts distribution in Sri Lanka and the largest importer of tyres and batteries, has teamed up with Schaeffler Group, Germany, to market four of its brands LuK, INA, FAG and Ruville for motor vehicles.

Mine Clearing and settlement of IDPs

According to a news report (Bloomberg) dated 27 August 2009, Presidential Advisor Basil Rajapaksa has stated mine clearance would determine the pace of that settlement of IDPs in the Vanni. This statement has to be examined against two positions.

Minister Moragoda briefs British leaders on the post conflict situation in Sri Lanka

London, 28 August (Asiantribune.com): Minister Milinda Moragoda briefs the British leaders on the post conflict situation in Sri Lanka.

India: Jinnah affect: Main Opposition party, BJP in a self-destructive mode

New Delhi, 28 Aug (Asiantribune.com): The biggest threat to the survival of India’s main opposition party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today is from within. The party appears to be swayed by what can be called mood for self-destruction.

Books presentation to President Mahinda

Books presentation to President Mahinda

The two books written by the veteran broadcaster Dharma Sri Wickemasinghe presented to Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday (27) at Temple Trees. (Pix by Sudath Silva)

Secretary Defence greeting Dr. Palitha Kohona r

Secretary Defence greeting  Dr.  Palitha Kohona r

Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Secretary Defence greeted Dr. Palitha Kohona at the Ministry of Defence premises and also presented a memento of appreciation to the former Foreign Secretary.

Chief Sanganayaka of Sabaragamuwa of Malwatha Chapter Ven. Vehalle Attadassi Nayaka Thera bestows the sannas pathraya to the Pr

Chief Sanganayaka of Sabaragamuwa of  Malwatha Chapter Ven. Vehalle Attadassi Nayaka Thera bestows the sannas pathraya to the Pr

Chief Sanganayaka of Sabaragamuwa of Malwatha Chapter Ven. Vehalle Attadassi Nayaka Thera bestows the sannas pathraya to the Pr

Ven. Hadapangoda Wimalanayaka Thera felicitated Defense Secretary Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Ven. Hadapangoda Wimalanayaka Thera felicitated Defense Secretary Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Ven. Hadapangoda Wimalanayaka Thera felicitated Defense Secretary Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Minister W. J. Senevirathne Presenting a Memento from the People of Sabaragamuwa to President.

Minister W. J. Senevirathne Presenting a Memento from the People of Sabaragamuwa to President.

Minister W. J. Senevirathne Presenting a Memento from the People of Sabaragamuwa to President.

Chief Minister Mr. Mahipala Herath presenting a memento to President.

Chief Minister Mr. Mahipala Herath presenting a memento to President.

Chief Minister Mr. Mahipala Herath presenting a memento to President.


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