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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 104

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Andhra CM Rajasekhara Reddi, Chopper missing

A helicopter, carrying Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Rajasekhara Reddy, went missing at 10.30 this morning, in between Kurnool and Chittoor in South Andhra Pradesh, leading to a huge search operations.

Philip Alston: The Professor on Human Rights

Professor Philip Alston the UN Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions has said that if the Government’s position with regard to the ‘shooting of two Tamil citizens’ in Sri Lanka is validated as a result of an inquiry, the international community can rest easy and the Government will have been vindicated. I have already given my comments on this.

Musharraf visits Saudi Arabia, Pak minister rules out trial sans consensus

With growing demand from opposition for trial of former president Musharraf, hobnobbing is going on in favour and against of the same.

Sri Lankan journalist named winner of Peter Mackler Award

J.S. Tissainayagam, a Sri Lankan journalist sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison, has been named the first winner of the Peter Mackler Award for Courageous and Ethical Journalism.

At-risk Refugees Gain Temporary Sanctuary In The Philippines Under Agreement With UN

The Philippines has become only the second country in the world to be formally designated as a transit country for at-risk refugees on their way to resettlement elsewhere under an agreement reached by the United Nations and the Asian nation.

Sri Lanka Government expresses regret over the criticism on Tissainayagam verdict

Sri Lanka Government expresses its concern to the criticism by some section of the international community over Tissanayagam verdict.

'Is it because I’m a Bangladeshi?'

As we wind down the first ten days of Ramadan, days and nights meant for prayers of mercy, we must not forget that such supplications should be supplemented by our own acts of good deeds. Deeds that are not necessarily confined to individuals alone, but to institutions as well.

Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline to be operational by 2013

Islamabad, 02 September, (Asiantribune.com): The Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline will be operational by 2013, officials of the two countries decided in a meeting.

Hundreds of Elders Moved from Welfare Villages to Free Shelters

A big consignment of essential drugs worth of 10 million rupees for people at welfare villages in Vavuniya has been donated by the Switzerland Government yesterday (September 01). Swiss ambassador in Sri Lanka Ruth Flint has handed over the gift to Sri Lanka’s Health and Nutrition Minister Nimal Siripala de Silva.

“Whistle Blowers” in Britain and the US : Time they looked at the skeletons in their cupboards

Those "cooked-up" pictures presented by Channel 4 and repeated by it several times and by the Times of London, the B.B.C. and now the CNN are following a definite agenda. The pictures have been obtained from a gutter group given a big sounding name to make them look respectable.

40th Anniversary of Libyan Revolution

40th Anniversary of Libyan Revolution

Libyan leader Colonel Mummar al- Gaddafi receiving Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Tripoli, Libya.

40th Anniversary of Libyan Revolution

40th Anniversary of Libyan Revolution

Colonel Mummar al- Gaddafi is seen resting his hand in the shoulder of Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapakse while viewing the combined armed services parade in Tripoli to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Libyan Revolution

Sri Lanka President in Libya

Sri Lanka President in Libya

Pakisthan Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani reeived by President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
(Pix By Sudath Silva)

Sri Lanka President in Libya

Sri Lanka President in Libya

Pakistan Prime Minister Yasuf Raza Gilani meeting Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
(Pix Sudath Silva)

Sri Lanka President in Libya

Sri Lanka President in Libya

Madam Gloria N Arroya President of Philippines met Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. (Pix Sudath Silva)

Indian President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil departs to Russia

 Indian President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil departs  to  Russia

Indian President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil being seen off by the Vice President, Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari and the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on her departure to the Russian Federation & Republic of Tajikistan, in New Delhi on September 02, 2009.

Indian President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil departs to Russia

Indian President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil departs  to  Russia

The President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil being seen off by the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and his cabinet colleagues on her departure to the Russian Federation & Republic of Tajikistan, in New Delhi on September 02, 2009.

Indian President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil departs to Russia

Indian President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil departs  to  Russia

The President, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil being seen off by the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and his cabinet colleagues on her departure to the Russian Federation & Republic of Tajikistan, in New Delhi on September 02, 2009.

Fortieth Anniversary of Libyan Revolution

Fortieth Anniversary of Libyan Revolution

Sri Lankan troops participating in the combined armed services parade

40th Anniversary of Libyan Revolution

40th Anniversary of Libyan Revolution

Sri Lankan troops participating in the combined armed services parade in Tripoli, Libya


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