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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 105

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K. Rosiah sworn-in as interim AP Chief Minister

Chennai, 04 September (Asiantribune.com): Senior-most Congress leader and Finance Minister K Rosaiah was on Thursday sworn-in as the interim Chief Minister of Andhrea Pradesh, following the untimely death of incumbent Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on Wednesday.

Amirthalingam Memorial Lecture. In London

Amirthalingam Memorial Lecture. In London

Amirthalingam memorial lecture was jointly organized by Amirthalingam Memorial Foundation and the TULF – UK Branch. Mrs Mangayarkarasi Amirthalingam is seen here addressing.

Amirthalingam Memorial Lecture, In London

Amirthalingam Memorial Lecture, In London

Amirthalingam memorial lecture was held in London on 31st August 2009. Rauff Hakeem MP and the President of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress made the keynote address.

Tearful send off to former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy

Tearful send off to former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy

The Member Parliament, Shri Rahul Gandhi laying wreath at the mortal remains of the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh on September 04, 2009.

Tearful send off to former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy

Tearful send off to former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy

The Chairperson, UPA, Smt. Sonia Gandhi laying wreath at the mortal remains of the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh on September 04, 2009.

Tearful send off to former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy

Tearful send off to former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy

The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh paying homage at the mortal remains of the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, late Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh on September 04, 2009.

Seven Tibetans arrested over greeting visiting Chinese delegates with

Police have arrested seven Tibetan exiles from Bouddha area of Kathmandu when they were waving back flags to the visiting high-level Chinese delegation on Wednesday.

Jinnahpur Controversy

Like MQM, if we were also to take Brig (r) Imtiaz's widely self-contradictory mea-culpa at its face value, one has to appreciate the deplorable role of the politicians too.

Award for Tissainayagam for his contribution to Terrorism!

The international community had criticized the verdict given in Tissainayagam's case by the Colombo High Court on 31 August. He had been indicted under the Prevention of Terrorism Act. It was alleged that he caused racial disharmony by his writings, website and Magazine for which he was lavishly funded by the LTTE.

Amirthalingam Memorial Lecture. In London

Amirthalingam Memorial Lecture. In London

Amirthalingam memorial lecture was jointly organized by Amirthalingam Memorial Foundation and the TULF – UK Branch was held at the Indian YMCA Hall in London, United Kingdom. A section of the audience is seen in this picture

Rehabilitated Former LTTE cadres provided employment opportunities in Malaysia

Rehabilitated Former LTTE cadres provided employment opportunities in Malaysia

This opportunity was jointly organized by Ministry of Justice and Law reforms and Foreign Employment Bureau. Picture here are seven of the ex-L T T E youth obtaining the blessings of the clergy after they were given their passports and relevant documents in Sammankodu Sri Manikka Vinayakar Kovil at Bambalapitiya.

Rehabilitated Former LTTE cadres provided employment opportunities in Malaysia

Rehabilitated Former LTTE cadres provided employment opportunities in Malaysia

Milinda Moragoda Minister of Justice and Law Reforms, V Puththirasigamoney Deputy Minister and Suhada Gamlath, Secretary were also present at the occasion.

The Final ‘Randoli’ pageant of the annual Sri Dalada Perahera

The Final ‘Randoli’ pageant of the annual Sri Dalada Perahera

The Final ‘Randoli’ pageant of the annual Sri Dalada Perahera of the historical Raja Maha Viharaya of Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte paraded the streets in the most grandiloquent manner on the 29th of last month (August).

The Final ‘Randoli’ pageant of the annual Sri Dalada Perahera

The Final ‘Randoli’ pageant of the annual Sri Dalada Perahera

The Perahera, which was held for the 109th time this year had been organized in a manner to give prominence to ancient traditions and customs comprised of a variety of items performed by well over two thousand ‘Kandyan’, ‘Pahatharata’ and ‘Sabaragamu’ dancers along with more than thirty elephants.

The Final ‘Randoli’ pageant of the annual Sri Dalada Perahera

The Final ‘Randoli’ pageant of the annual Sri Dalada Perahera

A large number of devotees gathered to grace this Dalada Perahera held under the patronage of the Chief Incumbent of Kotte Raja Maha Viaharaya Rev. Aluthnuwara Anurudha Thero and under the auspicious of the SLFP Chief Organizer of Kotte and Minister of Foreign Affairs Rohitha Bogollagama.

Signing of MOU between India and Sri Lanka to set up a centre for English Language Training (CELT) In Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Signing of  MOU between India and Sri Lanka to set up a centre for English Language Training (CELT) In Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Signing Ceremony was held at Presidential Secretariat today (03rd).

Signing of MOU between India and Sri Lanka to set up a centre for English Language Training (CELT) In Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Signing of  MOU between India and Sri Lanka to set up a centre for English Language Training (CELT) In Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

On the Sri Lankan side, the MOU was signed by Mr. Susil Premajayantha Minister of Education, and Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the President. Minister Sarath Amunugama was also present.

Signing of MOU between India and Sri Lanka to set up a centre for English Language Training (CELT) In Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Signing of  MOU between India and Sri Lanka to set up a centre for English Language Training (CELT) In Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

The MOU was signed by Mr. Alok Prasad, High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka and. Prof. Abhay Maurya, Vice Chancellor of the English and Foreign Language University (EFLU) on the Indian side.

Signing Ceremony was held at Presidential Secretariat on 3rd September 2009. (Pix by: Nalin Hewapathirana)

Rehabilitated Former LTTE cadres provided employment opportunities in Malaysia

Rehabilitated Former LTTE cadres provided employment opportunities in Malaysia

A young group of former LTTE cadres who underwent rehabilitation, given employment opportunities in Malaysia.


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