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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Sri Lanka: Deaths from Rabies Reduced by 50 per cent

Health Care and Nutrition Ministry of Sri Lanka has reduced human deaths which occurred from Rabies by 50 per cent compared to last year. The Ministry has achieved this success through a special program which was introduced to control the spread of Rabies in the country last year.

Generals and Politics: In Memory of Major General Janaka Perera

There have been a few Generals who took up to politics in the recent past after retirement from the Sri Lanka Army. Major General Lakshman Algama, Major General Sarath Munasinghe and Major General Janaka Perera are three of them that I can recall to my memory.

India: Satellites in fine fettle

The 990 kg Oceansat-2 and six other nano satellites launched by the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C4 from Sriharikota around noon on Wednesday are in fine health, the India Space Research Organisation announced.

India to bring key tourist groups to Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Tourism on a major destination drive in India.
Three city road shows in Bangalore, Ahmadabad and Delhi Sri Lankan.
Fashion Show to showcase the island’s strong heritage in creative industries.

Sri Lanka: Work with Heart

Dr. P.G. Maheepala, Deputy Director General of Public Health Services of the Ministry of Health revealed that 35 million people in the world are suffering from non-communicable diseases such as cancer, heart diseases and stroke; 60% of them are from developing countries such as China, India, and Soviet Union.

Current government to see its fall soon, says Maoist Chairman

Chairman of Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) on Wednesday said that his party would file ‘no confidence’ motion against the current government if there was agreement to correct the move of President Dr Ram Baran Yadav.

Manmohan Singh’s Faulty Pakistan Policy

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, while delivering the panic button, stunned the nation recently that based on certain intelligence inputs from across the border, ‘terrorist groups’ –Pakistan calls them non-state actors—were planning fresh attacks in India.

Lanka – Russia Negotiated a Mutual Legal Assistant Treaty

The second round of bilateral negotiations was held in Moscow from 16 – 18 September 2009 between the Delegations of Sri Lanka and the Russian Federation in order to conclude a bilateral treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters between the two countries.

Edge back from the abyss - It's time to deliver on climate change

Climate change is happening faster than we believed only two years ago. Continuing with business as usual almost certainly means dangerous, perhaps catastrophic, climate change during the course of this century. This is the most important challenge for this generation of politicians.

Japan, China Pledge to Act on Climate Change

United Nation, 24 September, (IPS): When the one-day summit meeting on climate change ended late Monday, only Japan and China were singled out for their concrete commitments to battle one of the world's biggest environmental challenges.

Libyan Leader Thrashes All and Sundry in U.N. Debut

Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi, in his maiden visit to the United Nations Wednesday, made a highly predictable speech - long on rhetoric and short on substance.