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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2793

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Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji in Sri Lanka

Sri Sri Ravi Shankarji, Founder of the Art of Living, is in Sri Lanka past two days, blessing the cross-section of people, as part of a mega event titled ‘Uniting Hearts and Minds’.

Three share Nobel Prize for Chemistry

The 2009 Nobel Prize fpr Chemistry went to chemists in Britain, the United States and Israel for work on the ribosome, the Nobel Foundation in Sweden revealed.

Resettlement of the IDPs is the top priority of Sri Lanka

The resettlement of the Internally Displaced Persons in their homes and initiation of their livelihoods are the main priority of the Government of Sri Lanka pointed out Sri Lanka’s Foreign Minister Rohitha Bogollagama during his meeting yesterday with Mike Foster, the UK Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Development.

One state sector to extend a massive service to the nation!

Today the challenge before us after ending the war is to expedite the development process of this country and promote productivity.

Nepal Maoist continue House obstruction

The Legislature-Parliament could not resume its business on Wednesday as scheduled as the ruling Nepali Congress (NC) and CPN-UML and the main opposition UCPN (Maoist) failed to strike a deal on the latter´s demand concerning “civilian supremacy”.

IT education pioneer SLIIT notches 10 years successfully

Over 10,000 IT Graduates and professionals and academic of Sri Lanka’s leading IT Degree awarding Institute, the Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year. Those graduated from SLIIT comprise around one third of Sri Lanka’s It professional workforce.

Indian nuclear ambitions

India had carried out five nuclear tests on 12 May 1998 amidst fanfare. Ruling BJP proudly declared all the tests successful. Despite US doubts it was claimed that 45 KT yield had been achieved.

A modern vocational training institute is a worthy and timely investment - Said Thalayan Bartleet

When the government has effectively played its role in bringing about a final conclusion to the war, now it is time for the private sector too to play its role to support people in war torn areas.

International Teachers Day - Sri Lanka and Chinese approach

On the 6th of October, Sri Lanka along with many other countries celebrated the International Teachers Day.

Two arrested for cracker blast in station

Two persons, one of them a cracker dealer, have been arrested in connection with Tuesday's firecracker blast at Cholavandan railway station in which two persons died and nine were injured.

‘Leading a New Beginning’ is the theme for 30th ICASL National Conference

Ms Kathy Klugman, High Commissioner for Australia in Sri Lanka was the chief guest and Amitha Gooneratne, Managing Director/CEO, Commercial Bank was the Guest of Honour at the inauguration of the 30th National Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka held at Water’s Edge, Battaramulla, where more than 600 persons from the accountancy and allied professions attended.

United Nations Launches Online Training Course To Fight Terrorism

The United Nations crime-fighting agency and its partners have launched a six-week online training course to provide Member States with crucial technical assistance for strengthening judicial and police cooperation against terrorism.

Climate Change – Sri Lanka’s Perspective

The time for dilly-dallying over the question of climate change is over. Scientists from around the world have agreed that climate change is a reality.