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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2343

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Panic selling drags indices down

Acuity Stockbrokers Research / Sri Lanka Equities in their weekly review indicated that the positive momentum in the market was unexpectedly disturbed this week amid the arrest of US based Galleon Group founder Mr.Raj Rajaratnam under alleged insider dealings.

Sharing a Wavelength during Hard Times – economists and fortune tellers

Here is a small experiment that you can practise at home; there is no danger associated with it whether you perform it at home, in bed or even in kitchen. Nor does it carry the label ‘adults only’ as it doesn’t tantamount to a naughty ritual; even little kids can do it, as having fun is no one’s monopoly.

Nepal army chief off to US

Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) Chhatraman Singh Gurung on Saturday left for USA to attend a four-day international conference starting Monday.

Indian dangerous designs against Pakistan

India has made its standing in the world because of its size, geo-strategic importance and huge economic market. It is largest in size and population and militarily and economically the strongest country in South Asia. Indian army of 1.4 million is third largest after China and USA. It has 34 combat divisions.

Thaksin Shinawatra, the new economic advisor to Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen declared that he planned to appoint ex-Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra as his economic advisor.

Defenders and Pretenders

During the Fourth Eelam War, the Lankan war effort was led by a politico-military triumvirate consisting of President Mahinda Rajapakse, Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapakse and Army Commander Lt. Gen. Sarath Fonseka.

DMK climbs down on protest over Mullaiperiyar

Two days after announcing a massive protest in Madurai on Nov 1 against Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh for having given clearance to Kerala t conduct a survey in Mullaiperiyar Tiger Reserve forests for new dam, the DMK on Saturday climbed down by saying that the protest would be against Kerala and not the Minister.

China Has 1,283 Public TV Channels

China has opened 1,283 public television channels, with broadcasting hours topping 2.57 million annually, a senior Chinese official said here Saturday.

Hillary Clinton Insults Sri Lanka

Hillary Clinton announced to the whole world that our troops have committed rape on women caught up in conflict areas meaning Tamil women. When we challenged this somebody else in the State Department said that the State Department has not received such a report and stated that they hope that clarification puts the issue in its proper context.

Kurt Schork Awards Winners Announced

This year’s jury selected three outstanding candidates whose fearlessness and journalistic excellence represent the overall mission of the Kurt Schork Awards for International Journalism.

U.S. Government assistance increases milk supply to the new CIC Yoghurt and Curd Factory in Batticaloa

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) through its economic development project has established a dairy farmer network in Punani, Batticaloa.

Love-struck Lankan woman creates a scene at Chennai airport

A love-struck Sri Lankan woman, who came to India two years ago with a fake passport in search of her lover she worked with in Kuwait and was jailed, on Saturday created a flutter at the Chennai airport when she resisted deportation, forcing a Colombo-bound plane to leave her behind.


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