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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2770

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Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini to meet the Inter-Religious Delegation from Sri Lanka

An iter-religious delegation from Sri Lanka is expected to meet with Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini when they arrive in Rome in the first week of November.

Rajapaksa visiting Tirupati today

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, now on a visit to Nepal, is flying to Renigunta by a special plane from Kathmandu on Saturday and from there motoring to Tirupati for a darshan of Lord Balaji.

Northern Province Receives 41 IT Laboratories

Forty one computer laboratories have been set up in the Northern Province under the government’s accelerated infrastructure development process.

DMK’s Communications Raja turns tables on Opps; says NDA era scam was the biggest

With the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh publicly standing by his side, and the UPA trouble shooter Pranab Mukherjee declares that mere allegations were not proof of corruption, the Communications Minister in a controversy, A Raja of the DMK on Friday sought to turn the tables on the opposition particularly the BJP and AIADMK which are baying for his scalp.

Fugitive Indian-Born Financier Rakesh Saxena Brought Back to Bangkok

Rakesh Saxena, a former adviser to the top executive of the failed Bangkok Bank of Commerce (BBC) who was involved in an embezzlement case which helped to bring down the bank in 1995, has been extradited from Canada and landed yesterday midnight in Bangkok to face charges in Thailand.

Indira Gandhi – woman of courage and caprice

History has a strange way of turning kind to its makers, post-death, after being unsparingly critical during their life time for a variety of reasons.

Sri Lanka President in Lumbini

Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is currently on a Nepal trip, has reached Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Friday morning, via an army helicopter.

Youth’s Drowning case, Police Officer Surrendered

A police officer attached to the Bambalapitiya Police station who was wanted in connection with the alleged assault that led to the drowning of a youth in Bambalapitiya on October 29 has surrendered to the police.

Indian-Born Rakesh Saxena remanded for 12 days by Bangkok Criminal Court

The court Saturday allowed Thai police to detain fugitive Indian-born ex-financier Rakesh Saxena for 12 days for questioning regarding alleged embezzlement which led to the closure of Bangkok Bank of Commerce (BBC) in 1995, two years before the Asian financial crisis hit Thailand and spread to many other countries in the world.