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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2347

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Sri Lanka; State Drama Festival Begins as Courts Withdraws Injunction Order

As Colombo District Court yesterday (November 03) removed an injunction against the holding of the final round of the State Drama Festival, it will be held as arranged early, an official from the Cultural Affairs Ministry told Asian Tribune.

As Mumbai terrorist mayhem anniversary nears, India reiterates readiness to thwart any 26/11 type attacks

After the Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram and Defence Minister A. K Antony, it appears is the turn of army chief to warn about the possibility of a repeat of 26/11 that rocked Mumbai in 2008. India has taken all precautions to ward off such strikes, Gen Deepak Kapoor told reporters here on Tuesday morning.

18 fishermen with 5 boats arrested by Lankan Navy

Fresh incidence of fishermen arrest by the Lankan Navy is being reported, causing tension among the fisherfolk again.

Maldives in brief : Maldivians fighting in Pakistan-Afghanistan border; Dead in Waziristan conflict

Nearly 10 Maldivians have died in Waziristan conflict and another 100 are fighting in Pakistan-Afghanistan border, President Mohamed Nasheed said warning his people against religious extremism.

India: Cong, ally NCP wrangle on portfolios delays govt formation in Maharashtra

Eleven days after the electorate voted the Congress and its ally Nationalist Congress party (NCP) back to power, the two parties are no where near formation of their third government in Maharashtra.

Iranian Delegation Pledged Assist Sri Lanka’s Development

Dr. Anoushiravan Mohseni Leader of the visiting Iranian Parliamentarian delegation , pledged continued Iranian assistance on the three major development projects - oil exploration, Uma Oya development and the tourism sector.

Treat Lankan Tamil refugees like Tibetans: Ramadoss

Pattali Makkal Katchi founder S. Ramadoss has called on the Tamil Nadu Government to extend to the Sri Lankan Tamil refugees all the facilities available to Tibetans living in the State.

Sarath Fonseka’s Options

Based on the information I have gathered from the investigations done by Asian Tribune America has no hold on Sarath Fonseka since he is not an American citizen. If Sarath Fonseka refuses to answer questions there is in fact nothing that America can do to him except deny him citizenship but if he were to get American citizenship and take the oath then America can send him to Afganistan as a private to fight the Taliban.


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