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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2642

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Sunday Celebrity: Thillaiampalam Sritharan for cooperation, not confrontation with Colombo

Thillaiampalam Sritharan, a Boston- based Sri Lankan Tamil activist and a former Bank of Boston employee, who once spearheaded the Eelam movement with his two brothers in US and who later got disillusioned with the idea when a group of people started taking up arms, killing people, leaders, peers, killing each other, was in Chennai on a brief visit.

Sri Lanka: Yogapura Vidyalaya at Mallavi Re-opens Today

The Government has made all the arrangements to re-open the Mallavi Yogapura Vidyalaya at Mallavi in Mullaithivu, which had been closed due to civil war situation last few years, Northern Province Major General (retired) G.A.Chandrasiri told the Asian Tribune.

A local hydro-power construction company commences its operations in

Hydropower International Ltd, a local hydro power construction company expands its business in East African countries to obtain more foreign revenue .

Jaipur Inferno

It was perhaps the first time that a union minister publicly said that there was nothing that could be done to control the situation arising out of what must be presumed to be a man-made disaster even though the final word will come only after an official inquiry has been completed.

Senator Joyce, "...Send 'Oceanic Viking' asylum seekers to Sri Lanka for processing"

During the last few weeks the hot topic in Australia was about bogus Tamil asylum seekers. The boat carrying 255 Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers which was turned around en route to Australia has now gone ashore in Indonesia.

India's Ggrowing Clout

Reflecting India's growing influence in the world of travel and tourism, more and more foreign destinations are either opening offices or contracting with Indian companies to promote outbound travel from India. The latest is the U.S. State of California that has contracted Sartha Marketing of New Delhi to increase media coverage of California's tourist attractions.

Poppy Day Celebrated in Colombo

The 'Poppy day and the Security Forces Heroes' day was commemorated yesterday (November 08) at the War Memorial at Vihara Maha Devi Park, Colombo.

Lankan scholar to attend Tamil meets

After dilly-dallying for long, Jaffna University professor emeritus Karthikesu Sivathambi has confirmed at last that he will be taking part in the proposed World Classical Tamil conference being held in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu from June 24 to 27.

How Successful Is The Resettlement In The Northern Province?

Being a retired Army Officer I must confess at the inception that I have little or no information regarding the strategy of the present government in its implementation of the Uturu Vasanthaya.

Sri Lankan Celebrity: Dhanushka Wins All Three, Stage, TV and Cinema

She was known by her family members and neighbors as “Wasana”. In Sinhala language, Wasana means fortune. Yes, her beauty, talent and the dedication has brought her the fortune. She is Dhanushka Iroshanie Jayarathne - an upcoming star in the tele-screen as well in the silver screen.

Karnataka BJP paralysis ends; Yeddyurappa wings clipped

The paralysis that has afflicted the BJP government in Karnataka has ended on Sunday as a ‘birth day gift’ to party patriarch L K Advani, who himself is being hounded out of the political arena by the RSS as a part of its so called efforts to spice up Parivar’s political front.