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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2614

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Sri Lanka National Congress, the brainchild of Milinda Moragoda

Sri Lanka National Congress - the new political entity has emerged in the horizon of Sri Lanka.

The Last Call For General SF

We understand that you will within a few days make up your mind whether to enter politics or not. That hesitation on your part is itself a good sign that you have paid attention to those who mean well for you.

Ambassador Palipane tipped to be an Additional Secretary of the Foreign Ministry

It is strongly rumored that Ambassador M.J.Palipane who was recently recalled from the Sri Lanka Mission in Japan, will be getting back his Additional Secretary position in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs when the incumbent Prasad Kariyawasam leaves for New Delhi as Sri Lanka’s new High Commissioner.

US-Burma Relations to be Wary

A US delegation led by Under-Secretary of State Mr Kurt Campbell and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Scot Marciel has made a visit to Burma. In order to grasp and consider the situation during the visit, I will present some inside stories.

Sri Lanka: Rice Bowl Area in Mannar to Cultivate with Special Attention

The Government makes arrangements to re-cultivate 7000 acres in Rice Bowl area in Mannar with special care and attention hoping a good harvest, Northern Province Governor Major General (retired) G.A. Chandrasiri revealed.

Free houses for rain-hit homeless in Ooty

The Tamil Nadu government has decided to construct 1,869 temporary structures within 15 days to settle those who had lost their houses to landslide owing to heavy rains in Nilgiris district.

U.S. helps to identify economic growth opportunities in the East

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) supported the study of six industry sectors including Dairy, Horticulture, Fisheries, Aquaculture, Tourism, and Logistics to identify growth opportunities in the East for the private sector. The recommendations of the six sector assessments were released by USAID to key stakeholders in the government, private sector, and other industries.

Bal Thackeray takes on Sachin, gets bouncers

Shiv Sena leader Bal Thackeray, self-styled champion of Marathi pride and sons of the soil, is facing bouncers from all directions after taking on cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar over his comment that Mumbai is for all Indians.