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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2342

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Don't blame it on Prabhakaran, Jaya tells Karunanidhi

All India Anna DMK general secretary J Jayalalitha has said Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK president M Karunanidhi cannot cover up his "betrayal" of the Sri Lankan Tamils by saying that LTTE leader V Prabhakaran had brought upon himself his own destruction and the end of the Eelam armed struggle.

Bangladesh Supreme Court Verdict: Bangabandhu Murder Case- Justice delayed but not denied

It was so wonderful to learn about the long awaited judgment on the Bangabandhu murder case. The Supreme Court of Bangladesh unanimously upheld an earlier judgment that found all those 12 rogue officers of the armed forces guilty of the worst crime in the history of Bangladesh.

Madhuri Dixit to essay Indira Gandhi role on celluloid

The top Hindi film heroine of the 90s Madhuri Dixit (42) is set to play the role of Indira Gandhi in a biopic planned on the late Indian Prime Minister.

‘Ramayana trail’ draws heavy flak

Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority (SLTDA)’s promotion of the ‘Ramayana trail’ package came in for heavy criticism at a Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka (RASSL) meeting at Colombo recently.

Lalin’s Column: Restoration of the 5th Column

The 30 year war is over and despite the hydra headed maneuvers of the 5th column, the terrorists were annihilated. The country is moving towards the acclaimed goals of peace. Velu’s successor KP has been taken in a sting operation worthy of the world’s best Secret Services.

UN Under-Secretary General says "Satisfied" with the Resettlement Process

UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs Sir John Holmes who is on a three day visit to Sri Lanka addressing the media personnel at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Colombo said that he is satisfied with the government’s proceedings with the resettlement and infrastructure development process.

Maoists shut down industrial estate

The Maoist-affiliated workers have enforced an indefinite shut down in a major industrial estate in eastern Nepal alleging that four pharmaceutical industries operating inside the estate did not meet their demands.

A rejoinder to Dr. Subhash Kapila’s article

Indian political leaders, writers and media analysts and intelligence agencies are past masters in creating doubts and misgivings between groups, communities, political parties and institutions to fan ethnic and sectarian tensions, political polarization and foment fissiparous tendencies in neighboring countries.

Minister Rishard Bathiutheen admitted in the Apollo Hospital

Minister of Resettlement and Disaster Management Rishard Bathiutheen met with an accident on Monday November 16th and now admitted in the Apollo hospital, in Colombo for treatment.

Move Raja out of Telecom Ministry, Jaya tells Manmohan

All India Anna DMK general secretary J Jayalalitha has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to move Union Minister and senior DMK leader A Raja out of the Telecom Ministry to enable an impartial enquiry by the CBI into the multi-crore scam in the allotment of second generation services licences to mobile telephone operators on a first-come-first-served basis.

Needed less rhetoric, more application

Mohinder Singh Dhoni, the Indian Captain, has said it all. At various times, on different occasions, he has been forced to admit that the batting failed, the bowling was weak and that the fielding was poor.

U.S. State Department Issues Revised Travel Warning for Sri Lanka

The United States Department of State has issued a revised travel warning for Sri Lanka to reflect improving security conditions in the country. Travel warnings are issued by the Department of State to alert American citizens of potential dangers when traveling to certain countries.


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