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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2706

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Key LTTE smuggler on Lankan radar

Sri Lankan security and intelligence agencies have turned the spotlight on Ravi Shanker Kanagarajah alias Shangili, a most wanted transnational LTTE terrorist who has used his ships for human trafficking and arms smuggling.

Letter from America: Oprah Winfrey

One of the hot topics from the USA this past week has been: Oprah Winfrey’s bombshell like announcement that she is calling it quits to her most successful TV program after 25 years in 2011.

Two by-elections to TN Assembly next month

Two by-elections to the Tamil Nadu Assembly will be held on December 19. They are the Vandavasi reserved Assembly constituency and the Tiruchendur Assembly constituency.

Election Season

The government is expected to gazette the Presidential election on Monday. Minister Maitripala Sirisena has hinted that the delay (the announcement was expected last Sunday, at the SLFP Convention) is due to astrological factors, ever a potent force in Lankan politics.

Despite a sudden nip in the India-US air, Manmohan Singh sets out on US visit

Post - Obama visit to Beijing nip in the wind notwithstanding, India Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday morning set out on his long journey to Washington.

France and Ireland at Psychological War: the Hand of God is the issue

The French and Irish are not on friendly terms at the moment. On Wednesday, the Republic of Ireland knew they were out of the race for the football world cup, after being beaten by France in very controversial circumstances.

Madras varsity to offer free education for Sri Lankan refugees

The Madras University has decided to offer free of cost graduate and post-graduate courses to children of Sri Lankan refugees living in camps across the State.

Sri Lanka President to announce tomorrow about elections

President Mahinda Rajapaksa will make a special announcement tomorrow (Monday) about elections.