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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 892

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No more traffic jam during VIP tours, Govt. says

The Government today decided not to block any roads during VIP visits except for the country’s President.

Bring Peace and justice in Mindannao region

The World Forum for Democratization in Asia calls for greater efforts to bring peace and justice in Mindannao region.

Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayaka and Minister Bogollagama to attend CHOGM 2009

Prime Minister Ratnasiri Wickramanayaka, on behalf of President Mahinda Rajapaksa, will represent Sri Lanka at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) being held this year in Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago from 27 – 29 November 2009.

Should Executive Presidency Be Dismantled

Since the introduction of executive presidential system to Sri Lanka’s political administration, has been a question whether the executive presidential status for the head of state in Sri Lanka should be eliminated transferring the executive authority to the parliament or elected representatives of people in national state assembly.

Madras Medical College to move to new building to come up nearby

A new state-of-the-art building would come up at the erstwhile Central prison area for the Madras Medical College, at an estimated cost of Rs. 70 crore, the Tamil Nadu government release said on Wednesday.

President brought peace & prosperity - President's Secretary

President Mahinda Rajapaksa is dedicated to bring peace and prosperity to Sri Lanka.

Nepal: Houses passes Rs 285.93 billion budget

After six-month of Maoist obstructions, the Legislature Parliament on Wednesday endorsed the budget for the fiscal year 2009/10 by overwhelming majority.

Second Meeting of SAARC Ministers of Science & Technology held in Colombo

The Second Meeting of the SAARC Ministers of Science & Technology was held on Tuesday, in Colombo, chaired by the Minister of Science & Technology of Sri Lanka, Prof. Tissa Vitarana.

Distortion of history out of malice and personal vendetta

It has become fashionable for all writers to put the entire blame of Pakistan ailments in the basket of late Gen Ziaul Haq. He is most negatively commented upon since he was an eyesore for the secularists in general and the PPP in particular.

Global Fund grant to help reduce impact of HIV and AIDS on men who have sex with men

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has approved in principle a landmark US $47 million grant for a community-strengthening programme aimed at reducing the rapid and alarming spread of HIV and AIDS among men who have sex with men and among transgender people in South Asia.

Role of the International Community in Post-war Sri Lanka

Speaking on the Sri Lanka’s hard-won peace and freedom, Sri Lanka Ambassador in Kuwait commended the country’s leaders for having achieved a historic victory, what most believed was “impossible” against one of the most ruthless and deadliest terror groups.

Fifth incident of fishermen attack in a month by Lankan navy reported

Coastal hamlets of Pudukkottai district is in tension with yet another attack of fishermen by the Lankan Navy. This is the fifth incident of atrocities unleashed by Sri Lankan Navy men against hapless fishermen in mid sea since November 2.


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