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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2395

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The Ministry of Justice and Law Reform to launch shortly an Information Centre

Minister Milinda Moragoda to set up an information centre to obtain necessary information relating to the administration for justice system in Sri Lanka.

Check if you are carrying spice Khas khas to Middle East countries to avoid arrest

Madras High Court has directed the officials of Central Board of Excise and Customs to put up notices at all airports and seaports listing commodities that are commonly used in India but are banned in the Middle East.

ICT Literacy Rate to be brought above 60 per cent by 2012 – President Rajapaksa

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) literacy rate in the country will be brought to 60 per cent by 2012, President Mahinda Rajapaksa said while addressing the eAsia 2009, the annual international Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) exhibition, which kicked off yesterday at the BMICH in Colombo.

Bangla hands over two LeT suspects to India

In a move singnifying increasing cooperation in jointly fighting terrorism, Bangladesh has handed over to India two suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists.

France’s highest honour for Lata Mangeshkar

Noted singer Lata Mangeshkar, the ‘Nightingale of Asia’ was conferred with ‘Officier de la Legion d'Honneur’, France's highest civilian award, at a glittering function in Mumbai on Wednesday night.

IDPS in the welfare centers enjoys the freedom of movement

More than 10,000 Internally Displaced person who are in the welfares centre enjoyed the freedom of movement by moving in and out the welfare centers freely since from 1st of Dember.

President Rajapaksa visits Dambulla Economic Centre


President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited Dambulla Economic Centre (DEC), which is situated in the Dambulla Secretariat Division of Matale District, in the center of Dambulla town on 30th November.

BCCI Must Accept Blame For The Muddle

The Services cricket team is rather unnecessarily being blamed for the fiasco surrounding its Ranji Trophy match against Jammu and Kashmir scheduled to be held in Srinagar.

WWF honors famous mountaineers Apa, Dawa with 'Leaders for a Living Planet' award

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has awarded 19-times Everest climber Apa Sherpa along with Dawa Steven Sherpa with its most prestigious "Leaders for a Living Planet" award amidst a ceremony held at its headquarters at Gland in Switzerland, Wednesday.

Invest Sri Lanka –Time is now



The High Commission of Sri Lanka in Singapore and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of Sri Lanka jointly organized a seminar titled, "Invest Sri Lanka –Time is now" at the Fullerton Hotel in Singapore with the twin objectives of disseminating first hand information on emerging business opportunities in Sri Lanka in the post conflict era and attracting institutional investors in Singapore to invest in Colombo Stock Exchange, which is one of the five best performing markets at present.

India and USA hand-in-glove

India-US-UK-Israel nexus is hand-in-glove and conspiring to harm Pakistan. Pakistan has been profusely bled by the nexus based in Kabul for the last eight years but they call themselves as friends of Pakistan.

Why Sri Lankan voters should put Country first

If Sri Lankans presently wonder why the nation is divided in thought and deed it is possibly because we have not experienced too many incidents of what it is like to be united, feel united and think united.


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