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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2557

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Tamils & Muslim Leaders Reiterate their Support to President Rajapaksa

Political leaders who represent the Tamil and Muslim communities reiterate their unstinted support to the President Mahinda Rajapaksa, at the forthcoming presidential election saying his commitment and dedication has saved the country from the disastrous terrorism and has begun the war on development of the country.

Three killed in stray bomb explosion

Three people were killed and three others injured when a stray bomb went off in Bhandara Village in Chitwan district on Monday morning. The village lies some 80 kilometer south from the capital city Kathmandu.

Controversy Over Doctorate For Sarath Fonseka!

Honorary doctorates undoubtedly have created some intriguing controversy in Sri Lankan politics in the recent past. First it was a religious cum political scandal when Most Venerable Gangodawila Soma Thero went to Petersburg in Russia in December 2003 to receive an honorary doctorate from the so-called International University of Fundamental Studies.

Sri Lankan Celebrity: Thanuja’s translations from Russian to Sinhala literature is a ‘high coup’

She is a noted novelist, short story writer and a translator. And she is a poet too. Which is more prominent in her is the question; may be her poetry works---haiku. She is Thanuja Dharmapala, more known as a journalist (section editor), who worked at the literary desk of national newspaper “Silumina”.

Flood gates to be opened to do business in Jaffna

The biggest and newest platform for entrepreneurs to interact with each other is not far behind. For the first time ever the inaugural Jaffna International Trade Fair 2010 (JITF) will be organized by Lanka Exhibition and Conference Services (Pvt) Ltd in collaboration with the Federation of Chambers of Cmerce and Industry of Sri Lanka.

Fifth anniversary of tsunami tragedy remembered

The deadly waves that swallowed more than 8000 people on the Tamil Nadu Coast five years ago is still remembered, grieved. Memories of the tsunami still haunt fishermen in the affected neighborhood fishing villages.

Heraliyawala Industrial Park Phase II now open for investors

Colombo, 28 December, ( Wayamba Investors and Exporters Forum organized by the Industrial Services Bureau (ISB), North Western Province was held at Hotel Galadari with particular emphasis on the Heraliyawala Industrial Park Phase II now open for investors.

Ruchika case to be reopened

The Government of India has decided to ask the Central Bureau of Investigation to re-investigate the case of Ruchika Girhotra, a teenage girl of Chandigarh in Haryana who committed suicide after she was molested by the then Inspector-General of Police S S P Rathore in August 1990, Union Law Minister Veerappa Moily reiterated on Saturday.

Pro-Telangana parties call for shutdown on Wednesday

Despite Union Finance Minister and senior Congress leaders' assurance to a delegation of Ministers from Andhra Pradesh that the Government of India would soon come out with "a good news soon" and appealing to them to withdraw their resignations, rallies, hunger strikes and demonstrations continued in Telangana region on Monday.