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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Mumbai needed to learn a lot from Tamil Film World-Amitabh Bachan

Bollywood Super Star, Amitabh Bachan said, Mumbai needed to learn a lot from Tamil World, regarding the co-operation and helping hands toward co-artists and others.

Sri Lanka President Awarded with Honorary Doctorate in Moscow

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa has been awarded with “Doctor Honoris Causa” yesterday by the Peoples’ Friendship University of the Russian Federation, for his outstanding contribution towards fostering world peace and his success against terrorism.

India’s bid to unlock dialogue process with Pakistan

India has said its proposal to have Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan was a calculated initiative to “unlock” the dialogue process and convey directly its immediate concerns about cross-border terrorism.

Blackwater present in Pakistan: Minister

Peshawar, 07 February, ( Senior Minister of North West Frontier Province of Pakistan, Bashir Bilour admitted on Saturday and said that the US private security company Blackwater is at present in Pakistan and is operating in the NWFP as well as in other areas.

Letter from America: Western Mendacity with Iran’s Nuclear Program

The relationship between the governments of Iran and the USA has been tense and nasty since the fall of the Shah. During the long Iran-Iraq War, the USA and her allies even supported the Iraqi regime when it invaded Iran.

Shahrukh downplays remarks, won’t meet Thackeray

Under attack from Shiv Sena, Shah Rukh Khan today said it was sad that his remarks on Pakistani cricketers in IPL have been misread but ruled out meeting Bal Thackeray on his own to sort out the controversy.

Two great Chemists enlarged the bound of society

Ms G D M R Dabera in all received 10 awards clinching the Gold for performance in all parts of the Graduate ship; Overall Excellence in Physical Chemistry, Overall Excellence in Inorganic Chemistry, Second Place in Level 3 and 4 offered by the Royal Society of Chemistry (Sri Lanka Section), Best Performers achieving overall excellence in Chemistry Practical, Level 3 and 4 in Chemistry, Energetics and Kinetics, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Management, Economics and Marketing, at the 27th batch of 92 Graduate Chemists passing out at the 6th Convocation of the College of Chemical Sciences, Institute of Chemistry held at Hilton Colombo.

India, Sri Lanka among 13-nations in naval exercise

India kicked off on Friday a 13-nation naval exercise off its Andaman archipelago it said was aimed at improving disaster management and not an attempt to form a security bloc.

Conspiracies and Coups: New Bottles, Old Wine

The conspiracy aims at overthrowing President Rajapakse; it is hatched by Eelamists and other anti-national elements; greed and revenge are their motive forces.

Black Flag waved by 15 Sena persons...Thousands welcomed-Rahul Gandhi

"While 15 Shiv Sena activists waved black flags against me, thousands in Mumbai welcomed me. The visit was a huge success," said AICC General Secretary and MP Rahul Gandhi, who surprised everyone in the Kerala State Congress unit with his unexpected visit.

University of Colombo introduces two Masters Courses in Financial Mathematics

Dr J K Wijerethna, Head, Department of Mathematics, University of Colombo said that the two Mathematics courses that are introduced by the Faculty of Science, University of Colombo are aimed at catering to the growing demand for a knowledge in Mathematics locally and internationally.

Grave concerns over presence of Blackwater in Pakistan

A private and secretive outfit named Blackwater under Erik Prince propped up in North Carolina in mid 1990s with its HQ spread over 7000 acres of land.

Film Star Jayaram's House attacked and torched- Karunanidhi condemned

The Chennai City Police on Saturday registered a case against the controversial Tamil film director and Strong supporter of LTTE, Seeman for indulging in violence and a mob belongs to his Tamil Protective outfit attacked and torched the house of famous Malayalam actor Jayaram, for his derogatory remarks against Tamil women.

Historical DBS Second Provincial Chapter

The second historical Provincial Chapter of the Sri Lanka Don Bosco Salesian Vice Province takes place from 7th to 12th February at their Sri Lankan headquarters at Dungalpitiya, Negombo.

Sri Lanka Independence Day In Palestine

"Sri Lanka being a consistent and long standing supporter of the Palestinian cause, it gives me great pleasure to attend this 62nd Independence Day reception and extend greetings and best wishes to the Government and peoples of Sri Lanka" stated Dr. Riad Al Malki, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Palestinian National Authority.