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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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More evince interest to join the parliamentary electoral race

Sri Lanka is already in the grip of election fever, the Election Commission is yet to notify the parliamentary elections. And many have decided to come forward to contest in the forthcoming General elections. Maybe the post war peace time is the reason.

Pawar meets Thackeray: Was only cricket on agenda?

The Congress has always been suspicious of NCP leader and Union Minister Sharad Pawar’s political moves. At the time of Lok Sabha elections when there was talk of a split verdict, Pawar was hobnobbing with Congress rivals and did not hide his ambition of occupying the chair of the Prime Minister, if he had the numbers and enough supporting parties.

Russia and Sri Lanka to strengthen bilateral relations

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, met yesterday evening in Moscow, the President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev .

Turkish President in New Delhi, wants stronger trade ties

Turkish President Abdullah Gul arrived in New Delhi on February 7 on a five-day visit. Gul was accompanied by a high-profile business delegation, members of parliament and senior ministers, including Mehmet Aydin, the state minister and co-chairman of the Joint Economic Commission, Health Minister Recep Akdag and Transportation Minister Binali Yildirim.

Students should fight against discrimination: Lok Sabha speaker Ms Meera Kumar

Lok Sabha Speaker, Ms Meera Kumar called upon the students community to fight against discrimination and other anti social activities.

Up-Country Peoples Front vice president joins Mano Ganesan’s party

Barathi Dasan and over 1500 members Up-Country Peoples Fronts have joined Democratic Peoples Front led by Mano Ganeshan.

Sri Lanka’s Independence Celebrated in Bangkok

The small Sri Lankan community in Thailand gathered at the official residence of Prof. J. B. Disanayaka, ambassador to Thailand, Cambodia and Laos to celebrate the 62nd anniversary of the country’s independence.

New US Afghan policy will have to traverse a bumpy road

Afghanistan is under illegal occupation of US-NATO forces since November 2001. So far occupation forces have been unable to achieve any of the professed objectives.

Sarath Fonseka Arrested By Military Police

The former Army Commander General Retiref Sarath Fonseka has been arrested around 10 PM on Monday at his house .

Quit India movement member, veteran Pashtun Pakistani politician laid to rest

Veteran politician and leader of Awami National Party (ANP) Ajmal Khan Khattak who had died after a protracted illness on Sunday has been laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Akhora Khattak, Nowshera. He was 85.