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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2858

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Opposition Leader should withdraw statements on UPFA candidates - Media Minister

Media Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeyawardana says that the Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremasinghe has still not realized his role in the politics and always makes statements which don’t fit for an experienced politician like him.

Australia admits attacks on Indians dented its image

Australia on Wednesday acknowledged that some of the attacks on Indians were racists in nature, causing considerable damage to its reputation among Indian people and said its premier criminal research agency has been roped in to study the issue and suggest remedial measures.

Delhi: Fake “Godman” held in sex racket

It seems the easiest thing to take the gullible, spiritually inclined masses on a ride in India, is to wear holy saffron clothes, sport long hair and a flowing beard. There is a case everyday of fake religious gurus with high connections, minting money and having a good time with pretty actresses and models.

Holbrooke theory on Kabul attack upsets New Delhi

New Delhi has reasons to be upset at the views of Richard Holbrooke, special US Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan, who has rejected reports that the terror strikes in Kabul specifically targeted Indians.

Photographic Exhibition of Jesper Haynes in Bangkok

NOSPACE Gallery is to exhibit Jesper Haynes photographs from 8 PM today up to March 21, in Bangkok, Thailand.

Karunanidhi launches "Kalaignar Housing Scheme" to provide concrete houses to 21 lakhs hut dwellers in the state

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Wednesday evening launched the ''Kalaignar Housing Scheme'' aimed at providing free concrete houses to poor hut dwellers and make the state hut-free.

U.S. Visa Application Process Uses New Online Form

The U.S. Embassy in Colombo is to start the use of the newly-developed DS-160 non-immigrant visa (NIV) application, which incorporates existing NIV forms into one interactive, online form.

Nithyanantha Swamiji's Sex Scandal: Channels expose the actress as "Ranjitha"

Private Television Channels in the state on Wednesday exposed the actress as "Ranjitha", who was involved in a sex scandal with Swami Nithyanantha.

Ulagalla Resorts luxury of comfort at remote village level

Ulagalla Walawwa Resort (Pvt) Ltd (Luxury Boutique Hotel) , part of Finco Group and a BOI approve project is utilizing an area of 58 acres, in Tirappane about 23 kilometres before reaching Anuradhapura to deve

Fifty Four AIADMK MLA's urged the Speaker to disqualify two dissident MLAs Immediately

A contingent of 54 AIADMK MLAs led by Deputy leader of the opposition O Panneerselvam on Wednesday met Tamil Nadu Assembly Secretary and demanded the disqualification of the two party MLAs, R. Radhakrishnan and K Rajendran under anti-defection law for openly pledging support to the ruling DMK.

Tele-Cinema Village Opens End of this Month

Tele-cinema village at Ranminithenne in Thissamaharamaya will be opened for tele and cinema artistes on March 30, revealed Mass Media Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardana.

"Lull" in the Execution of Sethusamuthiram Project: Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Wednesday while he was addressing a press conference in Tiruchi said that there was a lull in the execution of Sethusamuthiram Project and added that sethu project issue was now before the Supreme Court.

Indices sustain at high levels

Acuity Stockbrokers Research in their weekly Market Review indicated that as expected by us last week market continued its positive momentum this week with both All Share Price Index (ASPI) and Milanka Price Index (MPI) gaining ground from last week’s closing levels. Indices were trading within a marginal range during the first four days before breaking the trend on Friday, showing a modest gain.

TULF manifesto touches Tamils, Muslims, minorities problems

The Tamil United Liberation Front (TULF) which has released its election manifesto, for the forthcoming Parliamentary general elections, has stressed that the delay in re-settling the Internally Displaced persons in their respective residences is very unfair and full compensation should be paid immediately for the loss of lives, limbs, and properties of the IDP’s be they Tamils, Muslims, Sinhalese or Tamils of Indian Origin.