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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Opinion Poll second round.

United Peoples freedom Alliance (UPFA)
87% (613 votes)
United National Front (UNF)
7% (50 votes)
Democratic National alliance (DNA)
3% (21 votes)
Tamil National Alliance (TNA)
2% (13 votes)
1% (8 votes)
Total voters: 705

Indo-Lanka relations ‘model, unique, and time-tested’ - Nirupama Rao

Indian Foreign Secretary, Nirupama Rao She said that India and Sri Lanka were “sister countries”, which shared a “model, unique, and time-tested” relationship.

US Congressional Panel's Decision Against Turkey Shows Blatant Hypocrisy

Last Thursday a U.S. congressional panel approved a resolution declaring, what it called, the Ottoman-era killing of Armenians genocide.

Nithyanantha Swami likely to move court for Anticipatory Bail

Nithyanantha Swami who is alleged to be caught up in a sex scandal, l likely to file a anticipatory bail petition in the Karnataka High court, according to his attorney.

Indian held for toddler’s death in Australia

There is no racial angle to the killing of a three-year-old Indian toddler in Australia.

Political reforms after polls: Fact or fiction

National Freedom Front Leader Wimal Weerawansa told the SLBC Sinhala Service on Sunday (March 7) that he expected the UPFA to win around 12 seats from the Colombo District at the forthcoming Parliamentary Election.

Victim should be allowed to marry rapist: Supreme Court Chief Justice

In a radical suggestion that could provoke sharp comments from women’s groups, India's Chief Justice K G Balakrishnan on Sunday said that judges, lawyers and social activists should give "due regard" to the wishes of a rape victim if she chooses to marry the rapist or have the baby conceived from the crime.

Re-election of President made a strong Foundation for Indo-Sri Lanka Relations - Indian Foreign Secretary

Indo-Lanka relations have taken a positive path with confidence with the re-election of President Mahinda Rajapaksa and it will continue for the future said Indian Foreign Secretary Ms. Nirupama Srimathi Rao, who was in Sri Lanka on a three day visit.

Beijing rejects Dalai Lama’s choice of child as Panchen Lama

Chinese authorities have said the child chosen by the Dalai Lama to become the Panchen Lama was "illegitimate and invalid".

Women are in the ‘basement’ of politics in Sri Lanka

In the case of political representation in Sri Lanka, we cannot even refer to a ‘glass-ceiling’ – as women have been kept in the ‘basement’ of politics.

International Women’s Day

March 8th declared as International Women’s Day, a day designated to celebrate the economic, social, and political achievements of women throughout the world.