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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2613

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Sports stars Sania Mirza and Shoaib Malik to enter wedlock

Indian’s leading tennis star Sania Mirza is all set to marry Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik, Sania’s family on Monday confirmed at Hyderabad. The confirmation of the news was first aired on a Pakistani television channel, it is said.

Milinda’s campaign with a difference

“There is a golden opportunity before us at the end of the over three decade long war, to rebuild the country,” Mr. Milinda Moragoda, Minister of Justice and Law said while addressing the employees at the Spencer Denim Industries Apparel factory in Padukka recently.

Learn skills for future employment opportunities

President President Mahinda Rajapaksa urged the youth to make themselves eligible for future employment opportunities and asserted that the country needed viable manpower to supplement its booming economy.

New Delhi shocked at UAE death sentence to 17 Indians

India on Tuesday described as 'shocking' the death sentence given to 17 Indians in the United Arab Emirates for killing a Pakistani and pledged to provide all legal help to them.

U.S. and Sri Lanka Cooperating to Raise Awareness on Intellectual Property Rights

Officials from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) joined with representatives from Sri Lanka’s National Intellectual Property Office and the Business Software Alliance (BSA) to hold a series of workshops on Intellectual Property (IP) Law.

India - Five get death sentence for honour killing

In some parts of North India, it is a crime to love and marry outside one’s caste or community or same gotra, without the parents’ approval and the punishment meted out is called “honour killings.”

Nithyananda resigns as head of Dhyanapeetam, wants to go in for spiritual seclusion

Swamy Nithyananda, who was caught in a sex scandal has decided to resign as head of his Dhyanapeetam ashram and from all trusts associated with it.

President Rajapaksa condemns Moscow attacks and calls for global action against terrorism

President Mahinda Rajapaksa expressing his concern and deep sorrow at the suicide bomb attack at two Moscow subway stations yesterday (29) stated that this attack is a ‘horrible reminder of the continuing terrorist violence that affects the world today, which needs concerted action by the world community to eradicate with the greatest speed, irrespective of political or regional interests’.

Indo-Lanka Accord solved nothing

While national security and the 13th Amendment have not come into focus in Sri Lanka’s current election campaign – notably in the Opposition’s - serious concerns over both issues were expressed at the plenary sessions of 12th International Sri Lanka Studies Conference held recently at the in Mahaweli Centre, Colombo.