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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2529

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Sri Lanka building first state owned solar power plant

With massive development projects taking place in Sri Lanka’s southern port town of Hambanthota, the government has taken an initiative to build the country’s first state owned solar power plant.

Enact a Law to include SC convert Christians in the list of SCs :Karunanidhi tells PM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Friday (Day of Good Friday) urged Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to enact a Law in Parliament to include Scheduled Castes convert Christians in the list of SCs to provide them reservations.

Maldives In Brief - Blue revolution is on, says DRP

Celebrating the dismissal of the country’s the Auditor General, the main Opposition Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party has said its “blue revolution” will continue until the party is back in power.

Good Friday observed by Christians: Day Long prayer services in Churches

Christians in Chennai and all over the country on Friday observed "Good Friday", With fasts and day long prayer services in churches.

Tourist arrival in TN has increased: Arrival of Tourists from Srilanka has also increased

Colombo, 03 April, ( Domestic and international tourist arrivals in Tamil Nadu has witnessed a 25 per cent increase in 2009 with its number crossing the eight crore mark.

Low Caloric Value Coal imported from Indonesia: Jayalalithaa

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) General Secretary Ms J Jayalalithaa has alleged money laundering in the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board (TNEB) in the import of low calorific value coal from Indonesia at high cost.

Viva La Woman Power

It had to take the grit and determination of a woman (nay two women) to bring to books the culprits in an honour killing of a young married couple (Manoj and Babli), on the orders of a khap(caste) panchayat in Haryana.

Saudi to issue new ID cards to women for travel within the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

Saudi king Abdullah, who originally initiated the concept of ‘interfaith dialogue’ for the acclamation of world leaders, to promote world peace is immensely popular among the citizens and residents of this oil rich kingdom. He has introduced many reforms within the country gladly accepted appreciated by the clerics as well as well the laymen.