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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2402

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Sri Lanka President at a Gampaha election rally says that he is determined to develop the economy

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who took up office in 2005 November with the objective defeating terrorism and to uniting the country has now taken a stand to develop every district in the nation in bid to have the strongest economy in Asia.

UN closed offices as Peshawar in grip of fear

The United Nations closed its offices for two days in Peshawar on Tuesday, a day after a series of bombings and gun attacks against a political rally and a US consulate killed more than 50 people and injured more than 120.

AIADMK MLAs evicted from the Assembly; Unruly behavior

Three AIADMK MLAs were evicted from the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Tuesday for their unruly behavior by the Speaker Mr Avudaiappan.

US investors asked to take a slice of $600 b infrastructure cake

India on Tuesday asked US investors to participate in its $600-billion infrastructure programme in the next five years, even as America sought greater financial cooperation for bringing about global economic stability.

Sri Lanka: Journalists worried about a ‘spy’ amidst them

Many journalists employed in a premier Sinhala daily are highly perturbed over the activities of a senior colleague, who discredits the profession and brings the newspaper to disrepute.

Kerala State Film awards 2009: Best Actor-Mammootty; Best Actress-Shweda Menon; Best Film-"Pazhassi Raja"

The Government of Kerala has selected Malayalam Super Star Mammootty as a best actor for the year 2009 and his Pazhassi Raja as the best film, in which Tamil Supreme Star Sarath Kumar co-acted.

After April 08th 2010 ..way forward…

Now the People in the country can witness the development of the infrastructure, development of tourism, the increase in share market etc.

Global warming buries disputed island

Rising sea levels have submerged an island claimed by both India and Bangladesh with global warming assuming the role of a peacemaker, the Christian Science Monitor reported.

Sri Lanka: Images of Friendship’ opens

A photographic exhibition on Russia- Sri Lanka relations was declared open by Russian Ambassador, Vladimir P. Mikhaylov and Mr Lalith Weeratunga, Secretary to the Presidentat Galle Face Hotel yesterday (05 April). The exhibition will continue until 07 April, 2010.

India asks China to jointly face global problems

India and China should work together to face global problems, India's External Affairs Minister SM Krishna said in Beijing on Tuesday while stressing that the "true test of our maturity is how well we handle our problems".

Tripartite MoU signed on, Trust for climate change adaptation and mitigation in Maldives

The Government of Maldives, the European Union (EU), and the World Bank Group today signed a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding , establishing a new Trust Fund designed to build resilience to climate change in the Maldives.

Madras High Court rejects premature release plea of Nalini

The Madras High Court (HC) on Tuesday held that the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi assassination-case life-convict Nalini Sriharan who had committed the crime in a cunning and meticulous manner cannot seek premature release.

Center honestly sincere to solve Naga issue”: Pandey

Former Nagaland Chief Secretary and the Center’s new interlocutor RS Pandey said the Government of India was “honestly sincere” to find solution to the protracted Naga political issue.

Nepal to hold Everest summiteers’ conference to mark Everest Day

Nepal government is preparing to organize an international conference of the Everest summiteers to mark the 57th Everest Day.

U.S. war crimes-atrocities in Iraq/Afghanistan exposed: Attempted cover-up foiled

The United States, which periodically lectures to developing Third World nations about protecting human rights, rule of law, good governance and high moral standards, annually issuing ‘human rights practices’ of other countries, cannot restrain its own Special Operations forces stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan from indiscriminately killing innocent civilians.