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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 112

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10 Tibetans arrested for illegal entry

Authorities in Nepal have arrested at least 10 Tibetans, who arrived in Charikot, the district headquarters of Dolakha, without acquiring visa on Wednesday. Three of the arrested are women.

Burmese Crisis, Through the Alien Eyes

People having an interest in Burma may have come across of quite a comprehensive report on the coming unfair elections and equally dubious constitutions. The one sided prognosis, as published in Los Angeles Times and the release ICC report are just some of the classic examples. Of course, the people of Burma should thank these aliens for having an interest in Burma, which most of the world has forgotten, if not forsaken.

West Bengal CM silenced by Mamata Banerjee’s show in civic polls

West Bengal chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Wednesday refused to take questions on the civic poll results that delivered a blow to the ruling Left Front and indicated the tremendous popularity of Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress.

Ahmadinejad urges action against Israel

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has once again condemned an Israeli attack on a Gaza-bound aid convoy as "brutal," urging decisive action against Israel.

Fifteen SL University Teams for CIMA Global Business Challenge 2010

Fifteen teams from 8 Sri Lankan universities entered the local segment of the “(Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) CIMA Global Business Challenge 2010”.

Maldives In Brief : Yamin confident of becoming next president

People’s Alliance Leader Abdulla Yamin said he is confident of winning the 2013 presidential election, defeating rival contestants, President Nasheed and opposition DRP Leader Thasmeen Ali.

Israel regrets bracketing India among violence-hit nations

Terming as a "regrettable error" bracketing of India with other violence-hit countries at the UN by it, Israel on Wednesday said they were taking up the issue to make sure that misunderstanding caused by it will be removed.

Sri Lanka condemns Israel's barbaric attack on aid flotilla

The Sri Lankan government today (June 2) condemned Israel’s attack on an aid flotilla which was carrying supplies for Palestinian people on Monday.

'Aravinda can bring glory to Lanka in the forthcoming World Cup'

With only few months remaining for the World Cup 2011 series, which is happening in the sub continent after 15 years, Prof. Nalin Abeysekera, Open University of Sri Lanka, writes an open letter to Aravinda de Silva, Chairman of Cricket Selecting Committee, wishing him to make a big plan.

CBI probe into train tragedy that left 148 passengers dead

The Union government has decided to order a CBI probe into Jnaneswari Express derailment in which 148 people were killed.

Republic Day honors land into controversy, medals conferred to senior police officers withdrawn

The government has withdrawn Republic Day medals conferred to two senior police officials. The government decision comes in the wake of growing public protests against the awards to the high-ranking police officers facing charges of human rights violation.

S. African President Zuma arrives in Mumbai

South African President Jacob Zuma arrived in India on Wednesday at the start of a three-day tour, his first state visit to an Asian country since taking office last May.

Expelled AIADMK Leader Muthusamy decides to Join Ruling DMK

Expelled for his anti party activities, former AIADMK Minister S Muthusamy has announced his decision to join the ruling DMK along with his supporters.

Thai coalition survives censure motion

Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva and five cabinet ministers on Wednesday survived a no-confidence motion on charges of using excessive force in the suppression of protests in Bangkok that left 89 dead, media reports from Bangkok said.

Karunanidhi Donates his House to Establish Free Hospital for Poor

Dravidian leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has donated his Gopalapuram residence, in which he was living with his family for the past 50 years, to establish a free hospital for poor people.

International Music Day by Alliance Françoise

The Alliance Françoise de Kotte, Sri Lanka’s newest French language and cultural centre, celebrates “Fête de la Musique” (International Music Day) with a gala concert at the Galle Face Hotel on Sunday 20 June, which is entrance free featuring varied line-up representing difference forms and genres of music.

Unannounced visit of Rahul Gandhi to Chennai: Monitored the Youth Congress Training Programme

All India Congress Committee(AICC) General Secretary Rahul Gandhi MP came down to Chennai on Wednesday afternoon by a private air carrier and attended the Tamil Nadu Youth Congress training programme which was held in a private Engineering College, out skirts of Chennai.