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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2552

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Sri Lanka Representative in Palestine offered Citizenship of Honor

Dr. T Jayasinghe Sri Lanka’s Representativr for Palestine received a Certificate of Citizenship of honor.

Football World Cup 2010: the Dutch reach the Finals

The semi-final between the Netherlands and Uruguay reached a nail-biting climax during the extra-time with the arrival of the late goal by Pereira for the latter to raise the score to 3-2; but it was too late for the South Americans to turn the misfortune around; the Dutch won the match and booked its place for the final, either with Germany or Spain, which will be decided tonight.

All Political Parties should join hands to dethrone DMK rule:State BJP Chief Calls

The Tamil Nadu State President of the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) and former union minister Pon. Radhakrishnan has said that all political parties in the State should join hands for the 2011 Assembly election to dethrone the DMK government, In the interests of Tamils.

Emergence of Hindu Taliban in India

India is the architect of terrorism and has always used terrorism as an instrument to browbeat its neighbors. It is still using this weapon against Pakistan to serve its ends but pretends to be innocent as a lamb and sobs in front of the world that it is the victim of terrorism. It is the typical case of a wolf standing upstream accusing a lamb drinking water from downstream that it is muddying the water and makes it a pretext to eat up the lamb.

From going underwater to mass resignation: Stunts full of cabinet

President Mohamed Nasheed’s Cabinet is quite known for stunts. Once it went underwater—a publicity stunt to save Maldives from going underwater. Now, it has staged a mass resignation – a political stunt to save face and to buy time, before the government goes to the Supreme Court against opposition parliamentarians.

ICRC donates equipment to Jaffna

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) donated temporary shelters and water supply equipment to the National Water Supply & Drainage Board in Jaffna to support their efforts to meet future emergencies in the peninsula.

Inbound Tour Operators looking forward for good business

The 2010/2011 AGM of the Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) was held and Nilmin Nanayakkara was elected the President of SLAITO

Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple gets ISO Certificate:1,300 years old shrine gets a face lift

The Thousand Three Years Old famous Kapaleeswarar Temple situated in Mylapore, Chennai, added another feather to its cap by receiving an ISO certificate for being the "Best Maintained and Administered Temple” in the State.

KSA agrees to sign N-pact with France

The Cabinet agreed on Monday to sign a nuclear cooperation accord with France, which could open the way for French help in developing civil nuclear power in the Kingdom.

Samahan a herbal cure for respiratory infections popular internationally

Link Natural Products (Pvt) Ltd the makers of Samahan a cure for colds, catarrh and other common upper respiratory viral infections, celebrated their 15 years of existence since their launch of Samahan, in Colombo and Dr Devapriya Nugawela, Chairman, LNPL said that the celebrations were not only their 15th Anniversary, but also that they have got the approval of the Canadian Government to export Samahan to that country.

Jayalalithaa tells Congress see through Karunanidhi’s ‘true mindset’

AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa has asked the Congress to realize the "true mindset" of its alliance partner (the DMK) when Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's remarks on slain LTTE chief V Prabhakaran was an open acknowledgement that he condoned the killing of Rajiv Gandhi.