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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2992

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UNP Ex-Co decision on rank-eligibility to elect party leader coming tomorrow

Sri Lanka’s main opposition UNP is expected to decide tomorrow as to which ranks are eligible if a vote is held to elect new leadership. The much awaited suggestions for UNP reforms will also be submitted to the Executive Committee, which is the final authority to decide on all matters including changes within the party.

Maldives: Consolidate constitutionality, urges Commonwealth

Commonwealth Spokesman Eduardo del Buey urged the Maldives to “consolidate constitutionality and maintain the rule of rule” as the country battles the worst constitutional crisis ever.

Sri Lanka dispatches flood relief to Pakistan

As soon as news was received last week of the serious floods in Pakistan , President Mahinda Rajapaksa telephoned Pakistani Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani and assured Sri Lanka’s strong solidarity with the efforts of the Government and People of Pakistan to cope with the challenge of the serious natural disaster.

Kuwait: Ministry shuts 5 maids offices in Kuwait

The Kuwait Ministry of Interior announced the closure of five domestic servant offices for violating the amended law on domestic workers, and revoked the licenses of four domestic workers procurement companies for failing to show up to defend themselves from the accusations and complaints of citizens, reports Alam-Alyawm daily.

DMK suspends its prominent platform speaker Muthazhagan who criticized Rajiv Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi

The ruling DMK party in Tamil Nadu has suspended a senior party member and platform speaker Muthazhagan for his reported outbursts against former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and his son Rahul Gandhi.

Young girl’s murder mystery: Court asks media to show restraint

Two years after a teenaged girl was found with her throat slit in her bedroom and the domestic help too killed in South Delhi, the CBI is still nowhere near solving the mystery, which Agatha Christie would have loved to solve.

Revolutionary Breakthrough for Fuels

Enviro Petroleum introduces Enviro Plus®, a liquid catalyst for refined fuels. The liquid catalyst, in use by refineries around the world to reduce emissions has been elevated to be made available for Petroleum Terminals. Emissions are reduced more than 50% and performance and yield up to 10%.

Infosys upset at “chop shop” remark by US Senator

Software giant Infosys on Monday took strong objection to a United States Senator describing it as a 'chop shop' and asserted that the company was a responsible corporate that creates jobs and provides high quality services across the world.

Third consecutive day operation: Coast Guard carries out anti pollution operation in Mumbai coast

The Navy and the Coast Guard carried out anti-pollution operations for the third consecutive day on Monday to check and neutralize the oil spill caused due to a collision between two cargo ships off the Mumbai coast.

Redress the grievances of TASMAK employees: Jayalalithaa urges Karunanidhi

Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) general secretary Ms J Jayalalithaa has urged the state Chief Minister M Karunanidhi to redress the grievances of the state owned liquor shop employees.

Major earthquake rattles Vanuatu

A major earthquake struck the island nation of Vanuatu, off Australia, on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey has said.