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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2341

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Sri Lanka urges Canada to share intelligence info on Tamils landing

If Canada is serious about tackling what both countries warn it could be a human smuggling operation with ties to the Tamil Tigers, it should share more of its intelligence, Sri Lanka urged.

Lankan Fishermen team arrives in Tamil Nadu for a four-day tour of coastal districts

A Sri Lankan fishermen team comprising 25 members arrived in Tiruchi on Monday night for a four-day tour of coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and interacts with Indian fishermen.

Saudi Labor Minister Ghazi Al-Gosaibi dead

Ghazi Al-Gosaibi, Minister of Labor, a consummate statesman and a writer of repute, died at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh Sunday after a long illness. He was 70.

Disproportionate Wealth Case: Jayalalalitha wants to prolong the proceedings- Prosecution

The prosecution in the disproportionate wealth case, the former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Ms J Jayalalithaa has submitted in the Karnataka High Court, that she wants to prolong the proceedings hence she filed a petition challenging a trial court order rejecting her plea for fresh translation of documents in the case.

U.S. Military members arrive in Sri Lanka for humanitarian, partnership mission

More than 40 U.S. service members arrived in Sri Lanka Saturday (Aug. 14, 2010), to begin a six-day combined medical and engineering training mission with the Sri Lankan government and medical representatives from the Maldives and Mongolia.

PM, Sonia to visit flood-hit Leh, announce relief package

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, along with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, will pay a day-long visit to flood-hit Leh on Tuesday to take stock of relief and rehabilitation undertaken in the aftermath of flashfloods and is likely to announce a Rs 250-crore package for the victims of the calamity.

Three Temples in Tamil Nadu gets ISO Certification

Three famous temples in Tamil Nadu will soon get the coveted ISO 9001:2008 certification.

Sri Lanka working towards being free from the threat of the land mines

A Technical Working Group (TWG) on Mine Risk Education (MRE), Victim Assistance and Advocacy, was held on 10th and 11th of August in Ampara with the participation of the Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Social Services, Sri Lanka Army Humanitarian De-Mining Unit (HDU), Social Departments of North and East Provincial Councils, partner NGOs and with the facilitation from the UNICEF.

Bangalore Bomb Blast Case: PDP leader Maudany arrested:High Drama and tense in Kerala

On a warrant issued by a trial court in Bangalore, Karnataka Police on Tuesday afternoon arrested Kerala's Peoples Democratice Party (PDP) president Abdul Nasir Maudany with the help of Kerala government and police, amidst high drama and tense at Anwarssery Camp were he was staying.


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