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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 83

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UNP mulls two Deputy Leadership positions for Sajith & Ravi

At this moment, Sri Lanka’s main opposition party, the UNP, is mulling two Deputy Leadership placements to its higher ranks.

Lesson to Suraj Randiv (Murali’s replacement) from Dilshan and Discipline

Sri Lanka has won the award of sprit of cricket from ICC in 2007 and 2008.Our team always have been popular among other nations as the team play with 101% spirit of the game. This is applicable at off the field as well.

India will reply to Pak questions on Headley

In what is seen by New Delhi as delaying tactics on legal proceedings against Mumbai attack accused Hafiz Saeed , Pakistan has posed 51 questions about 26/11 terror attack accused David Coleman Headley, now in custody in the United States, a Home Ministry official said on Wednesday.

First arrests for bad checks expected today

Five bad checks amounting to a total of half a million riyals have been referred to the Bureau of Investigation and Prosecution (BIP), informed sources said.

People are saying military rule better than sham democracy

Gen Musharraf enjoyed nine-year rule but Pakistan suffered. He was given a royal send off and is still enjoying life abroad but Pakistan continues to bleed because of his unpardonable sins. Had he put some steel in his back and warded off the telephonic pressure from Collin Powel, he could have saved Pakistan from getting trapped in nonsensical war on terror and getting burnt in its flames which are inextinguishable. In his eagerness to please Washington he in many ways harmed national interests.

BJP denies deal with Congress on N-liability bill to “save” Gujarat CM

The reported opposition BJP nod to the nuclear liability bill, to help the government to get it passed in Parliament, sidelining the dissenting Left and regional parties, has provoked charges that it had been done to save the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case.

Christian Solidarity Worldwide welcomes US Support for Commission of Inquiry on Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) welcomed the decision by the United States to support the establishment of a United Nations Commission of Inquiry to investigate crimes against humanity in Burma. CSW is calling on members of the European Union to pledge their support at the UN.

Sri Lankan fishermen hold talks about need for evolving a strategy for protecting livelihood rights of fishing community of both countries

The Sri Lankan Fishermen and officials of the Lankan Fisheries Department have held discussions with their Tamil Nadu counterparts for the second day on Wednesday.

Jesus time before rare gold coin found in Israel

A rare gold coin from a period about 200 years before the birth of Jesus was discovered by a combined university research team in Israel, a top Israeli antiquities official said.

Green field Airport project for the growth of the state: Agitations politically motivated-Karunanidhi claims

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi described the agitation organized by the AIADMK against the proposed Greenfield airport near Chennai was politically motivated.

Cop who threw shoe at J&K CM quits job

The suspended policeman, who had flung a shoe towards Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on the Independence Day, on Wednesday resigned from service.

The struggle for survival of a sovereign, unitary and independent nation

At one point of time the country now identified as Sri Lanka was known as Heladiva or Sivhela as there were four clans living in this country. They were the Devas, the Yakkas, the Rakshas and the Nagas.

Infornation Ministry Suspends Censor Board Officer Rajasekaran: Arrested on bribery Charges

The Information and Broadcasting Ministry, Government of India has suspended the Regional Officer of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) Rajasekaran from service, who was arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on bribery charges.

Sri Lanka’s Hambanthota Port eyed by India’s Mahindra Group

India’s leading business house- the US $ 7.1 billion Mahindra & Mahindra Group, is eyeing lucrative investment opportunities in Sri Lanka’s Hambanthota International Harbour, a senior Mahindra official told the Asian Tribune.