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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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Newly inaugurated Lions Club in Las Vegas brings Sri Lankans together

When a large gathering of Sri Lankans who were progressively focused on serving the mankind and uphold the pledge ‘We Serve’ assembled to inaugurate a branch of the Lions International in Las Vegas the Asian Tribune was present to capture the enthusiastic tendency.

Sri Lanka to tighten grip on private hospitals

Health Ministry to amend Private Medical Institutions Act to give more powers to the Minister.

India: UPA Govt in jitters as verdict in Ayodhya case nears

The United Progressive Alliance Government is making contingency plans over the imminent Allahabad High Court verdict on Ayodhya title suit. The possible communal fallout of the verdict—irrespective of whether in favour of a temple or mosque at the disputed site—is making the Centre spend sleepless nights.

Investigate into Municipality Chief attacking journalist, MJA urges police

The Maldives Journalist Association (MJA) urged police to investigate into Male’ Municipality Chief attacking DhiTV journalist.

News Item causes damages: TN government issued legal notice to Tamil Daily "Dinamalar"

The ruling DMK government has issued a notice to one of leading Tamil Daily "Dinamalar", seeking explanation for publishing what it called false news about the Kalaignar Housing Scheme and the Mullaperyar Dam issue.

Harrowing struggle and victory is ‘C & I Beach Hotel’ Iranawila

Ingamar Nilsson is a Swedish national and is no stranger to Sri Lanka as he was involved in a Swedish development project in Sri Lanka for about 10 years. After the project was completed responding the call Mr Nilsson embarked on a BOI approved project at Iranawila investing Rs 50 million. He obtained the BOI approval by letter Dev/04/1057 dated 27/9/2006.

Suspending Blackberry services no solution, Canada tells India

Stating that security concerns are not specific to BlackBerry alone, Canada is understood to have told India that suspension of services may not yield any result.

Bank frauds crosses more-than Rs 2000 crores:Reserve Bank Of India worries

According to the Reserve Bank Of India's prob finding teams report, Banks across the country have shown the increased trend in frauds in 2009-10 with the fraud amount crossing the Rs 2000 mark and the number of rackets reported by the banks touching 24,797.

YESL left on the lurch for want of government support

Young Entrepreneurs Sri Lanka (YESL) is a nonprofit company by guarantee, member / franchise holder of Junior Achievement (JA) Worldwide and the world body was established in 1919 in USA which now operates in 123 countries including Sri Lanka.

Pak plans commission to visit India to quiz 26/11 witnesses

The Pakistan government plans to approach an anti-terror court, conducting the trial of seven suspects in the Mumbai attacks, to form a commission that can visit India to record the statements of key witnesses and officials, Interior minister Rehman has said.

Market continues on a positive momentum

Indonesian volcano erupts first time in 400 years

Indonesia’s Sinabung Volcano in the island of Sumatra erupted this morning, shooting black smokes and spewing ash and volcanic materials and prompting the evacuation of surrounding areas. The 2,460-metre (8,100 feet) Mount Sinabung in northern Sumatra has not erupted for more than 400 years.

Vice-Chancellor allegedly attacked by DMK MLA meets Jayalalithaa: Causing ripples in government circle

Vice-Chancellor of Tirunelveli Anna University S Kaliappan, who was allegedly attacked by DMK MLA Maalai Raja during the recent convocation attended by state deputy chief minister and chief minister Mr Karunanidhi's son M K Stalin on Sunday called on Opposition All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo Ms J Jayalalithaa.

Dharmapuri Bus Burning Case: Supreme Court Confirms Death Sentence to Three AIADMK Men

The Supreme Court of India this(Monday) morning confirmed the death sentence awarded to three AIADMK functionaries in the Dharmapuri bus burning case.