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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2865

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MDMK leader Vaiko urges the Tribunal to lift ban on LTTE in India

The Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(MDMK) leader and staunch supporter of the slain LTTE leader Veluppilai Prabakaran has urged the ‘Unlawful Activities Prevention Tribunal(UAPT)’ in Delhi and sought permission to argue against a notification issued by the Central Government to continue the ban on Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) to two more years from May 14.

Sri Lanka: Curiosity of local engineers drives broken French locomotives back on to track

Minister Prof. Tissa Vitharane says the local engineers of the Arthur C. Clark centre and industrial technology institute have been able to repair the broken French railway engines without foreign technical assistance.

Sri Lanka’s Northern Provincial Council Election to be held early 2011

United Peoples Freedom alliance (UPFA) government has decided to hold the Northern Provincial Council Election by early 2011.

Sudden Chest Pain:TN Minister Duraimurugan hospitalized at Trivannanthapuram

Tamil Nadu Minister Durai Murugan comes out of KIMS hospital, Thiruvananthapuram, after undergoing treatment.

Sharjah confiscates 37,000 counterfeit electronic products

As part of its continuing efforts to fight commercial fraud in the emirate, the Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) says it seized 37,000 fake circuit-breakers bearing international brand names.

Fr Liyanage – New Provincial Superior of SDB Sri Lanka

The installation of the newly appointed Rev Fr Nihal Liyanage as the 2nd Provincial Superior of the “Saint Joseph” Vice Province of Salesians of Don Bosco, Sri Lanka at their head office at Dungalpitiya, Negombo on the 8th September on the Birth Anniversary of Blessed Virgin Mary.

In Andhra Pradesh: Senior IPS officer dismissed from service for misuse of office

A senior IPS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre, Sreeram Tiwari, has been dismissed from service on grounds of alleged "misuse of office".

Malaysia-Singapore settle decades-old dispute over Rail station

A dispute that stayed live between Singapore and Malaysia ever since the two countries split 45 years ago has found a settlement on Monday at a joint meeting of the prime ministers of the two countries.

Panasonic with Softlogic launch Full HD 3D TV in Sri Lanka

Panasonic together with Softlogic took the Sri Lankan audio visual experience to the next level with the launch of the Panasonic FULL HD 3D Viera Plasma TV. Sri Lankan viewers can now join billions of viewers around the world to enjoy the revolutionary Panasonic 3D Viera Plasma TV technology.

Veteran Kannada film actor - director K M Rathnakar passes away

Veteran Kannada film actor and director K M Rathnakar, died in a private hospital after a prolonged illness here on Tuesday.

Interpol too not immune to cybercriminals; scammers open bogus Facebook accounts to steal info on investigation

Cybercrime is expanding; Interpol is also not immune. Criminals go high tech these days. Social networking sites like Facebook are fertile territory for scammers for one can establish accounts in the name of anyone with little or no verification by the website.

Ferrero appoints Delmege Distributors as local distributor

Ferrero Lanka (Private) Limited has appointed Delmege Distributors (Pvt) Ltd. [DDPL], of Delmege Group, as the non exclusive local distributor to manage the traditional trade [ regular groceries, pharmaceuticals, etc] channel in Sri Lanka.

Dharmapuri Bus Burning Case: Three AIADMK men will be hanged on October 8

In the Dharmapuri Bus Burning Case, all the three capital punishment convicts who belongs to AIADMK will be hanged on October 8.