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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2554

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Dunya opposes “sending matter of an elected deputy to disciplinary committee”

Dunya Maumoon, main opposition Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party Council member and the daughter of the party’s founder ex-president Abdul Gayoom, said she was against sending “matter of an elected deputy to the disciplinary committee.”

Sri Lanka’s banking watchdog calls for slashing of housing loan rates

Sri Lanka’s baking sector watchdog- Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) today (September 23) called all banks to reduce their interest rates on lending- with a special emphasis on housing and credit cards segments.

Over 20 Foreign Universities are to set up branches in Sri Lanka

Secretary to the Ministry of Higher Education Dr Sunil Jayantha Nawarathna says government has taken measures to increase the opportunities for Sri Lankan students to continue higher studies in Foreign Universities.

A new insurance that takes care of divorce settlement

Divorce is costly; one has to pay huge sum through the nose. Making such huge settlements, many have tumbled down to financial pits. In America almost half of most marriages end in divorce, according to widely referenced statistics.

Dharmapuri Bus Burning Case: AIADMK convicts seeks pardon-Petitioned to President

The three convicts, who have been awarded capital punishement in the Dharmapuri bus burning case, have submitted petitions seeking Presidential pardon.

Women majority cabinet first time in Switzerland

Switzerland, one of the most prosperous countries in the world, has for the first time women in majority in the cabinet; the Alpine country that denied any females the vote until 1971.

Seylan Tikiri reaches new hights

Seylan Bank recently re-launched its children’s account - “Seylan Tikiri Plus” and ovvered a range of gifts including: mugs, school bags, scrabble boards and radios to gift vouchers, organs and BMX bikes, “Seylan Tikiri Plus”.

TN politics: Congress-DMK alliance will continue-TNCC president K V Thangkabalu

Tamil Nadu Congress Committee President and former Union Minister K V Thangkabalu has said that the alliance between both the parties will continue.