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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2648

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Terrorism and Humanitarian Laws

In his address to the United Nations, President Mahinda Rajapakse argued for a radical attitudinal cum policy change towards conflicts between sovereign states and non-state actors:

"No way will I go before disciplinary committee": Deputy Leader Umar

Main opposition Dhivehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) Deputy Leader Umar Naseer stood firm yesterday on not going before the party disciplinary committee, over the controversial press release sent by him, in an interview with the Asian Tribune.

Kids Banking Day for Seylan Tikiri Plus

For the first time in Sri Lanka Seylan Bank has declared the last Saturday of every month as Seylan Tikiri Plus “Kids Banking Day”.

Call for the change of the UNP leadership becomes more louder

An opinion has been formed within the UNP that the party leadership should be changed immediately. This was mainly due to the continuous defeats of the party at the elections held during the past period.

Janashakthi 24 hour vehicle breakdown policy

Janashakthi Insurance PLC for the first time in Sri Lanka launched a 24 hour vehicle breakdown policy and this industry first – “Full Option Vehicle Emergency Policy” is operative 24 hours a day throughout the year is is not only for Janashakthi customers but also for all motorists all over Sri Lanka.

Two More death threat letters to Jayalalithaa from Madurai: Jaya TV discloses

All India Anna Dravida Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa has received two more life threat letter from Madurai stating if the meeting telecasted directly Jaya TV will be demolished with RDX Bomb on October 18.

Colombo bourse gains 100% YTD

Acuity Stockbrokers Research Ltd in the Market Review indicated that the market opened sans the price band and continued the northwards momentum during the week. All Share Price Index (ASPI) gained 431.21 points to close at 6888.49 up by 6.7% from the previous week.

Letter from America – the 65th Annual UN General Assembly Session

This time of the year, with many world leaders arriving to attend the United Nations General Assembly session, New York City becomes busier than ever. It is difficult to find empty cabs in Manhattan close to the UN building.