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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2400

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Sri Lanka Calls for the negotiations on the comprehensive convention on terrorism

Sri Lanka has emphasized the importance of finalizing without further delay, the negotiations on the comprehensive convention on terrorism as a vital step to complement the existing sectoral conventions.

Political stalemate in Karnataka: Inner party fight in BJP-Yeddyurappa moves confidence motion

The first BJP government in the southern state of Karnataka under the leader ship of its Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa is facing rough weather due to inner party rift, ready to face and get confidence in the state assembly among his fellow MLA's and set to throw out dissident MLA's from the party.

Failed Elections in Burma, as Nobel Laureate under detention

On September 27, the UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned Asian nations that their credibility could suffer if they do not take a tougher line with the Burmese junta ahead of a national election in November. Ban exhorted the military junta’s neighbors to do more ahead of a meeting on Burma on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Indo-Pakistan good relations “doable”: Maldives President Nasheed

Making it clear that prosperity of South Asia is linked to relations between India and Pakistan, President Mohamed Nasheed yesterday (Tuesday) pressed the two countries to develop good ties and felt it was “doable,” the Times of India reported.

Protecting the nation from our own

A virtually “divided” nation was liberated after almost 3 decades in May 2009. However, a series of incidents continues to divide the nation when the next mission should be developing the country.

US in fight for future with India, China : Obama

US President Barack Obama has said the US is in "a fight for future" with countries like India and China which are not slashing their budget in the key sector detrimental to shaping lives of millions of students.

Pakistan has a tremendous potential for Sri Lankan entrepreneurs

The Pakistan - Sri Lanka Bilateral FTA (PSLFTA) that was signed in July 2002 and is in operation since 12th June 2005.

Family Court summons Cine Choreographer-Actor Prabu Deva and his lover Actress Nayanthara to appear

The Principal Family Court in Chennai has directed Choreographer-Actor Prabhu Deva and his love actress Nayanthara to appear before the court on October 19 in connection with the petition filed by his wife Ramlath alias Latha, seeking to stay their proposed marriage in December.

Sri Lanka UNESCO Bazaar proceeds help visually and hearing impaired children in Colombo and Jaffna

The Permanent Delegation of Sri Lanka to UNESCO in association with the Embassy of Sri Lanka in Paris organized the annual Sri Lanka Bazaar 2010 for the fourth consecutive year at UNESCO on 23rd June 2010.

Who is part of the problem?

The US leaders are repeatedly saying that success in Afghanistan is not achievable unless Pakistan is part of the solution and not part of problem. While it is gratifying that the US has at long last realized the importance of Pakistan, but Pakistan can be of real use only when it is treated as an ally and not as a satellite.

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea!

Some of the local and expatriate Patriots and Patriotic organizations took upon themselves the task of defending the false propaganda carried out by the anti Sri Lankans local and abroad. If the Sri Lankan Embassies abroad executed their responsibility to counter these false propaganda these efforts would not have been necessary!

Thailand blames Red Shirts for deadly bomb blast

Thailand has blamed a deadly blast at an apartment complex near Bangkok on the anti-government "Red Shirt" movement as investigators probed whether a bomb-maker caused the explosion accidentally.

EZY introduces slimmest computer at slim price

A computer 1 inch wide, 6.7 inch high and only 580 grams weighing could be the slimmest computer in the world is manufactured by EZY and is sold at only Rs 29,900 is unbelievable but is true and is revolutionizing the perception of everyday PC with the launch of EZY Slimtop that could be fitted on to the pocket or the hand bag.

Lottery Row:Kerala Cabinet condemns Tamil Nadu Advocate General P S Raman

The Kerala State Cabinet has criticised the appearance of the Advocate General of Tamil Nadu P. S. Raman as counsel for lottery distributors in a case against the Kerala government before the High Court of Kerala.

Shell Gas exits Sri Lanka at $63m, Sri Lanka acquires 51%

Sri Lanka government has approved the purchase of 51% of Shell Gas Lanka today for US $ 63 million. Shell Gas Lanka said that the sale of shares to the govt. ‘could be concluded soon.’


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