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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2403

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FAO puts J&K and Arunachal as “independent entities “

Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh have been shown as "independent entities" by the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) which claimed this was its approach towards "disputed" areas.

Lalin’s Column: Army’s Admired Innovations

Kamalika Peiris in her interesting article ‘SL’s Admired innovations’ in the Sunday Island of 26 Sep 10 while quite rightly highlighting those of the SL Navy and the STF, has not mentioned the Army or the SLAF. The aim here is to outline details of Army innovations on its 61st anniversary which is on 10 October.

Lottery Row: Kerala CM writes to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi

The Kerala Chief Minister V S Achutanandan has written a letter to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi the state's deep concern and displeasure over the appearance of Advocate General(AG) from the neighboring state as counsel in the lottery case.

FAO puts J&K and Arunachal as “independent entities “

Jammu and Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh have been shown as "independent entities" by the UN’s Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) which claimed this was its approach towards "disputed" areas.

TN High Court set aside the appointment of Letika Saran as DGP: Government to with stand its order

The Madras High Court has set aside the appointment of Ms Letika Saran as Director General Police of Tamil Nadu on the ground that guidelines of the Supreme Court had been by passed in the appointment order.

Lalin’s Column: ‘Ni hao’ (‘hello’) Beijing 2010

Ten of us, family and friends visited Beijing from 7-12 Sep 10 on a tour excellently organized by Sri Lankan Holidays, China Travels International Limited. For us it was the chance of a life time and we were overawed by most of what we saw and greatly enjoyed meeting the Chinese.

Lanka Army has many opportunities abroad- Media spokesman

Sri Lanka army has set an example to the world by defeating the most brutal terrorist outfit in the world.

Mumbai-style attacks in Europe being overplayed

Of late newspapers of the world are splashing stories about the possibility of Mumbai-style group attacks in major cites of Europe. A week has passed, but this threat is still in the news. This undue hype is giving rise to several queries.

Nobody could break the ties between DMK and Congress: Karunanidhi

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi has said that nobody could break the ties between his party and Congress.

Jailed Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo gets Nobel Peace Prize


Jailed Chinese pro-democracy activist Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, an announcement that Beijing had anticipated and bitterly criticised.

Sri Lanka: Belgium-based Jetairfly to commence Colombo flights on October 30

Belgium-based tour giant and one of Europe’s largest charter airlines - ‘Jetairfly’ in partnership with Sri Lanka’s Aitken Spence Travels travel, is to commence flights to Colombo on October 30, 2010 and will lure more Western tourists during the upcoming winter season.


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