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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 78

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Sri Lanka: Depositors' society of collapsed Golden Key finance company submits alternative Repayment Plan : Reject equity conversion plan formulated by Central Bank

Depositors group of the collapsed Golden Key Credit Card Company (GKCCC) of the Ceylinco conglomerate have submitted this week, an alternative repayment plan to Sri Lanka's Central Bank and have rejected an equity conversion plan formulated by the banking watchdog.

Nasheed insists no Lashkar in Maldives

Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed insisted the Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba has no presence in his country -- despite the US as well as Indian intelligence bureau confirming otherwise.

Karnataka CM faces crucial majority test as rebels stay defiant

The BJP leadership is keeping its fingers crossed as its government in Karnataka is set to face a crucial majority test in the assembly on Monday with the Chief Minister unable to bring back the dissident MLAs into the fold, till late Sunday.

Sessions on Advances in Cardiac Sciences

Global Hospitals & Health city, India; Forte Group with leading Cardiology consultants, Sri Lanka National Hospital conducted a scientific session on the ‘Recent Advances in Cardiac Sciences. This session was attended by around 150 doctors where several research papers were presented and case studies were discussed.

Baloch leader offers Rs 1 billion for killing Musharraf

The son of Baloch nationalist leader, Nawab Akbar Bugti, who was killed during Pervez Musharraf's regime has offered a bounty of Rs 1 billion and 1,000 acres of land to any person who beheads the former military ruler.

Sri Lanka’s Carbon Consulting Company advocates Green Economy

On Sunday (10/10/10), people all over the world came together to do projects that cut down carbon and celebrate climate solutions.

New Zealand TV host quits over nasty comment on Delhi CM

New Zealand TV show host Paul Henry, whose offensive remarks about Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit prompted India to lodge a diplomatic protest, resigned on Sunday.

“Acceptable Charters of Demand in Naga groups key to solution”: Pohwang

Prominent Naga leader and adviser to Eastern Naga People’s Organization (ENPO), P Pohwang Konyak was critical of the “high-profile meeting” of top leaders of three Naga underground groups on September 18 last, asking if they had inked the “Covenant of Reconciliation” from their bottoms of heart or only a mere “show.”

Sri Lanka Economic Association Annual Sessions

Sri Lanka Economic Association (SLEA) is to hold their annual sessions on 15th and 16th October at Centre of Banking Studies, Central Bank, Rajagiriya on the theme “Perspectives for Accelerated Growth and Development”.

Three Economists shares Nobel Prize For Economics 2010

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2010 Peter A. Diamond, Dale T. Mortensen, Christopher A. Pissarides.