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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2992

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Yeddyurappa’s troubles not yet over: Threat of President’s rule

The problems of Karnataka Chief Minister B.S Yeddyurappa are far from over despite his winning by a voice vote the majority test in the State assembly on Monday. In fact, he faces a legal challenge as well as a hostile Governor who is suggesting to the Centre imposition of President’s rule.

1000 Handicraft Villages to be setup Islandwide within a year - Minister Devananda

Under Mahinda Chinthana Ministry of Traditional Industries and Small enterprise Development is making arrangements to setup 1000 handicraft villages island wide. Minister Douglas Devanada has announced that these villages will be organized within a year.

TN Advocate General restrain from appear for Lottery Dawn:Karunanidhi writes to Kerala CM

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Monday informed to his Kerala counterpart that Tamil Nadu Advocate General P S Raman has withdrawn from appearing in a Lottery Dawn Martin case in Kerala High Court on the advice of him.

Minister Bandula Gunawardana highlights education as corner stone of development

Minister of Education and newly appointed Representative of Sri Lanka on the Executive Board of UNESCO, the Bandula Gunawardana met with the Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, Madam Irina Bokova at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on Monday.

First Lady visits Buddhist Maha Vihara in Kuala Lumpur

First Lady of Sri Lanka, Shiranthi Rajapaksa who was in Kuala Lumpur to attend the inaugural meeting of the First Ladies Summit visited Buddhist Maha Vihara in Brickfields today.

The Colombo municipality launches a programme to enhance the quality of hotels and eating houses in the city

There are accusations that some hotels and eating houses in the city of Colombo sell unhygienic food items to the millions of people arriving to the city daily. Public also complain that the government, Colombo municipality and other relevant authorities not taking stern action against such traders.

Power Struggle in Karnataka: Yeddyurappa wins trust motion by voice vote-Governor recommends President Rule

MLA Gulihatti Shekar protests along with JD(S) and Congress leaders at the State Assembly during the confidence vote on Monday. His shirt was torn during the gate crash.

Sri Lanka begins electorate re-mapping, delimitation not based on regional ethnicity but on language

Sri Lanka has begun re-mapping its electorates. The re-drawn electorates will be used for the first time in the forthcoming local government elections.