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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 73

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David Headley wife’s disclosure: India move to take up issue with US

The US which boasts of one of the finest counter-terrorism machinery, apparently chooses to treat lightly any perceived threats when it concern any nation other than the US.

Sri Lanka’s Minister of External Affairs - Prof. G.L. Peiris in UK

Prof. G.L. Peiris, Sri Lanka’s Minister of External Affairs arrived in the United Kingdom yesterday on an official visit, at the invitation of William Hague, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs.

Govt. puts Gyoom’s luxury yacht on sale

The government has put former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom’s exclusively used luxury yacht, “Arumaaz” on sale, whilst Gayoom’s camp said it is “not a big concern for us.”

Sri Lanka President to preside the Northern Province Progressive Review meeting in Vavuniya on the 19th October

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa will conduct on 19th October, the Northern Province Progressive Review meeting In Vavuniya.

Retired Pak Major had trained militants for an attack at CWG

A retired major from the Pakistan military, who was with the ISI, had trained terrorists in a camp on the Afghanistan-Pakistan border to carry out an attack on a Commonwealth Games venue.

Asian Development Bank to review drinking water proposal to Jaffna

Asian Development Bank officials will hold discussions with the Ministry of Water Supply and Drainage today and tomorrow, regarding the ministry’s proposals for providing drinking water to the Jaffna Peninsula.

Iron-tight court security for terrorist Kasab case hearing

A tight security cordon has been thrown in and around the Bombay high court which will hear from Monday the arguments on confirmation of death sentence awarded to the lone surviving Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab for his role in 26/11 attacks.

‘Matale’ dominates Sri Lanka’s Permanent Mission in New York. – The buzz of the town

Latest report revealed that Major General Shavendra Silva has taken over as the new Deputy Permanent Representative of Sri Lanka’s UN Mission in New York.

Resolution of Kashmir dispute will not fragment India

Kashmir is the oldest unresolved issue of the world. People of Kashmir have been seeking their right of self determination for the last 63 years but India which is in illegal occupation of two-third of Kashmir territory since October 1947 refuses to listen to their pleadings.

CWG scandal: Now it’s Kalmadi’s turn to hit back

The Commonwealth Games might have ended on Oct 14, but now a no-holds-barred fight has begum among all those figured in the financial scandals that were exposed by the media in the run-up to the Games preparations.

Prof. Peiris discussion with Krishna a curtain raiser for the forthcoming Indo – Lanka Joint Commission session

The recent visit of Prof. G.L. Peiris, Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Minister to New Delhi and discussion he had with his Indian counterpart S.M. Krishna served as a curtain raiser to the forthcoming session of the India – Sri Lanka Joint Commission that will take place, when Minister Krishna visits Sri Lanka later this year.

Sri Lankan conflict probe commission lashes out at rights groups

Sri Lanka's state-appointed Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission (LLRC) slammed international rights groups stating that the commission will defend its impartiality and independence.