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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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Hindu outfit, sants to challenge Ayodhya verdict

A body comprising Vishwa Hindu Parishad and religious leaders on Wednesday decided to challenge the Allahabad high court judgment in Ayodhya title suits relating to the three-way division of the disputed land in the Supreme Court.

The new Swedish Consulate General’s Office to be opened up in Colombo today

The Office of the Swedish Consulate General in Sri Lanka will be officially inaugurated today, (21st October, 2010.) It is learnt that the Ambassador of Sweden in New Delhi Lars-Olof Lindgren and Sri Lanka External Affairs Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris will participate in the opening event.

Pope announces creation of 24 new Cardinals: Only Asian is Archbishop Malcolm Ranjith

Pope Benedict XVI has announced a consistory for the creation of 24 new cardinals. Speaking at the end of his Wednesday audience, the Pope listed the names of Archbishops who will be elevated to the ranks of the College of Cardinals on November 20 next.

Sri Lanka refutes the unsubstantiated allegations made on the joint letter by International Crisis Group, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch

In a statement, Sri Lanka’s External Affairs Ministry has refuted the unsubstantiated allegations contained in the joint letter by International Crisis Group, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch.

Mumbai attack: India upset at US not tipping off on Headley in time

United States President Barack Obama’s visit to India is just a few weeks away but New Delhi and Washington DC are sparring over at India’s anger at what it perceives is the US’s selective sharing of intelligence information.

Minister G L Peiris lambaste LTTE’s vicious propaganda

Sri Lanka’s external Affairs Minister Professor G.L.Peiris lambasted the cunning of the LTTE remnants and their master plan to bring about an economic downfall through their vicious propaganda.

Recalling age-old, time-tested UK – Sri Lanka friendship Acting Minister invites more investment from the UK

Recalling the age-old, time-tested friendship with the UK, Acting Minister of External Affairs Gitanjana Gunawardena invited a cross party delegation from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) – UK Branch to encourage more investment from the UK to Sri Lanka, especially the North and the East.

Election Commission opposed to Opinion polls

The Election Commission of India is not happy over opinion polls carried out by electronic or print media on the eve of elections and wants a ban on it.

Sri Lanka: Indian FM to kick off the laying of Northern Rail Line in November

The reconstruction of Northern railway line between former LTTE-held Omanthai and Palai and North Western railway line between Medawachchiya and Thalaimannar is scheduled to be launched during the three-day official visit of the Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna in November.