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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2706

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U.S. Supports convening an international Commission of Inquiry against Burma

U.S. Supports convening international Commission of Inquiry against Burma - a country officially called Myanmar.

MPs want Obama backing for permanent India seat in UN Council

Support to India's rightful claim to a permanent seat in the UN Security Council is what Indian MPs expect from the US during the address of President Barack Obama in Parliament.

CDB first half profits 5 times high – Rs 100Mn

Citizens Development Business Finance Ltd (CDB) reported that the company’s first half pre-tax profits has gone up by 5 times of Rs 112 million compared to Rs 19 million of last year’s corresponding period.

J&K militants ready to present a “peace plan”

Militants in Jammu and Kashmir have expressed their willingness to present a "peace plan" during their meeting with the group of interlocutors appointed by the Centre, a move seen as "something important" by Dilip Padgaonkar, who led the three-member team.

Sports Insurance – Janashakthi’s newest

Janashakthi Insurance PLC recently launched its newest ‘Sports Insurance Policy’, for the benefit of all sportsmen and women in Sri Lanka providing a range of benefits including personal accident cover on sports injuries, hospitalization due to sports injuries, home nursing expenses, student benefit assistance, parent inconvenience benefit and physiotherapy cover.

Sri Lanka today one of the safest destinations a tourist can fly to

Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Belgium, Luxembourg and the EU Ravinatha Aryasinha has said, “Sri Lanka is today one of the safest destinations in the world a tourist can expect to fly to”.

26th Death Anniversary:Nation Remebers Indira Gandhi-Leaders pays homage

The entire nation on Sunday pays homage to the former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on the 26 the death anniversary.

Laugfs Gas Initial Public Offering

LaLaugfs Gas Limited announced it’s Initial Public Offering of 75 million Ordinary Voting shares at the rate of LKR 23.00 and 52 million Ordinary Non Voting shares priced at LKR 15.00 to be listed on the Diri Savi Board of the Colombo Stock Exchange. The issue opens for subscription on 4th November 2010, closing on 25th November 2010 or the date on which the issue is oversubscribed. The IPO is expected to raise Rs. 2,505 million in totalfor the Group.

Release Cavery Water Immediately:TN CM Karunanidhi urges his Karnataka counter part

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has urged the Karnataka Counterpart Mr Yeddyurappa to release water in Cauvery to save Crops.

Dilma Rousseff - the new President of Brazil

The ruling Workers Party (PT)'s presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff was elected Brazi's 40th president after Sunday's runoff votes.