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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

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FM Krishna in China to fine tune Premier Wen visit to India

Ahead of Premier Wen Jiabao’s India visit next month, China has said it attached great significance to its ties with New Delhi as the relationship had global influence and strategic importance.

Colombo Stocks Decline continues

Colombo Stocks closed further lower at 1.4% Monday the November 15th in a wide selling pressure with a continuing correction in slim trade.

Sibal gets additional charge of Telecom: Opposition not satisfied with Raja’s exit

The opposition parties including the BJP, Left, Samajwadi party and the AIADMK were not fully satisfied with Telecom minister A. Raja’s resignation on Sunday night and called for a wider probe to go into the bottom of the 2G Spectrum scam.

Sri Lanka’s President Mahinda Rajapaksa Pledges to make no distinction among Muslim, Tamil & Sinhala, IDPs

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing displaced Northern Muslim representatives reiterated his government’s stance that it will make no distinction among, Muslim, Tamil or Sinhala Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) when resettling and rebuilding the nation.

CBI arrests two ex-officials of CWG in Queen’s Baton Relay scandal

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested two former officials of the Commonwealth games Organising Committee, T.S. Darbari and Sanjay Mahindroo, who are allegedly involved in the Queen's Baton Relay scam, CBI DIG Anurag said.

Sri Lanka: Construction of 50,000 houses for war displaced to commence soon

Indian High Commissioner Shri Ashok K Kantha recently said that his government had been intimated by its Sri Lankan counterpart that the Indian government-funded 50,000 housing units project in Northern Sri Lanka will commence in the near future.

Nepal’s main opposition party agrees to allow new budget

Ending over four-month long standoff, the main opposition party Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist) has agreed to allow the caretaker government–led Madhav Kumar Nepal to unveil new budget for the fiscal year 2010/11.

Sri Lanka’s main opposition gives green light for party reforms

In an unprecedented move, Sri Lanka’s main opposition- the United National Party gave green-light to hold the much-delayed Party Convention on December 12 and for a new party constitution that would pave way for much-needed party reforms.

Leather industry to improve

Sri Lanka is renowned for its apparel sector and the high quality garment exports. Apart from these known exports leather is an industry, which was in the island for decades in a small scale, providing lot of room for improvement.

India hails UN “dropping J&K “ from list of unresolved disputes

India on Monday welcomed the reported exclusion of Jammu and Kashmir from the list of unresolved international disputes.

Election Bulletin: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Long Awaited Release Brings Unity and Hope

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s emergence from house arrest following the expiration of her wrongful detention sentence has caused a ripple effect across Burma’s political scene.

F35 fighter planes as incentive

US is offering 20 F35 fighter planes as an incentive to its spoilt child, Israel for just 90 days building freeze in the West Bank but this does not include East Jerusalem and not a day more than 90 days.

Walk Your Way To Health And Happiness

We just observed the World Diabetes Day and also Children’s Day in India. We are also in the middle of an international conference on Lung Health in Berlin ( 41st Union World Conference on Lung Health, Berlin, Germany.

2G Spectrum Scam: Exit Minister A Raja - Jayalalithaa urges center to initiate criminal action

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo and former Tamil Nadu Chief MInister J Jayalalithaa has urged the union government to initiate Criminal action against A Raja, who was alleged as the main culprit in the 2 G spectrum scam.

Improving technological advancement with mould and die

Mould and die are the widely used technical developments in the manufacturing industry. In principle, there are no manufacturers that does not use mould and die at some stage of the production process in different levels.


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