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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 110

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World Muslims provide help to Palestinian nation and the besieged people of Gaza - Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Hussaini Khamene

In a message to Hajj Pilgrims, Iran’s Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Hussaini Khamenei pointed out to the Muslims of the world that the major duties of the elite of the Islamic Ummah is to provide help to the Palestinian nation and the besieged people of Gaza - to sympathize and provide assistance to the nations of Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq and Kashmir.

A Mass in Bethlehem to bless Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Arrangements are already scheduled to hold a mass at the Church of Milk Grotto in Bethlehem on Saturday the 20th November 2010 at 4.00 p.m., to bless Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa and to mark his 65th birthday and assumption of duties for the second term.

Sri Lankan born Ruwan Jayakody to bring gold to Canada at Culinary World Cup

Ruwan Jayakody, a Sri Lankan with his basic studies at Ruwanwella Central College is now a Canadian citizen.

Haj free of diseases

Holy Sites: This year’s Haj is free of infectious diseases so far, said Dr. Abdullah Al-Rabeah, Minister of Health, Monday. He said there are no worrying signs of any outbreak at this stage and that the vast majority of pilgrims are enjoying good health.

Maldives elected Co-Chair to World Bank’s key climate fund committee

The Maldives has been elected Co-Chair to the World Bank´s Strategic Climate Fund Committee (SCF) that helps nations to pilot environment friendly development.

Colombo Market falls again on low volume

With Fort area closed for Sri Lankan President’s second term inauguration Friday may turn out to be a market holiday. “This leaves only two more trading days this week before the budget which is expected to be better than any we have seen in the recent past” said brokers.

Building collapse kills over 60 people in Delhi

The four-storey building collapse in east Delhi has claimed 66 lives and left 130 injured in one of the worst such disasters in the capital, as massive rescue operations were on Tuesday on to pull out those trapped under the debris.