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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2396

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Thanjavur Big Temple Gopura Kalasam Damaged:Lightning strike causes the damage

The Thanjavur Big Temple (Thanjai Periya Koil) Gopuram (Pyramidal Tower) as suffered damage following a lightning strike during the heavy downpour.

WikiLeaks to disclose 2,600 US memos on Nepal

Nepal’s political party leaders, civil society members and diplomats are set to come under public scrutiny as WikiLeaks will release 2,600 confidential US diplomatic cables related to Nepal in next few months time.

Norwegian Support To Humanitarian Demining Activities In The North

Norwegian Ambassador, Hilde Haraldstad signed two agreements with Swiss Foundation for Mine Action and HALO Trust extending their support to Humanitarian Demining activities in the North.

An apostle with a different mission

With the development strategy in the country is on, there should also be a simultaneous spiritual revival in the people, said His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith at the brief religious ritual held at Tewatte Our Lady of Lanka Shrine en-route to Colombo’s St Lucia’s Cathedral, after his elevation to the position of a Cardinal, when he arrived in Sri Lanka from Rome.

WikiLeaks release: India warned by US on damaging disclosures

India along with some major western nations are geared up to face a fresh round of WikiLeaks disclosures of three million confidential U.S. diplomatic cables.

Pakistan looks forward Sri Lanka to be a foremost tourist destination in the world - President Zardari


Four agreements were signed between Sri Lanka and Pakistan on Sunday afternoon following the bilateral talks between visiting Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo.

Foreign agencies busy trying to set up spy network in India

The government has said that foreign intelligence agencies are making constant efforts to set up bases in the country and influence people to form a network of their agents.

Sri Lanka Insurance to build a 5-star hotel in Hambantota

State owned insurance giant Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC) has recently called up for expressions of interest from consultancy services to construct a 5 star hotel in the country’s upcoming commercial capital Hambantota in Down South.

TN Govt. once again appoints Letika Saran as DGP: Picks up her name from UPSC panel

The Government of Tamil Nadu has once again appointed Junior IPS Officer Ms as state police director general.

UN envoy Vijay Nambiar meets Suu Kyi


Vijay Nambiar, UN special envoy to Myanmar said Sunday he told its military government that it must address concerns about recent elections, which critics charge were rigged.

Boynao, Anshuman enter semi final in World Muaythai Championship

N Boynao Singh (51kg of Male B) of Manipur and Anshuman Behera (81 kg of Junior Male) of Andhra Pradesh have entered into Semi Final on the ongoing World Muaythai Championship here at the Mall Exhibition Hall of The Mall Bangkapi, Bangkok.

Budget to boost Investor outlook?

Acuity Stockbrokers Research in the stock market review indicated that the selling pressure on most counters continued during the week with All Share Price Index (ASPI) descending consistently with a marginal positive close seen midweek.


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