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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

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Sri Lanka should strive to further economic ties with Colombia- Columbian Diplomat


Juan Alfredo Pinto Saavedra, the current Ambassador of Colombia to India with concurrent accreditation to Iran, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Indonesia at the Columbian Arts Festival recently held in Colombo said that Sri Lanka and Columbia should strive to further economic ties between the two countries.

CET in Health Education spoil TN students future:Karunanidhi spoils poor students ambitions-Jayalalithaa lambasted

All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam supremo and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Ms J Jayalalithha has said that the Chief Minister Karunanidhi is sole responsible person for allowing Common Entrance Test(CET) for medical admissions, which would adversely affect the chances of students belonging to the poor and downtrodden.

Asian Tribune responds to Dr JJ – ‘Thanks for the compliment; AT has no control over a published photo’

Dr. Jayalath Jayawardena MP and one of the opposition leaders from the United National Party in a statement to Asian Tribune have alleged that the headline that appeared on 6th December as’ misleading and gives a wrong impression’.

Yet another Dull Day at Colombo Bourse

Sri Lanka Stock indices continued to slip on Thursday December 16, despite a slight rise in turnover while island’s largest conglomerate John Keells Holdings (JKH) contributed to the rise in turnover.

Sri Lanka: Sight-lost detainee laments of his continued custody a ruse to prevent him from filing claims for damages

Colombo, 17 December, (Asiantribune.com): State was yesterday (16) granted further time within three weeks to file objection by the Supreme Court subject to the objection taken by the petitioner sight-lost person who is allegedly confined first in a Camp for Internally Displace People and then at Boosa (Galle) Detention Camp.

Apex court widens Spectrum probe from 2001 onwards

Set to monitor the 2G spectrum scam probe, the Supreme Court on Thursday widened the investigation in the case by bringing in its ambit the telecom policy from 2001 to 2008 covering both the NDA and the UPA regimes.

Sri Lanka: Rs.5,000 notes issue on cards despite a economic boom

Sri Lanka’s financial regulator, Central Bank has recently come up with a plan to issue a Rs.5,000 note on February 2011, amidst a forecasted boom in economy and country’s financial and capital markets in the wake of expected growth after winding away a war torn era in the country.

Winning project pictures life with Tuberculosis

The TB Photovoice Project, the winner of the 2010 TB Survival Prize, started as a one man's way to deal with the loss of his beloved ones to tuberculosis (TB). By now, it is touching the lives of many people around the world, helping – through pictures and narratives – to empower and raise the voices of persons and communities affected by the disease.

Lighting the Christmas Tree in Bethlehem


On 15th evening annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at Nativity Church premises in Bethlehem took place in the presence a large gathering Christians and other dignitaries.

Sri Lanka: BOI Job Fair to create opportunities for the youth

Sri Lanka’s state owned investment facilitation arm, the Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka has recently created opportunities for unemployed youth in the Wellawaya, Buttala and Monaragala through a Job Fair at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Conference Hall, in Wellawaya.

2G Spectrum Scam: DMK will come out Clean-Kanimozhi MP says

The DMK Rajya Sabha Member and the daughter of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, Ms. Kanimozhi has said that her party should come out clean in the entire episode of 2G Spectrum Scam.


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