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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2768

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‘Ssncharaka Udawa’ a ‘Meet Mart’ for unexposed to join mainstream tourism

The Sri Lanka Association of Inbound Tour Operators (SLAITO) organizes a one day meeting place for all tourism related service providers at ‘Sancharaka Udawa’ on 27th January 2011. This is the first time such a widely networked group of tourism realted personnel will come together under one roof, said Nimin Nanayakkara, President, SLAITO at the launch of Sancharaka Udawa held in Colombo.

Retailers collect at Colombo Bourse

Retail investors continued to accumulate while profit taking was also witnessed in certain counters on Monday the December 27, whilst the overall buying interest kept the indices up. Prevailing positive momentum may sustain this week according to brokers.

Delhi shivers as maximum temperature drops sharply

Delhiites put on layers of woollens on Tuesday with the day temperature dropping sharply to 15 degree Celsius following light drizzle across the city, enveloped in fog, and no respite expected from cold and damp conditions on Wednesday.

2008 Attempted to Murder Case:PMK leader Kaduvetti Guru acquitted by Trial Court

The Vanniyar Sangam President and Pattali Makkal Katchi(PMK) leader Kaduvetti Guru and three others were acquitted from a attempted to murder case registered by meensurutti police of Ariyalur District.

Prez summons winter session of House for January 9

President Dr Ram Baran Yadav on Monday summoned winter session of House for January 9 at the recommendation of Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal.

Speculation on Indian-origin man in UK terror plot

Conflicting reports come out over whether a man of Indian origin, one of the 12 men arrested in what is being called the Christmas bomb blitz plot, was part of the London terror plot. One of the men, called Gurukanth desai, , is believed to be of Indian origin according to some reports,

Sri Lankan Navy Attack:20 TN fisher men injured

An alleged attack by Sri Lankan Naval personnels, around Twenty Tamail Nadu Fishermen were injured in mid-sea off nearby Dhanushkodi.

Indices gain upward momentum

Acuity Stockbrokers Research Ltd in their market review indicated that the week saw both market indices gaining with the All Share Price Index (ASPI) up 197.41 points - an increase of 3.10%, and the Milanka Price index (MPI) up by 150.96 or 2.21% week on week.

Actor Sanjay Dutt’s two properties attached in Mumbai

The Bombay High Court has ordered attachment of two properties of film actor Sanjay Dutt in keeping with an arbitration award passed by the Indian Motion Pictures Producers' Association in January this year on

2G Scam: Fully cooperated with CBI: Spectrum Raja says in Chennai

After the two days grilled by the Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) in the 2G Spectrum Scam involved one lakh eighty thousand crores, former Telecom Minister A Raja on Tuesday came down to Chennai. In the Chennai Air Port he told the press that he fully cooperated with the CBI.

UAE cancels 6-month new jobs ban for foreign workers

Indians are likely to benefit under a new work permit introduced by UAE in a bid to reform its labour market, which will allow foreign workers in the country to switch jobs after two years without facing a six-month ban for leaving their work.

Lanka, Maldives should not compete in tourism: Tourism Minister

Sri Lanka and the Maldives should work together in promoting tourism rather than competing with each other, Maldives’ Tourism Minister has said.