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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2791

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Sri Lanka: Bawa to fill Mashoor’s vacancy

Muthaliph Bawa Farook took oaths as Vanni district Member of Parliament a short while ago. He fills the vacancy created by late Member of Parliament from Sri Lanka Muslim Congress Noordeen Mashoor.

Sri Lanka President orders the best team to be selected for 2011 Cricket World Cup

Sri Lanka President Mahinda Rajapaksa on Tuesday (January 4, 2011) directed Sri Lankan Cricket (SLC) to select the best players for the upcoming 2011 Cricket Word Cup.

Sri Lanka: Government postpones Local Authority bills

Although today’s Parliament debated over Local Authorities (Special Provisions) Bill and Local Authorities Elections (Amendment) Bill, the voting did not take place as expected, but was postponed.

In TN: DMK Govt. Selects Alliance Party Leaders For Awards- Karunanidhi To Present On Jan 16

The ruling DMK government in the state has announced certain awards to its alliance party leaders for their outstanding contribution to Tamil Culture and Social Justice.

Sri Lanka: Roadmap 2011 showcases vibrant economic development

Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) enunciating its policies for 2011, aims at 8.5% average economic growth this year, while maintaining GDP deflator at 6%, which will be supported by the rapid development in agriculture with increased productivity and mechanization, infrastructure development, expansion of the services sector, and productivity improvement through adaptation of technology, training and skills development.

Ruling BJP sweeps in the local body elections in Karnataka: Setbacks in CM Yeddyurappa ‘s own turf

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka has emerged as a major winner in polls to the local governing councils. But the party suffered major setbacks in the home turf of Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa and powerful Reddy brothers.

Colombo Bourse - New Year optimism continues

Colombo stocks reached high on Tuesday the January 4, 2011, with active trading witnessed in island’s computer assembling and IT hardware retailer PC House Holdings while New year optimism continued with buying momentum continued on small and mid cap counters mainly backed by active retail participation.

The Macroeconomic Stability That Sri Lanka Desperately Needs To Pursue

After twenty five years civil war, it is quite visible that Sri Lanka is highly enthusiastic achieving a rapid and sustainable economic growth with a view to providing economic comfort to the nation. There is no doubt that all who, were born in Sri Lanka, whether they are in the country or living in overseas do support to this enthusiastic ambition of Sri Lankan nation.

Karunanidhi intends to make poor to remain as poor : Jayalalithaa digs

The former chief minister Ms Jayalalithaa on Tuesday had a dig at Mr Karunanidhi for his New Year day remarks that freebies would continue as long as the poor remained.

Sri Lanka: Parliament extends Emergency

Short while ago Parliament extended emergency regulations for another one month backed by a majority of 111 votes out of 134 total votes. Some 23 members of parliament voted against the extension of emergency regulations.