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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 108

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Will Sajith Premadasa’s singing drag him to Courts?

The wife of the late Sri Lankan singer Clarence Wijewardena is planning to sue Hambantota District United National Party Parliamentarian Sajith Premadasa, aspiring to be the next UNP leader.

Parties agree to impeach tainted justice at apex court

Various three major political parties on Wednesday agreed to proceed with impeachment of Supreme Court Justice Rana Bahadur Bam in the House.

Uranium supply: India’s Foreign Minister Krishna has talks in Australia

India’s External Affairs Minister SM Krishna on Wednesday pressed Australia to reverse its policy of not selling uranium to India.

Lankan University in Maldives

Plans are afoot to set up a university affiliated to Sri Lanka’s Sri Jayawardenepura University, in the Maldives.

Sri Lanka: UN to seek US $ 51 million for flood victims with Catherine Bragg’s arrival

The United Nations (UN) will sought US $ 51 million in order to provide for more than one million people affected by Sri Lanka’s monsoon rains in the wake of recent visit of UN Assistant General Secretary Catherine Bragg. Sri Lanka’s state officials had earlier outlined that floods had cost Rs.30 billion (nearly US $ 300 million) gto the island nation’s economy.

Sri Lanka to fill in 6000 vacancies in the Public Management Assistant Service

Government will fill in some 6,000 vacancies in the state sector by recruiting suitable candidates to Public Management Assistant Service this year.

Douglas Tells Start a New Life with New Hopes

Vasavilan is a beautiful village situated in Jaffna district with a large population but the villagers had to leave the village due to the war situation which prevailed for a long time. Under the Uthuru Wasasnthaya Development Programme Vasavilan Navodya School was rebuilt with a new building, a computer lab and an auditorium at a cost of Rs.10 million.

Sri Lanka to keep hoisted the national flag for a week

Sri Lanka's Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs instructed all Government Departments, Corporations, Institutions, and Semi-Government establishments to hoist the national flag for a week to celebrate the 63rd Independence Day, which falls on the 4th February 2011.

Election fever in TN: Never said that AIADMK will get together with Congress-Jayalalithaa

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa has rejected the speculation that her party is trying to get alliance with Congress.

CSW Renews Call For UN Inquiry Into Crimes Against Humanity In Burma

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) welcomes the release today of a major new report highlighting human rights violations against the Chin people in Burma, just over a week before Burma is due for a Universal Periodic Review of its human rights record at the United Nations.

Army to receive NRs 1.1 billion Chinese aid for running health facilities

In the biggest aid ever to the army, China has pledged a financial assistance of about NRs 1.1 billion to Nepal Army (NA) to establish a health institute and upgrade infrastructures in the existing medical facilities operated by the army.