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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2397

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Nutritions claim Fast food retard innovative and thinking capacity of students

Sri Lanka’s Minister of Economic Development Mr. Basil Rajapaksa has denounced the intake of fast food and has emphasized the need to change food pattern of the country.

The election report documents widespread political repression and human rights abuses - Burma Fund UN Office

A report released by the Burma Fund UN Office for the opening of Burma’s first Parliament, documents the widespread political repression and human rights abuses marring the electoral process in the country’s first elections in more than 20 years.

Cost of treatment at private hospitals reasonable

Dr Manjula Karunaratne, Director/COO, Asiri Group of Hospitals said that some high quality and sophisticated equipment are very expensive that recovering the investment would not be that easy. He said that their electricity bill alone comes to between Rs 6 to 10 million and this cost is divided by the number of rooms it alone would be around Rs 1,000 per room.

Sri Lanka to ban sale of state drugs in private pharmacies?

Sri Lanka’s Health Minstry will bring a new bill to prevent the sale of state pharmaceuticals in private pharmacies, amidst recent reports that exposed a racket off selling essential drugs needed for renal patients by a three wheeler parked near Peradeniya Hospital.

Elon University facilitates communication on environmental Education issues in Sri Lanka

Hosted by members of Elon University's Periclean Scholar Class of 2011, USA, a two day summit was held at the Faculty of Science, Colombo University in partnership with the University of Colombo, the United States Embassy - Colombo, the National Science Foundation - Sri Lanka, and Rainforest Rescue International.

Sri Lankan war hero appeals Tamil diaspora to move forward

Former Sri Lankan military official and top diplomat to United Nations ,denying accusations of war crimes appealed expatriate Sri Lankans to ‘move forward’.

Both indices record a decline week on week

Acuity Stockbrokers Research in their market review indicated that the bourse remained active during the week with the All Share Price Index (ASPI) surpassing Milanka Price Index ( MPI) midweek, however both indices have recorded a decline week on week with the ASPI closing at 7192.49 down by 0.85% over last week and MPI losing 127.83 points to and close at 7165.32.

Minister Krishna condemns radio collar tags on duped students in US

External affairs Minister SM Krishna on Sunday strongly condemned the reported forcible wearing of radio collars around the ankles of Indian students in the Tri-Valley University in United State and demanded severe action against those responsible for the "inhuman act".

Sri Lanka Asia Securities in strategic tie-up with RBS and Exotics group of UK ASL confident, despite a major client’s move out- Mano Nanayakkara

One of Sri Lanka’s leading stockbroker firm- Asia Securities is confidently building up a new partnership with Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and Exotics group of United Kingdom.

Dalai Lama seeks probe into cash haul with Karmapa Lama

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today called for a thorough probe into the seizure of foreign currency worth over Rs7.5 crore from the offices of a trust backed by the Karmapa.

Torching Lanka-e-News Website condemned as an act to discredit the Government


The Government of Sri Lanka strongly condemns the criminal act of torching the Lanka-e-News Website as a malicious act of criminals to discredit the government.


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