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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1589

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Sri Lankan diplomatic missions reflect the image of Our Nation- Ambassador Sarath Wijesinghe

Sri Lankan Diplomatic Missions are now expected to break away from the shell of traditionalism, conventional practices and to be geared to be vigorous and aggressive in promotion and implementation of Government policy, said Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to the Middle Eastern economic powerhouse- the United Arab Emirates, Sarath Wijesinghe at a recent business promotion forum.

2G Spectrum Scam:Arrest Karunanidhi's Wife and Daughter-Jayalalithaa urges

The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Supremo and former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Ms J Jayalalithaa has urged the CBI to arrest chief minister M Karunanidhi's second wife Rajathi and daughter M K Kanimozhi MP in connection with 2G Spectrum Scam.

Nepal: Govt recalls envoy to Saudi Arabia

The government has decided to recall Nepali ambassador to Saudi Arabia Hamid Ansari, who allegedly embezzled insurance claim of more than three Nepali nationals who died there.

The Appointment of Ven. Dr. Dodangoda Rewatha as Chief Sangha Nayake of India

The Kotte Chapter of Sri Kalyana Samaggri Dharma Maha Sangha Sabha has appointed Ven. Dodangoda Rewatha as the Chief Sangha Nayake of India. He will be headquartered in Buddha Gaya.

Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing aims at greater heights

The Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing (SLIM), the country’s national apex marketing body enters 2011 with greater zeal and determination to further contribute to national growth and progress through its various projects and initiatives throughout the year.

Sri Lanka’s Main Opposition in a bid to climb the tree to retrieve kite went astray

The main opposition United National Party, that claims itself as one of the two principal political parties in the forefront of political life and governance in Sri Lanka since its independence, is now in a topsy-turvy bid to climb the tree to retrieve its kite.

Floods and Landslides play havoc once again in Sri Lanka

Just after several hundred thousand people of Sri Lanka returned to their homes after being severely affected and spent their days in temporary camps from the devastating floods during December/January period, they are once again confronted by heavy rains and another wave of floods.

Four candidates vie for Prime Minister

Altogether four candidates have filed their candidacies for the prime ministerial voting scheduled to be held on Thursday.

Sri Lanka ‘ejewels’ launches ‘Paparé Range’ ahead of Big Match season

Public Relations personality Tharindra de Silva diversifies her range of creativity with a foray into jewellery designing as ‘ejewels’ launches the Tari Collection’s “Paparé Range” ahead of the forthcoming cricket and rugby seasons.

Rise And Fall Of Tainted Minister A. Rajah – A Profile

In the Indian Political History never seen a low profile person rose like anything within a span of few years and fallen down from a steep uphill...That is Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi and his daughter M K Kanizhimozhi's close confident A Raja.

“Without freedom, people will not be alive,’ - Emeritus Bishop of Kurunagala Rt. Revd. Kumara Illangasinghe

In his Independence Day Message, the Rt. Revd. Kumara Illangasinghe, Bishop (Anglican) Emeritus of Kurunagala that it was incumbent on all Sri Lankans to ensure and enjoy authentic freedom as a nation on this sixty-third commemoration of independence.

Let us forget our ethnic and religious identities, and identify ourselves only as Sri Lankans – US Chief Prelate Most Ven. Walpola Piyananda Thera

In his Independence Day message, Chief Prelate (Sangha Nayaka) of United States of America, Most Ven. Walpola Piyananda Thera said that all Sri Lankans have to learn to work together, setting aside differences, and move forward on our path to make Sri Lanka prosperous, and a place where all Sri Lankans feel at home.

Sri Lanka is to launch an accelerated food production drive

The government took some expeditious measures to control spiraling food prices through meetings held under the Chairmanship of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. He said that while importing some essential items to the country it has been found that these imports have been made at higher prices and there were also destruction to food production caused by the unfavourable weather conditions and floods.

UK curbs to hit Indian, non-EU students

Students from India and other non-EU countries are likely to be affected if Britain goes ahead with imposing new restrictions before granting visas to them as part of the Prime Minister David Cameron government's promise to reduce immigration and curb visa abuse.

Sri Lanka main opposition party to face local government elections with confidence

Deputy Leader of the United National Party Karu Jayasuriya said today (2nd February 2011) that campaign for the upcoming Local Government election was launched with confidence to create the change that is necessary and sought by the public.