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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 881

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Sri Lankan war probe call renewed by pro-LTTE British Lawmakers

Asian Tribune time and again has shown subtle and clandestine efforts of pro-LTTE sections of the Tamil diaspora and Tiger-sympathetic Western countries, calling for so-called ‘independent’ war crime investigations on Sri Lanka.

Myanmar: In an unexplained move, former Lieutenant General Tin Aye resigns from Parliament

Former Lieutenant General Tin Aye, who was recently elected as a Member of Parliament has stepped down from his post to stand for election nearly two weeks after Myanmar held its first parliamentary session.

Senior US official in Kathmandu to discuss inter-country adoption issue

A top U.S. official arrived in Kathmandu on Wednesday on two-day visit to discuss issues related to inter-country adoption from Nepal.

Biggest event in Game;World cup cricket starts today

The Grand Gala Opeening ceremony of the World Cup Cricket in the Indian sub-continent, for the third time to be held today.

Palestinian September 2011 Deadline Doomed

The international Quartet of the US, EU, UN and Russia on Middle East peace and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) seem set on an agenda that perceives September 2011 as an historical political watershed deadline.

Go against ‘Galle Literary Festival’ can not be accepted

For the very first time, there were some negative elements, who were against the 2011 Galle Literary Festival (GLF) in Sri Lanka which held annually. Namely, Reporters Without Borders was taking the leading role and also with them, some reputed authors joined that ugly and baseless campaign. It was disheartening to the organizers, attendees and Sri Lanka authors when such an event was targeted.

More Indian travellers to visit Maldives

Contrary to the earlier belief that majority of Indian leisure travellers are not interested in the sunny Maldives, a study shows it is not so, anymore.

Sri Lanka Mission initiates action against the use of Buddha images for commercial purposes in the UK

Sri Lanka as well as other Buddhist Missions in the United Kingdom initiated actions against the use Buddha images for commercial purposes in the UK.

Sri Lanka is to boost Coconut Cultivation under One Million Domestic Economic Units

It is the prime objective of the government to create economically strong and independent individuals and families in Sri Lanka, under the Divi Neguma (Life Upliftment) programme.

Relationship between Marketing and Buddhism-An Analysis of Eightfold Path

In contemporary management people are taking more on marketing which is must in the business world. On the other hand Buddhism is becoming popular in western countries for a number of reasons; The first good reason is Buddhism has answers to many of the problems in modern materialistic societies. Even it can be considered as fast grown religion in UK Jails.

Sri Lanka assured of India’s commitment towards consolidation of peace, prosperity and development in the island- Indian High Commissioner

At the commissioning of the newly-laid southern coastal railway line between Galle and Matara, High Commissioner for India in Sri Lanka Shrimath Ashok K. Kantha, said that India was committed to working with the Government of Sri Lanka towards the consolidation of peace, prosperity and development in Sri Lanka and for the further enrichment of our bilateral ties.

USA and Israel can ill-afford to lose Egypt

Propelled by the happenings in Tunisia, the youth of Egypt decided to take to the streets. Protests started in Cairo on 25 January and soon spread to Alexandria and other cities. Police and paramilitary forces resorted to brutal actions to disperse the crowds and killed and injured people in dozens but the strength of protestors kept swelling. Their main slogans were ‘go Mubarak go’ and ‘liberation and democracy’.

The Unreality Of Our Real Life

Two events, occurring in quick succession in the recent past, have been very disturbing. One is the sounding of death knell by Mark Thompson (director general of British Broadcasting Corporation), of the Hindi radio service of BBC. And the other is an unabashed reality show doing its rounds on a popular FM Radio channel for the selection of the biggest lout of the city of Lucknow.

Construction of railway line to Kataragama (Kathirgamam) will commence next month

In fulfilling a long felt need of Sri Lankans in the extreme southern areas of the country, and the devotees, especially Hindu Devotees who travel to the annual religious festival at Katharagama, construction work of the Matara - Katharagama railway track is to be completed within the next two years, with the beginning of the Matara-Beliatta Sector of this railway track to commence next month.


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