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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 914

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Turkish Foreign Minister calls on President, Prime Minister

Visiting Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday separately called on President Dr Ram Baran Yadav, Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal and Deputy Prime Minister Bharat Mohan Adhikari and discussed the prospect of bilateral cooperation between Turkey and Nepal.

HR Developments better than drilling for oil - Minister Dullas Allahapperuma

Youth Affairs and Skills Developments Minister Dullas Allahapperuma noted that it was much more important to develop human recourse in the country than drilling for oil that was believed to be in the Mannar Sea.

Cabinet scraps ISRO’s Spectrum deal

The controversial S-Band spectrum deal between ISRO's commercial arm Antrix and private firm Devas Multimedia was scrapped on Thursday.

Sri Lanka: Female Parliamentarian’s Swarnamali’s husband to be arrested


Sri Lanka police is on a hunt to arrest the female parliamentarian and actress Upeksha Swarnamali’s husband in connection with the assault on her on Wednesday February 16.

Fishermen issue: Kanimozhi's arrest, drama enacted by her father Karunanidhi- Jayalalithaa slams


All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) supremo and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa has said the arrest of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi for trying to picket the Sri Lankan High Commission in the city yesterday was a ''drama to fulfill her horoscope'' to ward off arrest in connection with the 2G spectrum scam.

India to inaugurate UNLDC confab to harness South-South cooperation for development

India will today inaugurate the United Nations Least Developed Countries ministerial conference, the first of its kind being hosted by India in Agra, where the India’s External Affairs Minister SM Krishna will welcome foreign delegates for the two-day conference.

Tamil media asked not to undermine reconciliation process

Youth Affairs and Skills Development Minister, Dallas Alahapperuma, on behalf of Sri Lanka Government, on Tuesday (15), appealed to the Tamil media not to engage in a campaign to destabilize the country.

2G Spectrum Scam: 14 days judicial custody for former minister A Raja-firm on proving his innocence

Former Telecom Minister A Raja, who has been arrested by the CBI for his alleged role in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, on Thursday, said he will prove his innocence.

A Roadmap For A Development Activities in Jaffna

Japan has planned to develop a roadmap for reconstruction and development activities in Jaffna.


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