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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2783

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Famous playback singer Malaysia Vasudevan passes away

Vetran Tamil Cinema playback singer Malaysia Vasudevan died in Chennai at 1.30 pm on Sunday.

Riyadh awaits King’s arrival

Elaborate arrangements are being made in the Saudi capital Riyadh to accord a warm welcome to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Abdullah who is to arrive soon in the kingdom following his full recovery from surgery in the United States.

BJP selects actress Hemamalini as candidate for Rajya Sabha from Karnataka;Yeddyruappa upsets

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to field famous film actress Hemamalini Dharmendra in the Rajya Sabha elections from Karnataka. Hema's selection upset the state chief minister B S Yeddyurappa.

Yet again a fishermen row: 600 boats carrying fishermen stopped by SL Navy

Yet another incident reported here that Sri Lankan Navy has stopped 600 mechanized boats carrying 2'400 persons.

Weapons given to Pakistan may fall into terrorists, warns US Congressional report

The United States Defense Department isn’t properly tracking military equipment given to Pakistan and the lack of oversight could lead to U.S. technology falling into enemy hands, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.

Sri Lanka temporarily suspend Bahrain migrant workers

The state authorities of Sri Lanka had decided recently to temporarily suspend migrant workers who are travelling to Bahrain as the country is facing a political unrest.

Vacuum left by Richard: An elegy

The freedom of The Fourth Estate has become a widely spoken issue in the post war Sri Lanka. Murder case of Lasantha Wickramatunge is moving at a snail’s pace and the authorities have so far failed to find out who’s behind his assassination. In connection with the disappearance of Columnist / Cartoonist Pregeeth Eknelligoda no one has been taken in to custody even after one year. The arson attack on Lankaenews office is the latest of such incidents.