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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2555

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Prez, PM express sorrow over loss of lives and properties in Japan

President Dr Ram Baran Yadav and Prime Minister Jhalanath Khanal have expressed their sorrow over the loss of lives and properties by the devastating earthquake and subsequent Tsunami in Japan on Friday.

Colombo Bourse concludes a week dominated by selling

Colombo Stock Indices continued to fall with thin volumes on Friday the 11 March 2011, while Investor participation was subdued throughout the week and comparatively less turnover levels were witnessed. Market ended the week in red, with All Share Price Index (ASPI) and Milanka Price Index (MPI) dipping 5% and 3% respectively.

Visit to Sri Lanka by the Governor of Victoria

Professor David de Kretser AC, Governor of Victoria is to make an official visit to Sri Lanka on March 14 and 15.

Sri Lanka’s ambitious Livelihood Upliftment Programme will be launched today

The ambitious programme of establishing one million domestic economic units named as “Divi Neguma” (Livelihood Upliftment) scheme, will be launched at the auspicious time at 11.21 a.m. today by President Mahinda Rajapaksa,

Police nab youth who killed Delhi college girl

A mentally disturbed youth from Uttar Pradesh was behind the murder of a college girl in Delhi as he wanted to avenge the humiliation he suffered when he was beaten up for stalking her three years ago, police said on Thursday.

Sri Lanka; Pawning Business Increased while Gold sovereign price reach over Rs.42,000

The financial market watchdog, The Central Bank of Sri Lanka had said that the pawning activities of banks of Sri Lanka had improved by 28% within the first three quarters of the year 2010.

Women with tuberculosis (TB) could lose their home

According to the study done by Tuberculosis Research Centre in India alarming numbers of women with tuberculosis (TB) become homeless once diagnosed with TB.

Renew Rapporteurs ’ Mandate, investigate Crimes Against Humanity in Burma and North Korea

The United Nations Human Rights Council will consider new resolutions on Burma and North Korea next week, in which the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Burma and the UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in North Korea will be reviewed.

Gayoom VS. Thasmeen: Battle lines drawn

The undeclared war, everybody knew was going on between Thasmeen-Gayoom factions in the main opposition Dhivhehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP), was finally waged, last week.