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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2647

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India provides Rs. 545.35 million for embankment construction

Indian government has provided Rs 545.35 million for the construction of embankments along Lalbakeya, Bagmati and Kamla rivers.

TN Elections 2011: DMK's Young first timer Anand Challenges Jayalalithaa - Hopes for winning with the work style of M K Alagiri

The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) has decided to pit its youngest (30) Annad against All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo J Jayalalithaa in Srirangam constituency, hopping that he can defeat her like 1996 elections happened at Bargur while she was as chief Minister.

Sri Lanka: Sequent to SC rights petition, sightless detainee released

The sightless detainee who laments that he is being kept to prevent his claims for damages while in earlier detention was released from detention on Friday.

Indian Ocean Tuna Commission holds its 15th Session in Colombo

The 15th Session of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission was started in Colombo yesterday morning. The session will be held from 18th to 22nd of this month.

Sri Lanka to launch Hambantota 2018 Games City Model on today

The Organizing Committee (OC) of the Commonwealth Games 2018 Candidate City Hambantota is planning to unveil the model of its Games City on Today the 19th March 2011.

Maldives hails UN no fly zone over Libya

The Maldives welcomed the United Nations Security Council decision to impose a no-fly zone over Libya, calling it will help protect the Libyan people.

Volatility start to continue at Colombo Bourse

Colombo Stock Prices gained tentatively in early trading on Friday the 18 March 2011 only to tumble later on. As expected the demand that was seen over the last two days got faded during the day.

Social inequality is the mother of all our problems

The social stratification and social mobility both are considered to be pre-requisite for a developing nation to enter the developed world. However, the ‘class system’ cuts at the root of equality without which any country is fragile.

Dr Shurhozelie breaks his silence on spurt of factional violence

Senior DAN Minister Dr Shurhozelie has broken his silence over the recent spurt of “factional clashes” between the two NSCN factions in the State and expressed his surprise as to why the leaders of the factions had not respected the “voices of the Nagas.”

Corruption in Judiciary: Sikkim KC CJ faces Corruption and land-grab Charges

Former Karnataka High Court Chief Justice(CJ) and present CJ of Sikkim who is hailing from Tamil Nadu is facing 16 charges including Corruption, land-grab and abuse of judicial office. Justice Dinakaran is presently facing removal proceedings in Parliament.