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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2346

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Responding to US Human Rights Report, China asks US not to interfere in domestic affairs of other nations

Strongly reacting to the US State Department’s annual human rights report for the year 2010, China stressed that the U.S. should stop interfering in internal affairs of other nations using human rights as an excuse and urged the sole super power to restore human rights of its own people.

Sri Lanka missing sailors still missing- Navy spokesman

Sri Lanka Navy has still undergoing their search operations to find out the four navy personnel who went missing on March 29 off the Northern Mullaitivu coast, Says the Navy spokesman Commander P.K Warnakulasuriya.

All set for a Grand New Year Festival in Sri Lanka

After vanquishing three decades of terrorism under which people lived in uncertainty of a tomorrow, and people did not venture out as families together, or hold any event to celebrate the New Year, due to awful bomb threats, the National New Year, this year has become a true national event for people to celebrate together in a true national spirit.

Nepal Army chief returns home from US visit


Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Chhatra Man Singh Gurung returned home on Sunday after a 15-day official visit to the US. CoAS Gurung, who led a four member delegation, had left for US visit on March 26 at the official invitation of US government.

Sri Lanka to build a model ‘Gold Souk’ at former St.John’s fish market in Colombo

After relocating the Pettah’s St.John’s wholesale fish market in Colombo to Peliyagoda Central Fish Market Complex 0n March 26, Urban Development Authority (UDA) of Sri Lanka is planning to invite jewellery shops , gem and diamond traders to the former St. John’s wholesale fish market to setup their outlets with a view of building a model ‘Gold Souk’ in the financial capital Colombo for the first time.

TN elections 2011:Vote for your Son of Soil-Karunanidhi requests Tiruvarur Voters


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi has asked the Tiruvarur voters to vote for him because he was the son of the soil.

Sri Lankan map would soon undergo changes - President Mahinda Rajapaksa

Sri Lankan map would soon undergo changes as the Government plans to add another 500 acres to Colombo city limits by creating an island in the sea adjoining Galle Face green and the harbor says President Mahinda Rajapaksa.

TN elections 2011:EC warns against money distribution-Stern action will be taken

Even-though the Election Commission (EC) is taking serious checks to curb the money distribution to the voters in Tamil Nadu, political parties are playing tricky methods and distributing cash to the voters.

Sri Lanka Cricket: Four names short listed for head Coach Post

Sri Lanka Cricket has short listed four candidates for a successor to head Coach Trevor Bayliss, who had stepped down after the World Cup, 2011, the Senior Cricket official said.

Psychology for global society

Over the past two decades psychology has become the one of the most popular degree subjects in many parts of the world.

Ramifications of British imperialism on Pakistan’s polity

Islam was brought into Indian subcontinent in 712 by Muhammad bin Qasim after he conquered Sindh ruled by Hindu Raja Dahir. His arrival sowed the seeds of antagonism between the Hindus and Muslims. India remained under the rule of Muslim Sultans and Mughal kings from 998 till 1858. The Mughals left behind an ineradicable impression on the political, administrative and educational psyche of the people of South Asia.

2G Spectrum: Apex court move to speed up trial

The Supreme Court on Monday will pass an order on the appointment of a special public prosecutor for holding the trial of former Telecom .Mminister A Raja and others in the second-generation spectrum allocation case.

U.S. Motives behind Balochistan Movement

Baloch Society of North America is going to organize a one-day international conference on Balochistan on Saturday April 30th, 2011 in Washington DC. The conference is likely to be chaired by Khan of Kalat.

Many disappearances in Jaffna

Jaffna Police has reported that during the first week of February to the last week of March they have received complaints regarding disappearances of 50 residents in Jaffna District despite the LTTE outfit is inactive in the areas following the crushing out of them one and half years ago.

Malinga’s toe-crushers make IPL cricketers see “Stars”

Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga playing for Mumbai Indians in the IPL tournament with his toe-crushing deliveries has made IPL batsmen see stars. He says he aims for the batsmen's toes and loves to take wickets.


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