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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2399

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Oman Pledges To Support Sri Lanka

Foreign Affairs Minister of the Sultanate of Oman Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah received Sri Lanka’s Minister of External Affairs Professor G.L. Peiris at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Muscat, Oman.

U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan: Severed human heads brandished

The latest issue of German daily Der Spiegel and US journal Rolling Stone disclose an abominable and grotesque specter of psychopaths in the United States Army, who murder Afghans in cold blood and brandish their victims’ severed heads like hunting trophies. The Der Spiegel story is aptly titled: ‘Das zweitte Abu Ghuraib’; while the Rolling Stone Op-Ed ‘The Kill Team: How U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan Murdered Innocent Civilian’ tells the same story.

Sri Lankan Airlines: Special flights to carry Sai Baba devotees

Sri Lankan Airlines has been made Special arrangements to carry Bhagwan Sri Sathya Sai Baba devotees who wish to pay their last respects to the Bhagwan’s remains in India, the Airline said in a statement.

Moon’s Advisory Panel has ignored 1570 weeks atrocities inflicted on Sri Lankans by Tiger Terrorists

Minister of Mass Media and Information Mr. Keheliya Rambukkwella has said there is a hidden hand behind the UN Secretary General Banki-Moon’s advisory committee report. . The Minister has pointed out that this baseless report has been prepared completely ignoring the massacres carried out by the tiger terrorists for over 30 years, the properties they destroyed, abductions and other cruelties including mass murders of Buddhist priests, murder of innocent worshippers of other religious places, murder of school children etc., inflicted by them.

Millions of devotees paying homage to Sai Baba

The mortal of Sri Sathya Sai Baba remains will be kept in the huge and ornately decorated hall in the Prashanthi Nilayam in Puttaparthi on Monday and Tuesday for devotees to pay their final respects. The body will be interred in the hall on April 27.

CSE Daily Stock Outlook: Is the market in a bearish phase?

During the week ended Sri Lanka’s stock market analysts highlights that it was yet another lackluster week for the Colombo stock market, despite the ending of the holiday season except for few notable transactions that energized the activity levels.

Sri Lanka: Over One million farmers are ready to protest against the UN Secretary General’s report. - Agrarian Services Minister

Sri Lanka’s Agrarian Services Minister S. M. Chandrasena said that over One million farmers from all the corners of the country are ready to protest against the UN Secretary General’s so called expert panel report.

NASA honor for engineering colleges in India

Six teams from different engineering colleges of India were awarded in a competition organized by international space agency NASA, for designing a lunar vehicle for future expeditions to the moon.

Sri Lanka: Credit card outstanding balances growing over Rs.31 billion

While the number of total active credit cards have sharply dropped from 840,509 in 2009 to 778,474 in 2010 the amount of credit card balance outstanding in the island nation has slightly being appreciated, Central Bank data showed recently.

Sri Lanka: All set for red May Day rallies and parades

The red May Day rally by the Sri Lanka’s Marxist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) will be held on the 1st of May at 3 pm, at BRC ground premises in Colombo, the party statement said.

BJP warns PM of consequence of keeping in touch with Pak army chief

Reacting to a media report that Manmohan Singh had contacted Pakistan army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani before meeting his Pakistani counterpart Yousaf Raza Gilani at Mohali, BJP on Sunday, Singhh should be aware of the 'consequences'.

Sri Lanka Tea and Coconut production in decline

Sri Lanka’s two main export commodities Tea and Coconut have considerably decreased from year earlier; according to recently released economic statistics of Central Bank.

U.S. to Redefine Drone Attack Policy

Public sentiments against CIA drone attacks ever since have been reached on its climax in Pakistan. According to the responsible sources since 2004, CIA has launched 236 drone attacks in which more than 1500 people including kids and women have been killed.