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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2860

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Decade of Action for Road Safety is to be launched globally on May 11th

Decade of Action for Road Safety and the National Road Safety Conference of Sri Lanka will be launched by President Mahinda Rajapaksa on May 11th at Cinnamon Gardens Hotel in Colombo. About 650 delegates are scheduled to attend this conference.

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's daughter MP M K Kanimozhi is facing another case related to money laundering

The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi's daughter MP M K Kanimozhi is facing another case related to money laundering.

Obama was worried Pak may think it was an Indian attack

One of the most well-kept secrets of the Obama mission to target and kill Al Qaeda chief Osama binLaden had its moments of apprehension too.

Sri Lanka: Tamil political woman prisoners solicit compassion of President for their release

Tamil political woman prisoners who are languishing in Prisons along with their offspring in a memorandum to the President solicit his compassion for their release from detention.

A Burmese Perspective: Osama bin Laden is Dead Burmese hope is Spread

Burma (now under the chauvinist name of Myanmar), inspire to be the first nuclear power with the help of North Korea is just is notorious for its gross human rights violation and the world knows about the brave lady Daw Aung San Suu Kyi that stand up against the ruling Generals.

Fatah – Hamas Unity – New Chapter In Palestine

On 27th April hitherto disillusioned Palestinians heaved a sigh of relief and had every reason to be happy and to celebrate. The Fatah and Hamas groups that had been fighting for four years reached an understanding to the surprise of all. Palestinians and their friends all over the world were jubilant while shock waves were seen across Israel and West.

Pak has a lot to explain over Osama presence: Krishna

Pakistan, which had denied knowledge of Osama bin Laden’s whereabouts, had a lot to explain in the aftermath of the killing of the dreaded terrorist on its soil, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna was quoted as saying in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka receives US $ 100 million from World Bank for Road developments

The World Bank (WB) has recently signed an agreement with Sri Lanka to provide US $100 million (Rs.11 billion) in additional financing for the Sri Lanka Road Sector Assistance Project to support the Government of Sri Lanka.

Canadian Multicultural Councils outstanding Asian Canadian award goes to Aloy Perera

The Sri Lankan community turned with overwhelming joy to share their happiness and show their respect to a most prominent and respectable member of the Sri Lankan community Mr. Aloy Stephan Perera, for the outstanding Asian Canadian Community Award given to him at the Premiere Convention Centre at Richmond Hill in Toronto. Srilankans belong to all ethnic community turned to this event to honor him with great enthusiasm.

Sri Lanka Professionals attacks the UN report: Request all Lankans to support and be united with the Government

The Organization of Professional Associations of Sri Lanka (OPA) issuing the statement against the United Nations Report of the Advisory Panel of Experts on Sri Lanka has requested the professional community as well as the people of Sri Lanka and all leaders of all political parties to support and be united with the Government to thwart attempts by vested interest groups to bring disharmony, disunity and division within the people and of the country.

Doha Talks Sound The Death Knell Of Industrial Development

The Centre for Trade and Development (Centad) and Third World Network (TWN), in collaboration with Our World Is Not for Sale (OWINFS), recently organized a very lively and informative workshop to discuss the current undercurrents of the Doha talk.

Sri Lanka establishes a Special Unit to provide relief to people affected by Natural Disasters

President Mahinda Rajapakse has instructed the relevant authorities to establish a special unit to provide relief for the people who get affected by natural disasters.

Sri Lanka: CA restrains UNP from suspending dissident Parliamentarians Manusha and Upeksha

The main opposition UNP leader Ranil Wicremasinghe and the party General Secretary Tissa Attanayake were restrained by the Court of Appeal from suspending the dissident Parliamentarians Manusha Nanayakkara and Upeksha Swarnamali (leading actress) from the Party.