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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2343

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New Entrants to Sri Lankan Universities to undergo 3 weeks Leadership Training

The Ministry of Higher Education has made arrangements to provide 3 weeks training in Leadership and Positive Attitude Development to all the 2,200 students who have qualified to enter Universities this year.

The US-Media cartoons on bin Laden killing and what free-balanced reporting means


The Asian Tribune has been very closely scrutinizing the reporting, analyses and commentaries in American media, both the print and electronic, following the US Navy SEAL descent on the Pakistani soil in Abbottabad, a garrison city 35 miles outside of Capital Islamabad totally without the knowledge of the Pakistani government on May 2 that killed the al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Puducherry new CM betrayed AIADMK:Jayalalithaa lashes out


The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) supremo and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Ms J Jayalalithaa has lashed out at her counterpart from Puducherry N R Rangasamy for his betrayal act.

Relief granted to clear debtors driving prices up at Colombo

Colombo Stock Market recorded the second highest daily turnover for the month on Thursday 19 May 2011 after two years since Colombo Bourse started booming when Sri Lanka completely won its war against terrorism. Most shares gained as buying interest improved.

Another white lie of India exposed

Anti-India feeling in Pakistan and anti-Pakistan feeling in India have always been rampant in both countries. Unabated revulsion for each other since the inception of two countries as independent countries has earned them the title of arch rivals.

Bin Laden killing: US Defense Secretary says Pakistan paid the price and was humiliated

In his first media briefing since American Navy SEALs descended on Pakistan to kill al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden on May 2 in Abbottabad without the knowledge of that country, the United States Secretary of Defense Robert Gates said on Wednesday, May 18 at Pentagon that Pakistan “already paid a price, has been humiliated and shown that the Americans can come in here and do this with impunity.

Sri Lanka: New regulations for food imports

Sri Lanka’s Health Ministry today imposed the new regulation for countries food imports.According to new regulations which will be effective from the 1st of August, the Food importers must ensure that imports reach Sri Lanka prior to the expiration of a minimum of 60% of time before the expiry date.

Sri Lanka: Recruiting agent bemoans of concerted effort to harass on misconceived human trafficking allegation

A lady recruiting agent who is the Managing Directress of a foreign employment agency bemoans that there was a concerted effort to harass licensed employment agents on conceived basis of alleged human trafficking.

Indian Fake list & Desire of Cashing OBL Killing

Osama Bin Ladin (OBL) killing made India crazy for cashing the situation of pressurizing and maligning Pakistan in terrorist activities like Mumbai Drama. In this regard she released a list of 50 "most-wanted fugitives" hiding in Pakistan. The list includes Dawood Ibrahim, 26/11, LeT founder Hafiz Saeed, Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi and Wazhul Khan. Indian authorities are habitual of dragging Pakistan in terrorism which can be judged from the name of that individual “Wazhul Khan” who is already on bail in India.

The UN Commemorates 2600 Years of Buddhism in Grand Style

"It is appropriate that the enlightenment of Gauthama the Buddha 2600 years ago, a teacher who preached non-violence, tolerance, understanding and self realisation, should be celebrated by the United Nations. This organisation was created on the smouldering embers of global war and the resulting death, destruction and massive displacement, to maintain international peace and security, to achieve international cooperation in solving international problems and to develop

Sri Lanka strengthen its ties with the only Buddhist State in Europe.

The former President of the Kalmykia Republic of the Russian Federation and the Chairman of the World Chess Association Mr. Kirsan Ilumzhinov met President Mahinda Rajapakse at Temple Trees yesterday. He is visiting Sri Lanka with a Buddhist delegation in connection with the 2600th Sri Sambuddhthwa Jayanthia. Kalmykia Republic is the only Buddhist State in Europe.

U.S. Government funds Cash-for-Work for Flood Victims in the East

Last week the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) Food for Peace (FFP) program signed a $1.5 million grant agreement to help more than 22,000 flood victims in eastern Sri Lanka.

Super star Rajnikanth put on haemodialysis: Health condition is improving


Ms Latha Rajinikanth, Tamil matinee idol’s wife, accompanied by her son-in-law actor Dhanush, and S.Thanikachalam, Director, Cardiac Care Centre, SRMC, under whose care the actor has been admitted, met journalists at the hospital and gave details for the first time about the treatment protocol being followed to nurse the actor back to health.


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