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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2706

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Constitutional crisis looms large as parties fail to arrive at consensus to extend CA’s term

Major political parties in the country have failed to arrive at consensus to extend the term of Constituent Assembly (CA) even as the term of CA is expiring on Saturday.

Former minister D Jayakumar elected as new speaker of the TN Assembly: Danapal his deputy

Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker D Jayakumar and Deputy Speaker P Danapal on Friday presenting a bouquet to Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and thanked her for electing them for the posts.

02 May incident aggravated Pakistan’s security environments

Till 02 May incident, people agonizing under the oppressive policies of democratic government drew satisfaction from the thought that in the presence of highly professional armed forces, robust intelligence agencies and independent judiciary, no harm could come to the existence of Pakistan.

Sri Lanka: Renuka Holdings posts record profits of Rs. 966 Million

Encouraged by the buoyancy of the economy, Sri Lanka’s Renuka Holdings PLC (RHL) has recorded an impressive turnover and profit after taxation for the year ended 31 March 2011, as per the provisional financial statement released.

Sri Lanka: Heads of Dept. abruptly keep away from work; Varsity students lament academic activities disrupted

Undergraduate University Students lament that their academic activities are disrupted as a result of purported resignation of Heads of Department of the Universities who had abruptly kept away from their works.

Retailers Drive Turnover at Colombo Bourse

Colombo Both Indices declined compared to last week, with All Share Price Index (ASPI) and Milanka Price Index (MPI) falling 0.27% and 0.06% respectively.

Fifth Rail Bus Supplied By India Flagged Off At The Gal Oya Railway Station

Sri Lanka Railways organized a flagging off ceremony for the fifth rail bus provided by Government of India at Galoya Railway station.

Prof G.L. Peiris urged Non-Aligned Movement to address challenges such as the scourge of terrorism

Minister of External Affairs, Prof G.L. Peiris addressing the XVI Ministerial Conference and Commemorative Meeting marking the 50th Anniversary of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) stated that the Non-Aligned Movement had a critical role to play, in a changed global scenario, in collectively addressing common challenges such as the scourge of terrorism, plaguing many countries of the world.

Sri Lanka to fill more than 3000 Aesthetic teacher posts

Sri Lankan government said that appointments for Aesthetic teachers will be made from July 01st.

They can’t hide behind the beard!

Radovan Karadzic the Serbian war criminal was arrested after information provided to investigators by The Hague’s other most wanted man, Ratko Mladic, according to German intelligence sources.

Implications of Free Trade Agreements for Micro, small and medium enterprises

India's policy on Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) is bound to have significant impact on the country's economy in general, and in the manufacturing sector in particular. India is currently engaged in negotiating bilateral trade and investment agreements with several countries, having already signed FTAs with some of them.

Super Star Rajinikanth taken to Singapore for Kidney Transplantation: Flown by special ambulance flight

Super Star Rjinikanth who was admitted in the Sri Ramachandra Medical Centre(SRMC) here on Friday night taken to Singapore by a special ambulance flight for kidney transplantation.