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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2708

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Constitutional crisis averted after parties agree to extend the term of CA for three months

Looming constitutional crisis in the Himalayan nation has been averted following an eleventh-hour deal among major political parties to extend the term of Constituent Assembly (CA) for three months.

War victories, Commanders of wars and bequeathing of victory honours

To coincide with the 2nd Anniversary with the Sri Lanka’s war victory in defeating the Tiger terrorists, the weekly Lankadeepa Article written by the veteran Sinhala journalist has focused this week on the commanders of war and the honour bestowed on such commanders such as Stalin, Churchil, King Dutugemunu and the honour that should be bequeathed to President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The article is captioned as Messing up of the Value of Honor.

Philip Kotler and “Celebrating 2600 Years of Buddhist Enlightenment”

Finally “The Father of Marketing’ Philip Kotler is coming to Sri Lanka! He is coming with his new version of Marketing 3.0 which discusses new dimension in marketing. According to that instead of treating people simply as consumers marketers must approach them as whole human beings with minds, hearts and sprit.

Sri Lanka Naval Commander Damien Fernando entered in world history by crowning the world’s first military reality show competition

Sri Lanka Naval Commander Damien Fernando from Marawila has entered in world history short while ago, by winning the world’s first military reality show competition.

Sri Lanka: President Rajapaksa to launch South Asia’s tallest telco tower on June 6

Sri Lankan president Mahinda Rajapaksa will declare open the South Asia’s tallest telecom tower on 6 June 2011. According to sources Island Nation’s Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (TRCSL) had spent Rs. 330 million for the 175 meters tall tower.

Sri Lanka’s Veteran scholar Kalsuri Arisen Ahubudu no more

The funeral of Sri Lanka’s Veteran scholar Kalsuri Arisen Ahubudu took place at the Colombo’s main cemetery on Sunday, with full state honors.

Sri Lanka: Private Bus owners say deficiencies in transport cause annual loss of Rs.200 billion

The Sri Lanka Private Bus Owners Association (LPBO) said that deficiencies in the island nation’s transport sector have led to annual losses amounting up to Rs. 200 billion.

Victory Day Of Sri Lanka: A reply to Tisaranee Gunasekera

An article written by TG (Asian Tribune 29 May) on the above caption is an absolute disgrace to Sri Lankan military personnel and all Sri Lankans. Her articles are normally supportive of Tamil Ealam concept. She is against Buddhism. She is against Mahinda Rajapakse regime much more than Ranil Wickremasinghe. But she is supportive of Tamil Eelam.

What is politics?

Many who are not in political governance are quick to advocate positions that those in governance should take. This is very easy to do, and because it is easy, many engage in theorizing and presenting arguments that politicians find are unrealistic and unattainable. This is not to say that politicians should be listened to and ideas should stop flowing, as without them, idealism will die, and with it, civilization as we know it.