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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2730

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Baba Ramdev’s Rs 18 crore jamboree against corruption

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has pumped Rs18 crore for his 'fast-unto-death' stir against corruption in New Delhi’s Ramlila Maidan, even as the government is trying hard to dissuade him.

Sri Lanka’s Media Minister accuses the JVP of attempting to create chaos in the country.

As it has been pledged in the Mahinda Chintana the government intended to submit a Bill for establishing a pension scheme for the Private Sector employees. However, there were many proposals and suggestions about it and the government was reviewing these proposals and suggestions to incorporate such proposals and suggestions into the bill. It was at this time that the politically bankrupt and politically rejected elements, without even knowing the contents of the bill, started staging agitations and protests against the Bill in order to make it a strong platform for their politic revival.

Fresh setback to Gaddafi: China in touch with Libyan rebels

China made its first confirmed contact with Libyan rebels in the latest diplomatic setback for Muammar Gaddafi, and France said on Friday it was working with those close to the tough ruler to persuade him to leave power.

Professor Philip Kotler arrived for his inaugural visit to Sri Lanka

World renowned marketing guru, Professor Philip Kotler arrived for his inaugural visit to Sri Lanka yesterday (June 03) morning.

Facebook users’ number touches 700 million

The number of Facebook users reached around 700 million worldwide in the month of May, with the developing countries contributing the most, according to the data of statistics site, Social Bakers.

Sri Lanka's Acting High Commissioner hosts a Dinner Reception in honour of National Cricket Team

Acting High Commissioner P.M. Amza hosted a cocktail and a dinner reception in honour of the Sri Lanka Cricket team presently in the U.K for a Test and ODI series with their English counterparts, at the High Commission, on 01st June 2011.

Another week of decline at Colombo Bourse

Both Colombo All Share Price Index (ASPI) and Milanka Price Index (MPI) fell 0.72% and 0.26% during the week, despite the market closing on a green note. The indices were mostly on the up throughout the day helped by blue chips according to brokers. Retail interest continued to feature prominently during the week.

Governors address in TN Assembly: Announcements on the Implementation of several welfare schemes

The newly elected All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam government's assembly secession began on Friday with the customary speech of state governor Surjit Singh Barnala on Friday.