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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2344

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Army completes clearing landmines planted during Maoist insurgency

As per the agreement reached in Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA), the government has completed removing all anti-personnel landmines laid by the Nepal Army (NA) in various parts of the country during the Maoist armed insurgency.

Sri Lanka’s Private Sector Pension Bill, Providing Oxygen to Opposition, and the Government’s Dilemma

The proposed Private Sector Pensions Bill, and the attempts made by the issueless opposition political parties to take advantage of this Bill to mislead and stage agitations which resulted in the death of an innocent worker and the lackluster attitude of many Ministers to face the reality and attempting to dump everything at the doorstep of the President.

2G-Spectrum Scam: My daughter Kanimozhi's arrest was unnecessary says Karunanidhi


The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) president and former chief minister of Tamil Nadu M Karunanidhi MLA has said that his daughter M Kanimozhi MP's arrest in connection with 2G-Spectrum was unnecessary.

Attack on Baba Ramdev remains Jallianwala Bagh:Advani criticises

Former deputy prime-minister and senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party Lal Kishan Advani has described the attack on the followers of Baba Ramdev last night in Delhi reminds of Jallianwala Bagh.

Sri Lanka’s Marxist Party requested the fresh but genuine private sector pension scheme

Sri Lanka’s Marxist Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna (JVP) today said that they will support the government if brings a fresh but genuine private sector pension scheme.

Furious Ramdev targets Sonia, alleges plot to kill him

Hours after being bundled out of Delhi, Baba Ramdev targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi and government, alleging that his peaceful agitation was treated with unprecedented 'barbarism' and vowed to continue his 'satyagraha' against corruption.

Sri Lanka: SC restricts rehabilitation not exceeding six months to disabled detainee

A disabled Tamil detainee to be sent to Poonthoddam Rehabilitation Centre in Vavuniya in the Northern Province with special facility and rehabilitation not exceeding six months.

China-US collision course and the crowning of oil and gold

The Normalization of the Sino-American relationship 40 years ago did not only help contain the aggression of USSR's communist imperialism in Asia-pacific and fragment the foundation of global socialist ideology, but help bring the reclusive middle kingdom into the fold of integration and globalization of markets and trade.

Sri Lanka poised to become global hub in aviation fuel operations Hambantota aviation fuel terminal work expedited

In a bid to accelerate the construction of the Aviation Fuel Terminal, with a capacity of three million liters at the Hambantota International Airport at Mattala, country's state-run utility giant- Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC), and the contractors - China Huanqiu Contracting and Engineering Corporation (HQCEC) have already commenced preliminary work of the project.

Ban on use of portable ultrasound machines

The misuse of ultrasound tests to get rid of baby girls has caused alarm in Northern India. Medical establishments and practitioners will soon be barred from transporting ultrasound machines at will.

Sri Lanka ABC media network to launch Hiru TV on October

Sri Lanka’ ABC media network is to launch its TV channel 'Hiru TV' in this October, the Chairman/ Managing director of Asian Broadcasting Rayynor Silva told Asian Tribune.

Sri Lanka: John Keells mulls acquisition of 6 acre land close to International Airport

Sri Lanka's prestigious and most diversified premier conglomerate John Keells Holdings (JKH) is expanding its real estate business and recently in the process had finalize the acquisition of a 6 acre land plot in Kapuwatte, Ja-Ela, which has excellent development potential.

116th Birth Day Celebration Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and other political leaders pay tribute to Quaid-e-Milleth

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and leaders of various poltiical parties on Sunday offered floral tributes to ''Kanniya Thendral'' Quaid-e-Milleth on his 116th birth anniversary.

Sri Lanka Navy launched Whale Watching Voyages from Trincomalee

The Sri Lankan Navy launched today a novel sea voyage programme which would enable people, especially the tourists to watch whales off deep sea in Trincomalee. Navy’s passenger vessel is being used for these voyages. It started from the Ashroff jetty in the Trincomlee harbor today.


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