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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2705

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USAID distributed milk storage cans, collection trucks to farmers in the East

Farmers in eastern Sri Lanka recently received milk storage cans and collection trucks that will help them improve their participation in the dairy value chain.

Selling pressure prevails at Colombo

Colombo All Share Price Index (ASPI) closed below 7,000 points after early January amidst selling pressure witnessed across the board, although buying was witnessed to a certain extent during early trading. Investor interest was mostly witnessed in speculative stocks.

India: Was FM Pranab Mukherjee’s office bugged?

Was the office of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and his close aides bugged?

Rs. 50 Billion Fertilizer subsidy: An investment to re-establish Sri Lanka’s past Glory and Grandeur

It was due to the visionary agriculture policy adopted by President Mahinda Rajapakse that Sri Lanka felt no impact of the global food crisis that led to riots in many countries and which were even a forerunner for government changes.

The channel 4 video is part of a politically motivated agenda against Sri Lanka- External Affairs Minister

Sri Lanka’s external affairs minister Prof. G L Peiris told reporters that the channel 4 video is part of a politically motivated agenda against Sri Lanka, following their failed separatist war.

Lokpal talks fail; Anna Hazare to go on fast

Government and civil society exercise to work out an agreed draft of the Lokpal Bill ended in failure on Tuesday night after which Anna Hazare announced that he will go ahead with his fast from August 16 to "teach the government a lesson".

Jayalalithaa urges PM to stress Sri Lanka for the release of 23 Indian fishermen

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has urged the Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh to persuade the Sri Lankan Government and to release the 23 Indian fishermen, who accidentally strayed into Lankan waters and captured by Lankan Naval personals.

Sri Lanka: Right to Information draft bill defeated by the ruling party lawmakers

Sri Lanka’s ruling party lawmakers Yesterday defeated the opposition tabled Right to Information bill, with a majority of 63 votes.

Workshop on Youth Development in PMU Campus

Prince Mohammad bin Fahd University (PMU) organized a workshop on youth development and to search avenues for overall growth of Saudi youths. Intellectuals and likeminded individuals gathered on this occasion to discuss such issues. This workshop explored new opportunities for the Saudi youth community.

Sri Lanka Cricket for administration change - Sports Minister

Sri Lanka will change the present Cricket administration after the current tour of England, Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said yesterday.

Karunanidhi meets daughter Kanimozhi in jail after bail refusal

For a second time in a month, an emotional M. Karunanidhi met his daughter Kanimozhi, arrested in the 2G spectrum scam case, at the Tihar jail in New delhi on Tuesday and spent nearly 45 minutes with her.

Star Birth: Aishwarya Rai on the family way - Amithab tweets

After the long gap of their marriage, Bolly wood super star couples Aishwarya Rai and Abhishek Batchan are expecting their first baby.