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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2701

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IT officials grilled 2G-Scam accused A Raja's wife Parmeswari for three hours

The Income Tax(IT) department officials has grilled Ms Parameswari , who is the wife of 2G-Spectrum Scam accused and former minister Andimuthu Raja. Now Raja lodged in Delhi Tihar Prison along with his leader M Karunanidhi's daughter M Kanimozhi.

Day ends in green while the week ends in red in Colombo

Colombo All Share Price Index (ASPI) and Milanka price Index (MPI) fell 157 and 162 points respectively during the week possibly due to forced selling.

Sri Lanka today signed the double tax avoidance agreement with Bahrain Government

Sri Lanka on Friday signed the agreement with the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with respect to Taxes on Income.

India, Pakistan exchange proposals on nuclear CBMs

India and Pakistan have exchanged several proposals on conventional and nuclear confidence-building measures (CBMs) like inclusion of cruise missile launches in the mechanism for advance notification of missile tests.

Sri Lanka’s Up- Country people’s front extends their support to the president Rajapaksa

Sri Lanka’s Up- Country people’s front yesterday extends their maximum support to the president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Bangladesh EPZA, Sri Lanka mull joint approach for Int'l push

Strategic partnerships between countries in general and specific industries in particular are essential to compete in today international marketplace.

Parties can check my draft on Lokpal, says Hazare

Social activist Anna Hazare has left it to all party leaders to decide whether he was trying to create a 'paralled government without accountability' through the Jan Lokpal Bill.

Government will always protect the farmer who provide rice and are backbone of the nation – President Mahinda Rajapaksa

President Mahinda Rajapaksa addressing the farmers’ convention has said that certain forces are trying to obstruct the successful forward march of the country by making baseless allegations. The convention was held at Temple Trees yesterday to mark the launch of the fertilizer subsidy for all agricultural and cash crops.

From Tomorrow: 50th Annual Session of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization to be held in Colombo

The Asian African Legal Consultative Organization (AALCO) is to hold its Fifteenth Annual Session from the 26th June to the 1st July 2011, at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel.

Sri Lanka: Recent accusations and some relevant facts

A much publicized video titled “Sri Lanka’s Killing Fields”, produced by Channel 4 of the UK, was screened on 14 June 2011 followed by rescreening of it by various national TV channels including those in New Zealand.

Parliament Ratifies UN Convention for the Suppression of Financing of Terrorism

Nepal on Friday ratified the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, 1999, and the International Convention against Transnational Organized Crime, averting the risk of being blacklisted in the international financial market.