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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2702

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Sri Lanka is to make one out of every seven person connected to the booming Tourist Industry

The government has acted transparently in the leasing of land for the Shangrila Hotel in and to the Chinese Company AVIC, plots of 10 acre lands for each in Colombo.

Govt's anti-human trafficking efforts see some improvements

Nepal’s anti-human trafficking efforts have seen some improvements, according to the 11th Annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report released in Washington on Monday.

Coffins of cops killed in Naxal blast taken in garbage truck

In a disgraceful way of treating martyred cops, the coffins of three Chhattisgarh policemen killed in a Maoist landmine blast on Sunday night in Dantewada were transported in a municipality garbage collection vehicle for the guard of honour ceremony, the State's police chief admitted on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka: Hearing of Ex-Army Commander Fonseka’s Writ appeal postponed

The hearing of the writ petition filed by the former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka challenging the verdict of the 2nd Court Martial was yesterday (28) postponed to July 6.

India: Govt closes Pranab “bugging” case

The government appears to have closed the probe into the reported bugging episode in the offices of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and his senior aides as neither Intelligence Bureau nor private detectives "found" anything.

Sri Lanka mini poll: Sixty thousand government sector employees to cast their postal votes on 12th of July

More than sixty thousand Sri Lankan government sector employees will be able to cast their vote on the 12th of July at the forthcoming local government election.

Can’t allow dilution of fight against terrorism: Nirupama Rao

Days after it voted for splitting of al-Qaeda and Taliban on the UN sanctions list, India has said the challenge is to ensure elimination of terrorism and warned against any "dilution" of efforts in this regard.

No Arsenic found in Sri Lankan Local Rice- ITI

A Sri Lankan Scientific Institute said that there is no arsenic found in the local rice as feared by certain quarters. Dr. A.M. Mubarak, the Director of the Industrial Technology Institute (ITI) said that no arsenic was detected in the rice samples tested by them.