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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2787

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Sri Lanka to build road in Addu ahead of SAARC

Giving its share of support to the SAARC hosting country ahead of the November summit, Sri Lanka has agreed to build a 6 km road in Addu in the Maldives.

Yala wild life sanctuary: Are we killing the Goose that lays the golden eggs?

Taking things for granted seems a way of life in Sri Lanka. Life in the Yala wild life sanctuary appears to be no exception.

Parliament panel “right forum” to take up Lokpal Bill

Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi, who is also the chairperson of the Parliamentary standing committee that is examining the Lokpal Bill, on Sunday said the panel is the ideal platform to discuss all aspects of the legislation.

Minister Douglas Devananda rejects his men attacked a group of fishermen from Nagarkovil

Senior Cabinet Minister Douglas Devananda lashed out at the 'greenhorn' in politics from Tamil Nadu for his silly, rash and fabricated allegation of attack on fishermen from Nagarkovil by his cadres.

Tell us time and venue for Lokpal talks, Team Anna tells PM

Responding to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's readiness to discuss the Lokpal Bill issue, RTI crusader Arvind Kejriwal, a key figure in Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, on Sunday demanded time and venue from the government to discuss the concerned matter.

Gaddafi under siege: Two CIA-backed groups, an al-Qaeda-linked LIFG on top of power stakes

With the imminent departure of Muammar Gaddafi from absolute power as the rebels are closing on Tripoli two CIA-backed Libyan groups and an al-Qaeda affiliated Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), a declared foreign terrorist organization (FTO) by the US State Department since 2004, could emerge as real power in Libya when it is clear that the rebel military forces are a patchwork of armed groups, former soldiers and freelance militias including self-appointed neighborhood gangs.

A group of foreign tourists explore Sri Lanka on a 10 day adventure tour in Three-Wheelers

A group of foreign tourists are on a thrilling 10 day adventurous tour in Sri Lanka by Three-Wheelers called as Autos. The tour commenced from the Katunayake international airport.