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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2960

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Namal Rajapaksa declared open several infrastructure projects in the Mullaitivu district

Member of Parliament and the Presidential Project Coordinator for ‘Vadakkin Vasantham in the Vanni region Namal Rajapaksa declared open on Saturday, a modern bus-stand, sub-post office and an IT centre in Thunnukkai, in the Mullaitivu district.

Prime Minister Harper Celebrates The Centennial Of Abbotsford’s Historic Gur Sikh Temple

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today visited the Gur Sikh Temple in Abbotsford, British Columbia, as part of the year-long centennial celebrations of North America’s longest-standing Sikh temple.

Somaliland: the defenseless democracy

The absence of international ties tellingly shows how Somaliland democracy has been suffocated. Our deep yearning for fully grown democracy has been continuously under threat from various forces that have no common currency apart from hatred against Somaliland’s prosperity and well-being!

Dr. Baburam Bhattarai –the new prime Minister of Nepal

Dr. Baburam Bhattarai, vice-chairman of UCPN-Maoist becomes the 35th prime Minister of the country and fourth of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal . He is the fourth Prime Minister in last three years since the country has turned republic.

Profood / Propack International Exhibition 2011 kicked off in Colombo

Minister of Economic Development Basil Rajapaksa, participated as chief guest at the opening ceremony of the 10th Profood / Propack International Exhibition 2011 in Bandaranayaka International Conference Hall on Sunday, 28 August.

Law Minister says “no mistakes” in handling Hazare fast

Law Minister Salman Khurshid, a key negotiator with Team Anna, on Sunday said there may have been "errors of judgment" in handling Hazare's fast but there were no mistakes.

Letter from America: The blessed Night of Power

The blessed month of Ramadan is coming to an end. The first one-third of the month was for seeking mercy, the middle one-third for forgiveness and the last one-third for salvation from the Fire of Hell. In the last part of this month lies hidden the Night of Power or Decree (Laylatul Qadr) about which Allah says in the Qur’an:

Conference of Sri Lankan All Tamil Parties held in New Delhi: A Move To Device A Common Demand

The conference of the Sri Lankan Tamil Parties organised by the Parliamentary Forum for Human Rights for Global Development (PFHRGD) was held on 22 &23 August 2011 at the Constitution Club Hall, New Delhi.

Official Visit by Sri Lanka's Minister of External Affairs to the Republic of Korea

Minister of External Affairs, Prof. G L Peiris, leaves today (29.08.2011) on an official visit to the Republic of Korea (ROK) at the invitation of his counterpart, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Kim Sung – Hwan.

The First South Asian Beach Games Festival in Hambantota from 8th to 14th October

Sri Lanka will hold the first South Asian Beach Games Festival in Hambanthota from October 8th to 14th. The Sports Ministry announced that all South Asian nations have given their consent for Sri Lanka to host the inaugural South Asian Beach Games in Hambanthota.