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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2553

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Indo-Sri Lanka Joint Venture to build Sri Lanka’s second Coal Power Project

The signing of the Joint Venture between Sri Lanka Electricity Board and the National Thermal Power Corporation of India for the construction of the 500 MW Coal Power Plant at Sampur in Trincomalee was signed this morning at the Galadhari Hotel in Colombo.

Hilmy Cader says MR could reduce risk in business

Hilmy Cader, CEO, MTI Market Research who has started market research 14 years ago, on a new concept and approach said that Market Research could minimize the risk and uncertainty in the market which involves the inter-play of supply and demand that affects the business results. He was speaking at a ‘Round Table’ to Sri Lankan Media held in Colombo.

Karnataka’s Reddy brothers jailed after CBI raids

Former Karnataka minister and mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy and managing director of Obulapuram Mining Company Srinivasa Reddy have been sent to jail.

Gayoom unveils PPM; Confident winning at the 2013 vote

Maldives former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom yesterday unveiled his new party, the Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) and sounded confident of its victory at the 2013 presidential election.

CMs of four states accompanying PM on Dhaka visit, Mamata keeps out

In a never before attempted gesture symbolising goodwill and friendship, Prime Mminister Manmohan Singh will be accompanied by Chief Ministers of four bordering states during his two-day visit to Bangladesh on September 6 and 7.

The Jaipur Foot Artificial Limb Fitment Camp in Jaffna

The Jaipur Foot Artificial Limb Fitment Camp organized by the Consulate General of India, Jaffna at Divisional Hospital, Kondavil (Jaffna District) for the benefit of people from the Northern Province was jointly inaugurated yesterday (05 September) by G.A. Chandrasiri, Governor of Northern Province and Mr. V. Mahalingam, Consul General of India in Jaffna. The Camp will be held till 28 September, 2011.

SC declines personal exemption from assets trial to Jayalalithaa

In an embarrassment to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court on Monday suggested that she may have to appear personally before a trial court in Karnataka in the disproportionate assets case pending against her.

The Sri Lankan Government announces plans for the short term and long term development of the Colombo City

The Colombo City Development Policy of the United People’s Freedom Alliance has been released under the title “Let Us Make Colombo City an Exemplary City”. This policy document has a 100 days short term section and a long term section covering 4 years.

The Patient Is More Important Than The Patent

'Production of quality affordable generic medicines is key in access to life saving /life-extending treatments for people who need it, and narrow national economic interests should not take precedence over a global commitment to save lives of People Living With HIV (PLHIV)...'.

SLASSCOM to assist the formulation of IT Curricula in the Sri Lankan State Universities

Sri Lanka Association of Software and Services Companies (SLASSCOM) would be facilitating a one day workshop for IT faculty members at all State Regional Universities on ICT Curriculum Development.

Feast of St Maria Goretti celebrated at Kindigoda

Though St Maria Goretti’s fiest day is on 6, July a small church dedicated to her in Kindigoda, Dandugama, Ja-Ela on the banks of the Dandugang-oya, celebrated the feast on Sunday, 4, September.