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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2555

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Sri Lanka calls for elimination of terrorism, extremism and separatism for ensuring South Asian Regional Stability

The leader of the Sri Lankan delegation Senior Minister for International Cooperation Dr. Sarath Amunugama addressing the first South Asian Forum of the special ministerial sessions of SAARC countries being held in New Delhi has vehemently condemned the New Delhi High Court bomb attack.

Sri Lanka gets the 1st female Attorney General

Solicitor General Shanthi Eva Wanasundara President’s Council was sworn in as the new Attorney General before President Mahinda Rajapaksa yesterday.

Changing Higher Education in China: Some Lessons for Sri Lanka

China might not be considered a ‘model’ for higher education in Sri Lanka in a structural or a functional sense as the system is still in flux and no Chinese policy maker or academic try to pretend that the present Chinese system to be an ideal system.

Realism and not idealism can make Sri Lanka the miracle of Asia

On the 10th anniversary of the terror attacks in the US, Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd said nations had to remain constantly alert to a possible terrorist attack. He said another September 11-style attack could occur if nations drop their guard against terrorism.

SC order on Gujarat riots case: Modi tweets “God is great”

"God is great!" -- tweeted Narendra Modi on Monday summing up in three words his reaction to the Supreme Court direction in the 2002 Gulburg Society riots case.
The Supreme Court refused to pass any order on Gujarat Chief Minister’s alleged inaction to contain the 2002 Gujarat riots after the Godhra carnage and referred the matter to the concerned magistrate in Ahmedabad for a decision.

Sri Lankan experts to visit Pakistan to assist for Dengue Eradication

In response to a request from the government of Pakistan through its High Commission in Colombo the Sri Lankan government will be assisting Pakistan’s fight against dengue virus, by sending 11 member expert team on 13th of September 2011.

Are the Palestinians aware of the International war against them!!

In the midst of the diplomatic war, carried out by Israel against the process of the Palestinian Authority to the United Nations and the political as well as the economic threats from America and the West in addition to Israel against the Palestinians, Israel started such threats and sanctions without waiting for the recognition of the Palestinian state in the UN assembly !!

India’s metros to be connected through six-lane roads

India's metros -- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai -- will soon be connected through six-lane roads, Minister for Road Transport and Highways CP Joshi said on Monday.

New Sri Lankan Ambassador to Sweden Oshadhi Alahapperuma assumes duties

The newly appointed Sri Lankan Ambassador to Sweden, with accreditation to Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, Oshadhi Alahapperuma assumed duties at the Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden recently.

At least three e-mails on Delhi court blast pranks, feel investigators

Investigators probing the Delhi High Court blast are vigorously pursuing the email sent from Kishtwar in Jammu and Kashmir and believe that the other three emails claiming responsibility for last week's terror strike were pranks.

Sri Lanka Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2011

The Sri Lanka Entrepreneur of the Year Awards recognized as Sri Lanka’s highest national honor to the business community and is unparalleled to any other national awards is launched by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry Sri Lanka (FCCISL) at its head office.

Assets case: Court asks Jayalalithaa to appear in Karnataka court

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was on Monday asked by the Supreme Court to appear personally on October 20 before a Karnataka trial court adjudicating a disproportionate assets case against her.

Cyril Hearth. - An Appreciation

It was with deep sorrow that I heard of the sad demise of my former Sri Lankan Police colleague, Cyril Herath, on the 7th September 2011, following a long illness bravely borne.

Please don't neglect your health!

The latest report released by the British Heart Foundation’s medical director, Prof. Peter Weissberg says ‘Researchers from across the world have now identified some of the genes linked to blood pressure control, which could pave the way for new treatments in the future’.

Our Hero, Anagarika Dharmapala

One hundred forty-seven years ago Anagarika Dharmapala was born into a wealthy and influential family in Sri Lanka. At the age of twenty he chose not to enter the family business renouncing the life of a householder and dedicating his life to the revival and dissemination of the Buddha’s teaching.